July 2013 Heat Wave In The United States And Britain (PHOTOS)

by
Fatimah Mazhar
The United States and Britain are in the grip of extremely hot weather. Heat indexes in some states of the U.S. reached over 100 degrees (37 Celsius). Weather reports cite that the heat wave is expected to last until Sunday, when thunderstorms will roll over the northern states.

The United States and Britain are in the grip of extremely hot weather. Heat indexes in some states of the U.S. reached over 100 degrees (37 Celsius). Weather reports cite that the heat wave is expected to last until Sunday, when thunderstorms will roll over the northern states.

Britain is braced for an outbreak of wildfires as the country continues to swelter in its longest heat wave for seven years, according to news reports.

People are surprised at the way the July heat wave struck in reverse and is constantly growing hotter by the day. While some are rejoicing to the idea of having a ‘proper’ summer, others are just worried and tired of the extreme weather.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Now have a look at some of the best shots from the heat wave this month:

The United States:

People cool off beside a fountain during heat wave at the Word War Two Memorial in Washington

July Heat Wave 2013 In The United States And Britain

Reuters

Tourists buy bottles of water from a street vendor during heat wave on the National Mall in Washington

July Heat Wave 2013 In The United States And Britain

Reuters

Two friends from Arlington, Virginia, leap into a water sprinkler for a "high ten" during heat wave at the Washington Monument

July Heat Wave 2013 In The United States And Britain

Reuters

A group of people relaxes under trees near the Washington Monument

July Heat Wave 2013 In The United States And Britain

Reuters

Britain:

People sit by a pond at Marble Arch, in central London

July Heat Wave 2013 In The United States And Britain

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People relax by a pool at Marble Arch, in central London.

July Heat Wave 2013 In The United States And Britain

Reuters

Smoke rises from shrubs and trees after a fire on Mitcham Common in south London. The Met Office raised its heatwave warning for south-west England and the West Midlands to "level three"

July Heat Wave 2013 In The United States And Britain

Reuters

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