Children play in a fountain to beat the heat in central Seoul on Friday. South Korea’s state weather agency issued a heat wave warning for Seoul for the first time this year, advising people to stay indoors, as temperatures are expected to exceed 35 celsius
Pakistani day laborer Hassanain Ahmad cools off under a water supply pipe as the temperature rises in Islamabad, Pakistan to 39 degrees on Monday
A man takes a nap on a cushion, displayed as part of a promotional event, at a shopping mall in Beijing. Temperatures in the city on Friday reached 37 degrees centigrade
A man puts up a fan to block off the strong sun in the afternoon heat at the Bund, one of the most popular tourist spots in the city, in Shanghai, China. Read more
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.
Men cool off with water in a street in Herat, western Afghanistan, on Monday, where temperatures hit the 40s Read more
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