Feeling the heat? Cool down with hot weather hacks

After the hottest June ever, the planet looks headed for the warmest July in history. The Sunday Times presents ways to cool down, new ice creams to try, a sizzling burger showdown and the best summer vacations.

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Feeling the heat? You are not alone.

Reports say last month was Earth's hottest June ever recorded and that it is on track for the warmest July. Recent data from the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), an agency responsible for science and technology related to air and space, show the global average temperature was 0.93 deg C above the June norm, based on a 1951 to 1980 baseline.

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