Flame Mountain, located in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China, has experienced temperatures as high as 132 degrees Fahrenheit. A local meteorological observatory is warning people to avoid... more 
Flame Mountain, located in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China, has experienced temperatures as high as 132 degrees Fahrenheit. A local meteorological observatory is warning people to avoid the sun and the heatstroke and sunburn that come from prolonged exposure to it. Yet, some people are still going to the mountain and enjoying the experience, calling it "heat therapy," something they believe relieves pain from conditions like arthritis. Meteorologists predict that the temperatures will remain at this level for a few days before the fall season brings in cooler weather. less 
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Tue, Aug 21, 2012 4:30 PM EDT