SNOW TEST TO BEAT THE HEAT

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Trends -

COLD COM­FORT: Tokyo 2020 or­gan­is­ers blasted vol­un­teers with fake snow on Fri­day as they trial more ex­treme ways to beat the heat ahead of the Olympic Games. But in­stead of light fluffy snowflakes, the crowd was pelted with fairly coarse shards of shaved ice at the event. ‘This is not to cool the at­mos­phere but have spec­ta­tors feel re­freshed when the flakes of ice touch them,’ says an or­gan­is­ing com­mit­tee mem­ber

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