China Heat Wave Attains Historic Proportions

The Washington Post says the current heatwave in China is the worst in 140 years.

The heat wave — the worst in at least 140 years in some parts of China — has pushed thermometers above 104 degrees in 40 cities and counties. Authorities for the first time have declared the heat a “level 2” weather emergency — a label normally used for typhoons and flooding.

Shanghai set an all-time record of 105 degrees on July 26.

Comments:

  1. Pingback: Another Week of Climate Instability News, August 18, 2013 – A Few Things Ill Considered


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.