LONDON, July 29: “Shall we all just kill ourselves?”

LONDON, July 28: “Shall we all just kill ourselves?”

For the second time in a month, a high-pressure system is drawing scorching air from the Sahara desert, breaking temperature records Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world.

PARIS, July 19: The highest temperature in France was 46 degrees Celsius on June 28 at Verargues in the south of France, meteorological service Meteo France said on Friday, following analysis of data collected from other stations.

An intense heatwave is affecting large swathes of Europe, with temperatures soaring above 40C in many regions. France is starting to close dozens of schools because of a heatwave, with temperatures expected to climb above 40C in some regions on Thursday.

PARIS, June 29: Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy.

PARIS/MADRID, June 29: France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe.

GENEVA, June 28: This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and that would make 2015-2019 the world’s hottest five-year period on record, the World Meteorological Organization said on Friday.

PORTUGAL, Aug 4: Eight places in Portugal broke local temperature records as a wave of heat from North Africa swept across the Iberian peninsula — and officials predicted the scorching temperatures could get even worse over the weekend.

KARACHI, Pakistan, May 23:  A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi.