France on alert as heatwave tops 40° celsius

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As temperatures hit more than 40°C in parts of southern France, officials mindful of the deadly 2003 heatwave toll issue public health warnings.

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As temperatures hit more than 40°C in parts of southern France, officials mindful of a deadly 2003 heatwave that is estimated to have left more than 14,000 dead have issued public health warnings, reports France 24.