heatwave

Scorched rail tracks, melting museum and global warming

The naysayers and nonbelievers of global warming are mum as the scorching heat waves paint nations red hot worldwide. Last week, the waves of heat have been high enough to deform and melt infrastructures as millions of citizens of the world are suffering through the rise of the searing temperature. To put things into perspective, you can fry slices of meat in a frying pan under the Texas sun. That being said, the sweltering conditions, as of late, have also raised awareness of ageing infrastructures worldwide, most of which are roads, bridges, railroads, and buildings.

June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015

Delhi wakes up to a cooler morning

Delhi, surrounding areas wake up to a cooler morning as mercury dropped to around 30°C from weeks of unrelenting temperatures caused by a heat wave that killed over 2,200 people in India.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Indian heatwave toll rises to 1,700

The massive heatwave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.

May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015

No let-up in massive India heatwave

Heatwave conditions continue to sweep India where more than 1,100 people have died in the past week, officials say.

May 26, 2015
May 26, 2015

India heatwave toll 'nears 800'

The death toll in the heatwave sweeping India has reached nearly 800 with temperatures nearing 50C (122F) in some areas.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

At least 500 people are reported to have died in a heatwave sweeping India, with temperatures reaching 48C (118F) in some areas.

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