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Mexico: Heat wave kills several people, hotter days ahead
Mexico: Heat wave kills several people, hotter days ahead

Mexico: Heat wave kills several people, hotter days ahead

The so-called “heat dome” weather phenomenon has trapped hot air over the country, causing temperatures to soar to 45 degrees Celsius in some areas. Extreme heat in Mexico has killed dozens of people,
5 days ago
Asia worst hit from climate disasters in 2023, says UN
Asia worst hit from climate disasters in 2023, says UN

Asia worst hit from climate disasters in 2023, says UN

A World Meteorological Organization (WMO) report has said floods and storms were the leading cause of climate-related hazards in Asia. It warns of “major repercussions.” Asia was most affected by climate and weather-related events in
1 month ago
Greece raises wildfire alert amid early blazes
Greece raises wildfire alert amid early blazes

Greece raises wildfire alert amid early blazes

Greece has raised a wildfire alert to its second-highest level after dozens of blazes broke out over the weekend. They come following a record warm winter in the country. Greece on Sunday raised
2 months ago
Slovakia says bear that wounded 5 shot dead
Slovakia says bear that wounded 5 shot dead

Slovakia says bear that wounded 5 shot dead

The bear had bit and scratched people in Slovakia, with one individual almost losing an eye. The Slovakian government wants to implement safety zones near towns and villages as a means to
2 months ago