Tag: Heat waves

Forensic team heads to Canadian town destroyed by wildfire

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LYTTON, British Columbia — A forensic team arrived Saturday in a Canadian town destroyed by wildfire to confirm reports that two people were killed...

Death toll from Northwest heat wave expected to keep rising

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SEATTLE — Each day, more deaths are being linked to the heat wave that struck the Pacific Northwest this past week, with medical staff...

Canada hunts for survivors of fire that destroyed small town

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Officials on Friday hunted for any missing residents of a British Columbia town destroyed by wildfire as Canadian Prime Minister...

Sweltering heat wave linked to sudden deaths in Vancouver

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A sweltering heat wave that has settled over western Canada for several days is believed to be a contributing factor...

California tests off-the-grid solutions to power outages

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SAN FRANCISCO — When a wildfire tore through Briceburg nearly two years ago, the tiny community on the edge of Yosemite National Park lost...

‘Not fun’: Northwest heat wave builds, all-time records fall

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon's largest city broke its all-time heat record on Saturday. It could beat the new mark on Sunday. ...

‘Hell, plain hell,’ as Moscow endures record June heatwave

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MOSCOW — Residents of Russia‚Äôs capital are wilting under hot temperatures that on Wednesday hit an all-time high for June since records started being...

Rainstorms bring relief as Europe feels 1st summer heatwave

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BERLIN — Thunderstorms brought a much-needed cooldown to parts of Western Europe over the weekend as the continent sweltered under its first summer heatwave. ...

Southwest US states bake, wildfire threatens Arizona towns

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LAS VEGAS — The Southwest U.S. continued to bake Saturday, and weather forecasters kept warnings in effect for excessive heat in Arizona, Nevada and...

Heat wave grips US West amid fear of a new, hotter normal

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PHOENIX — An unusually early and long-lasting heat wave brought more triple-digit temperatures Wednesday to a large swath of the U.S. West, raising concerns...