Archive for August 1st, 2013

Dozens Die As China Suffers Worst Heatwave In 140 Years

Written by on August 1, 2013 in Asia, Rest of World with 0 Comments

For the past 3 weeks a large swath of China has been stuck beneath an abnormally strong and stubborn upper level ridge of high pressure which has produced deadly record breaking heat. Skillet-like pavements have been used to cook shrimp and pork while fish are dying in rivers and ponds across 19 provinces, that’s 3 million square miles and a third of […]

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Written by on August 1, 2013 in United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments

Scotland It’s been a damp, dreary, warm and humid afternoon but the good news is, the rain should continue to lift north of Southern and Central areas, perhaps allowing for some late day sunshine. Even in the North, the rain should break up overnight. It will be a warm, muggy, misty and murky night to come […]

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Chicago & Much Of Midwest Ends June-July Period Below Normal, Trend To Continue!

Written by on August 1, 2013 in United States of America with 0 Comments

What a difference a year makes for the Chicago, IL area with more than half of July temperatures staying below normal. According to WGN’s Tom Skilling, the past 9 days have been below normal, in fact some 8.1 degrees below normal. There are other very interesting facts regarding the cool spell Chicago has had. In the […]

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