Another city set a heat record.
In recent months, a heat wave has swept across Asia, setting several heat records in a number of countries.
On Monday, the Chinese city of Shanghai became part of the statistics. A record high of 36.1 degrees was recorded in May.
The previous record was 35.7 degrees. It was set in 1876, and has since been touched upon three times – in 1903, 1915, and 2018.
The hottest months in China are usually from June to August, when temperatures usually range between 25 and 33 degrees Celsius.
Schools should have been closed
Times of India He writes that many schools have been closed as a result of the heat wave. A number of businesses are said to have also reduced their hours, and residents are said to have been encouraged to stay indoors and drink plenty of fluids.
International media reports said that several cities in Sichuan Province will get between 38 and 42 degrees in the coming months.
In addition to Shanghai, ten other weather stations in southern China are said to have set temperature records for the month of May The Independent.
Avisa adds that the increase in temperatures may be due to Tropical Cyclone Mawar, which is currently passing through the Philippines, Taiwan and southern China.
He’s always warned
As mentioned, it’s not just Shanghai where it gets abnormally hot. In large parts of the world, record high temperatures have been recorded in recent months.
Among other countries, Thailand, Myanmar and Laos set temperature records for the month of April, Har Watchman mentioned. But also Spanish cities and Mehamn in Finnmark Record high temperatures have been recorded recently.
Now that El Niño weather is on its way, it’s expected to get even hotter.
Scientists have long warned that heat waves will only get worse as the effects of man-made climate change accelerate, and on National Norway Day, the World Meteorological Organization presented a new report showing that there is a high probability that the world will pass a 1.5 degree temp. The aim of the Paris Agreement.
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