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Europe braces for another record-breaking heat wave

Europe braces for another record-breaking heat wave”

On Tuesday, Meteo France registered 41.2C (106.1F) in the south-western metropolis, breaking a 2003 fable of 40.7C.

A World Meteorological Organization representative said the heatwaves bore "the sign of environmental change".

"As we observed in June they are changing into more frequent, they're initiating earlier and they also're changing into more intense", Claire Nullis added.

Quite a bit of France has been issued with an orange alarm - the second largest amount of caution.

Meteo France said Paris temperatures may hit new highs on Thursday. In Britain - where temperatures could exceee the all-time record of 38.5 degree Celsius (101 Fahrenheit) on Thursday - asthma sufferers were warned of a "toxic cocktail" of hot, humid weather and rising pollution levels.

Comparisons have been drawn to a heat wave France experienced in August 2003, during which heat contributed to nearly 15,000 deaths. Spain declared a red alert in its Zaragoza region, which was hit by devastating wildfires in June.

Authorities have activated a level-three heatwave action plan which involves setting up "cool rooms" in municipal buildings, opening pools for late-night swimming and offering access to garden parks by nightfall to help people cool off.

The highest temperature in Luxembourg was recorded in Wasserbillig, but hasn't broken Luxembourg's record.

To limit the heating of water used to preserve its nuclear reactors frigid, French vitality firm EDF acknowledged it would possibly presumably be shutting two reactors at the Golftech nuclear power plant in the southern Tarn-et-Garonne region.

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Ice foot baths and extra water facets are being made accessible to cyclists competing within the Tour de France - which is entering its final week - to steer clear of dehydration.

The government outlawed animal transportation "for economic reasons" between 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.in areas affected by heat alerts.

The French weather service has detailed temperatures of 42C in regions of the south-west. It is miles expected the warmth will not dip below 20C for the rest of the week.

An intense heatwave swept by means of areas of Europe last month, making it the freshest June on file.

The landmass has additionally been hit by extreme dry spells, especially in France, with no precipitation in numerous territories since a month ago's heatwave.

Connecting a solitary occasion to a world-wide temperature boost is confused.

One study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology said the deadly, weeks-long heatwave across northern Europe in 2018 would have been statistically impossible without climate change.

We will continue to update this article if and when further record temperatures are recorded.



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