Pictures of the Day: Monday, August 6, 2012
Gabor Degre | BDN
Children enjoy the water at the Beth Pancoe Municipal Aquatic Center in Bangor on Monday afternoon, Aug. 6, 2012. The temperature in the region was in the low 80s, and according to the National Weather Service forecast the warm weather will continue through the middle of the week.
Troy R. Bennett | BDN
Brett Miller of Saco swings over the Saco River at Buxton's Pleasant Point on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.
Itsuo Inouye | AP
Paper lanterns float along the Motoyasu River in front of the illuminated Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. Hiroshima marks the 67th anniversary of the atomic bombing on Aug 6.
David Goldman | AP
Hello Sanctos, the horse ridden by Scott Brash, of Great Britain, rears as the crowd cheers during a victory lap after Great Britain won the gold medal for the equestrian team show jumping at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012, in London.
David J. Phillip | AP
Australia's Alana Boyd clears the bar in the women's pole vault final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.
Aijaz Rahi | AP
An Indian farmer plows his field near Mandya about 69 miles southwest of Bangalore, India on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012. India's Meteorological Department said last week it expects the country to get at least 10 percent less rain this June-to-September monsoon season. The shortfall also is expected to swell electricity demand in a power-starved nation as farmers turn to irrigation pumps to keep their fields watered.
Posted Aug. 06, 2012, at 6:26 p.m.