How cold is the coldest place on Earth?
A team of researchers has presented the coldest ever recorded temperature on Earth: minus 136 degrees Fahrenheit (or, minus 93.2 Celsius). The record low temperature ... as it’s too cold there for either a mercury or alcohol thermometer to work, Scambos ...
Mumbai swelters at 35 degrees Celsius in ‘winter’
While only three days ago, it was cold enough to enable a good night's sleep in quilts, now it is hot and dry. Colaba recorded 36.8 degrees Celsius—the highest temperature of the year so far—on Sunday. On Monday, Santa Cruz, too, was hot at 36.5 ...
Plane sinks in melting asphalt at Moscow airport
As temperatures peaked at 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) on Tuesday, an S7 flight from Domodedovo Airport enroute from Moscow to Novosibirsk took off at 16:00 local time instead of a scheduled take-off at 11:15. “At 11.15 our aircraft, Boeing 737 ...
Heatstroke kills 3 in Japan, thousands hospitalized
The state weather agency said temperatures topped 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) in several places Wednesday, warning that similarly hot weather would "raise the danger of heatstroke" the next day. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said ...
Not so fun in the sun – Cases of heatstroke hit a year-high last week in Japan
The end of July has brought soaring temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius (95 degrees Fahrenheit) to certain parts of Japan. As we saw this past weekend, the oppressive heat was even enough to make Tokyo Disneyland look almost deserted, an unheard-of feat.