Why some heatwaves prove deadlier than others

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Reuters UK

By Gloria Dickie LONDON (Reuters) – Europe’s record-breaking heatwave last month saw England and Wales register https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/bulletins/deathsregisteredweeklyinenglandandwalesprovisional/weekending22july2022 nearly 1,700 extra deaths in just one week, early data shows, while Portugal and Spain counted another 1,700. The figures, which will likely change as records are updated, give the first indication of heat-related deaths when temperatures from London to Madrid hit nearly 40 degrees Celsius or higher. The data for England…

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