Runners pass a heat danger warning sign during the AdventurCORPS Badwater 135 ultra-marathon race on July 15, 2013 in Death Valley National Park, California. Temperatures in the hottest place in the US are expected to hit a scorching 53 Celsius this week. Photo: AFP Runners pass a heat danger warning sign during the AdventurCORPS Badwater 135 ultra-marathon race on July 15, 2013 in Death Valley National Park, California. Temperatures in the hottest place in the US are expected to hit a scorching 53 Celsius this week. Photo: AFP
Runners pass a heat danger warning sign during the AdventurCORPS Badwater 135 ultra-marathon race on July 15, 2013 in Death Valley National Park, California. Temperatures in the hottest place in the US are expected to hit a scorching 53 Celsius this week. Photo: AFP

California’s Death Valley temperature to hit a scorching 53 Celsius this week

Runners pass a heat danger warning sign during the AdventurCORPS Badwater 135 ultra-marathon race on July 15, 2013 in Death Valley National Park, California. Temperatures in the hottest place in the US are expected to hit a scorching 53 Celsius this week. Photo: AFP Runners pass a heat danger warning sign during the AdventurCORPS Badwater 135 ultra-marathon race on July 15, 2013 in Death Valley National Park, California. Temperatures in the hottest place in the US are expected to hit a scorching 53 Celsius this week. Photo: AFP
Runners pass a heat danger warning sign during the AdventurCORPS Badwater 135 ultra-marathon race on July 15, 2013 in Death Valley National Park, California. Temperatures in the hottest place in the US are expected to hit a scorching 53 Celsius this week. Photo: AFP
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