2010-07-08 22:31:26 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Local authorities in central and southwest China were put on alert Thursday to fight heavy storms and floods -- termed to be the worst in a decade in some regions -- just as days-long heat wave that had scorched large areas across the country ended.
2010-07-08 03:08:14 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, July 8 (Xinhua) -- Heavy rains are set to break the heatwave lingering across much of China Thursday, according to a forecast from China's National Meteorological Center (NMC).
2010-07-08 00:19:00 GMT Xinhua English
Ice cubes are placed in a classroom to ease the heat, where pupils are taking their terminal examination, at the Central Primary School of Tancheng Town in Tancheng County, east China's Shandong Province, July 7, 2010.
2010-07-06 07:43:20 GMT China Daily
Residents jump into a river to cool off in Hankou, Hubei province, on July 1, 2010. The temperature of Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, reached 34 degrees on Thursday.
2010-07-05 00:24:56 GMT China Daily
South and North China will continue experiencing unusually high temperatures until Wednesday, with a slim chance of rain in most parts, the national weather forecaster said on Sunday.
2010-07-02 03:37:37 GMT China Daily
As the city's temperature rises up to 37 degree, the zoo has provided big ice blocks for the giant pandas to help them cool down.
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