154 died of heat stroke in New York City from 2000-11: said CDC

  • 11 August 2013 |
Heat waves are the deadliest of extreme weather events, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week. A case study published in the August 9 edition of the agency's journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, looked at heat illness in New York City from 2000 to 2011. The…

 

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Seoul: Seven people dead from heatstroke amid sweltering weather

  • 09 August 2013 |
Seven people have died of heatstroke over the past few days as scorching temperatures continue to blast Seoul, the capital of the South Korea, police said Friday. The country has been suffering from the sweltering heat wave for weeks with temperatures in most parts of the country soaring above 35…

 

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Study: Hotter temperatures lead to hotter tempers Featured

  • 03 August 2013 |
As the world gets warmer, people are more likely to get hot under the collar, scientists say. A massive new study finds that aggressive acts like committing violent crimes and waging war become more likely with each added degree. Researchers analyzed 60 studies on historic empire collapses, recent wars, violent…

 

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US National Heat Stroke Prevention Day on July 31

  • 31 July 2013 |
In recognition of National Heatstroke Prevention Day on July 31, The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is reminding Californians to take precautions when out in summer temperatures and to guard against the danger of leaving children unattended in vehicles. "Too many children die as a result of being left…

 

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High temperatures to sear much of Central and Eastern Europe

  • 30 July 2013 |
A "code red" weather warning was in place for central parts of the Czech Republic on July 30 while several countries in Central and Eastern Europe, including Bulgaria, had significant parts under the lesser code orange warning. On July 30, Bulgaria faced code orange weather warnings for the regions of…

 

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Europe Sizzles Through More Intense Heat

  • 30 July 2013 |
Even as much of the central and eastern U.S. basks in unseasonably cool July weather, Europe has been baking in another heat wave, and a renewed surge of heat promises to add to the misery in the coming days. Polish news website gazeta.pl reported Sunday that 41 children were taken…

 

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