World Aug 14

Tourists cool off in a fountain at the Plaza de Espana (Spain square), as a heatwave hits Spain, in Seville
At nearly 117 F, Spain clocks provisional heat record

Spain set a new provisional heat record of 47.2 degrees Celsius (116.96 Fahrenheit) on Saturday as Southern Europe sweltered under a relentless summer sun. Italy put 16 cities on red alert for health risks and Portugal warned 75% of its…

Jun 26

Pacific Northwest swelters in historic heat wave

The heat was expected to break all-time records in cities and towns from eastern Washington state to Portland to southern Oregon, with temperatures in many areas expected to top out up to 30 degrees above normal. It’s a dangerous forecast…