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This Is What Happens When A Heatwave Hits The World's Most Populated Country

Shanghai is experiencing its hottest July in 140 years. At least 10 people have died due to the month-long heatwave.

Posted on July 31, 2013, at 11:19 a.m. ET

Temperatures have soared to 104 degrees Fahrenheit in several cities in China.

Eugene Hoshiko / AP

People have found creative ways to escape the heat.

1. Water parks

China Daily / Reuters

2. Furniture stores

Via AFP/Getty/ Peter Parks
Via AFP/Getty/ Peter Parks

3. Subway stations

Via AFP/Getty/ Peter Parks
Via AFP/Getty/ Peter Parks

4. Supermarkets

Via scmp.com

It's so hot in Shanghai you can fry meat on the pavement (as this video shows) http://t.co/aGOrkxOJvi &

BBC News (World)

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It's so hot in Shanghai you can fry meat on the pavement (as this video shows) http://t.co/aGOrkxOJvi &

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