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High temperature hits parts of China

2011-05-17 12:55:25 GMT2011-05-17 20:55:25(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A pedestrian wears a hat to block the sunshine in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 17, 2011. The highest temperature in Xi'an rose to 35 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)

A woman walks in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 17, 2011. The highest temperature in Xi'an rose to 35 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.(Xinhua/Liu Xiao)

Underwears displayed in a shopwindow are covered with newspapers in order to shelter from sunshine in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, May 17, 2011. Zhengzhou witnessed a soaring temperature of 33 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. The highest temperature in Henan will top 36 degrees Celsius on May 17 and 18 as a dry-hot-wind sweeps the province, according to the local observatory. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

Two pedestrians walk on the street with an umbrella in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, May 17, 2011. Yinchuan was hit by a burning hot weather on Tuesday, with the highest temperature hitting 32 degrees Celsius, marking a record in this year. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

A citizen rides an electric bike in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, May 17, 2011. Yinchuan was hit by a burning hot weather on Tuesday, with the highest temperature hitting 32 degrees Celsius, marking a record in this year. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

A pedestrian uses the newspaper to block the sunshine in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 17, 2011. The highest temperature in Xi'an rose to 35 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Temperatures in parts of the province are expected to exceed 35 degrees Celsius in the next three days, according to the local observatory. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)

A citizen rides a motocycle in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, May 17, 2011. Yinchuan was hit by a burning hot weather on Tuesday, with the highest temperature hitting 32 degrees Celsius, marking a record in this year. (Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi)

Parts of China were hit by a burning hot weather on Tuesday, with the highest temperature marking a record in this year.

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