Published: Aug 17, 2021
Amid a prolonged, unforgiving heat wave in southern Europe and northern Africa, the temperature in the city of Montoro, Spain, soared to 117.3 degrees Saturday, setting a record high for Spain. This topped the previous record of 117.1 degrees in July 2017.
Published: Jun 29, 2021
Lytton, a village in British Columbia, became the first place in Canada to ever record a temperature over 113 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday - and experts are predicting even hotter weather to come.
Published: Nov 30, 2020
In a development ominously similar to the events that led to 2019-2020′s devastating wildfires, millions of Australians are sweltering through a record-shattering heat wave that has set off hundreds of wildfires in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland.
Published: Apr 14, 2018
EVEN AS police claimed to push stricter law enforcement to suppress crimes during the Songkran Festival, the increase in the number of accidents, injuries and deaths on the road on the third day of this year’s “seven dangerous days” of the Songkran holidays raised doubts whether the preventive measures are working.