Heat wave

Heat wave

Extreme weather, extreme temperature, high temperatures.

Beaver dam
As heatwaves and droughts become more frequent, beavers could play an important role in safeguarding against these risks, scientists say.
World Economic Forum
Cover of Evaluation of an early-warning system for heat wave-related mortality in Europe: Implications for sub-seasonal to seasonal forecasting and climate services
2022
The objective of this study is to assess the extent to which S2S climate forecasts could be incorporated into heat-health action plans, to support timely public health decision-making ahead of imminent heat wave events in Europe.
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
With the summer of 2022 entering the climate record books as the first time that the UK has hit an air temperature above 40C, it has without question been amongst the UK’s hottest and driest summers overall.
Carbon Brief
For centuries, India’s architecture featured intricate lattice structures. Now, as modern architects search for better ways to keep buildings cool, it’s making a comeback.
British Broadcasting Corporation
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2022
This paper evaluates the effectiveness of the current alerting systems for hot and cold weather used in England to notify the health and social care sector of upcoming extreme weather events.
Environmental Science & Policy (Elsevier)
Crowd waiting for the train during a hot day in London, UK (2022)
Researchers have found that moving further towards an impact-based alert system which focuses on the repercussions of extreme weather conditions could enable participants make more informed decisions.
The University Of Surrey
The nation's largest corn producing region could soon be known as the Extreme Heat Belt.
Grist Magazine
This summer has been China’s driest and hottest since consistent records began being kept in 1961. The severe heatwave resulted in and continues to exacerbate a drought.
The Diplomat