Hottest August 8 ever recorded, and temperatures are still rising


Day 3 of a long series of hot days. With a temperature of 33.8 degrees in De Bilt, the old daily record of 32.9 degrees from 1975 has been broken, and the temperatures are still rising. Follow all the latest news about the heat in this live blog.

The main points:

  • For the four provinces Gelderland, Noord-Brabant, Limburg and Zeeland are code orange due to extreme heat.
  • According to Buienradar, the heat wave can be in some places last no less than eight days.
  • The RIVM warns against ‘very bad’ air quality in the southwest.

View the current temperature in your area here. You can find the live blog below.

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