COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Punishing Heat Wave Sets Records Across Asia
Description: Record-high temperatures and severe drought are causing misery for hundreds of millions of people in Asia. In Southeast Asia this heat wave joins the historical ones of 1960, 1983 and 1998, but as for duration, intensity and affected area it is definitely the strongest heat wave for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. The death toll from theis heat wave is expected to rise. [Source: Voice of America]
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Source: Voice of America
Publish Date: 4/27/2016
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