Britain has just baked in temperatures of 34C, public transport was delayed and many people found the heat very uncomfortable.
But spare a thought for the people of Kuwait and Iraq, were temperatures have recently soared to 54C.
It is the highest temperature ever recorded in the eastern hemisphere and is nearly the highest temperature ever recorded on earth.
The official record for the highest temperature on Earth was 56.7C on 10 July 1913 at Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley, California.
Mitribah recorded a temperature of 54 °C yesterday which could be one of the highest ever recorded in Asia pic.twitter.com/RPVS7x8KP4
— Met Office (@metoffice) July 22, 2016
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