Spain sets temperature records, UK sees hottest day of 2020

MADRID (AP) — As parts of Spain set record temperatures during a heatwave, people in Britain sweltered and flocked to beaches Friday on the country’s hottest day so far this year. San S...

East Libyan forces bomb Tripoli despite cease-fire; 2 killed

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s eastern-based forces trying to capture the country's capital bombed civilian homes on Friday, killing at least two people, health authorities in the U.N.-supported government in T...

Winter weather kills 1, injures 8 in southern Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Heavy winds and snowfall early Friday led to accidents in southern and southwestern Germany that killed a woman in a car and injured eight on a bus. The woman was kille...

UN climate talks limp toward finish line, key questions left

MADRID (AP) — After two weeks of talks on tackling global warming, nations have little progress to show for it. Negotiators from almost 200 nations planned to gather for a final time...

Disagreement drags UN climate talks into a 2nd extra day

MADRID (AP) — U.N. climate talks in Madrid dragged into a second day of extra time Sunday, with officials from almost 200 countries unable to break the deadlock on key points of difference. T...

Cyclone batters fishing hub but veers away from Indian coast

VERAVAL, India (AP) — A cyclone in the Arabian Sea battered an Indian fishing hub with heavy wind, waves and rain Thursday and was forecast to bring dangerous weather conditions even as it veered away...

Cyclone batters fishing hub but veers away from Indian coast

VERAVAL, India (AP) — A cyclone in the Arabian Sea battered an Indian fishing hub with heavy wind, wave and rain Thursday and was forecast to still bring dangerous weather even as it veered away from ...

Cold air mass to bring mercury down to 12 degrees in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A continental cold air mass will descend upon Taiwan tomorrow (Feb. 22) bringing temperatures down to as low as 12 degrees Celsius by Saturday. Meteorologist Daniel Wu (吳德榮)...

Temperature forecast to drop Wednesday in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A strong wave of cold air from the north will arrive in Taiwan this week, sending the mercury in northern areas of the island down to 15 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, the Central Weath...

What caused ancient mass extinction? Hot ocean water blamed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists think they've figured out the falling dominoes that led to Earth's largest mass extinction and worry that human-caused climate change puts the planet on a vaguely similar ...

'Urban island' heat tests Phoenix, other large cities

PHOENIX (AP) — When temperatures soar as they have this week in downtown Phoenix, homeless people ride the air-conditioned light rail to avoid a heat so brutal it killed 155 people in the city and sur...

Temps to rise to balmy 31 degrees in some parts of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Temperatures across Taiwan will remain warm, as high as 31 degrees Celsius, from Tuesday through Wednesday, before the next wave of the northeasterly winds arrives on Thur...

US already feeling effects of climate change, report says

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal climate report says the United States is already feeling the effects of climate change, with temperatures rising dramatically over the last four decades. ...

Warm weather for Christmas, cold front to arrive Tuesday

Taipei (Taiwan, News) -- The low today in Tamsui is expected to drop down to 14 degrees Celsius (57 degrees Fahrenheit), while Taipei and much of western Taiwan can expect lows of 17 to 18 degrees, re...

Hot weather in Taiwan expected to last until Friday

Taipei, Oct. 26 (CNA) Taiwan will be bathed in sunlight Wednesday with temperatures rising to between 30 and 34 degrees Celsius countrywide during the day, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast....