France has recorded its unequaled most sultry temperature in the midst of an European heatwave that has provoked governments to issue wellbeing alarms, asking individuals to keep cool.
A few people have lost their lives in the midst of the taking off temperatures. The heatwave has additionally caused blaze floods and backwoods fires, grounded planes and clasped train tracks, and prompted school terminations and alerts over air quality.
Temperatures in France achieved a record 45.9C (114.6F) on Friday, as nations somewhere else in the landmass kept on sweltering under the warmth.
In Germany, individuals are filling boiling water bottles, putting them in coolers and afterward taking them to bed. France has set up transitory drinking fountains in developed regions and is enabling open pools to open late into the night.
As the mercury keeps on rising, specialists tell the BBC what is behind the heatwave.