Almost 900 “excess deaths” are thought to have occurred during the heatwaves of summer 2019, official data shows.
Australia has experienced its hottest day on record and temperatures are expected to soar even higher as heatwave conditions embrace most of the country.
July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, meteorologists have said.
Some of Britain’s beaches have been left strewn with rubbish and plastic after the July heatwave saw thousands head to the coast.
In pictures: Europe swelters as heatwave brings temperatures of around 40C and above to the continent
A number of European countries have seen record June temperatures as a heatwave hits the continent.
CLIMATE change made this year's summer heatwave around 30 times more likely than it would be under natural conditions, the Met Office has said.
SCOTLAND'S summer will return with a 10-day sizzle from next weekend.
A TRADITIONAL Scottish highland games has become a victim of the summer heatwave.
THE prolonged hot weather and World Cup fever has scorched the UK high street with retailers suffering another month of negative growth, figures show.
MUCH of the planet is currently experiencing some sort of heatwave.
RISING global temperatures caused by human activity are making the heatwaves gripping the northern hemisphere more likely, scientists warn.