Tag: heatwave

Israel: Fires Ravaging the Country Contained Amid Recent Heatwave

Fires reportedly ravaging Israel from north to south have been contained late Wednesday evening, said Israel’s Fire and Rescue Services. Hundreds of Israelis were evacuated from their homes early Wednesday as brush fires sparked by a scorching heatwave raged across the country. An emergency situation was declared as all firefighters […]

Israel Hits Peak of Massive Record-Breaking Heat Wave

Children run among fountains as Israeli families refresh themselves in a waterpark on a hot day, at the City Park in the southern Israeli city of Beer Sheba. Brush fires rage through the country and hundreds suffer from heat-related maladies as a massive, record-breaking heat wave reaches its […]

Lightning Kills Scores In Bangladesh Over 48 Hours

More than 60 people have died after being struck by lightning in Bangladesh over the past two days, causing some panic among the local population. Most victims have been farmers working in their fields. VOA reports: After a nearly weeklong heat wave scorched Bangladesh, thunderstorms hit the country’s 14 districts Thursday. […]