Shanghai Bund turns off lights, Sichuan people don’t dare to take the elevator due to continuous power cuts

Link: THE BL


China is facing rare hot, dry weather with record breaking temperatures and power shortages in many places.

Tencent reported that, on August 21, the Sichuan provincial government issued a notice launching its first emergency response. The local area is facing a severe situation due to the most extreme high temperature in history, low rainfall, and burden on the power sector has aggravated the situation between supply and demand on the power industry.