Choking and sweating around Delhi’s burning hill of trash

Living in a slum by one of New Delhi’s trash landfills, Pramod is used to the stench, flies, government apathy and occasional fires. But this week’s inferno as India wilts in a heatwave came too close for comfort. ‘The fire…

44 degree Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) heat wave kills 60 plus in Karachi, Pakistan

Last weeks high temperatures in Karachi has killed 65 people so far in a heatwave gripping Pakistan’s largest city this week, a charity in the sprawling metropolis said temperatures hit 44 degrees Celsius. The non-profit Edhi Foundation said scores may…

Hottest day ever in Shanghai as 105F (40.9) heatwave causes problems

Authorities issued a “Red Alert” on Friday the 21st when a heat wave broke all records for the city of Shanghai since 1872. Hospitals in the city have reported increased numbers of patients suffering from heat-related illnesses, according to state…

Heatwave in China and Korea

Southern China and Korea will likely continue to experience high temperatures. Over the next three days, the heatwave in China will continue to bake Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui and Sichuan provinces, where some areas could see temperatures reach 37 C to…

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