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Ultra high UV levels hitting Saigon, experts warn

Saigon residents face the risk of burned eyes and skin even after brief exposure to the sun, doctors caution.

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 

Deadly heatwaves threaten China's northern breadbasket

The North China Plain, home to nearly 400 million people, could become a life-threatening inferno, researchers warn.
August 02, 2018 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

An intense heatwave killed at least 14 people over a three-day long weekend in Japan, media reported on Tuesday.
July 17, 2018 | 12:04 pm GMT+7

Pakistan heatwave kills 65 people in Karachi: welfare organization

The heatwave coincided with power outages and the holy month when most Muslims do not eat or drink during the day. 
May 22, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

Frequency of excessive summertime heat seen rising across US

California is one of 11 Western states ranked by the NRDC report as the most affected by extreme summer heat.
October 25, 2017 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Record-breaking heat grips southeastern Canada

A large part of southeastern Canada are in the throes of overheat as the mercury climbed to a forecast high of 32 degrees Celsius over the weekend.
September 25, 2017 | 01:23 pm GMT+7

Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take?

If planet-warming emissions continue to rise at their current pace, three in four people in the world will face deadly heat by the turn of the century.
September 22, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks

Heat remains underestimated as a threat by governments, aid agencies and individuals.
September 19, 2017 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Heatwave shuts more than 250 Malaysian schools: reports

More than 250 Malaysian schools were closed on Monday due to a heatwave brought on by the El Nino weather phenomenon which is severely affecting food production and causing chronic water shortages in many countries.
April 11, 2016 | 04:29 pm GMT+7
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