Growing concern over unseasonal warm spell in Europe

Growing concern over unseasonal warm spell in Europe

By Mathieu Gorse and AFP bureaus October morning temperatures topping 30 Celsius (86 Fahrenheit) in Spain may have brought cheer to the tourists, but they are provoking concern among environmentalists. The mercury has been rising well above the norm across vast...
China logs hottest August since records began

China logs hottest August since records began

By Matthew WALSH China has logged its hottest August since records began, state media reported Tuesday, following an unusually intense summer heat wave that parched rivers, scorched crops and triggered isolated blackouts. Southern China last month sweltered under what...