AS THE temperature soared to nearly 42 degrees on Saturday, central Victorians had a single mission: to find the perfect way to keep cool.
People shared their images on the Bendigo Advertiser Facebook page of how they attempted to beat the heat.
We’ve compiled the pictures into a gallery above.
If you’ve got any tips for how to enjoy summer without working yourself into a sweat, we’d love to know more!
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Crusoe Reservoir in Kangaroo Flat was a popular spot on Saturday, and Bendigo Addy photographer Glenn Daniels was there to capture some of the action.
See how people beat the heat at Crusoe Reservoir here.
People also took the fun to the Bendigo Aquatic Centre.
The region also suffered power blackouts and fires as a result of the hot weekend.