Europe braces for blistering temperatures in early heat wave 18.06.2022

Deutsche Welle | Jun 18, 2022 at 2:00 AM
  • A number of Western European nations are set to experience record temperatures for the time of year on Saturday.
  • In Germany, firefighters have been tackling several wildfires, including one south of the capital, Berlin, as already high Friday temperatures were forecast to rise over the weekend, especially in the Upper Rhine region and in the east of the eastern state of Saxony.
  • On Saturday, “red” heat alerts were issued for the autonomous communities of Aragon, Navarra and La Rioja, where temperatures of up to 42 C (107.6 F) were reported.