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How brutal heat is breaking records everywhere from the US to Japan

Temperatures reached as high as 53.3C in the US and flooding hit South Korea and India A remote township in the north-western region of Xinjiang set a Chinese record of 52.2C (125.9F) on Sunday – in a country that was battling -50C weather six months a…

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Burning planet: why are the world’s heatwaves getting more intense?

In March, the north and south poles had record temperatures. In May in Delhi, it hit 49C. Last week in Madrid, 40C. Experts say the worst effects of the climate emergency cannot be avoided if emissions continue to riseWhen the temperature readings star…

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