Wildfires and power cuts plague Europeans as heatwave breaks records

A helicopter flies over a wildfire near the city of Toledo, Spain June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Juan Medina

PARIS/MADRID (Reuters) – Hundreds of firefighters brought wildfires under control in southern France on Saturday as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least six people. In the worst-hit Gard region, where France’s highest-ever temperature was registered on Friday at 45.9 degrees Celsius (114 degrees Fahrenheit), scores of overnight fires […]

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