24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Minor Heat2018-07-07

  • Minor Heat, by Lin Dihuan. Minor Heat, by Lin Dihuan. [Photo provided to China Daily Editor: ourjiangsu.com/Liu Yuan]
  • Storms, thunder and hail often happen during Minor Heat. [Photo/VCG]
  • In Minor Heat, high temperatures are good for the growth of the lotus flower. [Photo/VCG]
  • Minor Heat is the season when fireflies become lively. [Photo/VCG]
  • Minor Heat comes when all kinds of melons are being harvested. [Photo/VCG]
  • Dumplings are the traditional and household food among Chinese. [Photo/VCG]
  • During the Minor Heat period, with the longest amount of sunlight and the strongest sunlight radiation, many families hang their clothes out in the sun to prevent mildew.[Photo/VCG]