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Extreme Heat in Japan Leaves 25 People Killed, Almost 12,800

TOKYO (Sputnik) – Close to 12,800 people suffered health complications and 25 others died as a result of persisting extreme temperatures in Japan over the past week, the Japanese Fire and Disaster Management Agency said on Tuesday. The plurality of people — 45.4 percent — were affected by the heat while at home, while 17 […]Read More

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Thailand’s Superheat Kills 4 Humans, and A Lot of Coral

SURIN — Bleached coral. Fleeing elephants. Happy coconut water vendors. These are only a few side effects of the inordinate heat currently smothering Thailand. At least four deaths, all outside of Bangkok, have been attributed to heat-related causes this summer. Full story: khaosodenglish.com By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich Khaosod EnglishRead More

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Europe copes with record heat wave, 2 die in Spain

Two men have died from heatstroke in Spain as Europeans cope with a record heat wave. Hot air from North Africa has caused the most severe heat wave since 2003. The heat wave has brought drought and forest fires in areas as far apart as Britain and Greece. Temperatures hit a scorching 45 degrees Celsius […]Read More

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Heatwave responsible for 21 deaths

Extreme summer heat has claimed the lives of as many as 21 people this year, officials said Thursday. Dr Amnuay Kajina, director of the Department of Communicable Disease Control, said Thailand continues to be hit by a heatwave affecting many different parts of the country. Read more: The NationRead More

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American tourist found dead in Chiang Mai

CHIANG MAI: — An American man was found dead in the bathroom of his rented condominium room in Chiang Mai on Monday afternoon, reports Thaivisa News. Officers from Chang Phueak Police station and rescue workers were called to the condominium in Mueang district just after 2pm on Monday. Source: Thaivisa News ThaivisaRead More

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April could see record heat in the North and Northeast

RECORD high temperature is expected in the North and Northeast during the peak of summer in April this year, revealed the Meteorological Department. Climatological Centre director Chalalai Jamphon yesterday revealed that this summer would be hotter than the previous year. Read more: The Nation PRATCH RUJIVANAROMRead More

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India’s Heat Wave Is Now the 5th Deadliest in the

Heat is a constant phenomenon across much of India during summertime, but the country’s most recent heat wave has killed over 2,300 people and placed among the top five deadliest in the world. Impacting much of the eastern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the heat wave forced many people indoors. Those without a place […]Read More

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Scorching heat causing slight damages to ancient ruins in Surin

SURIN, 20 May 2012 (NNT) – The scorching heat across Thailand has caused damages to the ancient ruins in northeastern Surin Province. As temperature in Thailand shows no sign of dropping anytime soon, the relentless heat has started to cause physical damages to a number of ancient structures. In Surin Province, Prasat Sikharaphum or the […]Read More