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With a recorded temperature of more than 104F (40C), Britain is shattering records for high temperatures.
As a three-day heatwave rolls across Europe, residents are trying to stay hydrated and cool.
More than 1,000 people have died in Portugal due to the heatwave, the AP reports.
Several regions are also battling wildfires fueled by the heat.
Experts predict sudden extreme weather events like this will become more frequent because of climate change.
See how this year's heatwave compares to previous records.
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