'Heat dome' in France delivers record May temperatures

National forecasting centre Météo France, which warned of a May heatwave back in March, said temperatures of between 30°C and 35°C were unusual in terms of their “earliness, durability and geographical extent". 

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France is set to experience record temperatures for the month of May as a "heat dome" fuelled by bursts of hot weather from the Sahara hits much of the country, reports RFI