A giant panda tries to beat the heat with an ice treat at Shanghai Zoo. Photo: Xinhua A giant panda tries to beat the heat with an ice treat at Shanghai Zoo. Photo: Xinhua
A giant panda tries to beat the heat with an ice treat at Shanghai Zoo. Photo: Xinhua

Rain on the way but China still in grip of withering heatwave

  • Three weeks of persistent hot weather has set new benchmarks for power use and maximum temperatures, authorities say

Topic |   Extreme weather in China
A giant panda tries to beat the heat with an ice treat at Shanghai Zoo. Photo: Xinhua A giant panda tries to beat the heat with an ice treat at Shanghai Zoo. Photo: Xinhua
A giant panda tries to beat the heat with an ice treat at Shanghai Zoo. Photo: Xinhua
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