Heatwave Cerberus grips Europe

In 2023, Europe has been affected by heat waves. The most significant of these so far has been the ongoing named heat wave, Heatwave Cerberus which is expected to bring the hottest temperatures ever recorded in Europe. Wikipedia

Rome hit a high of 35C (95F) on Saturday and could see temperatures as high as 42C (107.6F) on Tuesday – when other Italian cities could be even hotter.

Greece closed the ancient Acropolis during the hottest part of the day to protect tourists as southern Europe suffered in a fierce heatwave,

In Spain, thousands of people have been evacuated from La Palma in the Canary Islands.