In Pictures: Europeans cool off amid scorching heat

A man cools down in a public fountain in Lisbon, Portugal, August 4, 2018. Rafael Marchante, Reuters

As Europe swelters through a long, torrid heatwave -- with peak temperatures in Portugal nearing the all-time European high of 48C set in Athens in 1977 -- people across the continent are seeking out cool respite wherever they can find it.