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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: heat wave

Sydney imposes first water restrictions in decade

Sydney announces its first major water restrictions in a decade, putting limits on homes and businesses amid a record-breaking drought.

Alaska bakes under heat wave linked to climate change

Local residents say their biggest concern is 'the speed of change and being able to cope'.

Hot days ahead, but met says temp won’t touch 40°C

Temperatures in the Klang Valley showing between 35 and 36°C despite some reporting readings of 40°C and above.

2018 4th hottest year on record, say researchers

Temperatures in 2018 were around 1.16°C above the average temperature of the 2nd half of the 19th century.

Ties with Japan will be raised to higher level, says Saifuddin

Foreign minister says this is in line with importance being given to Malaysia's relationship with Japan and Look East Policy 2.0.

Japan considering daylight saving time for 2020 Olympics amid heat concerns

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.

The heat wave sent US power demand surging to highest in...

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.

Six dead in Montréal since start of heat wave

A heat warning has been issued for southern Quebec, which includes Montréal.

Heat wave sizzles US Midwest, East Coast

The heat wave put over 113 million Americans under heat warnings or advisories.

World sees rapid upsurge in extreme weather

The increase in the frequency of extreme weather events is due to the effects of climate change.

Heat wave forces Tour Down Under stage to be shortened

The intense heat in South Australia compelled organizers to shorten the third stage by 26 kilometres.

Equinox phenomenon? Yes, but don’t expect heat wave

Weather man says a slight hike in temperature is expected but it won't be as bad as spread over social media.

Productivity to drop in Asia Pacific due to heat stress

Global studies show almost 20% of annual work hours may be lost in heat-exposed jobs.

Snakes seeking shade in schools and playgrounds

Lecturer says school canteens a good location, protected from the sun, with food like rats and frogs readily available.

Chuping broils in 37-degree heat from El Nino

Cloud-seeding brings rain in some areas, but drought in three towns for more than 10 days.

Cloud-seeding for Perlis as dam level sinks

Water level drops below critical level to 26.34m after weeks of drought.

Heat wave stops Harum Manis exports to Japan

FAMA expects 60 per cent drop in production this year, most of it to be kept for local markets

Fresh fish for the picking on Bachok beaches

Shoals of dead ikan gelama wash ashore believed to be from higher sea temperatures from El Nino heat wave.

Coconut water keeps the Orangutan cool, too

Animals at Bukit Merah sanctuary get their refreshments twice a day during hot weather.

Schools in Kedah, Perlis close for 2 days

Decision made after temperature exceeds 37 degrees Celsius, but teachers need to be present in school.

39°C in Perlis today, decision on schools tomorrow

Education Ministry to discuss the hot weather and if schools in some areas should be closed.

Perlis dreads water rationing after drought

Padi fields, rivers and streams drying up in the prolonged hot weather, water level sinks at only dam.

All schools to reopen despite hot weather

Curb outdoor activities but classes as usual, Cabinet committee will make final decision on school closures

Subramaniam: Some walk 2-3km to school in this heat

Health minister says Education Ministry must consider closing schools in areas with extremely hot weather