Mist lies in a valley near Goathland in the North Yorkshire Moors at sunrise on Thursday in Pickering, England. More seasonal autumnal weather is returning to much of the UK after a late spell of warmer-than-average temperatures. Read more
People sit in the sun in Sheldon Square in west London on Friday. Britain’s first prolonged heatwave in seven years has taken the country by surprise, with rails buckling, shops selling out of electric fans, and scientists estimating the surge in temperature could have caused hundreds of premature deaths. Read more
A man takes a rest in a park from the heat in Shanghai on Tuesday. The Shanghai Meteorological Bureau forecast a heat wave as temperatures reached 38 degrees Celsius in the city according to state run media.
A young man works on a handmade fan at a craft shop in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Wednesday. The fans are in great demand as temperatures rise to about 49C in parts of the country and meteorologists forecast that the hot and dry conditions will continue Read more