July 2019 is officially the hottest month ever

July this year was the warmest month ever recorded worldwide, satellite data has confirmed. The assessment was carried out by EU climate change scientists, who say it’s the latest sign that Earth is experiencing unprecedented warming. Scorching heatwaves saw weather records tumble across Europe – including Malta – last month, with unusually high temperatures of […]

Three dead as ‘hell’ heatwave hits Europe

At least three people have died in France as a heatwave likened to ‘hell’ sweeps across much of Europe. Temperatures have soared to at least 41°C in some parts of southern France, with a record high of 45°C expected in the southern towns of Nîmes and Carpentras on Friday. The so-called Saharan Bubble weather has […]

Three dead as ‘heatwave from hell’ hits Europe

At least three people have died in France as a heatwave likened to ‘hell’ sweeps across much of Europe. Temperatures have soared to at least 41°C in some parts of southern France, with a record high of 45°C expected in the southern towns of Nîmes and Carpentras on Friday. The so-called Saharan Bubble weather has […]

Doctors issue heatwave health warning for Malta

Health chiefs have issued a fresh warning as the second heatwave of summer continues across Malta and Gozo. Forecasters predicted temperatures could feel as hot at 42°C by Thursday. And as more hot air pushes north from Africa, an amber level 3 heat warning has also been issued by the Met Office in Luqa. Government […]