Heatwave

Heatwave

The climate project that changed how we understand extreme weather

The finding made headlines worldwide and news stories replaced vague references to the impact of global heating on extreme weather with precise details

A fallen tree rests on a burned car after a wildfire destroyed the Kangaroo Valley Bush Retreat in Kangaroo Valley, New South Wales, Australia, 23 January, 2020.

Extreme heat

Dhaka worst-affected city in the world: US study

Rapid population growth and global warming are increasing exposure to extreme heat in cities, aggravating health problems and making moving to urban areas less beneficial for the world's poor, ...

Overview of Dhaka city

After wildfires, Greek PM says climate crisis demands radical action

Mitsotakis, who has approved a 500-million-euro ($587 million) aid budget for Evia and the Attica region around Athens, said the protracted heatwave had turned forests into powder kegs

After wildfires, Greek PM says climate crisis demands radical action

Putin alarmed by 'unprecedented' natural disasters in Russia

A former skeptic of man-made climate change, the Russian leader called on authorities to do everything possible to help Siberians affected by the region's gigantic wildfires

Putin alarmed by 'unprecedented' natural disasters in Russia

Once-in-50-year heat waves now happening every decade: UN

Extreme heat waves that previously only struck once every 50 years are now expected to happen once per decade because of global warming, while downpours and droughts have also become more frequent, a ...

An aerial photo taken on 15 August, 2019 shows icebergs as they float along the eastern cost of Greenland near Kulusuk (aslo spelled Qulusuk).

Heat wave shrivels mango crop for Egypt’s farmers

A sudden heat wave swept the province of Ismailia, which borders the Suez Canal, in early winter and then again in late March, and those hot days and cool nights have disrupted the fruit’s development

A farmer stands beside mango trees at a field after the yield dropped due to fungus linked to global warming, in Ismailia, Egypt, on 26 July 2021

Deadly summer of extreme weather

Climate scientists have long warned of severe impacts on the near horizon, and the 21st century has seen more than a few natural disasters made worse or more likely by global warming

Residents wade through floodwaters on a flooded road amid heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China on 20 July, 2021.

North Korea's capital swelters in heatwave

This summer, the country recorded higher-than-average temperatures that are hovering around 35 degrees Celsius in the capital

North Korea's capital swelters in heatwave

Climate change link as New Zealand records warmest June on record

Daily temperatures averaged 10.6 degree Celsius–1.9 degree Celsius above average despite a cold snap late in the month, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) said

Climate change link as New Zealand records warmest June on record

Rain may bring relief in the sweltering heat

People of the capital city have been experiencing sweltering heat from Saturday morning even though there was rain, triggered by Cyclone Yaas, in different places of the country including Dhaka since ...

Rain may bring relief in the sweltering heat
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