Extreme Heat

US having its second-hottest year to date and 10th warmest July on record: NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says the United States is facing its second-hottest year so far in 123 years of record keeping and tenth-warmest July on record. NOAA says the past months of this year saw above-average temperatures in almost every region. “Much-above-average temperatures were observed across the West and parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast”, NOAA reports. ...

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Turkey, Greece roasting under soaring temperatures

Record temperatures were experienced in many parts of Turkey along with forest fires in the Aegean region. 45.4 degrees Celsius temperature was seen in Antalya where tourists like to frequent. This is the highest temperature the resort city experienced till now. Even in Istanbul, it was 39.2’ C which is higher than the highest recorded in that area. People in ...

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