The heat wave blanketing about a third of the US population brought thunderstorms along with cooling rain when it burst on Monday, the National Weather Service said.
Parisians were on Monday bracing for potentially the hottest ever temperature in the French capital this week as a new heatwave blasted into northern Europe that could set records in several countries.
Tawam Hospital's pediatric intensive care unit rescued a 3-year-old Emirati girl after her parents forgot her in a vehicle for 4 hours.
Fish and other marine life may have to flee thousands of kilometres to escape damaging heatwaves, according to research published on Wednesday, highlighting the scale of disruption caused by these increasing surges in ocean temperatures.
The intense heat in the Sindh capital as well as in other coastal areas of the province is being attributed to a break in the sea breeze. Streets and even main roads are mostly deserted as the heatwave is keeping the people indoors.
Various areas in the country on Tuesday witnessed active, northeasterly winds with a velocity of 42 km / h from nearly 11am until 3pm, according to the National Centre of Meteorology.
A fire that threatened Canberra's southern suburbs was downgraded early Sunday, allowing firefighters to strengthen containment lines and protect residents.
Heatstroke, otherwise known as sunstroke, occurs when a person's body temperature has become overheated to a harmful degree.
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