Heat wave grips Beijing

A young woman cools off in a fountain in Beijing, capital of China, July 24, 2013. A heat wave hit Beijing on Wednesday, with the highest temperature reaching 36 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

A young boy wearing a special umbrella on the head poses for a photo at the Tian'anmen Square in Beijing, capital of China, July 24, 2013. A heat wave hit Beijing on Wednesday, with the highest temperature reaching 36 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua/Yang Le)

[source:Xinhua]