Paris braces for record heat as Europe sizzles again

World Jul 23, 2019

Paris braces for record heat as Europe sizzles again

Parisians were bracing Monday for potentially the hottest-ever temperature in the French capital this week as a new heat wave blasted into Northern Europe that could set records in several countries. Temperatures were already topping 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit) on Monday in Paris, ...

June was the hottest on record across the globe: NOAA

World / Science & Health Jul 19, 2019

June was the hottest on record across the globe: NOAA

June 2019 was the hottest in 140 years, setting a global record, according to the latest monthly global climate report released on Thursday by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The report said that the average global temperature in June was 1.71 degrees Fahrenheit ...

Southeast  U.S. sees record heat as Central Plains brace for floods

World May 28, 2019

Southeast U.S. sees record heat as Central Plains brace for floods

A heat wave with record-breaking potential gripped the southeastern United States on Monday, while the Central Plains will get a respite from the deadly weather that has pounded and flooded the region since last week, forecasters said. But the conditions for violent weather that spawned ...

India's Kerala to give workers a siesta to help beat the heat

Asia Pacific Mar 6, 2019

India's Kerala to give workers a siesta to help beat the heat

Workers in India's Kerala state are now getting a three-hour afternoon siesta as part of a series of benefits aimed at combating soaring temperatures and improving labor conditions, government officials said on Wednesday. Kerala, which suffered its worst floods in a century last year, is ...

California wildfires rage on, forcing thousands to flee

World Jul 9, 2018

California wildfires rage on, forcing thousands to flee

California firefighters battling several wildfires that have destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands of residents to evacuate will get some relief as temperatures cool from scorching levels later this week, the National Weather Service said. "Starting Monday we're going to see a gradual cool ...