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Aerial views of Antarctica's Eagle Island show the dramatic melting that took place during a major February heatwave.
Emergency alerts have been sent out amid soaring temperatures and erratic winds.
Animals at various zoos enjoyed icy delights and sorbets to keep cool as a heatwave gripped large swathes of Europe. Zookeepers also sprayed down some of the larger animals and birds in enclosures with cold water. They were also given ice blocks with a mixture of frozen fruit to splash around in the pools and beat the heat.
Climate change is already taking a major toll on public health and threatening to reverse progress made over the past century
Coffee and tea will not cause the disease, unless you drink them piping hot.