Another heatwave this summer begins to flood Western Europe. German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach warned that it could cause “many deaths”. The temperature at our western neighbors is to reach 40 degrees Celsius.
Thermometers in Germany are expected to show very high values for almost a week, from Sunday 17 July to Saturday 23 July. According to the latest forecasts, Saturday may be the hottest day – writes the RND portal.
“I’ve never seen temperatures like this for Germany in a weather model!” – wrote on Twitter meteorologist ZDF Özden Terli. “This is absolutely extreme,” he added.
“Could Cause Many Fatalities”
As German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach warned, “this heatwave could result in many deaths.”
Lauterbach called for preparation for the impending heat. – We must start now to protect the elderly and the sick from the heat mega-wave – said the politician. He emphasized that you need to get fluids, fans, talk about the importance of hydration.
Another heatwave in Europe
It can get even hotter in other parts of Europe. Some meteorological models show an increase in temperature to 43 degrees C in Great Britain and 48 degrees C in France, writes RND. The heatwave has already started in Spainwhere local meteorologists forecast a temperature of up to 45 degrees C for the next few days. Italy.
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