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5 things you may not know about Grain Rain

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Sandstorms occur

Grain Rain falls between the end of spring and the beginning of summer, with infrequent cold air moving to the southand lingering cold air in the north. From the end of April to the beginning of May, the temperature rises much higher than it does in March. With dry soil, an unsteady atmosphere and heavy winds, gales and sandstorms become more frequent.

5 things you may not know about Grain Rain
Sandstorm , by Liu Chaohong. (Photo/artron.net)

Drinking tea

There is an old custom in southern China that people drink tea on the day of Grain Rain. Spring tea during Grain Rain is rich in vitamins and amino acids, which can help to remove heat from the body and is good for the eyes. It is also said that drinking tea on this day would prevent bad luck.

5 things you may not know about Grain Rain
Drinking Tea , by Tian Yun. (Photo/artron.net)

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