Europe's heatwave smashes records on the continent

Thursday has been forecast to be the peak of the latest European heatwave - the second in less than a month.

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    A heatwave has sent temperatures soaring across Europe, breaking records in France, Britain, Belgium, and the Netherlands.

    A new high in Germany has even forced the shutdown of a nuclear reactor.

    The increasingly common heatwaves are serving as a reminder of the effect of climate change.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from London.


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