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Temperature Extremes

Unusual Monsoon Season Causes Flooding in India
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Unusual Monsoon Season Causes Flooding in India

2019 has brought exceptional rain to some areas, and the monsoon is retreating later than any season in recent memory.

Published Oct 7, 2019

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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
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Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

Western India and Burma (Myanmar) suffered through dramatic flooding and landslides in early August 2019.

Published Aug 14, 2019

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A Second Scorching Heatwave in Europe
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A Second Scorching Heatwave in Europe

One month after experiencing record-breaking temperatures, Europe again is sweltering under a heatwave. And this one is more intense.

Published Jul 26, 2019

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Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia
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Monsoon Rains Flood South Asia

At least seven million people in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan have been displaced or had their lives disrupted by flooding in July 2019.

Published Jul 17, 2019

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Heatwave Scorches Europe
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Heatwave Scorches Europe

The heat has broken temperature records in several parts of the continent.

Published Jun 28, 2019

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