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Rare flamingos in England laid eggs for the first time in 15 years — and experts are saying it’s because of Europe’s heatwave
Rare Andean flamingos in Britain have laid eggs for the first time in 15 years, and experts have credited Europe’s recent heat wave. The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust said record-breaking temperatures led six flamingos to lay nine eggs at the Gloucestershire reserve in southwest England.
By 2050, cities in the US and around the world are expected to see many more days with temperatures topping 100 degrees. Those rising temperatures have serious effects on physical health, mental health, and cognitive ability.
Temperatures reached an all-time record 41.1 degrees Celcius (105.8 Farenheit) on Monday in Kumagaya, a city northwest of Tokyo, as a heatwave continues to sweep Japan. Japan's Meteorological Agency has warned temperatures are a "threat to life."
It's going to be a hot weekend, and meteorologists expect this summer to be a scorching one overall. Temperatures are expected to be much higher than average between July and September.
Some planes can't fly if temperatures pass a certain threshold around 120 degrees. As temperatures rise due to climate change, this could pose a major problem.
Miserably hot summers are not the worst problem facing us in coming decades. Rising seas, an uptick in wildfires, and more invasive insects are on their way.
If you think it's too warm this week, you're note alone. The US is facing record-breaking heat from Phoenix, Arizona to Birmingham, Alabama, to Atlantic City.
Flying cockroaches are loving this warm and steamy weather.
Most of the country will be gripped by dangerously high temperatures. Here's why.