Summer heat waves are no joke – just look at these 50 photos to see what we mean! These intense weather conditions can cause problems, from wildfires to power outages. Just be glad you’re not in the middle of it! Hopefully, as we become more aware of these dangers, we can work to prevent further damage in the future. Stay safe this summer!

Scroll down to see some of the consequences below.

1. This Postal Worker Cooks Steak On Truck Dashboard To Showcase ‘Inhumane’ Working Conditions During Extreme Heat

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2. Due To The Heat Waves In Belgium, Hedgehogs Have Trouble Finding Food, So They Wander Into Gardens

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3. I Spotted This Guy In Paris Helping His Pupper Cool Off In The 40°C Heatwave

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4. It’s So Hot Here In CA That This Gas Station Puts Covers On The Door Handles To Prevent One From Burning Their Hands

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5. It’s Hot Today In Colorado

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6. The Heatwave In Britain Made These Cans Explode In The Vending Machine

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7. Hot

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8. It Was Pretty Hot In Korea Today

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9. .You Know It Is Hot When

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10. My Dad Booked A Trip To Canada After Telling Us He Was Sick Of The Florida Heat. Today, I Look Out My Balcony Window To See Him Walking Around Like This

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11. Mom Found This Good Boye Outside A Store In 40 Degrees Heat

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12. When It’s So Hot Out, You Need To Take A Break From Doing Your Squirrel Things

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13. These Birds Making Use Of Limited Shade On A Hot Day

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14. It’s Been Hot In Alaska

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15. The Way These Fish Take Shelter From The Hot Sun In The Shade

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16. You Know It’s A Hot Day In Canada When

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17. You Know It’s Hot In Florida When

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18. This Ceiling Fan In Puerto Rico Got So Hot It Melted


19. Friend Posted This To Facebook: How I Cut My Lawn When It’s 98 Degrees

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20. Cozy Muffin! Heatwave In Switzerland And Only One Room Has AC

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21. When I Asked Him What He Was Doing, His Response Was Simple, “I’m Hot”

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22. This Is How We Are Dealing With The Heat In Brazil

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23. This Is A Hot Post

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24. It Was A Hot Day In Tallahassee

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25. Ground Temp Thanks To Heatwave In Australia. 153.3F For You Other Guys

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26. Heatwave In Europe? Improvise. Adapt. Overcome

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27. Decided To Do Some Cooking Outside During Phoenix’s 118-Degree Heatwave Today

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28. It’s So Hot In Vegas Today That My Gummy Bears Liquified In My Trunk Before I Could Get Them Home

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29. The Way These Candles Melted In The Heat Today

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30. Friend Forgot He Had Bear Mace In His Car And The Hot Sun Turned It Into A Spice Missile That Shattered The Windshield And Coated The Inside In No-No Foam

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31. It’s Kinda Hot In Turkey, So The Shop Owner Let The Kittens Sleep On The Freezer

32. Saw This While Walking Through A Small Town In VA – It’s Nice To Know That Someone Is Looking Out For All The Pups In This Summer's Heat

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33. Guy In Hot Arizona Heat Did Not Want His Dog’s Paws To Burn, So He Pulls Him In A Cooler

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34. How We Beat The Heat In Australia. Ice Cold Can On A Warm Belly

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35. It’s Hot In Thailand

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36. It Was A Hot Day, So This Little Guy Decided To Lick The Condensation Off My Drink

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37. Giving Water To A Dehydrated Bunny In 100-Degree Heat

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38. A Security Man In Egypt Decided To Cover The Dog’s Paws To Protect Him From The Hot Pavement

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39. Nature In The Shadow Of Technology

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40. It’s Just A Dry Heat

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41. Due To The Extreme Heat (40C) My Local Convenience Store Let A Stray Dog Inside To Cool Off

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42. Too Hot For The Fox In London Today

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43. Farmer Takes A Couple Of His Pigs To Go Swimming During Heatwave In The Netherlands

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44. Moose Finds Water On A Hot Day

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45. After 40°C Heat, It Finally Started To Rain

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46. It’s A Bit Hot In Australia Today

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47. It’s So Bloody Hot Here In Australia At The Moment, And I Wondered Why Birds Weren’t Using Our Bird Bath

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48. Beat The Heat

49. Left My Cassette Adapter In The Car In The Hot Sun. Result: Hottest Mixtape Of The Year

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50. Hot Australian Days Have Melted Our Wax Buddha Into Slumber

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Heatwaves are becoming more common and intense each year. The images in this post capture the devastating effects of these extreme weather conditions on people, homes, businesses, and natural landscapes. While it is easy to look at these photos and feel overwhelmed or despondent, we must remember that we can take action to help our communities become more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

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