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Nearly 5 billion people endured extreme heat in June; 619 million affected in India: Report

India, which experienced one of its hottest and longest heat waves, recorded more than 40,000 suspe…

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Extreme heat melts diesel demand, sales drop 4% in June

India's diesel demand slumped in June as extreme heat conditions in parts of the country curtailed …

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Heat waves can be deadly for older adults: An aging global population and rising temperatures mean millions are at risk

Farmers in Thailand saw their crops wither and mourned the loss of livestock that perished unde…

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Is it too hot to be outside? Plug in your ZIP code to check your city's 'heat risk'

Heat waves are no joke. A HeatRisk map from the CDC and National Weather Service can help keep you …

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Extreme heat is already ruining summer travel and it's only going to get worse

It's only June, but life-threatening temperatures and extreme climate events have already soured so…

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Extreme heat is affecting workers this summer. New federal rules would require bosses to provide rest, water, and shade.

The proposal would affect workers in industries like farming, and construction who've been exposed …

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New study forecasts high chance of record-breaking heat and humidity in India in the coming months

The projected rise in wet bulb temperatures to 26.2°C carries a 68% chance of breaking existing rec…

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A brutal heat wave in Mexico is causing monkeys to drop dead from trees

Mexico's ongoing heat wave has been linked to the deaths of at least 26 people since March, the Ass…

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Scientists found an underground cave on the moon where astronauts could live and think there may be hundreds more

Scientists have discovered that the moon contains a vast underground cave on the side of a deep pit…

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Punishing summer: 114 heatwave deaths reported, nearly 41,000 cases of suspected heatstroke

Uttar Pradesh is the worst-affected having reported 37 deaths followed by Bihar, Rajasthan and Odis…

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June warmest on record; every month since July 2023 breached 1.5 deg C threshold

According to scientists at C3S, every month since June last year has been the warmest such month…

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Heatwaves in Hajj: Here’s all about the devastating episode that killed nearly 1000 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

The latest climate atrocity has befallen the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, where blistering h…

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Delhi’s month-long battle with heatwaves continues as heat index soars past 50°C; monsoon nowhere in sight

As of today, deadly heatwaves have retained their unforgiving grip on Delhi for nearly 10 days and …

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Scientists are trying to make cows sweatier to help protect the world against climate change

The problem is that when cattle get too hot, they stop eating. This decline in appetite will affect…

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Climate change and extreme heat will drive inflation higher, study says

In the next decade, it could bump up food inflation by as much as 3.23% per year and headline infla…

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Feeling like nights are getting too uncomfortable? New report confirms that nighttime temperatures aren’t dipping enough

Historically, cities would cool down considerably at night, providing much-needed relief from the d…

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Cyclone 'Remal' intensifies into severe cyclonic storm; To hit West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts Sunday night

Cyclone 'Remal' has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and is expected to make landfall betwe…

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May heat wave in India 1.5 degrees Celsius warmer than warmest heat wave

"The temperature changes show that similar events produce temperatures in the present climate…

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Passenger vehicle retail sales dip 1% in May as excessive heat, elections impact demand: FADA

"Dealers cited the impact of elections, extreme heat and market liquidity issues as major facto…

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Southwest Airlines blames the boiling summer heat for exploding soda cans that have injured 20 flight attendants

The sweltering summer heat has caused an unexpected problem for flight attendants: exploding soda c…

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