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Britain records highest temperature ever at 40 degrees Celsius

Britain recorded its highest ever temperature of 40C (104F) on Tuesday as a heatwave gripping Europe intensified, scorching fields and damaging airport runways and train tracks.
Published on Jul 19, 2022 06:10 PM IST

Wildfires in France, Spain, Portugal - Europe braces for worst heatwave | Photos

In Spain, a wildfire raced across a field and engulfed a excavator near the northern town of Tabara, forcing the driver to run for his life as flames burned the clothes off his back. The heatwave has lasted more than a week and caused more than 510 heat-related deaths, according to estimates from the Carlos III Health Institute. The photo shows a view of a windmill burning by a wildfire at night outside Tabara, Zamora, in Spain. 
Published on Jul 19, 2022 01:35 PM IST

Drink these 5 amazing summer beverages to beat the heat

The blazing summer heat frequently demands for some refreshing indulgence, and we often seek a quick fix to refresh and rejuvenate our soul but are these fizzy drinks, aerated beverages or sugar-laden ice creams healthy? The answer is, of course, no! So, to stay hydrated and battle the heat, go for some healthy and fresh fruit juices! Also, preventing heat stroke is equally important for staying healthy and fresh fruit juices are the best way of keeping heat-related health issues at bay while also providing your body with enough nutrients to tolerate the harshness of the weather. So, keep reading to find out why you should drink these summer fruit juices to stay hydrated! 
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 04:45 PM IST

Photos: Canada and northwestern US bake under a record-smashing heat wave

Pablo Miranda cools off in the Salmon Springs Fountain on June 27 in Portland, Oregon. The village of Lytton in British Columbia broke the record for Canada's all-time high, with a temperature of 46.6 degrees Celsius, said Environment Canada. And in Eugene, Oregon, a temperature of 43.3 degrees Celsius forced organisers to postpone the final day of the US Olympic track and field trials, moving afternoon events to the evening.
Published on Jun 28, 2021 04:12 PM IST
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