The rule of Vietnamese summer: See water, jump in

By Nguyen Dong and Giang Huy    June 5, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Intense heat in central and northern parts of the country has sent droves to beaches, lakes and waterparks.

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Beaches in Da Nang are crowed these days. Many families choose to go for a swim in the weekend.

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Many look exhausted because of the heat.

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Some choose to sit by the water and relax.

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Kids are of course the most energetic of all.

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How about a flip?

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Lifeguards in Da Nang say it has been a very busy week.

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It's not much better in Hanoi. In this photo, a man slips down a water slide at West Lake Water Park.

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The crowd at Hanoi's West Lake Water Park.

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Kids play in the West Lake. Meteorologists forecast that the heat wave in Hanoi lasts until Tuesday.

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