Publication Date June 27, 2019

Europe Still Sweltering; Scorching Heat Fuels Wildfire in Spain

An Icelandic horse is sprayed with water in Wehrheim near Frankfurt, Germany, on a hot and sunny Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Zoo animals are being given cold water and special treats to help them beat the heat. Credit: Michael Probst, AP

A record high of 101.5 degrees, was set Wednesday in Coschen, Germany, on the border with Poland, according to the German weather service. It was the hottest June temperature ever recorded in Germany. Record highs for June were also set in the Czech Republic and Poland, where temperatures also topped 100 degrees.