Tag: heat wave
Sydney announces its first major water restrictions in a decade, putting limits on homes and businesses amid a record-breaking drought.
Local residents say their biggest concern is 'the speed of change and being able to cope'.
Temperatures in the Klang Valley showing between 35 and 36°C despite some reporting readings of 40°C and above.
Temperatures in 2018 were around 1.16°C above the average temperature of the 2nd half of the 19th century.
Foreign minister says this is in line with importance being given to Malaysia's relationship with Japan and Look East Policy 2.0.
A scorching heat wave in Japan has raised questions about the decision to hold 2020 Olympics during July and August, typically the hottest and most humid months of the year, and the health risks that poses for athletes and spectators.
Electricity demand across the eastern power market run by PJM Interconnection LLC reached 144,557 megawatts Tuesday afternoon as people blasted their air conditioners and fans to keep cool.
A heat warning has been issued for southern Quebec, which includes Montréal.
The heat wave put over 113 million Americans under heat warnings or advisories.
The increase in the frequency of extreme weather events is due to the effects of climate change.
The intense heat in South Australia compelled organizers to shorten the third stage by 26 kilometres.
Weather man says a slight hike in temperature is expected but it won't be as bad as spread over social media.
Global studies show almost 20% of annual work hours may be lost in heat-exposed jobs.
Lecturer says school canteens a good location, protected from the sun, with food like rats and frogs readily available.
Cloud-seeding brings rain in some areas, but drought in three towns for more than 10 days.
Water level drops below critical level to 26.34m after weeks of drought.
FAMA expects 60 per cent drop in production this year, most of it to be kept for local markets
Shoals of dead ikan gelama wash ashore believed to be from higher sea temperatures from El Nino heat wave.
Animals at Bukit Merah sanctuary get their refreshments twice a day during hot weather.
Decision made after temperature exceeds 37 degrees Celsius, but teachers need to be present in school.
Education Ministry to discuss the hot weather and if schools in some areas should be closed.
Padi fields, rivers and streams drying up in the prolonged hot weather, water level sinks at only dam.
Curb outdoor activities but classes as usual, Cabinet committee will make final decision on school closures
Health minister says Education Ministry must consider closing schools in areas with extremely hot weather
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