Sizzling sunshine and endless blue skies have caused a mixture of bliss and misery in Ceredigion.
Cambrian News reported “As temperatures sizzled on or around 30 degrees, locals and visitors chilled out on the beaches and promenades and in the rivers and waterfalls.
Sales of ice creams and cold soft drinks soared and barbecues abounded in many gardens.
But on the downside, workers and schoolchildren were left flagging, roads were beginning to melt and a huge forest fire near Aberystwyth kept firefighters busy for days.
And if you wanted to slate your thirst with a pint of lager, cider or lemonade, that wasn’t as easy as it looked.
Lidl and JD Wetherspoon were among the big businesses hit by a UK-wide carbon dioxide shortage which led to issues with the manufacture of fizzy drinks and storage facilities” here.