Western European countries sweltered under a blistering June heatwave as the temperature rose above 40C in Spain and France.
Dust storms are travelling thousands of kilometres, carrying pathogens such as meningitis or distributing fungi as well as causing acute or chronic respiratory complications.
Global heating to date of 1.2 degrees Celsius has shortened the so-called return period for the extreme heat of similar duration and intensity in South Asia to once a century, experts say in report.
Heatwave across India and Pakistan leads to power cuts and water shortages as a landfill site in the Indian capital New Delhi burns for the third straight day, with toxic black smoke engulfing nearby areas.
Despite Saudi promises to mitigate climate change, the Kingdom thwarts international efforts at collaboration.
Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis appoints a new minister in charge of recovery from natural disasters in a bid to defuse growing anger over the struggle to curb wildfires that have charred thousands of hectares of forest.
Hundreds of houses and swathes of pine forests burned down on the island of Evia, Greece’s second-largest, as the country tackles more than 90 fires across the country.
Experts say the unprecedented heatwave is result of the climate change.
The intervention of a concerned journalist has helped some seniors trapped in hot, poorly ventilated housing, but what lies ahead for thousands more in similar conditions?
At least 70 people, most of whom were elderly or had underlying health conditions, lost their lives in Vancouver, Canada amid extreme heat.
Forecasters warn of additional forest fires as temperatures are expected to rise to 44 Celsius with winds of 24-32 km/h.
Record breaking temperatures force Europeans out on to beaches, lakes, and fountains to cool off.
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