(London Daily Mail) If the mercury heads north of 70F in Britain, the nation tends to go 'summer crazy' and breaks out the budgie smugglers, sandals and shorts.
But spare a thought for residents in the city of Bandar Mahshahr, south-west Iran, where 'hot' has taken on a whole new meaning.
Today, it reached a super-sweltering 165F (74C) on the heat index (or 'feel-like' temperature), taking into account humidity - making it one of the highest temperatures ever recorded.
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Bandar Mahshahr's air temperature registered 115F (46C) coupled with a dew point temperature of 90F (32C) at 4.30pm local time.