In America, the intense heat wave is increasing rapidly in the eastern United States. The world heat record has been broken in July.

Temperatures are expected to top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius).

People have been warned in big cities like Chicago, New York City, Washington D.C., Philadelphia.

Nearly 180 million Americans are subject to heat monitors and warnings.

Temperatures are expected to reach 107 degrees Fahrenheit (41.7 Celsius) in Washington.

A health heat emergency has been declared in Philadelphia.

Cooling centers have been opened in New York City which are providing relief to the people.

July 2023 global temperatures are expected to be 1.5 °C (2.7 Fahrenheit) above the pre-industrial average.

According to data from the European Union, it will remain 0.2C (0.4F) warmer than the July 2019 record.

The US Southwest is also experiencing a prolonged heat wave, which is breaking records.