A summer heatwave that has triggered devastating forest fires across Southwest Europe shows no signs of abating, as parts of the continent gear for new temperature records early next week. Firefighters in France, Portugal, Spain and Greece are battling forest blazes that have ravaged thousands of hectares of land and killed several people since the start of the week. It is the second heatwave engulfing parts of Southwest Europe in weeks as scientists blame climate change and predict more frequent and intense episodes of extreme weather. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports from London.

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