Chongqing residents enjoy giant 5 kg ice lollies to stay cool during heatwave

People from southern China's Chongqing enjoyed eating giant ice lollies while relaxing in buckets full of ice to stay cool during a heatwave on August 13.

The video shows people sitting in ice buckets in a pool to playing mahjong while licking the ice lollies that weigh around 5kg.

The giant ice treat has four different flavours, grapes, lychee, watermelon and apple.

According to reports, the temperature was almost 40C on that day so a water park in Fuling district offered ice buckets and giant ice lollies to visitors.