Extremely high and persistent temperatures across west Europe and UK led to widespread heatwaves and wildfire outbreaks in mid-July 2022.
2018 and 2019 drought and heatwaves in Europe
Both 2018 and 2019 saw exceptionally dry, hot summers.
European heatwaves in summer 2019
Maximum temperature records were broken in many parts of Europe, due to heatwaves.
European heatwaves lead to droughts
Recurring heatwaves caused droughts in parts of Central Europe in summer 2015.
Heatwave triggers thunderstorms over Europe
Exceptionally high temperatures triggered a number of thunderstorms over parts of Europe.