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#Heatwave

# heatwave - Wednesday 11 August, 2021

New heat record in Sicily as 'Lucifer' sweeps over Italy
# Anticyclone
# Anticyclone

New heat record in Sicily as 'Lucifer' sweeps over Italy

Aug 11th 2021, 7:59 PM 63,489 Views 32 Comments

Firefighters said earlier today they had recorded 300 interventions in the past 12 hours.

# heatwave - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Met Éireann says most of its weather stations recorded their hottest July since 2013
# Heatwave Report
# Heatwave Report

Met Éireann says most of its weather stations recorded their hottest July since 2013

Aug 7th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,438 Views 17 Comments

Temperatures reached 30.8 degrees in Roscommon.

# heatwave - Saturday 24 July, 2021

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'

Jul 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 56,812 Views 85 Comments

# heatwave - Friday 23 July, 2021

Thunderstorm warning upgraded to Status Orange for three counties
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot
# Feelin Hot Hot Hot

Thunderstorm warning upgraded to Status Orange for three counties

Updated Jul 23rd 2021, 4:45 PM 79,803 Views 35 Comments

A Status Yellow thunderstorm and rain warning will be in place for the entire country for an hour tonight.

# heatwave - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Ireland records first 'tropical night' in 20 years, NI breaks temperature record again
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

Ireland records first 'tropical night' in 20 years, NI breaks temperature record again

Updated Jul 22nd 2021, 7:07 PM 95,170 Views 61 Comments

Northern Ireland exceeded its highest temperature on record today while it was also the hottest day of the year in the Republic.

# heatwave - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Status Yellow and Status Orange high temperature warnings take effect across Ireland
# Scorcher
# Scorcher

Status Yellow and Status Orange high temperature warnings take effect across Ireland

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 1:20 PM 96,609 Views 86 Comments
It's official: Evelyn Cusack says we can now call this weather a 'heat wave'
# Hot Hot Hot
# Hot Hot Hot

It's official: Evelyn Cusack says we can now call this weather a 'heat wave'

Updated Jul 20th 2021, 12:51 PM 28,658 Views 23 Comments

The past few days have been absolute scorchers.

'We burn particularly easily': How to keep yourself, your family and your pets safe in the heat
# Hot Weather
# Hot Weather

'We burn particularly easily': How to keep yourself, your family and your pets safe in the heat

Jul 20th 2021, 7:50 AM 28,403 Views 14 Comments

Temperatures are set to remain in the high 20s this week.

# heatwave - Sunday 18 July, 2021

With sweltering heat expected to continue, Met Éireann issues 'high temperature advisory'
# Roasting
# Roasting

With sweltering heat expected to continue, Met Éireann issues 'high temperature advisory'

Jul 18th 2021, 9:18 AM 58,917 Views 66 Comments

High to very high UV levels are expected today and over the coming days.

# heatwave - Saturday 17 July, 2021

29-degree heat makes today the hottest day of the year so far
# Scorchio
# Scorchio

29-degree heat makes today the hottest day of the year so far

Updated Jul 17th 2021, 3:20 PM 43,346 Views 39 Comments

Met Eireann recorded highs of 28.2 degrees in Roscommon.

# heatwave - Friday 16 July, 2021

Today is the hottest day of the year so far, as temperatures reach 27 degrees
# Here Comes The Sun
# Here Comes The Sun

Today is the hottest day of the year so far, as temperatures reach 27 degrees

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 5:25 PM 40,697 Views 26 Comments

The high temperatures and warm weather will continue over the weekend and into next week.

# heatwave - Saturday 3 July, 2021

700 feared dead in Canada as national temperature record of 49.6 degrees is reached
# Canada
# Canada

700 feared dead in Canada as national temperature record of 49.6 degrees is reached

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:13 AM 29,464 Views 12 Comments

Most of the wildfires were caused by lightning strikes.

# heatwave - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Dozens of deaths may be tied to historic US-Canadian heatwave
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Dozens of deaths may be tied to historic US-Canadian heatwave

Jul 1st 2021, 6:49 AM 10,025 Views 0 Comments

In Vancouver, police have responded to more than 65 sudden deaths since the heatwave began.

# heatwave - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Unprecedented US heatwave causes blackouts with deaths reported across Northwest
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Unprecedented US heatwave causes blackouts with deaths reported across Northwest

Jun 30th 2021, 6:50 AM 19,427 Views 7 Comments

Officials said more than a half-dozen deaths in Washington and Oregon may be tied to the intense heat.

# heatwave - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day
# Sweltering
# Sweltering

Record breaking temperatures scorch US Pacific northwest for second consecutive day

Jun 29th 2021, 9:15 AM 21,757 Views 22 Comments

The temperatures were unheard of in a region better known for rain.

# 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 40,165 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 16,551 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 23,304 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 39,389 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 25,060 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 50,430 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 23,482 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 14,824 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 26,208 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 66,616 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 39,740 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 14,791 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 22,256 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 19,393 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 36,258 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 43,058 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 31,313 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 110,729 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 247,991 Views 124 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 19,114 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 34,583 Views 21 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 38,907 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 32,854 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 25,378 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 13,620 Views 103 Comments

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

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