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The thermometer at the United Nations office shows 42˚C in Bonn, western Germany, on Thursday. AFP
Two women sitting under parasols watch at three boys jumping into the water of a bathing lake in Bad Saulgau, Germany. AFP
The German Weather Service registered 41.5˚C in Lingen, in the west, which had posted 40.9˚C earlier in the day.
That topped the previous record of 40.5˚C reached in Geilenkirchen on Wednesday.
Merely halfway through 2019, the world has already witnessed temperature records smashed from Europe to the Arctic Circle and the year could prove to be one of the hottest ever recorded. This June was the hottest on record, beating out June 2016 — so far the hottest year ever. The first half of 2019 also saw intense
Today’s confirmation of the US’s official withdrawal from the 2015 Paris climate accord was expected, albeit depressing beyond words. President Trump announced he would pull out
Northern Saudi Arabia is experiencing dust storm on Friday evening, it is expected that the storm would head towards the centre, east of the Kingdom and other Gulf States in the coming days.
An international team of researchers found that the record-breaking warm period was more than 2C hotter than it would have been if humans had not warmed the planet through decades of greenhouse gas emissions.
Police said the girl took the step after her parents took away her cell phone from her as a punishment for scoring low grades in school. So she decided to hide on the roof of the house.
Central and Eastern Europe are facing a surge in COVID-19 cases and difficulties with vaccine deliveries.
In addition to the new cases, 2,478 individuals have recovered and 16 people passed away.
Arceneaux hopes to inspire others as the first person to go into space with a prosthesis as she joins the world’s first all commercial astronaut mission to orbit Earth.