Tuesday/ a lot of heat🔥

The British media, never happier than when the weather goes awry, responded with barely concealed relish.
– British journalist Moya Lothian-McLean writing in the New York Times

So it did get to 40 °C (104 °F) in London, today. Here is a pair of front pages, reporting about the heat apocalypse.

Let’s see .. Hottest Day in History? Hottest day in recorded history, I guess. Earth’s surface temperature was an estimated 400 °F (200 °C) shortly after the planet had formed. And Britain is not really burning, of course— only 0.0000000001% of Britain.
The Hamburger Morning Post says ‘Heat Wave. Today was as hot as it had never been before’. 
Below the headline, it says: 38 °C (100 °F) forecast for Hamburg +++ This is how it is measured +++ Why some parts of the city are particularly affected +++ Fewer parking lots, more trees: governments want to change cities

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