An intense heatwave has enveloped Britain. Reuters reported that the country reported highest ever temperature of 39.1°C on Tuesday. The heatwave is so intense that railway tracks and airports runways have melted at places. The BBC reported that the temperature is expected to rise to 41°C.
People escape the heatwave by taking a barbecue in a river near the village of Luss in Argyll and Bute on the west bank of Loch Lomond, Scotland.
Traffic crosses a bridge at Woodhead Reservoir in West Yorkshire, England as water levels dip dangerously low amid record high temperatures in the UK. Millions of people in Britain stayed home or sought shade Monday during the country's first-ever extreme heat warning, as hot, dry weather that has scorched mainland Europe for the past week moved north, disrupting travel, health care and schools.
A tourist uses a fan whilst standing in the hot sun whilst waiting to watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace, during hot weather in London.
People swim in the elevated pool, called Sky Pool, in London.
A member of the public walks a dog at Scammonden Reservoir in West Yorkshire, England as reservoir levels dip dangerously low amid record high temperatures in the UK.
A police officer givers water to a British soldier wearing a traditional bearskin hat, on guard duty outside Buckingham Palace, during hot weather in London.
A group of friends jump into the pool as people enjoy the hot weather at Jesus Green Lido in Cambridge, Britain.
People sit covering their heads from the sun after a scaled down version of the Changing of the Guard ceremony took place outside Buckingham Palace, during hot weather in London.
People enjoy the hot weather on the River Thames near Richmond, England.
People prepare to enter the sea in Penzance, Cornwall, England.