Paris Hits Sweltering New Heat Record

The Paris area hit 108.3 degrees Fahrenheit, beating the previous record of 104.8 F set in 1947.

PARIS (AP) — Record temperatures are being set across Europe, including Paris, as the continent swelters Thursday in what is its second heat wave this summer.

Climate scientists warn this could become the new normal in many parts of the world. But temperate Europe — where air conditioning is rare — isn’t equipped for the temperatures frying the region this week.

Source: Paris Hits Sweltering New Heat Record | HuffPost

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