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# heatwave - Friday 7 August, 2020

The UK could reach record-breaking temperatures today - but there's no heatwave here
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

The UK could reach record-breaking temperatures today - but there's no heatwave here

Aug 7th 2020, 8:33 AM 40,078 Views 42 Comments

Health experts have issued a warning to people in the UK to take care in the sun.

# heatwave - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia

Dec 21st 2019, 7:40 AM 16,542 Views 25 Comments

A record-breaking heatwave on the east coast has fanned hundreds of fires.

# heatwave - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Australia has its hottest day on record again - increasing it by a full degree
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Australia has its hottest day on record again - increasing it by a full degree

Dec 19th 2019, 6:55 AM 23,263 Views 31 Comments

The average national temperature increased from 40.9 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, to 41.9 degrees yesterday.

# heatwave - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Australia has its hottest day on record
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Australia has its hottest day on record

Dec 18th 2019, 6:46 AM 39,377 Views 62 Comments

On Saturday as conditions worsen, west Sydney is due to tip over 46 degrees Celsius.

# heatwave - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Quiz: What was happening in Europe during this week's heatwave?
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot

Quiz: What was happening in Europe during this week's heatwave?

Jul 28th 2019, 8:00 PM 25,039 Views 15 Comments

It was very, very hot across Europe this week… but which of these things happened as the continent baked in the sun?

# heatwave - Friday 26 July, 2019

Think July is warm? If trends continue, by 2040 this year will be 'considered a cool summer'
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Think July is warm? If trends continue, by 2040 this year will be 'considered a cool summer'

Jul 26th 2019, 3:54 PM 50,053 Views 78 Comments

The warm temperatures and heatwaves experienced recently are expected to be even warmer in the coming years.

# heatwave - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees
# Record Breaking
# Record Breaking

Heatwave: Temperature records shattered in Europe as Paris hits 42.6 degrees

Jul 25th 2019, 9:33 PM 23,461 Views 29 Comments

Meanwhile, Germany again hit a national record of 41.5 degrees in Lingen, western Germany.

The UK has had to slow down its trains to prevent tracks 'buckling' in the heat
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

The UK has had to slow down its trains to prevent tracks 'buckling' in the heat

Jul 25th 2019, 12:31 PM 14,791 Views 12 Comments

Britain’s Met Office predicted a chance that the UK record of 38.5C would be exceeded today.

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today
# Mercury Rising
# Mercury Rising

Record-breaking heatwave in Europe set to spike even higher today

Jul 25th 2019, 7:17 AM 26,189 Views 31 Comments

Paris was expected to see the mercury soar to as much as 41 or 42 degrees Celsius today.

# heatwave - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Why is Britain preparing for record-breaking heat, but not Ireland? Blame the Atlantic
# Where's Our Heatwave?
# Where's Our Heatwave?

Why is Britain preparing for record-breaking heat, but not Ireland? Blame the Atlantic

Jul 24th 2019, 12:07 PM 65,471 Views 47 Comments

The UK could face temperatures more than 10 degrees warmer than Ireland on Thursday.

# heatwave - Friday 19 July, 2019

Sun and showers for Ireland this weekend as second summer heatwave predicted for Europe
# Humid
# Humid

Sun and showers for Ireland this weekend as second summer heatwave predicted for Europe

Jul 19th 2019, 9:23 AM 39,721 Views 14 Comments

Ireland is once again set to escape the extreme temperatures.

# heatwave - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Climate change likely a major contributor to France's extreme heatwave

Jul 2nd 2019, 5:37 PM 14,783 Views 66 Comments

Temperatures went above 45 degrees in France last week, with experts saying that climate change was a major contributor.

# heatwave - Sunday 30 June, 2019

After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe
# Mercury Falling
# Mercury Falling

After record breaking temperatures, some cooler weather hits parts of Europe

Jun 30th 2019, 5:36 PM 22,247 Views 9 Comments

But the reprieve was not universal, with Germany measuring a record high temperature for June.

# heatwave - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Spain hit by more wildfires as European heatwave continues

Jun 29th 2019, 3:06 PM 19,383 Views 11 Comments

The heat has already claimed several lives, including a 17-year-old harvest worker in Spain and a 72-year-old homeless man in Italy.

Poll: How hot is too hot?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How hot is too hot?

Jun 29th 2019, 9:14 AM 36,246 Views 51 Comments

How much heat can you handle?

# heatwave - Friday 28 June, 2019

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees
# Europe Heatwave
# Europe Heatwave

France has just recorded its hottest EVER temperature at 44.3 degrees

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 1:39 PM 43,000 Views 52 Comments

Mainland Europe is in the grips of an unprecedented heatwave.

# heatwave - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter
# Scorcher
# Scorcher

Paris region shuts down schools as heatwave hits western Europe - and it's about to get hotter

Jun 26th 2019, 6:01 PM 31,282 Views 27 Comments

Forecasters have predicted that it’s going to get even warmer across the continent.

Met Éireann has issued a warm weather alert affecting most west coast counties
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

Met Éireann has issued a warm weather alert affecting most west coast counties

Jun 26th 2019, 1:29 PM 110,711 Views 68 Comments

High temperatures and sunny weather are predicted for the west and south tomorrow.

# heatwave - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave
# Feel The Heat
# Feel The Heat

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 247,895 Views 122 Comments

Hot air from north Africa will push temperatures up from this weekend.

# heatwave - Friday 1 February, 2019

January was Australia's hottest month ever
# Strewth
# Strewth

January was Australia's hottest month ever

Feb 1st 2019, 9:48 AM 19,108 Views 46 Comments

The record smashing month comes hot on the heels of the hottest December on record.

# heatwave - Friday 25 January, 2019

Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar

Jan 25th 2019, 11:09 AM 34,574 Views 20 Comments

Authorities said they ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing.

# heatwave - Thursday 24 January, 2019

People given free beer as temperatures top 49 degrees in Australia
# New Record
# New Record

People given free beer as temperatures top 49 degrees in Australia

Jan 24th 2019, 7:28 AM 38,893 Views 38 Comments

Heat-stressed bats are falling from trees.

# heatwave - Friday 28 December, 2018

Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave

Dec 28th 2018, 11:45 AM 32,839 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures are not unusual in Australia during its arid southern hemisphere summer.

# heatwave - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Met Eireann confirm summer 2018 as one of hottest and driest in decades
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

Met Eireann confirm summer 2018 as one of hottest and driest in decades

Sep 5th 2018, 6:15 PM 24,516 Views 35 Comments

According to the forecaster, the unusually warm summer was down to a shift in the north Atlantic jet stream.

# heatwave - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Irish Water asked for schools to reduce or turn off their water supplies during the drought
# Water Restrictions
# Water Restrictions

Irish Water asked for schools to reduce or turn off their water supplies during the drought

Aug 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,598 Views 103 Comments

Documents show that Irish Water made the request for when schools broke for the summer holidays.

# heatwave - Monday 13 August, 2018

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave
# Hot Off The Shelves
# Hot Off The Shelves

Boost for Irish retailers as sales of ice cream, fans and patio furniture spike during heatwave

Aug 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,972 Views 16 Comments

The World Cup and royal wedding also helped alcohol and magazine sales this year.

# heatwave - Friday 10 August, 2018

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave
# Dry Spell
# Dry Spell

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave

Aug 10th 2018, 10:26 PM 23,550 Views 25 Comments

Recent UN sanctions have deepened the food crisis in the secretive state.

# heatwave - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites
# Fodder Crisis
# Fodder Crisis

Farmers' feed costs have exploded inside a year as fallout from hot weather bites

Aug 8th 2018, 11:49 AM 15,085 Views 43 Comments

The summer heatwave has seen the price of fodder rise across the board.

# heatwave - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Seven dead in Spain as Europe bakes in near-record temperatures
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Seven dead in Spain as Europe bakes in near-record temperatures

Aug 7th 2018, 8:23 AM 45,640 Views 35 Comments

Europe has baked in near-record temperatures but some respite is on the horizon after weeks of nonstop sunshine.

# heatwave - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'Bad year' for bumblebees as extreme weather sees levels reduce by up to 40%
# Bad Buzz
# Bad Buzz

'Bad year' for bumblebees as extreme weather sees levels reduce by up to 40%

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,399 Views 18 Comments

Storms and snow have depleted bee populations, but it may not entirely be a bad thing.

# heatwave - Friday 3 August, 2018

Two dead in Spain as Europe wilts under record heatwave
# European Record
# European Record

Two dead in Spain as Europe wilts under record heatwave

Aug 3rd 2018, 4:40 PM 46,759 Views 59 Comments

With almost no rainfall since May, Sweden has experienced its hottest July in more than 250 years.

# heatwave - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Temperatures in Spain and Portugal could top 48 degrees
# European Record
# European Record

Temperatures in Spain and Portugal could top 48 degrees

Aug 2nd 2018, 10:29 AM 63,179 Views 83 Comments

The countries are bracing themselves for wildfires.

What county got the most sunshine during June and July? Met Éíreann has been crunching the numbers
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot

What county got the most sunshine during June and July? Met Éíreann has been crunching the numbers

Aug 2nd 2018, 9:53 AM 53,348 Views 41 Comments

The hottest day of the year occurred on 28 June at Shannon Airport.

# heatwave - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Portugal prepares for fires as temperatures set to soar to 45 degrees
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Portugal prepares for fires as temperatures set to soar to 45 degrees

Jul 31st 2018, 10:06 AM 30,551 Views 12 Comments

The country is trying to avoid a repeat of last year’s deadly wildfires.

# heatwave - Monday 30 July, 2018

Additional 7 million pints of beer sold this summer compared to last
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

Additional 7 million pints of beer sold this summer compared to last

Jul 30th 2018, 8:09 PM 15,820 Views 24 Comments

The sale of lager was up 11.6% compared to the same 12 week period last year.

# heatwave - Sunday 29 July, 2018

'We're just going non-stop': Fire call-outs increase 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'We're just going non-stop': Fire call-outs increase 100% in parts of the country following recent dry spell

Jul 29th 2018, 7:45 AM 15,267 Views 5 Comments

While most have been enjoying the heatwave in recent weeks, it has had unexpected side-effects for emergency services.

# heatwave - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Many viewers noticed that last night's RTÉ weather forecast was more like a blooper reel
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

Many viewers noticed that last night's RTÉ weather forecast was more like a blooper reel

Jul 28th 2018, 3:05 PM 51,765 Views 2 Comments

Don’t worry about it Siobhan. Mercury is in retrograde.

# heatwave - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Motorists stuck in cars for hours after heat delays Channel Tunnel trains
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Motorists stuck in cars for hours after heat delays Channel Tunnel trains

Jul 26th 2018, 10:28 PM 36,476 Views 17 Comments

Ferry companies were unable to take excess passengers.

Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun
# Coming In Hot
From The42
# Coming In Hot

Beaches, BBQs and Burpees: How to keep your training on track while enjoying the summer sun

Jul 26th 2018, 9:33 AM 3,653 Views 0 Comments

Fitness columnist David Last runs through some top tips for training during the good weather.

Met Eireann says that rain is on the way, but will it stick around for the weekend?
# Weather
# Weather

Met Eireann says that rain is on the way, but will it stick around for the weekend?

Jul 26th 2018, 8:50 AM 57,634 Views 23 Comments

It’ll be a bit of a mixed bag in the coming days, but temperatures are finally expected to drop.

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