A number of Kazakhstani regions will suffer from abnormal heat of up to 40 degrees Centigrade.
Australians sweltering through a severe heatwave were warned Thursday that the worst is yet to come, with hundreds of fires raging in several states and temperatures nearing record highs.
Firefighters brought under control a major forest blaze in central Spain on Friday but the country remained on high alert for fires in the sweltering summer heat.
If the heat makes you cranky, take heart: you're not alone, according to a study out Thursday in the US journal Science that links rising tempers to hot temperatures.
Australia's extreme summer heatwave, which caused devastating bushfires and saw temperature forecasts go off the scale, is part of a global warming trend.
There was no end in sight Tuesday to the blistering heatwave baking much of the United States that has farmers mulling cutting down crucial crops and sent grain prices skyrocketing.
A crippling heat wave that has held large swathes of the United States hostage gave way slightly on Sunday -- but not before leaving dozens dead in several states, officials and local media said.
There's nothing like a record-setting heat wave, combined with a third full day without power, to get people to rediscover the joys of their local library.
Utility crews made slow progress Sunday in restoring electricity to millions of households amid a record-setting heatwave in the eastern United States that showed no sign of abating soon.