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
19 Nov 2013, UNEP
'Missing the 2°C window will not only cost governments billions of dollars but will risk the lives and livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people on the African continent and elsewhere,' said UN Under-Secretary General and UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner at the release of the new UNEP report during the UN climate talks in Warsaw...
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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