A large wave of heat rolled on Saturday over France. In nine departments – including the capital, Paris – was the highest alert level, the meteorological service Météo France. This means that people have to be extremely careful. On Friday, according to Météo France reached a peak temperature of 41.9 degrees in the southwest of the country. On Saturday it should be in the North and North – West – to-peak values on the order of 40 degrees. The nights are tropical hot and only a little cooling. In the early Saturday morning were measured at the top of the Eiffel tower 29 degrees.
The metropolis of Paris was empty in France, holidays in August, many residents remained due to the heat at home. Others sought in the early hours of the morning, a little cool in the Parks. The authorities advised to avoid physical efforts and to stay with loved ones in contact. Because of high ozone pollution of the car traffic has been restricted in the capital Region. Across the country, the holiday wave rolled meanwhile. Cars jammed on a length of aggregated 820 kilometers, as media reported.
Also in Parts of the UK, it was unusually hot. In England, it was recorded on Friday, the warmest August day since 17 years of age, with a maximum temperature of 36 degrees Celsius in London-Heathrow. The people moved in droves to the coast to cool off. Some of the crowded beaches in the southern English County of Dorset were dismissed visitors. Lifeguards warned of treacherous currents and other dangers that lurk on the British coasts. The British swimming in local waters are hardly used. However, a lot of spend in this Corona of the year, your holiday at home.
just Because the holiday time is, and the Romans to the climate in August will know, the majority of the holiday out of town. The folks back home stay on the weekend during the day in their air-conditioned homes or go to the beach of Ostia. In front of the sights tourists sweated so on Saturday, almost, but in times of Corona is significantly less than normally. Around the Colosseum sold to itinerant traders of frozen water in plastic bottles. The Restaurants have tried it with large fans and cooling water to make steam for the guests tolerable. The Romans themselves settled only towards the 21 clock in the Restaurants and piazzas – if it is dark and pleasant.
The year heat record by the end of July, with about 37 degrees, the Thermometer is not reached on Saturday, while – at up to 32 degrees not only the carriage-horses was still in front of the Hofburg warm.Updated Date: 08 August 2020, 13:19