Europe faces a record heat wave

The hotter 40 degree Celsius will appear in Europe at the end of June due to the serious impact of the global climate crisis.

The hotter 40 degree Celsius will appear in Europe at the end of June due to the serious impact of the global climate crisis.

Meteo-France, a French meteorological agency, warned that most major cities in Europe will experience temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius in the coming days. Double in this continent by 2050 due to the effects of climate change.

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The nun hat, cover the sun in the Vatican, Italy.(Photo: AFP).

According to Meteo-France, the heat in France this time will exceed many previous waves, surpassing the historic heat wave of 2003 that killed more than 14,000 people."This is a level of heat far above the average threshold across Central and Western Europe, higher than the risk of dangerous heat warnings , " meteorologist Brandon Miller said. He thinks the situation will get worse if the humidity in the air is high, the temperature will not drop much at night.

The weather forecast agency of Belgium, Czech, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland also issued warnings about rising temperatures, advising people to avoid heavy labor at noon and afternoon, Drink plenty of water and avoid the sun.

Paris officials have planned to install 48 showers across the city, extending the opening hours of public swimming pools, opening parks throughout the night and opening additional cooling rooms in buildings to deal with heat wave.

French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said the national exams in France this week were also delayed for the first time."This has never happened, because there has never been such a hot sun during the time when students go to school," Mr Blanquer said.

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A hot dog in Lille, northern France on June 24.(Photo: AP).

AEMET Spain weather agency said the heat wave appeared in this country from June 25 and is expected to last until early next week. In Germany, temperatures rise so high that highway asphalt is blistering and the national weather agency advises drivers to be more cautious while driving.

European public health agencies are trying to "repeat" history last year, when the rise in heat caused many deaths in Spain and Portugal, as well as leading to severe drought. in Germany and Sweden. The continent also experienced a record August heat of last year.

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