Commuters try to stay cool as high temperatures continue in Beijing. Photo: AFP Commuters try to stay cool as high temperatures continue in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Commuters try to stay cool as high temperatures continue in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Rain brings relief in Beijing as scorching heatwave persists for 18th day

Heatwave makes life miserable in much of mainland's central and eastern regions, with drinking water shortages in Hunan, Jiangxi

Commuters try to stay cool as high temperatures continue in Beijing. Photo: AFP Commuters try to stay cool as high temperatures continue in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Commuters try to stay cool as high temperatures continue in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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