Can Sweden cope with another summer heatwave?

How big is the risk that Sweden will get another summer like last year’s extreme weather?

“May last year was very dry and in some places almost 6C warmer than normal. Many areas had a similar story in June, and by July it was warmer than normal and extremely dry throughout the country. That’s also when the forest fires started,” says Max Lindberg Stoltz, meteorologist at Sweden’s national weather agency SMHI.

“This year, May has been colder and wetter, in some places more…
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