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Tag: WMO

  • Friday, August 2nd 2019 - 09:59 UTC

    Last July, the hottest in history according to WMO, after warmest-ever June

    Scientists have linked the warming to man-made climate change, predicting a rise in temperatures of 1.5 deg C between 2030 and 2052 if global warming continues

    The planet endured what may have been the hottest July in history, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Thursday, just a week after a European heatwave shattered all-time records and also coming on the heels of the world's warmest-ever June.

  • Wednesday, July 24th 2019 - 23:51 UTC

    Dozens perish as Europeans smolder in unprecedented heat

    Hannover's airport was temporarily closed due to cracks in the tarmac.

    Record high temperatures were reported in Belgium and Netherlands Wednesday amid a heatwave that hit all Europe and brought 40 degrees Celsius to places like Siberia and leaving over people dead by the dozen in Greece. It has also been reported to be Sweden's hottest July since 1756.

  • Tuesday, November 29th 2011 - 21:00 UTC

    Global temperature in 2011, the tenth highest on record, says WMO

    The extent of Arctic sea ice in 2011 was the second lowest on record

    Global temperatures in 2011 are currently the tenth highest on record and are higher than any previous year with a La Niña event, which has a relative cooling influence. The 13 warmest years have all occurred in the 15 years since 1997. The extent of Arctic sea ice in 2011 was the second lowest on record, and its volume was the lowest.