Several places in mainland China have experienced astonishing heat records recently.

Taiwanese TVBS news reporter Lin Minzhen was in Beijing on June 25. She used a thermometer to measure the temperature of the streets’ surface. The high temperature at that time was recorded at 57.6 degrees Celsius (135.6 degrees Fahrenheit.)

Video captured by the news station also shows that a car caught fire in front of a high-end department store in Beijing.

The reporter asked if the car’s problems or excessive heat led to the incident.

Due to the high temperature in summer, it may indeed lead to many problems for the cars, putting them under fire risks.

In addition, the temperature in Tianjin city soared to 52 degrees Celsius (125.6 degrees Fahrenheit.)

State-run CCTV news conducted an experiment to check the high temperature in the area. They put a small ice cube about 2 centimeters on the street. It took only one minute and nineteen seconds for the ice cub to turn into water.

The Henan Provincial Meteorological Observatory’s monitoring reported that on June 25, high temperatures above 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit) occurred in most of the north of the Huaihe River in Henan Province. The high temperatures in 44 counties and cities were likely to soar up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit.)

The high temperature in Henan province has been going on for some time, and it reached its peak on June 24. 

Zhengzhou city in Henan hit record temperature on June 24, with a record high of 42.3 degrees Celsius (108.1 degrees Fahrenheit.)

Many netizens in Henan threw an ant on the ground to show how hot Henan is. As a result, the ant was roasted to death.

Henan netizens also posted videos on social media platforms, saying that their glass doors shattered due to the high temperature.

A video shows the hot weather causing an indoor fan to melt and bend.

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