Western Europe wilts in early summer heatwave, compounding climate change fears

MADRID/PARIS, (Reuters) – Spaniards sweltered as temperatures headed for above 40 Celsius, one area of France banned outdoor events, and drought stalked Italian farmers as a heatwave sent Europeans hunting for shade and fretting over climate change. Such was the heat that England’s upscale Royal Ascot Racecourse even saw a rare change of protocol: guests […]

Western Europe wilts in early summer heatwave, compounding climate change fears

Germany is also affected by the heatwave as temperatures expect to reach record highs of around 40°C this weekend. Already concerns of forest fires and drought have increased substantially over the past two months.

⚠️Use extra special caution when going out this weekend!