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China Opens Former Air Raid Shelters Amid Heat Wave

Residents cover up with umbrellas near a blue sky with wispy clouds during a hot day, Thursday, July 14, 2022, in Beijing. A heat wave is sweeping through parts of China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Residents cover up with umbrellas near a blue sky with wispy clouds during a hot day, Thursday, July 14, 2022, in Beijing. A heat wave is sweeping through parts of China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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Beijing (AP) -- High temperatures have prompted cites in eastern China to open former air raid shelters as a relief from the heat.

Temperatures have surpassed all-time records in much of the country, while flooding has hit many parts.