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Tag: Heat

Temperature spike: Earth ties record high heat May reading

Temperature on land set a heat record, while ocean temperatures ranked second. (File photo: AP)

June 16 (AP) - Earth's temperature spiked to tie a record high for May, US meteorologists reported Friday. Last month the global average temperature was 60.3 degrees (15.7 degrees Celsius), tying 2016 for the hottest May in 141 years of record-keeping, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That's 1.7 degrees (nearly 1 degree Celsius) higher than the 20th ...

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‘Extreme Caution’ advisory issued by Meteorology Department as temperature rises in Sri Lanka

March 20 (Daily Mirror) - While issuing an ‘Extreme Caution’ hot weather advisory for nine districts, the Meteorology Department said the temperature felt on the human body could be expected to increase up to ‘Extreme Caution’ level. Accordingly, the extreme caution was issued to Mannar, Vavuniya, Anuradhapura, Puttalam, Kurunegala, Gampaha, Colombo and Moneragala. Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa, Kegalle, Kalutara, Ratnapura, Galle, Matara ...

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