Posts Tagged ‘sweltering’

Spain sweltering in third heatwave of the summer

Meteorologists in Spain say they expect the extreme heat to last until Friday at the earliest, in the country’s third heatwave this summer. Source

Days Of Sweltering Heat, Power Cuts In Northern India Overwhelm Hospitals As Death Toll Climbs

“So many people are dying from the heat that we are not getting a minute’s time to rest,” one hearse driver said. Source

Ida’s sweltering aftermath: No power, no water, no gasoline

New Orleans officials announced seven places around the city people could get a meal and sit in air conditioning. Edwards said that state officials likewise were working to set up places to distribute food, water and ice, but that it wouldn’t start Tuesday. The governor’s office also said discussions were underway about establishing cooling stations […]

Sweltering heatwave linked to sudden deaths in western Canada and US Northwest

A sweltering heat wave that has settled over western Canada for several days is believed to be a contributing factor in dozens of sudden-death calls received by police in the Vancouver area, authorities said Tuesday. In the United States’ Pacific Northwest, about a dozen deaths in Washington and Oregon may be tied to an intense […]

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