This year summer is in full swing. Many countries are once again faced with record-high temperatures. Only one thing saves from the heat, that is water. But where it has not enough to hide in the shade and eat ice cream.
Boy swimming in the river's Dream, Macedonia, where temperatures reached 40 C. (Reuters / Ognen Teofilovski)
Zoo staff bathed the brown bear in its cage Skipper in the park flora and fauna "Swarms stream" in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. (Reuters / Ilya Naymushin)
The balloon "World Peace" is reflected in a small pond in Chillicothe, Illinois. (AP Photo / Journal Star, Lauren Wood)
Athletes are floating on the river Seine during a triathlon competition in Paris, France. (AP Photo / Lionel Cironneau)
Andre Rivera of Puerto Rico stopped to cool off, Texas. (AP Photo / The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Max Faulkner)
People sunbathe on a raft on a warm sunny day in Zurich, Switzerland. (Reuters / Christian Hartmann)
Surfer glides over the waves in the bay in Newquay, England. (Matt Cardy / Getty Images)
People are refreshed in the fountains near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. (Thomas Samson / AFP / Getty Images)
The boy slides down from the chute in the water park in the town Mogirod near Budapest. Over the weekend, the air temperature in Hungary reached 36 C.
Hands of a boy drawn to the fountain near the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. (Dmitry Kostyukov / AFP / Getty Images)
The girl in the yellow hat for swimming talking to the police on a boat in Zurich, Switzerland. Switzerland has strengthened security measures for swimmers. (Reuters / Christian Hartmann)
A boy jumps into the river Dymbovitsa with empty plastic bottles on a hot day in Bucharest, Romania. (AP Photo / Vadim Ghirda)
A man climbs the stairs to the flooded city of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. After heavy rains the water flooded the underground garage. (Reuters / China Daily)
The young man bungee jumping on the water in the river Tmaka. Tver, Russia. (Photo by fromArtyom.com)
A group of young people sitting at sunset during the educational forum "Seliger", organized by the Russian Federal Agency on Youth Affairs. The camp is divided on the shores of Lake Seliger in the Tver region. (Photo by fromArtyom.com)
Children resting on a raft after a swim in the lake Purity Lake in Madison. (Reuters / Brian Snyder)
Ivannikova Zinaida jumps into the water of the Volga River to cool off. Tver, Russia. (Photo by fromArtyom.com)
People are sunbathing by the pool in the city of Menez in western Germany. (Andreas Dunker / AFP - Getty Images)
Merchant sells colored ice in the park "Minute Maid Park" in Houston, Texas. (Bob Levey / Getty Images)
Ariana Davis digs in the sand his 3-year old niece Abby at the beach in Genesee, Michigan. (Ryan Garza / AP)
Angie Cole and her daughter Lauren rest in Grosse Pointe Park City Park, Michigan. (David Coates / AP)
Vacationers admiring the sunset on the beach in the town of Moonlight Beach Encinitas, California. (Reuters / Mike Blake)
People are refreshing in Lahore Canal Pakistan, in a hot summer day.