In Pictures: Heatwave in the US - Al Jazeera English

In Pictures: Heatwave in the US

Millions of Americans are still without power as people search for ways to keep cool.

A heatwave continues to grip the eastern United States after violent storms disabled power across the country, from Minnesota to Tennessee.

With upwards of 18 people now dead as a result, the country prepares to repair the electricity grid in the affected areas. But still others have managed to find a lighter side to escape the summer heat.

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