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A man rides down a water chute at a water park in Mogyoród, near Budapest, as temperatures reach 38C in Hungary.
A boy cools off in a fountain at a park in Shanghai, China on Thursday. Hot weather has set in with temperatures rising up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in Shanghai.
Bangladeshi children cool off at Mohammadpur Geneva camp in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Tuesday. Mohammadpur Geneva Camp is one of the largest refugee camps in Dhaka City.
A guide shields her face from the sun while touring the park surrounding the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang, North Korea.
People sit in the sun in Sheldon Square in west London on Friday. Britain’s first prolonged heatwave in seven years has taken the country by surprise, with rails buckling, shops selling out of electric fans, and scientists estimating the surge in temperature could have caused hundreds of premature deaths. Read more
University students celebrate and take a refreshing splash to cool down from the high temperatures after their graduation ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall by entering the fountain ‘Appearing Rooms’, by Danish artist Jeppe Hein, on the Southbank, on Thursday in London, England. The UK is experiencing a second week of heatwave conditions
Competitors take part in the Badwater Ultramarathon in Death Valley National Park, California, in temperatures that can reach 55 degrees centigrade