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People rest and sleep on couches at a IKEA store to escape the summer heat in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China. The local temperature reached as high as 39 degrees Celsius (102 degrees Fahrenheit) on Tuesday, according to local media.

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People rest and sleep on couches at a IKEA store to escape the summer heat in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China

Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou...Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Chance Chan

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Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at The China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 

Visitors run away as waves caused by a tidal bore surge past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou

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Visitors flee as waves caused by a tidal bore surge past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China

People run away from a tidal bore as it surges past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province August 12, 2014.

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People run away from a tidal bore as it surges past a barrier on the banks of Qiantang River, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province

Paramilitary policemen jump as they practise during a summer drill in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province July 4, 2013.

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Paramilitary policemen jump to it as they practise during a summer drill in Hangzhou, in China’s Zhejiang province on Thursday.