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11th August - Today's News: California Wildfires Force More Evacuations

10th August - Today's News: Flash Floods Hits Southern France

9th August - Today's News: Flash Floods Hit Northern Turkey

8th August - Today's News: European Heatwave Kills Fish & Mosquitos

7th August - Today's News: California Wildfire Now Largest in State History

6th August - Today's News: Massive Wildfires in Portugal After Record Heat

Whilst no national (or continental) records were broken in the end, many individual locations - incluing Lisbon - saw their highest ever temperature in Portugal and Spain at the weekend.   Unfortunately the heat wasn't all from the sun as wildfires sweep Portugal for the third day as officials send in more than 800 firefighters and nine airplanes to tackle huge blaze in wake of 115F heatwave
Spain hits near-record temperatures of 108F as Iberian Plume kills three, fish drop dead in Germany and people sleep in supermarket refrigerator aisles
In Scandinavia, two brothers killed by lightning as they heat sauna near summer cottage in Finland
In Wales, the scale of Llantysilio mountain wildfire captured in these images as blaze enters 18th day  - another hot weekend here but cooler later this week for a time.  More heat looks possible towards the end of the month though.
Meanwhile, in the US, massive California wildfire becomes 5th largest in state history, the warm ocean temperatures…