Tourists Wade in Louvre Fountain Amid Paris Heat Wave

Tourists in Paris hopped into the Pyramide de Louvre fountain to beat the heat on Tuesday, July 19, as temperatures topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) throughout France.

This video, captured by Julie Percha, shows people cooling down in the fountain at the Louvre museum on Tuesday afternoon.

By Tuesday night, temperatures had fallen to 27 degrees Celsius (81 Fahrenheit) in Paris, according to Meteo-France, with thunderstorms expected in the area on Wednesday. Credit: Julie Percha via Storyful

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