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Airplane cabin turns into a sauna room at Shenzhen airport over torrential rain

      A series of photos have emerged showing a dense cloud of water vapour inside an airplane on the tarmac at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport. According to the poster @长腿叔叔, the spectacle was caused by the torrential rain in Shenzhen at the time. As the air conditioning circulated the air around the cabin, it turned into what netizens are calling a "sauna room." Naturally, netizens had a few things to say on the matter. Most were astounded as to why the passengers all appeared so calm. Some said that the scene looked like it

Fury as HK-bound tourists forced to spend night on grounded plane in Shenzhen

KA875 sits on the tarmac at Shenzhen airport. Photo: SCMP Pictures   Furious passengers were forced to spend the night on a grounded plane with little food and water after it was diverted from Hong Kong to Shenzhen due to Sunday's violent storms. The Dragonair flight from Shanghai, with around 250 passengers and 15 crew on board, was due to land in Hong Kong just after 9.30pm on Sunday. Bad weather forced pilots to divert the plane to nearby Shenzhen. But on the tarmac, the passengers were barred from leaving as the airport's terminals were already full of stranded