How well can weather experts predict unprecedented heat waves?

In late June 2021, an extreme heat wave impacted the Pacific Northwest of North America, with temperatures surpassing previous records by significant margins, causing more than 1,000 excess deaths and affecting infrastructure ...

Heatwave: Why extreme weather forecasts have improved so much

The U.K. has recorded its hottest ever temperature, passing 40℃ for the first time. But you can't deny it had fair warning. The Met Office issued an amber weather warning six days before the heatwave and upgraded it to ...

Europe wildfire risk heightened by early heat waves, drought

Extended drought conditions in several Mediterranean countries, a heat wave last week that reached northern Germany and high fuel costs for aircraft needed to fight wildfires have heightened concerns across Europe this summer.

After Yellowstone, floodwaters menace Montana's largest city

Devastating floodwaters that wiped out miles of roads and hundreds of bridges in Yellowstone National Park and swamped scores of homes in surrounding communities moved downstream Wednesday and threatened to cut off fresh ...

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