For the third time within a short period, Shanghai has issued a heat warning of the highest level. The metropolis expects temperatures of at least 40 degrees on Friday. The warning is intended to alert residents. For example, construction work or other outdoor activities should be suspended. Shanghai has already issued three top-level alerts in the last five days, according to Reuters. A particularly large number of alarms for such a short: The city has issued only 17 such alarms since weather recording began in 1873. On Wednesday, temperatures already reached a record high of 40.9 degrees.
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