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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Extreme Heat Records Reported By #Belgium and #Netherlands


All-time records in Germany and Luxembourg could also fall in continent-wide heatwave

All-time temperature records are set to be broken in major cities across Europe

39.1C
UK
On Thursday temperatures could exceed the all-time record of 38.5C, recorded in Faversham, Kent, in August 2003
Netherlands
Highest temperature record broken on Wednesday. Code orange extreme temperature warning issued
Faversham
London
38.9C
Belgium
Highest temperature record broken on Wednesday. Code red warning issued for entire country
41.2C
Bordeaux saw its highest ever temperature since records began of 41.2C on Tuesday
Paris
Record temperature of 42C possible for Thursday. Current record of 40.4Chas stood for more than 70 years
France
Golfech nuclear power plant
Two reactors shut down in an effort to limit the heating of water used to keep reactors cool
Spain
Code red warning issued in Zaragoza region, hit by its worst wildfires in 20 years last month

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