Visitors enjoy sledding and skating on the partially frozen Houhai Lake during the lunar new year holiday in Beijing. Beijing is seeing its warmest new year period in six decades with temperatures averaging 8 degrees centigrade above normal, with snowfall yet to hit the city. Read more
(left to right) Father Luke and Father Gordon and Father Matthew look out over the lake at Ampleforth, North Yorkshire at the Autumn trees. Ampleforth Abbey and College is the UK’s largest Benedictine community and is set in one of North Yorkshire’s Areas of Outstanding Beauty.
People enjoy a sunny day at the Zalew Zegrzynski lake near Warsaw, Poland, on Thursday, as the temperature in the shade reached 38°C
A man sunbathes at Ada Ciganlija lake in Belgrade, Serbia. The Balkan region is experiencing a heat wave, with temperatures rising as high as 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).