Ke Go Reservoir in the north-central province of Ha Tinh

Ke Go Reservoir in Cam Xuyen District has one main dam and 10 smaller equivalents. With a capacity of 300 million cubic meters, it is one of the country’s biggest reservoirs.

Ke Go Reservoir in the north-central province of Ha Tinh:

Amid the scorching weather, many rushed to Ke Go Reservoir in the north-central province of Ha Tinh to give themselves a cooldown.

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Ke Go Reservoir in Cam Xuyen District has one main dam and 10 smaller equivalents. With a capacity of 300 million cubic meters, it is one of the country’s biggest reservoirs.

This has been a favored cooldown spot for locals during sizzling summer days since mid-May.

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At 5 p.m. every day, locals from communes like Cam My and Cam Thach carry their life jackets and floaties to the resevoir.

Small children are equipped with life jackets before having a splash.

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Eight-year-old Nguyen Van Hieu from Cam My Commune said: “My family comes here every afternoon. The water is clean and cool. I was told by my parents to swim near the shore.”

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Some youngsters don’t wear life jackets when they enter the water.

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Ke Go boasts a ‘shore’ made of concrete, perfect for a post swim chill.

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On Wednesday afternoon, 50 swimmers of all ages came for a dip. The water three to five meters from shore is only 50-100 cm deep.

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At 6 p.m., dozens of swimmers still enjoy the soothing waters.

Since Monday, Ha Tinh Province has suffered hot weather with many places recording temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius.

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Many youngsters use wood panels to practice swimming.

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A three-year-old girl practices swimming in a life jacket, under parental supervision.

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People come here not only to swim but also to have fun, like this boy doing a flip.

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Some youngsters even use a four-meter-long stick to propel themselves into the water.

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Although authorities prohibiting swimming in Ke Go, locals pay little heed. According to the weather forecast, such intense heat will last until the end of this week.

Source: e.vnexpress.net

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