IN PICTURES: Germany enjoys scorching temperatures in hottest day of year

IN PICTURES: Germany enjoys scorching temperatures in hottest day of year

Warm air from the Mediterranean brought the year's hottest temperatures yet on Wednesday, as parts of the south of Germany sweated in 34C heat.

Heatwave in Germany to end with cooler weather expected at weekend

Heatwave in Germany to end with cooler weather expected at weekend

WATCH: Wild boar surprises sunbathers in Germany by emerging from Baltic Sea

WATCH: Wild boar surprises sunbathers in Germany by emerging from Baltic Sea

Only in Germany: Wild boar steals laptop from naked Berlin sunbather

Only in Germany: Wild boar steals laptop from naked Berlin sunbather

Health warnings as Europe swelters under heatwave

Health warnings as Europe swelters under heatwave

Did Germany have its hottest July ever?

Did Germany have its hottest July ever?

Germany braced for more hail, thunder and torrential rain

Germany braced for more hail, thunder and torrential rain

Storms on the way after Germany’s record-breaking heatwave

Storms on the way after Germany’s record-breaking heatwave

Germany records highest ever temperature as mercury hits 42.6C

Germany records highest ever temperature as mercury hits 42.6C

IN PICTURES: How Germany is dealing with ‘hottest ever temperatures’

IN PICTURES: How Germany is dealing with ‘hottest ever temperatures’

‘Employees have a right to work from home’: Calls for German heatwave action plan

‘Employees have a right to work from home’: Calls for German heatwave action plan

Heatwave: Germany braced for hottest day ever as temperatures set to top 40C

Heatwave: Germany braced for hottest day ever as temperatures set to top 40C

Ditching AC for ‘Hitzefrei’: Taking on the German summer as a Californian
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Ditching AC for ‘Hitzefrei’: Taking on the German summer as a Californian

‘Heatwave could go down in history’: Germany faces temperatures of up to 41C

‘Heatwave could go down in history’: Germany faces temperatures of up to 41C

No sign of heatwave return in Germany as cooler weather continues

No sign of heatwave return in Germany as cooler weather continues

Storms forecast in Germany after record-breaking heatwave

Storms forecast in Germany after record-breaking heatwave

Freibad fracas: Rows escalate at Germany’s open air swimming pools

Freibad fracas: Rows escalate at Germany’s open air swimming pools

France, Spain to get reprieve from heatwave but Germany swelters on

France, Spain to get reprieve from heatwave but Germany swelters on

Germany bakes in record June temperatures

Germany bakes in record June temperatures

Heatwave in Germany: Row breaks out over topless sunbathing in Munich

Heatwave in Germany: Row breaks out over topless sunbathing in Munich

Photo of the Day: The naked moped rider stopped by German police

Photo of the Day: The naked moped rider stopped by German police

38 injured by high levels of chlorine at Hesse swimming pool

38 injured by high levels of chlorine at Hesse swimming pool

‘Durchzug is not harmful!’: Red Cross tells Germans to leave their fans on and windows open

‘Durchzug is not harmful!’: Red Cross tells Germans to leave their fans on and windows open

Germany orders drivers to slow down on Autobahns over fears roads will ‘blow up’ in heat

Germany orders drivers to slow down on Autobahns over fears roads will ‘blow up’ in heat

Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?
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Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?

Berlin sunniest, Frankfurt warmest in Germany’s hottest year on record

Berlin sunniest, Frankfurt warmest in Germany’s hottest year on record

Heatwave set for last hurrah on Thursday

Heatwave set for last hurrah on Thursday

Heatwave breaks as Hesse hit by heavy storms and flooding

Heatwave breaks as Hesse hit by heavy storms and flooding

After mini-break, heatwave to come back in full force

After mini-break, heatwave to come back in full force

Bombs away? Elbe evaporation leads to discovery of WWII munitions

Bombs away? Elbe evaporation leads to discovery of WWII munitions

Heatwave: Germany ‘sold out’ of cooling fans, beer bottle supplies run low

Heatwave: Germany ‘sold out’ of cooling fans, beer bottle supplies run low

Incredible satellite images show damaging effects of heatwave

Incredible satellite images show damaging effects of heatwave

Shorter fries and sunburned cows : Why the farmer’s crisis matters

Shorter fries and sunburned cows : Why the farmer’s crisis matters

Tuesday smashes year’s heat record as heatwave set to continue

Tuesday smashes year’s heat record as heatwave set to continue

Children hospitalised after air-conditioning fails in bus

Children hospitalised after air-conditioning fails in bus

Beer sales soar in scorching World Cup summer

Beer sales soar in scorching World Cup summer

Heatwave could lead to rising food prices, farmers warn

Heatwave could lead to rising food prices, farmers warn

Hot hot hot: Germany faces countrywide heatwave

Hot hot hot: Germany faces countrywide heatwave

South Germany may top 40C on Friday

South Germany may top 40C on Friday

Weekend heatwave to follow Tuesday showers

Weekend heatwave to follow Tuesday showers

Heatwave unleashes storms and tornadoes

Heatwave unleashes storms and tornadoes

Bavarian town roasts in record temperatures

Bavarian town roasts in record temperatures

Keep cool and stay safe in the July heatwave

Keep cool and stay safe in the July heatwave

First heatwave of 2014 to bring highs of 34C

First heatwave of 2014 to bring highs of 34C

Summer highs of 30C to hit Germany

Summer highs of 30C to hit Germany