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.
The Ministry said a 62-year old Asian expat and a 78-year old GCC national who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to complications related to chronic diseases. This brings death toll to eight.
An Australian tourist who was infected with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) thanked the UAE health sector for the care and treatment she received and helped her recover from the virus. She reportedly landed at Dubai Airport as a transit passenger on her way from Britain to Australia.
Two medical doctors said hand sanitizers which are the alternative to the 20-second handwashing, if soap and water were unavailable, should have at least 60 per cent isopropyl alcohol content.