In pictures: Trying to keep cool in Europe’s heatwave

in pictures trying to keep cool in europes heatwave
In pictures: Trying to keep cool in Europe’s heatwave
As temperatures in Europe continue to soar, with forecasters predicting record-breaking heat in the coming days, people across the continent are searching for ways to keep cool.
The heat has affected everything from transport to farming in recent weeks, as several countries have been placed under weather alerts.

And with a hot surge of air sweeping in from Africa over southwestern Europe, temperatures look set to continue rising, with forecasters even warning that the current heat record for Europe of 48°C, recorded in Athens in July 1977, could soon be broken.

From lying in fountains to seeking out shade and ice, take a look at how Europe is keeping cool through the heatwave.

Read on EuroNews

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