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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

Hangzhou's Lingyin Temple Celebrates The Birth Of Sakyamuni...HANGZHOU, CHINA - MAY 25:  (CHINA OUT) Buddhist monks and nuns of Lingyin Temple walk to receive Buddhists's offerings during a charity event on Monday to celebrate the birth of Sakyamuni, founder of Buddhism, on May 25, 2015 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province of China. Lingyin Temple held a charity activity that Buddhist monks and nuns could receive offerings from belivers when they walked from Faxi Temple in Tianzhu Hill back to Lingyin Temple. This charity activity was to celebrate the birth of the Sakyamuni (also known as Gautama Buddha or simply the Buddha) on April 8, according to Chinese lunar calendar, and was also the largest than that ever since in Lingyin Temple's history.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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Buddhist monks and nuns of Lingyin Temple walk to receive Buddhists’s offerings during a charity event on Monday to celebrate the birth of Sakyamuni, founder of Buddhism in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province of 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 

Dancers perform during an inauguration ceremony of a Hello Kitty amusement park in Anji, Zhejiang province November 28, 2014. With an investment of $325 million, Hello Kitty Park will be China's first large scale amusement park scheduled to open to the public on New Year's day. According to state media, there are nearly 60 theme parks being built across China right at the moment.

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Dancers perform during an inauguration ceremony of a Hello Kitty amusement park in Anji, Zhejiang province on Friday. With an investment of $325 million, Hello Kitty Park will be China’s first large scale amusement park scheduled to open to the public on New Year’s day

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

Rescue workers try to help a driver out of his car, after the vehicle was stuck over an alley in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province

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Rescue workers try to help a driver out of his car, after the vehicle was stuck over an alley in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China

A teacher adjusts the position of a student as a group of first graders practise gymnastics at a sports school in Jiaxing...A teacher (2nd L) adjusts the position of a student as a group of first graders practise at the gymnastics hall of a sports school in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, October 15, 2013. The daily schedule for young gymnasts in the school includes literacy and general knowledge classes in the morning and athletic training in the afternoon.

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A teacher adjusts the position of a student as a group of first graders practise at the gymnastics hall of a sports school in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, in China. The daily schedule for young gymnasts in the school includes literacy and general knowledge in the morning and athletic training in the afternoon.

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Four people were killed and hundreds of thousands evacuated after Typhoon Fitow hit eastern China, destroying houses and farmlands and closing ports and airports.

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.

A worker walks in the foundation of a new railway line in Yiwu...A worker walks in the foundation of a new railway line in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, May 21, 2013.

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On Tuesday, a worker walks in the foundation of a new railway line in Yiwu, Zhejiang Province in China.