Athenians seeking respite from the heat

Athenians seeking respite from the heat

A bather takes a shower at Alimos beach near Athens, as the temperatures reached 37 degrees Celsius (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on Thursday. Greece’s Civil Protection Authority has issued weather warnings for the weekend when temperatures are expected to reach 42 degrees Celsius (107.5 degrees Fahrenheit) in central Greece. [Petros Giannakouris/AP]

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