Heatwave – GBRI
 

Bodega Head, a small headland on the northern California bay, witnessed some unusual scenes this June. Scores of dead mussels on the rocks, their shells gaping and scorched, their meats thoroughly cooked. This is attributed to a record breaking heatwave that is currently gripping California. Similar mass mussel deaths also occurred at various beaches across roughly 140 […]

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At least 36 people have been reported dead as India grapples with one of the most intense and longest-lasting heat waves in decades. Sadly, there seems to be no respite in sight anytime soon as the arrival of monsoon rains has been delayed according to government sources. India’s heat waves have grown particularly intense in the past […]

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To anyone who still needs a proof of how climate change is causing extreme weather conditions across the globe — while the US is currently witnessing temperatures plunging to their lowest in history, Australia just recorded its hottest January ever. The extreme weather has sparked wildfires in the drought-ridded south. Australian Open tennis players fainted, […]

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Heatwaves gripping the UK in the past few years proved to be deadly for people who were not prepared for the sweltering conditions. Now a Met report has revealed that heatwaves in the UK are lasting twice as long as they did 50 years ago. Not just that, ice days are disappearing and tropical nights are […]

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Southern California is facing broiling temperatures, with a few places reaching the highest temperatures ever recorded. Amid this extreme heatwave, the city of Imperial actually witnessed rainfall on July 24 while the temperatures hovered at 119 degrees Fahrenheit. The bizarre event set “a new world record for the hottest temperature ever measured while rain was falling,” […]

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Many parts around the world are facing severe heatwaves at present. Japan has decided to declare these scorching conditions a natural disaster as heat-related deaths touched 77 on Tuesday. More than 30,000 people have been hospitalized for heat-related illnesses since July 9. The highest temperature ever recorded by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) was reported on […]

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