Google Cloud Data Center in London Faces “Cooling-Related” Failure As the City Records Its Hottest Day

A Google Cloud data centre in London faced an outage on Tuesday, according to an update on the Alphabet Inc unit’s status page, as temperature in the UK soared to a record high. Google Cloud said it was a “cooling-related” failure at one of the buildings.

Britain recorded its hottest day ever on Tuesday, with the temperature exceeding 40C as a heatwave gripping Europe intensified, forcing train tracks to buckle and fuelling a spate of fires across London.