Beijing residents worried as temperatures climb

STORY: "To be honest, I am worried about heatstroke. I've had heatstroke before. Now when it's very hot I don't feel very well," a 51-year-old construction worker surnamed Qiu told Reuters.

Some parts of northern China are also expected to see temperatures of more than 86 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees Celsius) in the next few days, state media reported on Monday.