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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# europe heatwave

This year
‘Fundamentally unhealthy’: No, you wouldn't choose 40 degrees over a rainy day in Ireland
‘Forty degrees makes it uncomfortable just to sit or lie down, let alone to do anything meaningful,’ said climatologist Peter Thorne.
Last year
Debunked: Is it potentially dangerous to give dogs ice during high temperatures?
A viral post shared thousands of times during the heatwave warned against giving K9s ice, but is it true?
All time
The UK has had to slow down its trains to prevent tracks 'buckling' in the heat
Britain’s Met Office predicted a chance that the UK record of 38.5C would be exceeded today.
Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave
Temperatures went above 45 degrees in France last week, with experts saying that climate change was a major contributor.
France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.