Shanghai issues orange heat alert

Shanghai's weather bureau upgraded the heat alert from yellow to orange, the second-highest level, at 1:59pm on Wednesday.
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A woman is well protected in the scorching summer heat in Shanghai on July 25, 2018.

Shanghai's weather bureau upgraded the heat alert from yellow to orange, the second-highest level, at 1:59pm on Wednesday.

Dominated by the subtropical high pressure, the highest temperature surpassed 37 degrees Celsius, the weatherman said.


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E-bike riders wait in the shade in Shanghai on July 25, 2018.

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People walk in the blistering sun in Shanghai on July 25, 2018.

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