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China Sees Record Rains, Heat as Weather Turns Volatile

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, people ride a bike in the rain in Hezhou, southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sunday, July 3, 2022. Chaba, the third typhoon of the year, made its landfall in the coastal area of Maoming City in south China's Guangdong Province on Saturday. (Liao Zuping/Xinhua via AP)
In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, people ride a bike in the rain in Hezhou, southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sunday, July 3, 2022. Chaba, the third typhoon of the year, made its landfall in the coastal area of Maoming City in south China's Guangdong Province on Saturday. (Liao Zuping/Xinhua via AP)
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Beijing (AP) -- From the snowcapped peaks of Tibet to the tropical island of Hainan, China is sweltering under the worst heatwave in decades while rainfall hit records in June.

Extreme heat is also battering Japan, and volatile weather is causing trouble for other parts of the world in what scientists say has all the hallmarks of climate change, with even more warming expected this century.