When A Mass Of Overheated Chinese Try To Cool Off In The Same Pool (PHOTOS)

07/31/2013 01:20 pm ET | Updated Aug 01, 2013

What happens when millions of Chinese are facing the highest temperatures in 140 years? Overcrowded pools! The following photos were taken on July 27 in a water park in Suining, in China's Sichuan province, and they make us treasure the relative calm of New York City pools.

China is battling a brutal summer heatwave, with temperatures reaching a record 106 degrees Fahrenheit. AFP reports that Tuesday was the eighth consecutive day with temperatures above 100 in the city of Shanghai.

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