europe on the boil
July 19, 2022 6:26 AM Subscribe
The Met Office has confirmed that the UK has reached 40C (104F) for the first time since records began. The record for overnight temperatures was also broken with 25.9C (79F) recorded. Meanwhile, fires are ravaging France and Spain, with many thousands having to abandon their homes, and the death tolls are rising as the temperature soars. The United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, has once more warned that humanity is in a global crisis.
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