U.S Heat Wave Expected to Bake Two-Thirds of Nation Through Weekend

A "major heat wave" is expected to bake two-thirds of the nation through this weekend, with forecasters calling for temperatures to soar across much of the central and eastern United States, the National Weather Service said. From the Plains to Chicago to New England, the hottest temperatures of the year are expected, thanks to a large … Continue reading U.S Heat Wave Expected to Bake Two-Thirds of Nation Through Weekend

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 were called in for duty.....Read More

Extreme Heatwave Could Bring Blackouts In New York City, DC and Chicago

An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including the major metropolitan areas of New York City, Washington and Chicago, experts say. As temperatures rise and more people turn to their air conditioners for relief, the demand for power can become overwhelming. Power companies are preparing for the worst and asking customers to be mindful … Continue reading Extreme Heatwave Could Bring Blackouts In New York City, DC and Chicago

Roads melt and animals drop dead as Australia suffers through its ‘most significant’ heatwave for 80 YEARS and temperatures top 120F

Australia is battling through its 'most significant' heatwave for 80 years that has seen temperatures soar above 104F (40C) for six consecutive days across the country.  Roads melted, animals dropped dead and fires raged as temperature records tumbled across New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria.  Hundreds of Australians have flocked to Bondi Beach in … Continue reading Roads melt and animals drop dead as Australia suffers through its ‘most significant’ heatwave for 80 YEARS and temperatures top 120F

Wildfires sweep Corsica and southern Europe as Lucifer Heatwave continues

Firefighters continue to battle wildfires across southern Europe amid a deadly heatwave that has already killed five people. The deaths in Italy and Romania have been attributed to the extreme conditions since the heatwave, dubbed 'Lucifer', set in around the start of August. Meanwhile, fires have already destroyed about 5,000 hectares on the island of Corsica and … Continue reading Wildfires sweep Corsica and southern Europe as Lucifer Heatwave continues

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 peak, with temperatures shooting up mercilessly from … Continue reading Israel Hits Peak of Massive Record-Breaking Heat Wave

UK Heatwave Alert: Hottest Spring weather in 170 YEARS set to BAKE Britain NEXT week

Next week could be even hotter than the great May heatwave of 1833. Thermometers will start to rocket from next Tuesday and keep rising through the second half of May hitting 30C (86F) within a fortnight. And forecasters say it will set the scene for the hottest summer in decades with Britain sweltering in “heatwave after heatwave” … Continue reading UK Heatwave Alert: Hottest Spring weather in 170 YEARS set to BAKE Britain NEXT week

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. The storm produced lightning strikes that killed … Continue reading Lightning Kills Scores In Bangladesh Over 48 Hours

Thailand records it’s hottest temperature on record as heatwave continues

This image released by NASA's Earth Observatory Team from data collected by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), an instrument on NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites, shows the land surface temperature as observed by MODIS in Asia between April 15 to April 23, 2016. Southeast Asia has been roasting in an extended heat wave through much … Continue reading Thailand records it’s hottest temperature on record as heatwave continues

Record temperatures hit Delhi as the rains remain absent: Temperatures reach 41.2°C (106F)

Delhi rains have remained absent from the national capital for quite some time now. While Delhiites enjoyed several rainy weekends during the month of March, April has something different in store for Delhi. On April 2, Palam Observatory recorded its maximum as 41.2°C (106F), which is 7 degrees (45F) above the normal range. Ridge also observed its maximum … Continue reading Record temperatures hit Delhi as the rains remain absent: Temperatures reach 41.2°C (106F)