Parts of central Europe are experiencing their highest temperatures so far in 2014.
Hot air from Africa is causing a heatwave across the continent.
In western Poland, the mercury is expected to soar to at least 32 degrees Celsius on June 10, while the German capital Berlin will hit 34 degrees.
Ice cream, swimming and sunbathing were at the top of many people’s ‘to do’ lists.
In Germany, people made the most of the three-day ‘Pentecost’ weekend.
But the sunshine is not set to last.
Severe weather warnings are in place in both Germany and Poland, with forecasts suggesting violent thunderstorms will bring more seasonable temperatures.