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.