Europe braces for more record temperatures as heatwave hits peak
A ferocious heatwave that has broken temperature records across Europe is set to hit its peak on Thursday, sparking concerns about public health and new misery for rail travellers whose holiday plans have been badly affected.
Europe gears up for record-breaking heatwave
France and western Europe were Tuesday bracing for a new record-breaking heatwave that is forcing the temporary shutdown of a French nuclear power station and will test competitors in the legendary Tour de France cycle race.
Spain hit by more wildfires as heatwave continues
Spain was hit by more wildfires as temperatures remained sky-high in the Europe-wide heatwave, authorities said Saturday, just as firefighters finally managed to contain another blaze. More than 700 soldiers, hundreds of firefighters, water-dropping planes, helicopters and vehicles battled four wildfires in the sizzling-hot centre of Spain and its northeast, parts of which were due…
Heat tops 45C in France as deadly heatwave roasts Europe
The temperature in France surpassed 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) for the first time on record on Friday as Europe sweltered in an early summer heatwave that has caused several deaths.
Europe bracing for scorching heatwave
Forecasters say Europeans will feel sizzling heat next week with temperatures soaring as high as 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) in an "unprecedented" June heatwave hitting much of Western Europe. From Great Britain to Belgium to Greece, a wave of hot air coming from the Maghreb in North Africa and Spain will push up…
Exercising in hot weather
Life in Nigeria is trying to reduce your lifespan! If you live here then you know exactly what I’m talking about, the stress alone is enough to end you. One thing does stand out right now is the heat. There’s just no escaping the current heatwave, but you can’t let that stand in the way…
Spain heatwave death toll rises to nine
Spain's death toll from a particularly virulent heatwave rose to nine in just one week, authorities said Tuesday, as the country suffers sky-high temperatures.
Europe sizzles in heatwave as wildfire hits Portugal
Europe sweltered through an intense heatwave on Sunday, with soaring temperatures contributing to forest fires, nuclear plants closing and even threatening...
North Korea says 'unprecedented' heatwave causing heavy crop damage
North Korea on Thursday warned that an "unprecedented" heatwave has caused heavy damage to crops as it urged citizens to "join the struggle" to prevent drought-like conditions from worsening and hampering food production in the impoverished country.