This Map Shows Just How Hot it is in China Right Now

By Bridget O'Donnell, July 24, 2017

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Shanghai isn't the only city suffering from a crazy heatwave this week — much of Eastern China is also currently experiencing scorching hot temperatures.

According to the Washington Post, a big chunk of China is currently trapped in a "Heat Dome," which can best be described as a "large ridge of high pressure." Don't believe us? Just check out this map:

China Heat this week

The heat dome will likely continue to hold in place for much of the week.

[Image from WeatherBell via Washington Post]

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