Deadly Heatwave Sweeps Across Southern Europe




Deadly heatwave sweeps across southern Europe
Deadly heatwave sweeps across southern Europe

A heatwave is reportedly sweeping across parts of southern Europe and north-west Africa, with potential record-breaking temperatures in the coming days.

According to forecasters, temperatures are expected to surpass 40C in parts of Spain, France, Greece, Croatia and Turkey.

In Italy, temperatures could reach as high as 48.8C. Meanwhile A red alert warning has been issued for 10 cities, including Rome, Bologna and Florence.

On Tuesday, a man in his forties died after collapsing in northern Italy.

Italian media reported that the 44-year-old worker was painting zebra crossing lines in the town of Lodi, near Milan, before he collapsed from the heat. He was taken to hospital where he later died.

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