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Anna Heuseler giving a koala water.

Australia’s heat wave is so bad a dehydrated koala flagged down a cyclist for water

Cyclist Anna Heuseler filmed a koala drinking her water just outside Adelaide in southern Australia while the country faces an extreme heat wave.
A map showing current temperature anomalies in Australia. The darker red the map is, the higher above average the temperature is.

Australia just recorded its hottest day in history, capping a year of extreme temperatures around the world

Australia's average temperature on Tuesday was 40.9 degrees Celsius, or 105.6 Fahrenheit, with forecasters saying temperatures would keep rising.
As a heat wave descends upon New York, people seek refuge from the record high temperatures at the beach in Coney Island.

31 photos show how people have endured blistering heat waves around the world this summer

The summer of 2019 might be the hottest on record. Here are 31 photos that show how the world is coping.
A weather anchor warns of high temperatures in Japan on July 30, 2019.

57 people are dead and 18,000 were hospitalized in Japan as the country grapples with a stifling heat wave

Scorching temperatures have plagued Japan for weeks, resulting in scores of heat-related deaths this summer.
A weather anchor warns of high temperatures in Japan on July 30, 2019.

At least 11 people, including an amusement park mascot, have died across Japan in an unexpected heat wave

Temperatures in Japan unexpectedly rose after the end of a rainy season this summer, with highs of about 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit expected this week.

Thousands of chickens at a UK poultry farm are dead following a brutal heatwave

Thousands of chicken at a UK farm are dead following last week's heatwave, with workers were seen piling carcasses outside the farm's buildings.
The forecast temperature anomaly across Europe on July 25, 2019.

Europe is battling an unprecedented heat wave, which has set records in 3 countries and is linked to at least 4 deaths

Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands saw their highest recorded temperatures, while three swimmers have died in the UK and a child died in Austria.

Why extreme heat turns train tracks into spaghetti

Extreme heat causes steel tracks to expand and buckle, forming "sun kinks" that could potentially derail train cars.
Boris Johnson met The Queen at Buckingham Palace to be named prime minister.

The Queen is keeping cool in the London heat wave with the help of a fancy $586 Dyson fan in Buckingham Palace

The fan could be seen in the palace as the Queen met with Boris Johnson on Wednesday to confirm him as the prime minister of the UK.

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is ‘straight up hot as soccer balls out ther...

"Conducting criminal activity, in this extreme heat is next level henchmen status, and also very dangerous," the department wrote on Facebook.