Showing posts with label Heatwave. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Heatwave. Show all posts

Saturday, July 10, 2021

US heatwave: California and Nevada brace for record-breaking temperatures - BBC News

California and Nevada brace for record-breaking temperatures

Extreme heat is building in the US and Canada, with forecasts of record-breaking temperatures in the states of California and Nevada.

Sunday, July 04, 2021

Cyprus appeals for help as huge wildfire rips through forest - BBC News

cyprus wildfire

Cyprus has appealed for international help to tackle a huge wildfire described by officials as the worst in the country's history.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Crushing heatwave setting records in the Middle East

An exceptionally hot air mass is breaking maximum temperature records in the Middle East this week, with the hottest weather yet to come for some areas.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires
The European Commission is coordinating further EU member-states' assistance to help Sweden battle vast forest fires across the country, the Commission said in a press release.

Friday, July 20, 2018

At least 14 dead in Tokyo as heatwave grips Japan

At least 14 dead in Tokyo heatwave
More than a dozen people have died in Tokyo as Japan struggles to cope in record-breaking heat.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Sweden struggles to contain wildfires as heatwave continues

Sweden struggles to contain wildfires
Dozens of forest wildfires are raging across Sweden, prompting the country to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the region.

Saturday, July 07, 2018

Death Toll in Quebec's Killer Heat Wave Rises to 50 - Reports

Heat Wave
At least 50 people died in Canada’s province of Quebec from conditions complicated by extreme heat, media reported on Friday.

Thursday, July 05, 2018

At least 19 people die in Canada heatwave

heatwave in Quebec
A heatwave in Quebec has killed at least 19 people in the past week as high summer temperatures scorched eastern Canada, according to health officials.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Australian gov't commits 379 million USD to save iconic Great Barrier Reef

iconic Great Barrier Reef
The Australian government has allocated 500 million Australian dollars (379 million US dollars) to save the Great Barrier Reef from climate change, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced here on Sunday.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Toronto heat breaks century old record

Toronto heat
After two weeks of temperatures above 25C every day, Toronto, the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario, has cooled down to below average temperatures. Last weekend was positively blistering, both days above 33C and Toronto Public Health authority issued its only ‘extreme heat alert’ this year.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Two teenagers among five dead in storms in Poland

storms in Poland
Five people, including two Girl Guides, have died in freak accidents as violent storms hit Poland amid a heatwave.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Spring temperatures soar across Europe

Spring weather was slow to get started across parts of mainland Europe this year, with a late blast of cold air and snow to many countries in the continent's eastern parts and throughout the Alpine regions.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Intense heat grips eastern Australia

Eastern Australia is in the grip of an intense heatwave which has seen temperature records broken in many parts. Daytime highs have soared into the mid-40s Celsius in parts, leading to fire bans across the country's southeast.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

600,000 people have died due to weather-related disasters

A new UN-backed report found that in the past 20 years, more than 600,000 people have died as a result of weather-related disasters, and 90 percent of major disasters have been caused by nearly 6,500 recorded floods, storms, heatwaves, droughts and other weather-related events.

EL News