Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of Europe

Aug 11, 2017

Extreme heat decimating crops in parts of Europe

Evidence is piling up that this year's sizzling summer in central and southeastern Europe has decimated crops, drained rivers and hurt the animal world. As the drought's costs become clearer, temperatures in Serbia, Romania, Hungary and Croatia soared to nearly 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) ...

Killer 'Lucifer' heat wave stifles large swath of Europe

Aug 6, 2017

Killer 'Lucifer' heat wave stifles large swath of Europe

No wonder it has been dubbed "Lucifer." A relentless heat wave that gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs for several days, causing at least two deaths and prompting authorities to issue severe weather warnings. "It is just too much," ...

Extreme weather seen killing 152,000 Europeans a year by 2100

Aug 5, 2017

Extreme weather seen killing 152,000 Europeans a year by 2100

Europe's death toll from weather disasters could rise 50-fold by the end of this century, with extreme heat alone killing more than 150,000 people a year by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists said on Friday. In a ...