LONGJING, China / CNN — Officials are blaming extreme weather for causing a terrifying incident that left one tourist stranded on a glass-bottomed suspension bridge in northeast China on May 7.
A photo shared by Chinese state media Xinhua on Chinese social media site Weibo shows a person clinging to the bridge’s railing, surrounded by missing and damaged glass platform panels.
The bridge is located in the Piyan Mountain Cultural Tourism Scenic Area outside the city of Longjing. That area was hit by record-high winds of up to 93 MPH.
Officials said that rescue teams were called in...