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August 18, 2022
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France, Spain fight spreading wildfires as Europe swelters

France- France scrambled more water-bombing planes and hundreds more firefighters to combat spreading wildfires being fed Monday by hot swirling winds from a searing heat wave broiling much of Europe. In Spain, two people have been killed in blazes there. With winds changing direction, authorities in southwestern France announced plans to evacuate more towns and move out
Asia

India’s northwest reels under unusual early heat wave

NEW DELHI — An unusually early heat wave brought more extreme temperatures Monday to a large swath of India’s northwest, raising concerns that such weather conditions could become typical. The India Meteorological Department forecast that the temperature in New Delhi would reach 41.8 degrees Celsius (107.2 degrees Fahrenheit) on Monday, nearly eight degrees above normal.
World

Tunis reaches record 49C in heat wave on Tuesday

TUNIS (TUNISIA) – A heat spike across northern Tunisia caused record temperatures on Tuesday including a sweltering 49 degrees Celsius (120 degrees Fahrenheit) in the capital Tunis, the Meteorological Institute said. In some parts of the country the high temperatures led to power outages as people stayed at home running air conditioning, putting extra pressure […]