In France, the national weather agency Meteo France predicted the hot weather could produce temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) across the country just as the summer tourist season shifts into high gear.
European heat wave sees Germany put speed curbs on autobahn
In Germany, the hottest temperature on record on a June day was 38.5 degrees Celsius in Bühlertal in Baden-Württemberg in 1947. In Paris on Wednesday authorities banned older cars from the city for the day as the heat aggravates pollution problems.
"When summer temperatures are routinely in the 70s, like in northern Europe or the West Coast of the U.S., many places do not have air conditioning". Major cities like Frankfurt and Hamburg are also expecting temperatures in the mid-30s Celsius (about 95 degrees Fahrenheit).
"This is the first time this has happened because it's the first time that it's this hot during the school year", education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said.
Countries including France, Spain, and Portugal are expecting record-breaking temperatures from Wednesday, while the rest of the continent is also set to face temperatures much higher than normal.
In Germany, where prior heat waves have caused asphalt on highways to bulge, drivers should be extra vigilant, the nation's weather service advised. The country's temperature record for June is likely to fall this week, the agency said.
"Children, the elderly and people with underlying health conditions are particularly at risk", she said.
European public health bodies are trying to prevent a repeat of a year ago, when heat waves resulted in deaths in Spain and Portugal and drought conditions in Germany and Sweden.
The Polish weather institute IMGW said the country's highest ever June temperature was recorded on Wednesday in the southwest: 38.2 degrees Celsius.
CNN's Celia Heudebourg, Rebecca Blanchard, Antoine Crouin and Saskya Vandoorne contributed reporting.
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