High temperatures to 102F (39C) in countries where air conditioning is rare. “Netherlands and Belgium record highest ever temperatures.” @Guardian #heatwave #europe #climate

The Dutch meteorological service, KNMI, said the temperature reached 39.1C (102F) at Gilze-Rijen airbase near the southern city of Tilburg on Wednesday afternoon, exceeding the previous high of 38.6C set in August 1944: www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/24/summers-second-heatwave-set-to-break-records-across-europe