Netherlands hits new record temperature of 41.7C

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands hit a new high

temperature record of 41.7 degrees on Thursday, meteorologists said, as a

heatwave turned large parts of Europe into a furnace.

The new record was set in the eastern Dutch town of Deelen, the

Meteorological Institute said. The day before the Netherlands already saw its

previous record of 38.6 degrees set in 1944 broken.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)