It's so hot, women in bikinis sunbathing in Moscow. A heat wave in many parts of Europe is also the origin of the plant dry in the burning forests and roads to melt, while the fans and refrigerators under the sun oppressive bumps.
From the Urals to the west of Germany, one week cooking temperatures in the middle of intractable 30V in northern Europe are generally spared the heat of the Mediterranean - and weather experts warn more to come.
It was the rare appearance of women in bikinis sunbathing yesterday Kolomenskoye Park in Moscow, while others have tried to cool off by bathing in the fountains of the capital of Russia, Belarus and other parts of Europe.
But it was not fun and games. The air conditioning on board the German high speed train crashed overboard. Windows closed from sunstroke after dozens of passengers hours at temperatures up to 50C suffering prisoner.
The higher temperatures by an interaction between a low pressure area northwest of the UK and high pressure around the Mediterranean, British Weather Service spokesman Barry Gromet caused said. "It brings warm air from Africa to Europe," he said.
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"Temperatures are, in many places in Central and Eastern Europe, about 5 to 10C warmer than you expect."
U.S. scientists say the climate in June was a record month, keep the planet on a course for a hot year. Worldwide the average temperature was 16.2C in June - 0.68C warmer than average. This year was the warmest on average for the period January-June on record - 12.2C.
worst drought in a century, Russia has destroyed nearly 10 million hectares of arable land. The state of emergency was declared in 18 provinces. The situation was so serious by the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov described. Several officials have tried to inform the public that the country has enough grain is stored in order to quietly exclude imports.
German Potato Industry Union, meanwhile, said it expects losses of 30 percent.
In Estonia, the churches as shelter from the heat, especially for older people. Stores in Finland, where a record 75 years 34.2C, were rapidly implemented by using fans and air conditioners reported. Same in Germany and Hungary, where the mercury reached 37C happened. Weather combustion of Europe builds a wave of record heat stifling much of the east coast of the United States. Philadelphia, Newark and Trenton New Jersey, met last week in 38C weather scattered power outages across the region.