Two US science agencies - Nasa and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - and a private measuring group released their calculations for last year's global temperature on Thursday, and all said it wasn’t far behind ultra-hot 2016 and 2020.
Temperature can impact any medication a person is taking, but some are more prone to problems than others.
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."
While Basra is used to scorching summers, this year it has started sooner than expected, bringing misery to residents in a city also plagued by chronic electricity shortages.
Since temperatures are rising with each passing day, here’s how to protect your eyes from heat-related problems.
A good pair of sunglasses is much more than a fashion statement. They are an investment in your health says a Mayo Clinic dermatologist.
Heatstroke, otherwise known as sunstroke, occurs when a person's body temperature has become overheated to a harmful degree.
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.