PHOTOS Temperatures in Shanghai hit record high as heat waves sweep across China

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Temperatures in Shanghai hit record high as heat waves sweep across China

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13:28, July 14, 2022

A man rides a bike with a towel covering his head to beat the heat in Shanghai, July 13, 2022. (Photo: China News Serivce/Yin Liqin) The temperatures in Shanghai hit 40.9 degrees Celsius on Wednesday afternoon, a record high in the city's highest temperature on record since 1873.

A man cools off with a portable fan in Shanghai, July 13, 2022. (Photo: China News Serivce/Yin Liqin)

Pedestrians wear Sun protective clothes while walking in the street in Chongqing, July 13, 2022. (Photo: China News Serivce/He Penglei)

Pedestrians wear Sun protective clothes while walking in the street in Shanghai, July 13, 2022. (Photo: China News Serivce/Yin Liqin)

Pedestrians shield themselves with umbrellas against heat wave in Chongqing, July 13, 2022. (Photo: China News Serivce/He Penglei)

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