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Southern Europe, Italy brace for record temperatures as heat wave peaks

By Ian Livingston

17 Jul 2023 · 3 min read

informed Summary

  1. A severe heatwave, referred to as Cerebrus, is affecting Southern Europe, with temperatures exceeding 38 degrees Celsius in countries including Spain, Italy, and Greece. The heatwave is expected to peak on Tuesday and Wednesday, potentially breaking all-time records for several countries and the continent overall.

A severe and prolonged heat wave in Southern Europe is set to peak Tuesday and Wednesday, threatening all-time records for several countries and the continent overall.

The heat wave, referred to as Cerebrus in Europe, has brought temperatures above 100 degrees (38 Celsius) from Spain to Italy and Greece, as well as several surrounding countries over the past week.

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