BEIJING -- Heavy rains are expected for some regions along the Yangtze River in the following three days, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) forecast Sunday.
Heavy rains or rainstorms would sweep through some parts of provinces of Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, and Hunan, and municipalities of Shanghai and Chongqing, according to a statement posed on the CMA's website.
Northern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, eastern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and most part of northeast China would also see strong showers, the statement said.
Meanwhile, forecast in the statement also indicated that high temperatures would continue to hover over parts of China in the following three days, including western Inner Mongolia, eastern Shaanxi Province and southern Guizhou among others. The temperature expected to reach 35 to 37 degrees Celsius or even 40 degrees Celsius in certain areas.