Two people died in swimming accidents in Berlin on Saturday. A 17- and a 59-year-old drowned while swimming on Saturday.

As the police in the capital announced in the short message service Twitter in the evening, divers were able to rescue a missing 17-year-old from the Weißen See in Pankow, but attempts to revive them were unsuccessful. According to the information, a 59-year-old could only be recovered dead from the airport lake in Tegel.

In view of the temperatures of over 36 degrees, many Germans sought to cool off in the water on Saturday. According to meteorologists, it should be very hot again on Sunday.