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US NewsAll-time temperature records for June broken across Europe

16:22  27 june  2019
16:22  27 june  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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After a June heat wave smashed national temperature records in France and broke historic June records across Europe , a mass of hot air has returned to the continent. On Wednesday, the Netherlands Meteorological Institute reported that the nation's all - time temperature record , which

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Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic have all set new national temperature records for June as a scorching heatwave escalates in large parts of western and central Europe.

Thursday will likely see France surpass its previous June record of 41.FC (106F), set on 21 June 2003, according to Sky News' weather presenter Isobel Lang.

The country's highest ever temperature, 44.1C (111.38F), was recorded at two separate locations in southern France on 12 August during the same 2003 heatwave.

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Meteorologists say this June heatwave might break previous national all - time records in France before Friday. Today a high of 36 degrees is forecast for Paris, while Lyon is predicted to You might also like. Temperatures expected to break all - time highs for June in coming days across Europe .

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All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe

Other parts of Europe have broken their June records, with German weather agency Deutscher Wetterdienst saying a preliminary reading showed the mercury reached 38.6C (101.5F) in Coschen on Wednesday, near the Polish border.

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Much of Western Europe is sweltering in a record - breaking heatwave which reached its peak yesterday. Northern France issued a red alert Paris broke its all - time record with 42.6°C. Belgian, Dutch and German records were broken yesterday for the second time in two days.

The new record is a tenth of a degree Celsius higher than the previous national record for June in 1947 in southwestern Germany.

Radzyn in Poland also recorded a new national high of 38.2C (100.76F), while Doksany in the Czech Republic experienced 38.9C (102.02F).

And officials warned it will get hotter as the heatwave is expected to peak later this week.

All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe © Getty Public 'cool places' have been designated across France to help people cope with the temperatures Parts of northeastern Spain could reach 45C (113F) on Friday, with Spanish officials warning of an "extreme" risk of forest fires in some areas.

A tweet that went viral earlier in the week from Spanish meteorologist Silvia Laplana described the situation as "hell".

She added: "Of course in summer it is hot, but when we talk about a heatwave so extensive and intense, which, predictably, will break records, that is NOT normal."

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This is a list of weather records , a list of the most extreme occurrences of weather phenomena for various categories. Many weather records are measured under specific conditions—such as surface

Germany recorded its highest-ever June temperature on Wednesday, as much of continental Europe contends with a major heat wave. Temperatures exceeding 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) are forecast in a number of major cities across the continent, with meteorologists warning that higher humidity

UK temperatures are expected to hit 28C (82F) or 29C (84F) at the end of the week, and could surpass 30C (86F) by Saturday.

Those heading to Glastonbury this weekend have been advised to take extra sunscreen and seek shelter from the sun.

In Germany, authorities have placed speed restrictions on short stretches of the motorway in the northeastern state of Saxony-Anhalt, where such limits are not usually imposed.

This is due to concerns that scorching temperatures could damage road surfaces.

All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe © Getty Parts of Spain are on high alert for both high temperatures and wildfires Meanwhile, a forest fire has ripped through 100 hectares of land in an area near Lieberoser, 70 miles southeast of Berlin, prompting a large emergency response.

More than half of France has been placed on an orange heat alert - the second highest alert - as it braces for record-breaking temperatures.

Dozens of schools were closed on Wednesday due to a lack of air conditioning, with more closures expected toward the end of the week.

National exams on Thursday and Friday have also been postponed after education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer deemed it would be too hot.

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Professor Hannah Cloke, a natural hazards researcher at the University of Reading, said the heat along with a build-up of humidity was a "potentially lethal combination", with children and the elderly especially at risk.

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All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe
All-time temperature records for June broken across Europe

Vast preparations for the heatwave have been made across the country, including the designation of "cool places", the installation of temporary fountains, and a particular focus on protecting the most vulnerable.

Charities in Paris are also roaming the streets, handing water to the homeless.

These extra measures have been implemented in part due to France's wariness of seeing repeated results of a European heatwave in 2003, which led to the deaths of 20,000 people - 15,000 of whom were French.

Many of those who died were elderly people living alone in their apartments, or in retirement homes that lacked air conditioning.

Switzerland's national weather service Meteo Swiss has issued a red heat alert - the highest level - in areas in the south, including Basel.

Stefan Rahmstorf, from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, said record-breaking temperatures are now happening far more often.

"Monthly heat records all over the globe occur five times as often today as they would in a stable climate," he said.

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