Why during a hot summer day air above the land is shimmering?

If we pass through a farmland during a hot summer day, we will see that the aire above the soil is shimmering(shining with slightly shaking light). This happens as follows: The soil in the farmland contains some water.On a hot summer day, this water of soil evaporates to form water vapour.The water vapour coming out of the soil reflects the sunlight irregularly due to which the air above the soil seems to shimmer.
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On a hot summer day, the vapour 
coming out of the soil reflect the sunlight 
and the air above the soil seems to 
This is why the air above the land seems to shimmer.
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Explain in an easy language.
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because the land release heat
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