A heat wave with the temperature rising to 34.5 degrees centigrade hit Dalian, northeast China Liaoning province, on July 29, 2007. Due to the extremely hot weather, beach in Dalian became the most popular place for the local citizens as well as the tourists. They thronged the beachside to cool themselves. As a result, the beach became overcrowded that is very rare scene in Dalian beach.


This is the highest temperature of Dalian in the corresponding period in 8 years. The photos show crowds of people on the bathing beach in Dalian.