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Ho Chi Minh City residents struggle to cope with scorching heat

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 11:56 GMT+7
Groups of young people seek relief from the intolerable heat under the canopy at a Ho Chi Minh City park.
Groups of young people seek relief from the intolerable heat under the canopy at a Ho Chi Minh City park.
A woman is armed with sunglasses, a mask, hat, scarf and gloves while driving in the blazing heat.
A woman is armed with sunglasses, a mask, hat, scarf and gloves while driving in the blazing heat.
A towel is placed over a baby girl to shield her from the sun.
A towel is placed over a baby girl to shield her from the sun.
A man in Binh Thanh District has his air conditioner fixed after it has been overworked during the past few weeks
A man in Binh Thanh District has his air conditioner fixed after it has been overworked during the past few weeks
Workers are seen toiling under the scorching sun at a construction site in District 2.
Workers are seen toiling under the scorching sun at a construction site in District 2.
A construction worker puts on a mask to shun the sun.
A construction worker puts on a mask to shun the sun.
Some foreigners don scarves and carry umbrellas while walking under the sun.
Some foreigners don scarves and carry umbrellas while walking under the sun.
Two men take an uncomfortable rest in the sun on Hai Ba Trung Street in District 3.
Two men take an uncomfortable rest in the sun on Hai Ba Trung Street in District 3.

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