The capital city witnessed severe congestion due to precipitation and more traffic before the National Day holidays.
Traffic jams could seriously clog Beijing's roads ahead of the upcoming eight-day national holiday, the city's traffic authority warned Monday.
Heavy traffic is expected this week, and it could be further affected by possible rainfall, according to a statement from the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport. Traffic congestion is expected ahead of the holidays to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on Sunday and the National Day on Oct. 1.
Congestion is expected during the evening rush hours from Wednesday to Saturday, according to the statement. Full story