the mercury hit 37 ℃ in downtown hangzhou in recent days.
it is extremely hot!
but have you experienced, or even imagined the extreme heat in turpan?
more than 2,500 tourists flocked to northwest china's turpan to enjoy the extreme heat as temperature rose to 83 ℃ at 16:00 on monday, xinjiang morning post reported on tuesday.
it was the highest ground surface temperature recorded this year, the newspaper citing an official in turpan.