heatwave


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heatwave

(ˈhiːtˌweɪv)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a continuous spell of abnormally hot weather
2. (Physical Geography) (not in technical use) an extensive slow-moving air mass at a relatively high temperature
Translations
ola de calor
helleaaltolämpöaalto
熱波酷暑

heatwave

[ˈhiːtweɪv] Nola f de calor

heatwave

[ˈhiːtweɪv] nvague f de chaleur

heatwave

[ˈhiːtˌweɪv] nondata di caldo
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The Met Office has a warning system that issues alerts if a heatwave is likely: Level one is the minimum alert and is in place from June 1 until September 15.
A new heatwave could see some states contending with temperatures well over 100 degrees in the coming days.
The heatwave in Europe and the records set this summer: July being the hottest month according to recorded temperature in the past: tells us that it is not even up to debate anymore; climate change is a reality that is degrading the environment now.
More important, perhaps, DMN issued a heatwave alert on July 31.
THE record-breaking July heatwave in central and western Europe would have been up to 3C (5.5F) cooler if the climate was not changing, new research has found.
At least 11 people died and 5,664 were hospitalized over just past week as a sudden heatwave overspread across all parts of Japan, APA reports citing the Japanese Fire and Disaster Agency.
Europe's latest summer heatwave broke heat records just weeks after the continent had its hottest ever June, fueling concern that a shifting climate is triggering more extreme weather.
- Netherlands OUT / AFP / ANP / Sem van der Wal 2 / 21 A man walks under water atomizers during a heatwave, at the Bassin de la Villette in Paris, on July 24, 2019.
The heatwave could affect about 200 million people in major cities like New York, Washington and Boston in the East Coast, and the Midwest region too.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): While parts of the country received enormous rainfall, heatwave conditions prevailed in the national capital on Monday, with the mercury soaring up to 42 degree Celsius.
PARIS, July 1 (KUNA) -- France on Monday placed 14 out of its 95 metropolitan districts under the "orange" second-highest weather alert for a heatwave and dangerous thunderstorms in the coming 24 hours, weather service Meteo France said.