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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# heat wave

This year
Record-breaking heat wave baking southern US set to expand
July 2023 is on track to be the hottest absolute month – not only since records began, but also in “hundreds, if not thousands, of years.”
Temperatures hit new highs as Northern Hemisphere suffers effects of historic heat wave
Health authorities have sounded alarms from North America to Europe and Asia, urging people to stay hydrated and shelter from the burning sun.
2022 confirmed as Ireland's hottest year on record
High temperature records for July and August were also broken last year during heatwave conditions.
Last year
Why heatwaves hit harder in cities - and how to combat rising temperatures
A report by
Céimin Burke
Ireland’s ageing and increasingly urban population means more people will be at risk from heat in the years ahead.
All time
Firefighter dies as Greece continues to deal with widespread blazes
Thousands of residents and vacationers have fled approaching flames by land and by sea.
Poll: Are you making an effort to conserve water during this heat wave?
Irish Water has appealed to members of the public in numerous counties to reduce their water usage.
High temperatures continue as 29.5 degrees reached in one county today
Met Éireann said at least nine weather observing stations have met heat wave criteria.
It's official: Evelyn Cusack says we can now call this weather a 'heat wave'
The past few days have been absolute scorchers.
The hottest 15 places in the world today are all in Australia as extreme heatwave rages on
Fruit is cooking from the inside out and wildlife is dying as temperatures continue to soar.
"There should be 90 or 100 grand worth of broccoli here - we probably won't see any of it"
The current heat wave has been impacting farmers across the country who are hoping to save their crops from being wiped out.
'It’s best not to drink tea or coffee': The HSE is advising people how to stay safe during water restrictions
People are being told to fill containers with water and store it in the fridge.
So, can we officially call this warm spell a 'heat wave'?
It’s hot. But is it a heat wave?
Stand down, we are NOT in the middle of a heatwave
Temperatures have to hit 25 degrees or more for five consecutive days
Break out the shades - next week looks like it could be a scorcher...
It won’t be quite a heat wave, but it won’t be far off it either.
Met Éireann has issued a weather warning in Ireland...
So it was 30 degrees in Laois this afternoon
Hot hot heat.
US heat wave begins to cool after causing dozens of deaths
At least 46 people are thought to have died as a result of the extreme heat hitting much of the United States.
Grab your shorts, we might get a 'heat wave' this week
Irish Weather Online’s forecast says that temperatures may reach the 20s this week – even up to 27 or 28°C in the southeast.