heat wave

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a wave of unusually hot weather

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The heat wave continues to cause causalities across Egypt as the death toll due to heat stroke rose by five more deaths in the past two days and caused health issues with hundreds, according to Ministry of Health reports.
BEIRUT: The ongoing heat wave has caused the deaths of tens of thousands of chickens, hindered this season's fruit harvest, and pushed livestock farms to try to control temperatures to prevent mortality.
However, we need to prepare now to cope with negative impacts of heat wave incidents, which are more likely to become more frequent and intense in future, he stressed during a press conference on the launch of the 'Heat Wave Report'.
A severe heat wave struck the country in June this year, which caused high number of causalities, especially in Karachi.
3,580 people were hospitalized during the heat wave, which hit France between June 29th and July 5th, Touraine noted.
In 2003, a heat wave in Europe took the lives of more than 20,000 people, most of them in France.
The heat wave has coincided with severe electricity cuts and the holy month of Ramadan, when most Muslims do not eat or drink during daylight hours.
The July 1995 heat wave in the Midwest caused more than 700 deaths in Chicago.
A slight easing of heat wave conditions could also take place in central and southeast India from Tuesday.
The heat wave to severe heat wave would prevail in the North and North West India.
Hyderabad: Heat wave in several parts of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has claimed 43 lives so far even as people continued to reel under shooting day temperatures, officials said on Friday.
NNA - An exceptionally rare heat wave is currently hitting Lebanon, with the high temperature degrees reaching in the city of Beirut 40 A'C at noon.
In summer of 2010, extreme heat wave hit Russia and this so far is the strongest in Europe in terms of amplitude and scope.
Australia's record heat wave in 2013 contributed to rampant wildfires and intense droughts.
For example, in London, England, a 1995 heat wave was not associated with total hospital admissions but was associated with hospitalizations for respiratory and renal diseases and increased mortality (Kovats et al.