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The deadliest heatwaves of all time

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With 2016 on track to be the hottest year on record, we take a look at some of the most noteworthy heatwaves in history.

(Pictured) An Iraqi man uses an atomiser made available for people outside a shop selling cooling and ventilation products on July 20, 2016, in the capital Baghdad, on a day that reached 124 degrees Fahrenheit (51 degrees Celsius).

© Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images
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