Australia records highest temperature in 62 years

Australia records highest temperature in 62 years

SINGAPORE, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Another day, another record-breaking heat. Australian authorities warned people to stay indoors on Friday as a severe heatwave along the northwest coast pushed temperatures to 50.7 degrees Celsius (123 degrees Fahrenheit), hitting an all-time high 62 years ago. Climate scientists and activists have sounded the alarm that global warming due … Read more

‘Furnace’: Argentina roasts in record-setting heat wave

‘Furnace’: Argentina roasts in record-setting heat wave

BUENOS AIRES, Jan.11 (Reuters) – Argentina is facing a historic heat wave with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius (104 ° F), making the country for some time the hottest place on the planet , straining power grids and forcing residents to seek sanctuary in the shade. With temperatures reaching around 45 ° C (113 ° … Read more