WATCH: Record temperatures scorch Europe, as wildfires rage across south

Britain was forecast to see temperatures hit 40C (104F) for the first time on Tuesday after logging its warmest night on record, while wildfires raged across parched countryside in France, Spain and elsewhere. As a heatwave that settled over southern Europe last week edged northwards, southern and western Germany and Belgium were also braced for potentially […]

WATCH: Record temperatures scorch Europe, as wildfires rage across south

In Germany, temperatures are expected to hit 40°C by Wednesday before a storm front brings in cooler air. Already forest fires have been reported in NRW and parts of the western part of the country. Stay cool 😎 and stay safe. 🏖️

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Fire at Basteibrücke in Saxony Switzerland National Park

Source: Jens Strauß, CC BY 3.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0, via Wikimedia Commons . Fire started underneath the Bastei Bridge at Saxony Switzerland National Park. Arson suspected. Heat may have played a role. DRESDEN, GERMANY- If there is a word of advice to those who care to smoke or create a campfire during the Dog Days of Summer, […]

Fire at Basteibrücke in Saxony Switzerland National Park

This is the sixth forest fire this summer in Germany but it serves as a wake-up call to refrain from using fire this summer for any purpose, including especially for smoking 🚬 and/or camping 🏕️.