In Phoenix, Arizona, residents have spent a month within the grips of record-high temperatures. A minimum of 25 individuals have been killed by the warmth, and hospitals are admitting sufferers with burns from scalding sizzling asphalt.
Elsewhere, the warmth has fueled forest fires. In Canada, a firefighter died battling the Donnie Creek wildfire in British Columbia, the biggest within the province’s historical past. In Europe, fires have swept throughout Greece and components of Spain and Italy, resulting in hundreds of evacuations.