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Tag: Temperature

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.

World’s oceans are heating up at quickening pace

The findings debunk previous reports that suggested a so-called pause in global warming in recent years.

New Australian Open heat policy to counter oven-like conditions

The "Heat Stress Scale" will be used for the first time at a Grand Slam to help prevent players from fainting and suffering exhaustion.

New study advises storing insulin with a thermometer

The researchers recruited 388 diabetes patients and asked them to place MedAngel ONE temperature sensors either next to their insulin in the fridge and/or in their diabetes bag for insulin.

World Heart Day 2018: Five ways to improve heart health

Here's some research detailing that certain lifestyle changes can help reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and improve heart health.

Fish fry: Japan heatwave threatens famed tuna auction

Fishmongers at Tokyo's famed Tsukiji tuna auction are feeling the heat as the ageing market's air conditioners struggle to keep up with a heatwave blanketing the country.

K League 1 games to kick off after sunset due to...

Record-breaking temperatures have forced the K League 1 to delay kick-offs.

Portugal goes on high alert for fires as temperature soars

Several places in the Alentejo are forecast to reach 47C on Saturday, while Lisbon could reach 43C, which is highly unusual for Portugal's capital by the sea.

Britain’s ‘furnace Friday’ tests temperature records

On Thursday, temperatures reached 35.3 degrees Celsius at Faversham in Kent, southeast England, officially making it the hottest day of the year so far.

Pakistan heatwave kills 65 people in Karachi, welfare organisation says

Temperatures in Karachi peaked at 44°C during the heatwave.

20 years on, Kazakhs struggle to warm to chilly new capital

Despite a pantheon of lavish, futuristic architecture, many people who were forced to move to Astana for work or family reasons find the city an uncomfortable fit.

Heavy snow forces Geneva airport to suspend all flights

The heavy snowfall lashing Europe forced Geneva airport to suspend all air traffic Thursday, while trains in Switzerland were also facing delays.

Our political soul has no feel for the burning earth

In the run-up to the coming general election, why hasn't Barisan Nasional or Pakatan Harapan broached the issue of the erosion of our environment?

Athletes and fans shiver at Winter Games

Even by Winter Olympic standards, the temperature in Pyeongchang has been extremely low.

Deep freeze keeps grip on eastern United States, expected to ease...

The majority of the US has been stricken by an unprecedented cold snap.

US southwest sizzles as experts predict record Thanksgiving

Late November temperatures in the southwestern United States are at their highest in decades.

No, scorching weather won’t reach 40 degrees Celsius

Highest temperature recorded is 36 degrees and thunderstorms will occur in some parts of the peninsula, says weatherman.

New Zika cases in Singapore: Johor health officials keep close watch

Johor will monitor body temperature of travellers at both border gateways if Zika cases in the republic continue to rise.

Schools in Kedah, Perlis close for 2 days

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