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Hungary : Heat Wave : 2007/07/15
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Duration 2007/07/15
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Hungary
Name Heat Wave
Outline The heatwave in central and southern Europe killed an estimated 500 people in Hungary last week, the country's chief medical officer announced on 24 July.
Ferenc Falus said that during the week from July 15 to July 22 the heat in central Hungary "contributed to the early death of 230 people, which nationally means about 500 deaths".


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  • ReliefWeb 2007/7/24
    The heatwave in central and southern Europe killed an estimated 500 people in Hungary last week, the country's chief medical officer announced on 24 July.