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Heat Wave

A heat wave is an extended time interval of abnormally and uncomfortably hot and unusually humid weather. It is an extended period of above normal warm temperatures sources: Florida Hazards Watch; WMO

Australia: Victorians face increased bushfire fears as phone problems unfixed

20 Nov 2014, Shanghai Daily

Mobile phone blackspots in Australian bushfire-prone regions, such as Victoria, will remain unfixed in the near future despite an Australian government program set up to improve coverage. Local citizens are worried that early warnings would not reach them on time...



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Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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