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1

When was the Paris heatwave?

August 2003

2

What was the highest recorded temperature in the UK?

38.5 degrees Celsius

3

What was the highest recorded temperature in France?

40 degrees Celsius

4

How many deaths were there in total (in all countries)?

30,000

5

How many deaths were there in France?

14,000

6

What percentage of victims were aged 75+ years?

80%

7

What was the economic cost to the EU?

10 billion euros

8

What did Network Rail in the UK do?

Imposed speed restrictions on trains