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Want to escape Europe's 40C heatwave? Head to Sweden

Stockholm's Haga park earlier this June. Photo: Jessica Gow/TT

Published: 24.Jun.2019 08:28 hrs

Sweden will be spared the worst of the heatwave gripping much of Europe this week.

Temperatures are expected to soar to around 40C in Spain, France and southern Germany this week, an intense heatwave dubbed by international weather site AccuWeather as "potentially dangerous".

But in Sweden, where an uncommonly hot and dry summer sparked record wildfires and serious drought last year, the mercury is expected to stay at around 20-25C on most days with the odd rain shower.

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