One of the weather apps showing unusually warm weather for Jinan, in Shandong, from Thursday. The bureau later said the forecast was wrong and temperatures would drop on Friday. Photo: Handout

A Lunar New Year heatwave in China? No, the weather forecast’s wrong

Bureau says bugs in its raw data caused apps to incorrectly show temperatures rising or falling by more than 20 degrees across the country

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One of the weather apps showing unusually warm weather for Jinan, in Shandong, from Thursday. The bureau later said the forecast was wrong and temperatures would drop on Friday. Photo: Handout
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