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Heatwave temperatures may top 45°C in southern Europe

Alerts issued in Portugal and Spain as Met Office forecasts 31°C for southern England — Much of southern Europe is sweltering in near record-breaking temperatures with the mercury expected to exceed 45°C (113°F). A scorching 46°C was forecast for Setúbal, near Lisbon, on Saturday, as emergency services in Portugal issued a red alert until Sunday …

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Deaths rose 650 above average during UK heatwave – with older people most at risk

Exclusive: data shows spike in deaths coinciding with high temperatures, with frail, older people with kidney or heart problems most vulnerable — Nearly 700 more deaths than average were recorded during the 15-day peak of the heatwave in June and July in England and Wales, according to official statistics. Experts said that an increase in …

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