China's national observatory on Wednesday renewed a red alert
for high temperatures, the most severe warning in its four-tier
weather warning system, as sweltering heatwaves hit many regions of
the country, Trend reports citing Xinhua .
During the daytime on Wednesday, parts of Shaanxi, Anhui, Hubei,
Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Shanghai, Fujian, Sichuan, Chongqing,
Guizhou, Guangxi and Guangdong are expected to experience high
temperatures of 35 to 39 degrees Celsius, according to the National
Temperatures in parts of Sichuan, Chongqing, Hunan, Jiangxi and
Zhejiang may surpass 40 degrees Celsius, the meteorological center
It advised local authorities to take emergency measures against
heatwaves, suspend outdoor work that is exposed to high
temperatures, pay close attention to fire safety and take
particular care of vulnerable groups.
China has a four-tier, color-coded weather warning system, with
red representing the most severe warning, followed by orange,
yellow and blue.
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