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Hot weather continues to scorch many parts of China

2010-07-06 00:43:51 GMT2010-07-06 08:43:51 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Visitors from Hebei Province walk at Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, July 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Gao Xueyu)

Soldier Du Chenchen is on guard under sunshine at Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, July 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Gao Xueyu)

A young man cools himself with a bottle of iced mineral water on his head on street in Beijing, capital of China, July 5, 2010. (Xinhua/He Junchang)

Three girls play at a fountain to enjoy coolness at the Tianjin University in north China's Tianjin Municipality, July 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Xiang)

People eat popsicles in Nanning, capital of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, July 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Chinese meteorological authority said Monday hot weather continues to scorch many parts of the country. The highest temperature of Beijing reached 40.3 degrees Celsius on Monday.

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