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Europe Swelters Under Second Heat Wave of Summer; Twenty Children Fall Ill in Netherlands


Record-High Temperatures Continue in Europe
  • All-time record highs were set in several countries.
  • Officials in the U.K. warned that train tracks could buckle under the oppressive heat.
  • Special shelters were opened in London and Paris for the homeless to cool off.
  • Children at a summer camp in the Netherlands were being treated for sickness.

Scorching triple-digit temperatures were recorded across Europe Thursday as much of the continent sweltered under its second record-breaking heat wave this summer.

Twenty children reportedly fell sick due to heat in the Netherlands Thursday afternoon. The children were at a summer camp in the town of…



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