Another record temperature was broken on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, said the Brazilian National Institute of Meteorology (Inmet).
According to authorities, the thermometer in the western district of Rio climbed to plus 39 degrees Celsius, the highest since the beginning of the year.
The beaches of Rio, even on weekdays are full of tourists and vacationers. The peak tourist season in the city coincides with the summer holidays and school holidays.
However, the number of swimmers is low, since last Wednesday in the region accounting for the cold. Despite the sunny hot weather, the water temperature in the famous ocean beaches of Rio is less than 18 degrees, said Inmet.