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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

Russia's top cities wake up to need for climate change adaptation

15 Jul 2014, TRF

'The strategy will evaluate climate change effects for the city economy and municipal facilities, calculate possible damages, and propose concrete adaptation measures, starting with housing, transport, water supplies, drainage and sewage systems,' said Yulia Menshova of St Petersburg Environmental Committee...



Number of heat-wave occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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