According to scientists, it might be the hottest summer this year in more than 4,000 years since records began.
The global average temperature of this May set a new record – the hottest May since 1880, and this kind of extreme weather will last for some time. For example, this Wednesday's maximum temperature in big cities like Shanghai, Changsha, Hangzhou and Guangzhou is expected to rise above 35℃, but it will feel almost 10 degrees hotter.
Can you imagine what peculiar measures people over the world take to escape such scorching weather?
A Russian girl sits in the fridge with her laptop.
In Paris, France, a woman stands in a pool in bikini, reading a book.
In Nevada, America, three women sit in the lake to escape the summer heat.
Two women lie in the river to cool themselves in Czech.
In front of Berlin Cathedral, some tourists put their feet into the water of a fountain.
And in Dresden, Germany, a male lies on a shallow river while reading a book, with a parasol next to him.
Waitresses of a cafe in Japan sprinkle water on the street to lower the temperature.
A Japanese company even designs a kind of garment with "cooling system".
What about Chinese people?
The citizens play Mahjong in a water park to cool themselves in Chongqing, China.
In Beijing, two boys wrap themselves up with cloth in order to avoid the sunlight.
Numerous tourists enjoy the fun of waves in an indoor swimming pool in the "Dead Sea" scenic spot.
What's your way of staying away from summer heat?
夏天: xià tiān, summer
高温: gāo wēn, high temperature
防晒: fáng shài, sun block
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