July likely to be warmest month on record: NASA scientist

July 2023 is set to become the hottest month in centuries, with unprecedented heatwaves worldwide and record-breaking sea surface temperatures, largely attributed to greenhouse gas emissions, warns NASA climatologist Gavin Schmidt.

Ten killed in landslide in India, dozens missing

Ten people were killed, and dozens were feared trapped after heavy rains triggered a landslide in India’s Maharashtra state. Rescue efforts faced challenges due to ongoing rains and difficult terrain. The monsoon season has caused significant destruction and loss of life across the country. Climate change and human activities worsen the impact.

Millions hit by extreme heat on three continents

Millions endured extreme heat, wildfires, and health concerns as July appeared set to become the hottest on record. Climate change and burning fossil fuels were blamed for the destructive weather.

Weakened Typhoon Talim hits Vietnam after passing through China

Typhoon Talim passes through China and Vietnam with minimal damage, no reported deaths, but concerns of heavy rains persist.

Thousands evacuated as typhoon nears southern China, Vietnam

Tens of thousands of people were evacuated in southern China and Vietnam as Typhoon Talim approached, with powerful winds, storm surges, and heavy rains predicted to hit the coastal areas.

South Korea president vows ‘complete overhaul’ of approach to extreme weather

South Korea’s president pledges to overhaul the country’s response to extreme weather after deadly flooding and landslides caused by monsoon rains, emphasizing the need to address climate change.

‘Oppressive’ heat wave scorches US West and South

Heat wave blankets swaths of the United States, with record-breaking temperatures causing health risks and wildfires in Canada.

Six feared dead in torrential Japan rain

Six feared dead in Japan’s heavy rains, causing floods and landslides; search and rescue operations underway. Climate change intensifies risks.

Heavy rains and flooding pummel US northeast, one dead

Heavy rain and flooding wreaked havoc across several northeastern US states, causing flash floods, washed-out highways, and claiming one life. Flood warnings were in effect, and states like New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut experienced “life-threatening” conditions.

One dead as Japan warns of ‘heaviest rain ever’ in southwest

Deadly landslide and widespread evacuations as southwestern Japan faces “heaviest rain ever,” endangering lives and causing devastation.