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    Brutal heatwave scorches southern Europe as continent's summer of extreme weather rages on

    A firefighter battles with fire during a massive wildfire which engulfed a Mediterranean resort region on Turkey's southern coast near the town of Manavgat, on July 29. Extreme heat and wildfires continued to plague parts of southern Europe on Wednesday, a day after the top temperature in...
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    Extreme Heatwave with Temperatures Approaching 47°C (116.6°F) Forecast for Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Turkey

    Maximum temperature map for August 2, 2021. The most intense heatwave of the year is underway across southeastern Europe, with the highest temperatures between 42 to nearly 45 °C recorded from south Italy across Greece to western Turkey over the last few days. As we head into early August, the...
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    Siberia Hit by Unprecedented Heatwave and Forest Fires

    A heatwave in one of the world’s coldest regions has sparked forest fires and threatened the Siberian city of Yakutsk with an “airpocalypse” of thick toxic smoke, atmospheric monitoring services have reported. High levels of particulate matter and possibly also chemicals including ozone...
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    Canada Records Hghest ever Temperature

    People sleep at a cooling centre set up in Portland in the US state of Oregon Canada has recorded its highest ever temperature as the country's west and the US Pacific north-west frazzle in an unprecedented heatwave. Lytton in British Columbia soared to 46.6C (116F) on Sunday, breaking an...
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    California Declares Emergency Amid Heatwave

    California has declared a state of emergency to address power system concerns, as parts of the US south-west reported dangerously high temperatures An excessive heat warning is in place for much of Arizona and California, and southern areas of Nevada and Utah. People are being told to stay...
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    Sydney Records Hottest November Night on Record

    Sydney has recorded its hottest November night on record, with daytime temperatures of 40C on Sunday. The Australian city recorded a minimum overnight temperature of 25.4C. The heat has prompted the New South Wales (NSW) Fire Service to issue a total fire ban for most of the eastern and...
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    Australia set to see hottest day ever with 50C forecast as devastating bushfires rage

    A “once in a lifetime” heatwave is set to sweep across Australia over the coming days, making almost the entire country “like a furnace” with temperatures on course to break records. Highs of over 50C are expected, with meteorologists warning the heat could break the country’s existing record...
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    57 people dead, 18,000 hospitalized due to Japan’s unrelenting heatwave

    Fifty-seven people have died and more than 18,000 have sought hospital treatment since July 29, when Japan was blanketed by an extreme and unrelenting heatwave. The government announced the startling figures on Tuesday, revealing that the number of people hospitalized has tripled from the...
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    Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday July 25, 2019

    Paris saw a record high temperature of 42.6C (108.7F) on Thursday, amid a heatwave that broke records across Western Europe. A red alert was issued in north France. Germany also set a new national temperature record of 41.5C - bypassing the figure set just a day before. The UK recorded a...
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    France Issues Code Red Weather Alert for Exceptional Heat

    France's national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an "exceptional peak" Friday amid a record-setting heat wave in Europe. Meteo France raised the hazardous weather warning to "red," the...
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    At least 36 people dead in one of India's longest heatwaves

    At least 36 people have died this summer in one of India's longest heat waves in recent history, Anshu Priya, a spokeswoman for India's National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), told CNN. Intense heat has scorched the country for more than 30 consecutive days, primarily in northern and...
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    Vast Forest Fire Spreading Near Berlin Local Residents Told to Prepare to Evacuate

    German authorities have told residents of a village southwest of Berlin to prepare for possible evacuation due to a nearby forest fire...
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    Japan Heatwave Declared Natural Disaster as Death Toll Mounts

    Japan's weather agency has declared a heatwave sweeping the country a natural disaster, with at least 65 deaths recorded in the past week. An agency spokesman warned that "unprecedented levels of heat" were being seen in some areas. More than 22,000 people have been admitted to hospital with...
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    Record-Breaking Heat hits Norway, Finland and Sweden

    A wildfire burns in Karbole, outside Ljusdal, Sweden, on Sunday. An intense heat dome has swelled over Scandinavia, pushing temperatures more than 10 degrees above normal and spurring some of the region's hottest weather ever recorded and a historic bush fire outbreak in Sweden. Even as far...
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    Death toll rises to 54 as Quebec heat wave ends

    Quebec health officials say there are now at least 54 reported deaths that have been linked to a heat wave that blanketed the province over the last few days. Twenty-eight of those deaths are in Montreal. Public health director Horacio Arruda pointed out most of those who died were...
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    All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week

    From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in the Northern Hemisphere have witnessed their hottest weather ever recorded over the past week. Large areas of heat pressure or heat domes scattered around the hemisphere...
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    Heatwave in Europe next week could be worst in recorded history with temps over 38°C

    Shocking weather model for France next week shows temperatures approaching 38°C Several popular weather websites are in agreement about the coming unprecedented heatwave across France next week
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    Heatwave in Pakistan kills 65 people as temperatures reach 47°C / 116.6°F

    A volunteer sprayed water to keep people cool as temperatures reached 44 degrees Celsius (111.2 degrees Fahrenheit) in Karachi, Pakistan, on Monday. At least 65 people have died in recent days from a suffocating heat wave that has afflicted Karachi, Pakistan’s sprawling southern port...
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    Temperatures in Sydney reach 47.3C (117F) hottest day since 1939

    The Australian city of Sydney has experienced its hottest weather in 79 years with temperatures in the region hitting as high as 47.3C (117F). In Penrith, west of Sydney, residents sweltered as the town bore the brunt of the heat on Sunday. Severe fire warnings were issued for the greater...
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    Bushfires destroy buildings in Australia as heatwave melts highway surface

    Bushfires in Australia destroyed buildings and threatened lives on Saturday as a heatwave in three states brought temperatures strong enough to melt the bitumen on a highway. A fire raging out of control set several structures ablaze on the outskirts of Melbourne, the country’s second...
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