Showing posts with label heat wave. Show all posts
Showing posts with label heat wave. Show all posts

Friday, April 08, 2016

Summer heatwave to hit Egypt this weekend

 A heatwave will bring summer temperatures to Egypt this weekend, with the mercury reaching a scorching 40 degrees in Cairo on Friday.

Thursday, April 07, 2016

India: Heat wave claims 111 lives in Telangana, Andhra

 At least 111 people have died due to sunstroke in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh during last few days as the two states are experiencing intense heat wave conditions, officials said.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Extreme weather events show signal of climate change

The rapid warming of Earth may not have directly caused all of the extreme weather events that have taken place in the past two decades – from the European heat wave of 2003 to Hurricane Katrina – but climate change has in some way had an impact on them, a new report concludes.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Austria on track for second-warmest winter on record

The current winter is set to become the second-warmest in nearly 250 years since Austria began to record temperature, according to preliminary figures released Friday.

Friday, February 05, 2016

Record 5-day heatwave tipped for Australia's west, sparking bushfire fears

Australia's west is set to swelter through a record-breaking heatwave over the next five days as temperatures are not expected to fall below 39 degrees Celsius, sparking fears of more destructive bushfires.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Heat wave claims 11 lives in S. Africa

Eleven people have died as a result of heat stroke in South Africa, authorities said on Sunday.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Unusual December heatwave hits North America

Winter has well and truly set in across western parts of the US, with some areas reporting more than 50cm of snow this past weekend. But it's a very different story further east, where December heat records, dating back 130 years, continue to be broken.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Australia fire authorities on high alert amid 40 degree heatwave tipping for this weekend

The Australian city of Melbourne is bracing for its hottest December day in five years, with the mercury tipped to climb as high as 40 degrees Celsius at the weekend, heightening fears of a more damaging bushfires.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

'Deadly' heat waves predicted for Arabian Gulf by 2100

Scorching temperatures are already standard for people living in the Arabian Gulf, but by the end of the century parts of the region could become so hot that it will be impossible for humans to spend time outside, a new study has warned.

Friday, October 09, 2015

Record-breaking heat fuels early bushfires in Australia

Record-breaking heat exacerbated by climate change has fueled an early outbreak of bushfires in Australia, the Climate Council said Friday.

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

South Africa greets spring with a heatwave

Southern hemisphere heatwaves are back with us and the South African Weather Service has issued a heatwave warning for the north of the country.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Heatwave in Egypt to gradually subside starting Monday

Egypt's state weather agency spokesperson Wahid Seoudi told Ahram Online that Egypt’s weeks-long heatwave will begin to abate starting Monday, gradually bringing lower temperatures.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Death toll rises to 76 in Egypt’s heatwave

Fifteen more people died earlier this week after a heat wave set temperatures in Egypt soaring, raising the death toll to 76, the country’s health ministry said in a statement, state-run paper al-Ahram reported on Thursday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Record heatwave kills 32 across Japan in a week

Last week's unseasonably hot heatwave claimed the lives of 32 people according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency, while a total of 11,219 people were ferried to hospitals across Japan suffering from symptoms of heatstroke or heat fatigue, the government said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Soaring temperatures leave 19 more dead across Egypt on Monday (Ministry)

Nineteen people died Monday and 92 others were hospitalised with heat exhaustion as sweltering temperatures continue to batter Egypt, the health ministry said, driving the death toll of this week's heatwave to at least 40.

Sweltering heatwave in Egypt leaves 21 dead

Twenty-one people have died and 66 others were hospitalized with exhaustion as soaring temperatures and high humidity hit Cairo and other parts of Egypt, the health ministry said Monday.

Saturday, August 08, 2015

At 36 Celsius, Hong Kong swelters on its hottest day in history

Hong Kong on Saturday recorded its hottest day since authorities began taking temperature readings 130 years ago, due to the influence of a nearby typhoon.

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Bulgaria issues yellow alert over heatwave

 Bulgaria issued a yellow warning on Wednesday over the high temperatures, according to the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology with the Bulgarian Academy of Science.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

Austria sees hottest July on record in nearly 250 years

The month of July has been the hottest in Austria in the 248 years since temperatures have been recorded, the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics (ZAMG) said Friday.

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