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Tag: hot weather

  • Sunday, November 19th 2023 - 14:13 UTC

    Taylor fan dies in Rio's scorching heat

    Swift was devastated by what happened

    A 23-year-old fan of US pop music star Taylor Swift died Friday night of a heart attack amid Rio de Janeiro's historic heat wave that is already casting doubts on next Tuesday's World Cup football playoffs clash between Brazil and Lionel Messi's reigning world champions Argentina at the iconic Maracana Stadium.

  • Sunday, August 27th 2023 - 00:09 UTC

    Hot weather hits Rio de Janeiro this winter

    Winter heat in Rio should not feel as muggy as in the summer, despite reaching the same temperature

    Despite the southern hemisphere being still in winter, meteorologists foresee temperatures in the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro might reach 41°C as dry conditions heat up Southeastern Brazil, Agencia Brasil reported Thursday.

  • Saturday, June 29th 2019 - 09:40 UTC

    Europe “roasting” under a sweltering heat wave

    The new record makes France the seventh European country to have a plus 45-degree temperature: Bulgaria, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Greece and North Macedonia

    Europe was bracing itself for a sweltering Saturday as the heat wave continued across the continent. The Meteo-France weather service lifted its red warning but forecast a “very hot day” across a large central band of the country with the mercury expected to rise to 42 degrees Celsius in some parts.

  • Tuesday, April 23rd 2019 - 08:32 UTC

    UK four nations with hottest Easter Monday on record, Met Office says

    Temperatures hit 24.2C (75.6F) in Kinlochewe in the Highlands, 23.6C (74.4F) in Cardiff and 21.4C (70.5F) in Armagh.

    It has been the hottest Easter Monday on record in all four nations of the UK, the Met Office has said. England reached the highest temperature with 25C (77F) recorded at Heathrow, Northolt and Wisley.

  • Monday, April 22nd 2019 - 08:25 UTC

    Easter Sunday with record temperature in the UK

    The good weather brought people in droves to beaches, parks and other outdoor attractions, while people queued to reach the top of Snowdon and Pen y Fan

    Three of the UK's nations have recorded their highest ever Easter Sunday temperatures, the Met Office has said. Scotland's peak was 23.4C (74F), in Edinburgh, while that same temperature was also the high point in Wales - coming in Cardiff. Northern Ireland beat a 95-year-old record when the mercury hit 21C at Helen's Bay near Bangor.