The National Observatory in Athens issues a heatwave warning until the end of July. The northern hemisphere is blistering under record heat.
Wildfires today near Athens have firefighters battling intense blazes. Officials warn of coming heat wave.
According to the National Meteorological Service (HNMS) temperatures in Greece will climb to 40 degrees today.
The National Observatory of Athens says, the heat wave that has baked much of Europe the past week will continue across much of Greece.