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Spain sizzles while Italian cities on red alert

Spain endured its hottest day of the year on Saturday, August 14, 2021, with temperatures topping 45 degrees Celsius (113 F), while authorities in Italy expanded the number of cities on red alert for health risks to 16 as a heat wave engulfed Southern Europe.

Floods in northern Turkey kill 27

Search-and-rescue crews in northern Turkey recovered 10 more bodies overnight, raising the death toll from the severe floods and mudslides that struck the region to 27, officials said on Friday, August 13, 2021. Dozens more people were believed to be missing.