A woman in China’s Henan province is stunned after finding a bag of live prawns she’d bought had been ‘cooked’ alive during a heatwave. Photo: SCMP composite
A woman in China’s Henan province is stunned after finding a bag of live prawns she’d bought had been ‘cooked’ alive during a heatwave. Photo: SCMP composite

‘Save on gas’: China’s heatwave ‘cooks’ live shrimp in a bag of water on way home from supermarket

  • China is experiencing unusually high temperatures, with many cities reporting average highs of 38 degrees
  • The unseasonal weather has seen many rivers, lakes and reservoirs drastically shrink, with some now empty

A woman in China’s Henan province is stunned after finding a bag of live prawns she’d bought had been ‘cooked’ alive during a heatwave. Photo: SCMP composite
A woman in China’s Henan province is stunned after finding a bag of live prawns she’d bought had been ‘cooked’ alive during a heatwave. Photo: SCMP composite
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