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Beijing recorded a record temperature for June

original copy copy copy copy copyChinese meteorologists have recorded the hottest June day in Beijing in the history of observations.

The Nanjiao weather station in the south of the capital informed that the thermometer reached 41.1 degrees, The Guardian newspaper reported on Friday.
"The heat in Beijing will continue for the next two days, and the temperature will be 38-39 degrees," the National Weather Service said in a statement. The authorities urge "to avoid prolonged outdoor sports and take effective measures to protect from the sun."
According to the publication, the previous June temperature record, recorded in 1961, was 40.6 degrees. However, the population of not only the capital region suffers from extreme heat. According to forecasters, another 17 weather stations across the country also registered record high temperatures.
As stated in the emergency message of the municipal Bureau of Emergency Situations, in the period from Friday to Sunday, the air temperature in the city will reach 37-40 degrees Celsius. The city has declared a red danger level. Beijing residents were advised to stop working outdoors, reduce the number of outdoor activities and take measures to prevent heat stroke.
China has a four-level warning system for dangerous weather. The highest level of danger corresponds to red, followed by orange, yellow and blue, writes TASS.