In this Week in Photos, people battle the suddenly cold weather as strong wind and icy rain sweep across the country; panda cubs born in 2017 are shown to the public in Sichuan province, southwestern China; and the Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan, capital of central Hubei province, is lit red and blue to cheer on Chinese players competing in the League of Legends World Championship.
The Yellow Crane Tower is lit up at night to cheer on Chinese players competing in the League of Legends World Championship 2017, Wuhan, Hubei province, Oct. 11, 2017. Yizhoujianwen/IC
Two panda cubs grab the legs of their handler at Ya’an Base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, Sichuan province, Oct. 13, 2017. Liu Haiyun/VCG
Pupils wearing historical Red Army uniforms gather at a subway station in Beijing, Oct. 14, 2017. The children are on their way to watch the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square as part of their history education about the communist revolution. VCG
Bus passengers are seen behind windows fogged up due to cold weather in Shenyang, Liaoning province, Oct. 9, 2017. Zhang Hong/IC
A mother covers her child’s head in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, Oct. 9, 2017. Temperatures dropped rapidly this week in large parts of China. Dai Zejun/IC
A man undergoes moxibustion therapy — the burning of medicinal herbs near specific points of the body, in this case the eyes — during the Beijing Beauty Expo in Beijing, Oct. 11, 2017. Wu Hong/EPA/IC
A woman drives a car in virtual reality at the 2017 Computing Conference in Hangzhou, Oct. 17, 2017. Li Zhong/VCG