Exceptional drought across the United States

Exceptional drought across the United States

More of the United States was in exceptional drought in July 2011 than in any other month in the past 12 years, according to the National Climatic Data Center. The worst of the drought is spread across Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and parts of Arizona, Colorado,

Iraq hit by extreme heat – Temperature reaches 52 degrees Celsius

Iraq hit by extreme heat – Temperature reaches 52 degrees Celsius

Extreme weather in Iraq where temperatures reached 52 degrees Celsius (125.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on early Tuesday afternoon, forecasters said.With a humidity of five percent and winds with a speed of about 9 kilometres (2.6 miles) per hour, temperatures reached 52

Wild US summer heat wave smashes records

Wild US summer heat wave smashes records

As the temperatures have risen across the United States this summer, weather records have fallen left and right. The horrible July heat wave, lasting weeks in some cities, the entire month in others, has affected nearly 200 million people at some point. Plenty of…