Record-Breaking Triple-Digit Heat in Europe
At a Glance
- A major heat wave is in place over western Europe.
- The all-time June high-temperature record has already been topped in Germany.
- An area of high pressure in the upper atmosphere is responsible for the extreme heat.
A heat wave currently baking western Europe has already set new all-time June record highs, as an intense dome of high pressure taps into a hot air from northern Africa.
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