The graphic simulation by The Weather Channel has shown how high water levels could be as Hurricane Florence hits the east coast of the US
The Met Office said Hurricane Helene is forecast to track towards the UK, but will have degraded to a tropical storm by the time it reaches land.
A scorching summer could give way to an autumn of “above-average” temperatures, the Met Office has said. Sea surface temperatures at “near-record levels” following the hot weather also make above-average temperatures more likely, according to the long-range prediction system. The report said: “This would result in more settled UK weather conditions overall.
Kathryn Alford, 44, from Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire, described seeing a 'raging river' after storms hit while she was camping at Huttopia Camping Le Moulin in Saint Martin d'Ardeche.
The chair of the Police Federation said the hot weather had put "unprecedented demand" on forces.
Much of Spain is on alert as the country's weather agency warns that temperatures could surpass 40C.
An amber ‘heat health watch warning’ has been issued by the Met Office for parts of England this week.
Wildfires are spreading across the Arctic Circle, burning in countries including Sweden, Norway, Russia and Finland.
Britain's roads seem to be melting during the heatwave, with one man's leg sinking into a road and a bin lorry also getting stuck.
The UK continued to enjoying a record-breaking heatwave into July following one of the hottest and driest Junes ever.
How does this summer’s heatwave compare to 1976 – the longest in living memory? As the UK continues to bask in some of the hottest weather people have seen in years, some are wondering how the sweltering spell compares to the last major heatwave in memory. Provisional figures suggest that the UK had one of its hottest and driest Junes ever, with Scotland enjoying its highest ever temperature of 33.2C recorded in Motherwell on June 28.
Parts of Devon and Cornwall could see some heavy rain but the rest of the UK is still feeling the heat.
Northern Ireland has introduced a hosepipe ban as water companies urged customers to be careful with how they use water in the continuing heatwave.
Wildlife artist Robert E Fuller captured rare footage of a tawny owl bathing in water in bright sunshine during the current heatwave.
With temperatures soaring this week, the charity is urging pet owners not to risk their animals lives by leaving them in hot environments.