Shops in Shanghai’s Yuyuan Garden use misty spray heat prevention devices on July 14, 2022. Shanghai has issued its highest alert for extreme heat for the third time this summer as sweltering temperatures repeatedly tested records this week.Photo: Xinhua
Blistering heatwaves returned to China with the hot weather forecast to last for nearly 10 days in many regions and the temperature in some regions hits record high.
The country’s national observatory on Saturday continued to issue a yellow alert for high temperatures as intense heatwaves linger in many regions of the country.
During daylight hours on Saturday, temperatures in some regions of Xinjiang and East China’s Zhejiang and Fujian provinces have surpassed 40 degrees Celsius, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC).
On Saturday noon, Xinjiang region raised high temperature alert from orange to red, the highest in China’s four-tier weather warning system for extreme heat….