A sunflower blooms in between dried-out ones during hot summer weather on a field near the village of Benken, more
Boats lie on the dried up lakebed of the Edersee reservoir near Asel, Germany, August 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Omore
A house is seen burned after the fires in Monchique, Portugal August 9, 2018. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes
Swans are caught at Hamburg's inner city lake Alster August 7, 2018. Due to hot weather the swans are collectemore
Cows drink water from the Lac d'Hongrin during an ongoing drought near Chateau d'Oex, Switzerland, August 7, 2more
A man cycles during hot summer weather on a bridge crossing over the dried river bed of the Toess river near tmore
People on inflatable boats enjoy the weather on the Lake Lucerne in Sisikon, Switzerland, August 5, 2018. REUTmore
Fish, found dead in the Rhine River, lie in a box in Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland August 6, 2018. REUTEmore
The bridge of Asel is seen at the dried up lakebed of the Edersee reservoir near Asel, Germany, August 7, 2018more
A boy plays in a fountain on a hot summer day in Brussels, Belgium, August 6, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman
A local grocery store invited customers for a sleepover to cool off as the heatwave continues in Helsinki, Finmore
People walk in Greenwich Park, London, Britain, July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Sightseeing boats sit at the Elbe river in Dresden after water levels dropped to an extreme low this summer, Gmore
People relax at a swimming pool in Donaukanal channel in central Vienna, Austria, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Heinmore
People fill bottles with water at the Barcaccia fountain in Spain Square as temperature soars throughout the cmore
An aerial view shows people at a beach on the shores of lake Silbersee (Silver Lake) during a long-lasting heamore
A police water cannon type WaWe-10000 is used to hose water on alley trees, as a drought and heatwave continuemore
A skateboarder skates in the dry fountains of the Queen Victoria Memorial in front of Buckingham Palace, in cemore
A sunbather lays on the dry grass in St James's Park, in central London, Britain July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Hannahmore
People cool off at the beach during the heatwave in the southeastern coastal town of Benidorm, Spain, August 2more
Damage from a forest fire is seen in Pyharanta, Western Finland July 19, 2018. Roni Lehti/Lehtikuva via Reutermore
The partially dried riverbed of Rhine is pictured in front of the skyline of Dusseldorf, Germany, July 31, 201more
People cool off in the water during a hot summer day in Warsaw, Poland August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
People watch a wildfire raging in the town of Rafina, near Athens, Greece, July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Alkis Konstamore
Dried-out farmland is pictured near Brandis, south of Berlin, Germany, July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
Fire departments and volunteers work to control a forest fire in Pyharanta, Western Finland July 19, 2018. Ronmore
Smoke from a wildfire burning outside Athens is seen over the Parthenon temple atop the Acropolis hill in Athemore
A woman enjoys the warm weather while paddling on the Pallasjarvi lake in Kittila, Lapland, Finland July 18, 2more
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