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Chongqing discovers novel way to escape heat

( Updated: 2015-07-25 10:46

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Chongqing discovers novel way to escape heat

Chongqing residents play mahjong in a cave to escape the summer heat. [Photo by Wu Xiaochuan from Huaxi Metropolitan Newspaper/CFP]

Beat the heat with mahjong in cave

As most parts of China enter the hottest season of the year, some Chongqing residents have discovered a novel way to escape the heat: Play mahjong in a cave.

According to the official Weibo account of Huaxi Metropolitan Newspaper, the temperature inside the cave was 20 degrees Celsius, while the outside temperature hovered over 30 degrees Celsius all day long.

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