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European Heat Wave: UK's Hottest Day on Record (2003) Options
Daemon
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European Heat Wave: UK's Hottest Day on Record (2003)

The European heat wave of 2003 resulted in the deaths of more than 40,000 people. In France, where summers are usually very mild and many homes do not have air conditioning, nearly 15,000 people died from heat-related issues—at a time when many physicians were on summer holiday. So many died that undertakers ran out of room in their own facilities and had to keep corpses in off-site warehouses. The UK, meanwhile, suffered through violent storms and experienced what record high temperature? More...
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European Heat Wave: UK's Hottest Day on Record (2003)
The European heat wave of 2003 resulted in the deaths of more than 40,000 people. In France, where summers are usually very mild and many homes do not have air conditioning, nearly 15,000 people died from heat-related issues—at a time when many physicians were on summer holiday. So many died that undertakers ran out of room in their own facilities and had to keep corpses in off-site warehouses.
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The hottest I've lived through is 46°C in my Sydney flat. I resolved to kill myself if it ever got that hot again! I'm of Anglo-Celtic ethnicity - I should be in Ireland or Scotland. I'm so jealous at reading their record temperatures. I wish I could afford to migrate between the hemispheres to escape summer forever! I'm happy it's winter here now! Dancing

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