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Children cools off in a fountain, on August 21, 2012 in Montpellier,... News PhotoChild,City,Drinking Fountain,France,Heat - Temperature,Heat Wave,Herault,Horizontal,Montpellier,Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur,Summer,Swimming,Swimwear,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPChildren cools off in a fountain, on August 21, 2012 in Montpellier, southern France, as the city swelters under a summer heatwave. The number or departements in heatwave orange alert was reduced by half, from 16 to 8, announced on August 21, 2012by the French nationa meteorological service Meteo, indicating that the heatwave 'is coming to the end' The eight departements whitch are still under orange alert are the Ain,Allier,Haute-Garonne, Isere, Loire, Puy-de-Dome,the Rhône and the Tarn. AFP PHOTO / PASCAL GUYOT (Photo credit should read PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/GettyImages)