lørdag 11. mars 2023

Climate Change: China Experiences an Unusually Warm March

Many parts of China have been hit by unusually warm temperatures this week with the mercury in several cities climbing to record seasonal highs on Thursday, as scientists warn of more frequent occurrences of extreme weather this year due to global climate change. Six cities, including Shijiazhuang, Jinan, Beijing, Tianjin, Shenyang, and Changchun saw their temperatures hitting a record high for early March on Friday, according to the China Meteorological Administration.

Local meteorological data showed that Zhengzhou in the central Henan province saw its highest temperature surpass 30 degrees Celsius on Thursday afternoon, while Shahe, Gaoyi, Yongnian, and Handan in the neighboring Hebei province also witnessedhigher than average temperatures for the season.