The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced the successful completion of all required preparations at its district cooling plants across Dubai, to cater to the increasing demand during summer season with most sustainable and reliable technologies in district cooling operations and maintenance.
The new data also revealed that there was a 28.6 per cent chance that 2022 would be in top five hottest years, and a 2.8 per cent chance it would be the hottest year ever recorded.
The ranking considers factors such as the number of days above 90 degrees, population density, availability of air conditioning and bodies of water to cool down.
A fierce heatwave in western Europe on Monday left much of the continent wilting under a scorching sun, smashing temperature records and feeding ferocious forest wildfires.
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Climate scientists say heatwaves more frequent and more intense; Hundreds of deaths attributed to the heat in Portugal; Britain braced for hottest day on record; Temperatures reached 45.7˚C in Spain in recent days.
The retreat, 2,800 metres above sea level in Saudi Arabia's rugged south, is in stark contrast to other parts of the vast, largely desert country where summer heat of up to 50˚C is an annual challenge.
On Friday, the city of Jacobabad in Sindh province hit 50˚C, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said, with temperatures forecast to remain high until Sunday.
Kumar, 48, has grown over 20 varieties of shrubs, crops and flowers, attracting commuters and passers-by who stop to click selfies and photos of the unique "moving garden."