It is Slight Heat today, the 11th solar term of the 24’s of the year, and the 6th seasonal periodical of the 12’s in a year. Heat means hotness while Slight Heat has the meaning that though hot, it’s not the hottest. During the period after the arrival of Slight Heat, high air temperature will be constant and frequent will be the surprise attack of extreme weather. Agricultural crops will be growing in flourish and strong with a bumper autumn harvest to be expected. On occasions of hotness, safety is of top importance. Prevention measures against heatstroke should be taken for the sake of health. The weather is changeable, with big wind and rainstorm raiding suddenly and flood disaster befalling now and then. Attention is to be paid to the weather forecast and safety of travel, made sure.
Credit: Chinese Culture