German residents fight the unusual temperature by choosing to sit by the lake in Bad Saulgau, southern Germany, at the weekend. Agence France-Presse
The Met Office, Britain's national weather forecaster, said there was a 40% chance that the record of 38.5 degrees Celsius (101.3°F), set in Kent in 2003, will be broken.
As Europe sizzled Tuesday at the start of a heatwave tipped to break records, drivers on Germany's famously speedy motorways were ordered to slow down and fans at the women's World Cup were showered in health warnings.
The temperature in France surpassed 45°C for the first time on record on Friday as Europe sweltered in an early summer heatwave that has caused several deaths.
Merely halfway through 2019, the world has already witnessed temperature records smashed from Europe to the Arctic Circle and the year could prove to be one of the hottest ever recorded. This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever. The first half of 2019 also saw intense
Misneach, the dog of Irish president, pawed at his owner vying for attention during an interview, a TikTok video showed.
Hopes that India's rampaging second wave of COVID-19 is peaking were set back on Thursday as record daily infections and deaths were reported and as the virus spread from cities to villages that were poorly equipped to cope.
The Delhi government, in association with a non-profit organisation, has kitted out more than a dozen autorickshaws with hand sanitisers and face masks, while oxygen cylinders are provided on a need basis. The service, which began officially on Tuesday, is free.
The 12th edition of Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF) is ready to open its door for a wide range of activities for young children as well as book lovers. The event incorporated with young readers with creators of children’s literature and allied arts starting from May 19 - 29, 4pm - 10pm, at the Sharjah Expo Centre.