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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

WMO: Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

23 Mar 2015, WMO

The WMO Statement on the Status of the Global Climate in 2014 confirmed the continuation of the warming trend over the past few decades, with 14 of the 15 hottest years on record occurring this century. The report was released to coincide with World Meteorological Day 23 March which promotes the theme 'Climate Knowledge for Climate Action'...



Number of heat-wave occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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