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Heat waves in dozens of Chinese cities cause road jams and crack roof tiles

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s commercial capital Shanghai and dozens of other Chinese cities have experienced scorching temperatures as unusually hot weather causes roads to twist, roof tiles crackle and people scavenge for coolness in underground raid shelters. By 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Tuesday, 86 cities had issued red alerts, the highest in a three-tiered …

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Bangladesh army rushes to reach millions stranded after deadly floods

Dhaka/Guwahati, India, June 20 (Reuters) – Soldiers in small boats delivered relief items on Monday through flooded towns and villages in Bangladesh, after more than nine million people were stranded in the low-lying country and neighboring India after torrential rains. . Officials said. At least 32 people have died in Bangladesh since late last week …

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Energy demand in parts of China hits new records amid scorching heat

Electricity pole and power lines in Nanyang, Henan Province, China on October 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ali Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING (Reuters) – Energy consumption in China’s large provinces north of the Yangtze River has risen amid warmer-than-normal weather, as regions such as Henan, China’s third most populous province, …

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