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Heat wave in D.C. area is most intense on record this late in year - The Washington Post

Heat wave in D.C. area is most intense on record this late in year - The Washington Post | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

High temperature records have been falling daily. It’s as hot as it gets this late in the year.

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Texas paid bitcoin miner Riot $31.7 million to shut down during heat wave in August

Texas paid bitcoin miner Riot $31.7 million to shut down during heat wave in August | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

During the crypto boom of 2021, Riot Platforms was raking in cash from bitcoin mining. Now the company is losing so much money that it’s counting on energy credits from selling power back to the Texas grid to keep its costs under control. Riot said on Wednesday that it earned $31.7 million in energy credits […]

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Dangerous heat wave hits eastern US: Latest forecast - ABC News

Dangerous heat wave hits eastern US: Latest forecast - ABC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A dangerous heat wave is slamming the eastern United States.

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Memphis sets record high temperature during brutal heat wave | News | fox13memphis.com

Memphis sets record high temperature during brutal heat wave | News | fox13memphis.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

RECORD HEAT ☀️ The brutal heat in Memphis on Friday broke a record that had stood for 80 years.

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Tropical storm hits Texas as heat threatens millions - CBS News

Tropical storm hits Texas as heat threatens millions - CBS News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Tropical Storm Harold made landfall in Texas and has since weakened to a tropical depression after forming in the Gulf of Mexico overnight. Meanwhile, millions across the country are bracing for dangerously high temperatures.

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Thermal images of the US heatwave in Phoenix, Arizona | US news | The Guardian

Thermal images of the US heatwave in Phoenix, Arizona | US news | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As the world registered the hottest month of all time in July, the south-western US city of Phoenix shattered its own 1974 heatwave record, with temperatures above 110F (43C) for 31 straight days...

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Sweltering heat leaves 70 million people in the US under heat alerts, as record-setting temperatures move through the South - CNN.com

Sweltering heat leaves 70 million people in the US under heat alerts, as record-setting temperatures move through the South - CNN.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As the planet’s hottest month on record comes to a close, 70 million people are under heat alerts in the US, where areas in the southern plains and Southeast could see record-setting highs of 115 degrees or more.

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Severe burns cases on rise in US south-west as extreme heatwave takes toll | US weather | The Guardian

Severe burns cases on rise in US south-west as extreme heatwave takes toll | US weather | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Doctors report busy burns units with some patients having passed out and collapsed on superheated outdoor surfaces...

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Chinese cities brace for floods as heat scorches inland regions - Reuters

Chinese cities brace for floods as heat scorches inland regions - Reuters | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Several Chinese cities including Shanghai and Beijing braced for flooding on Friday while inland regions baked in heat threatening to shrink the country's biggest freshwater lake. 

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Intense Heat Wave Grips Europe as Wildfires Rage, Monuments Close - EcoWatch.com

Intense Heat Wave Grips Europe as Wildfires Rage, Monuments Close - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Europe has been buffeted from one heat wave to another, and when “heat storms” start being named, you know they must be intense.

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Airline passengers pass out awaiting takeoff in triple-digit temps in Las Vegas - RawStory.com

Airline passengers pass out awaiting takeoff in triple-digit temps in Las Vegas - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Multiple passengers became ill in triple-digit heat while waiting four hours to depart from an airport in Las Vegas.Passengers on board a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta on Monday passed out or soiled themselves on the hot plane, as babies screamed and flight attendants ran...

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‘It’s become unbearable’: Texas workers toil through extreme heatwave | Texas | The Guardian

‘It’s become unbearable’: Texas workers toil through extreme heatwave | Texas | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Many employees in Texas have no heat protections and work in intense and prolonged sun exposure, which causes heat illness

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Relentless heat wave scorches US South, air quality deteriorates over Midwest - Reuters

Relentless heat wave scorches US South, air quality deteriorates over Midwest - Reuters | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

(Reuters) - A prolonged heat wave kept its grip on the U.S. South on Tuesday as dangerously high temperatures rising well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) and oppressive humidity were on tap across a wide swath of the region through the holiday weekend. 

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Heatwave forces school disruptions across multiple states, leading to early dismissal, online teaching - FoxNews.com

Heatwave forces school disruptions across multiple states, leading to early dismissal, online teaching - FoxNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Late summer heatwave disruptions were experienced by schools across several states, including Michigan, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, leading to early dismissals in schools.

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‘Climate breakdown’: 2023 likely to be hottest year humanity has experienced - Raw Story

‘Climate breakdown’: 2023 likely to be hottest year humanity has experienced - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

2023 is likely to be the hottest year in human history, and global temperatures during the Northern Hemisphere summer were the warmest on record, the EU climate monitor said on Wednesday. Heatwaves, droughts and wildfires struck Asia, Africa, Europe and North America over the last three months...

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Health heat warning: NHS braced for influx of patients during heatwave as officials urge public to be cautious | Daily Mail Online

Health heat warning: NHS braced for influx of patients during heatwave as officials urge public to be cautious | Daily Mail Online | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Health experts fear great swathes of the UK population, especially the elderly and those with dementia, will be hit by heat-related sickness - increasing demand for NHS services.

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Record heatwave persists in US as 130 million under alerts in 22 states | Extreme weather | The Guardian

Record heatwave persists in US as 130 million under alerts in 22 states | Extreme weather | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Temperatures above 100F stretched south to states on the Gulf coast amid warnings of ‘brutal humidity levels’

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Gulf of Mexico breaks heat record, report says - WOWT.com

Gulf of Mexico breaks heat record, report says - WOWT.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The report comes as coastal areas join much of the rest of the nation in this summer’s blistering heat wave.

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Spain, Portugal Battle Wildfires As Temperatures Soar - IBTimes.com

Spain, Portugal Battle Wildfires As Temperatures Soar - IBTimes.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Firefighters in Spain and Portugal were battling to keep wildfires spanning thousands of hectares contained Monday as a scorching heatwave hit the Iberian peninsula, worsening conditions.

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Hot-tub temperatures in Florida ocean and wild fires across Greece: See how the global heatwave is playing out - ABC News

Hot-tub temperatures in Florida ocean and wild fires across Greece: See how the global heatwave is playing out - ABC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Extreme weather has caused havoc across the Northern Hemisphere. Here's a look at how at how hardest-hit areas have been impacted by the current heatwave.

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Europe heatwave: Temperatures to soar in Greece as fires still burn - BBC News

Europe heatwave: Temperatures to soar in Greece as fires still burn - BBC News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Officials warn this could be Greece's hottest July weekend in 50 years, with temperatures hitting 45C.

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Heatwave Shows That Biden’s Better Grid Initiative Is Woefully Underfunded - OilPrice.com

Heatwave Shows That Biden’s Better Grid Initiative Is Woefully Underfunded - OilPrice.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The extreme heat wave across the U.S. is testing the limits of the nation's antiquated power grids, highlighting the urgent need for substantial infrastructure modernization to cope with climate change impacts.

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Heatwaves set records, trigger health warnings in US and Europe - Reuters

Heatwaves set records, trigger health warnings in US and Europe - Reuters | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Heatwaves intensified across southern and eastern Europe, Asia, and much of the United States on Tuesday as the World Meteorological Organization warned of an increased risk of deaths due to the extreme weather. 

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Heat wave causing hazards to health across U.S. - CBS News

Heat wave causing hazards to health across U.S. - CBS News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

High temperatures over the past few days broke multiple records. On Friday alone, some 90 million Americans saw temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit -- and for 45 million people it felt like temperatures were in the triple digits.

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Emergency room visits surge, Texans die amid dangerous heat wave - The Texas Tribune

Emergency room visits surge, Texans die amid dangerous heat wave - The Texas Tribune | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

After weeks of extreme heat, health officials have reported numerous deaths, while emergency departments across the state are seeing record numbers of people seeking treatment for heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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