Summer reached its boiling point – literally – this past week across Western Europe. The United Kingdom’s Met Office tweeted that London’s Heathrow Airport reached 98.4 degrees (36.9°C), a new record for July. While the heat in Cambridge, England, rose to 100.5 (38°C)degrees. This marks only the second time triple-digit temperatures have been recorded in the United Kingdom.
The U.K was only one of many countries to shatter records. Paris, France reported 108 degrees (42.6°C), its highest temperature ever this week. “Climate change has increased the likelihood and severity of heatwave episodes across Europe,” the UK’s national weather service said to the BBC. Residents have had to get creative to keep cool and keep themselves laughing despite the heat. Scroll down below to check out some hot weather memes to enjoy next to a fan and don’t forget to upvote your favs!
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