Home Tags Heatwave
The first few days of October have been toasty — multiple cities across the US have felt record heat this week.
Around 1 million square feet of sea ice melted in July as the globe experienced its hottest month in history
New data confirmed that July 2019 was the hottest month in history, and Arctic and Antarctic sea ice were at their lowest levels for July.
Experts warned that warmer weather patterns would carry over into August — and possibly into the entire year.
The UK's national weather service confirmed that temperatures reached 38.7 degrees Celsius (101.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in Cambridge on July 25.
2 men got trapped in a shipping container full of cocaine in record heat and had to call police for help
The men locked themselves inside the container located in the Antwerp port and needed police assistance getting out. They remain in custody.
Paris just recorded its hottest temperature in history as a blistering heat wave sweeps across Europe
Paris recorded an all-time high temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius (108.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on Thursday.
Europe is battling an unprecedented heat wave, which has set records in 3 countries and is linked to at least 4 deaths
Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands saw their highest recorded temperatures, while three swimmers have died in the UK and a child died in Austria.
Extreme heat causes steel tracks to expand and buckle, forming "sun kinks" that could potentially derail train cars.
The Queen is keeping cool in the London heat wave with the help of a fancy $586 Dyson fan in Buckingham Palace
The fan could be seen in the palace as the Queen met with Boris Johnson on Wednesday to confirm him as the prime minister of the UK.
A spokesperson for Con Edison told Business Insider that outages were caused by "continued high heat and high electrical usage" and expected power to be restored by mid-Monday morning.