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Last month hottest June on record – EU satellite agency

Jul 03, 2019 - 12:03 AM

Global readings show European temperatures were around 2ºC hotter than normal, and globally Earth was 0.1ºC hotter than the previous June record

HEATWAVE. Two men hold umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun in the northern Spanish city of San Sebastian on June 26, 2019 at the start of a heatwave tipped to break records across Europe. Photo by Ander Gillenea/AFP

'Ang init!': The heat index, explained

Apr 09, 2019 - 10:15 PM

The heat index isn't just about the temperature. Here's what it means, how it affects people, and what people can do to protect themselves.

PH tourism breaks record, hits 7.1 million | Midday wRap

Jan 25, 2019 - 1:32 PM

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2018 was fourth hottest year on record – researchers

Jan 25, 2019 - 8:50 AM

'Global mean temperature in 2018 was colder than 2015, 2016, and 2017, but warmer than every previously observed year prior to 2015,' the report from research group Berkeley Earth says

World to miss 2020 climate 'turning point' – analysis

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:42 AM

An analysis by the World Resources Institute shows current efforts to limit temperature increases are falling well short

PROTESTING CLIMATE CHANGE. A protester holds a placard during a march for the climate on sidelines of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) summit on December 8, 2018 in Katowice, Poland. File photo by Janek Skarzynski/AFP

Rising sea temperature impacts seagrass beds in Lagonoy Gulf

Jun 10, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Seagrass gardens sustain different marine species and provide livelihood to residents of coastal villages

BARIW-BARIW. Sea grass bared at low tide at Lagunoy Gulf. All photos by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Baguio sees lowest temperature since 2014

Feb 15, 2017 - 2:40 PM

The temperature in the City of Pines drops to 7 3°C on Wednesday February 15

Chilly Valentine's: Baguio temperature drops to 8.0°C

Feb 14, 2017 - 1:40 PM

It s the lowest temperature recorded in the City of Pines for 2017 and comes as people mark or ignore the Day of Hearts

A full moon shows at the mountain side of Quirino Hill in Baguio City this morning February 13, 2017, Pagasa announce that Temperature in City Of Baguio and other part of Cordillera Region will continues to experience a low temperature with 10 to 7 degrees Celsius according to Pagasa Weather. Photo By Mau Victa/Rappler

Chilly Qatar suffers coldest ever day

Feb 05, 2017 - 11:30 PM

The temperature plunges to 1 5 degrees Celsius early Sunday morning February 5 based on data from the Abu Samra weather station

Déjà vu: Why I am strongly against our signing the Paris climate deal

Nov 06, 2016 - 5:25 PM

The reality is that this is a deal crafted to suit the United States China and other big emitters

Children swim at the sea near houses constructed on the breakwater at Manila Bay on March 14, 2016. Families living beside the shore are vulnerable to storm surges during a typhoon. Former US vice-president Al Gore, who is visiting the Philippines as part of his crusade against climate change, has warned that storms will hit the Philippines with more strength and frequency due to the rising temperature of the atmosphere, leaving the archipelagic nation as one of the most vulnerable to typhoon-spawned waves and rising water levels. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

Deeper carbon cuts needed to avoid climate tragedy – UN

Nov 03, 2016 - 8:01 PM

If we don t start taking additional action now beginning with the upcoming climate meeting in Marrakesh we will grieve over the avoidable human tragedy says UNEP head Erik Solheim

ERIK SOLHEIM. Erik Solheim, executive director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), speaks during the official opening of the 28th meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol in Kigali on October 13, 2016. File photo by Cyril Ndegeya/AFP

August 2016 ties July 2016 for hottest month on record

Sep 13, 2016 - 6:35 PM

Scientists from NASA s Goddard Institute for Space Studies reveal that the previous month was the warmest August in 136 years

Two girls play on a small wall during sunset in a neighborhood of the commune of Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, on August 22, 2016. Hector Retamal/AFP

July 2016 hottest month ever recorded – NASA

Aug 17, 2016 - 10:30 PM

UPDATED July 2016 is officially the warmest month ever since modern record keeping began in 1880

A farmer drives a combine harvester during a wheat harvest at sunset on July 28, 2016 in Monthodon near Tours, central France. Guillaume Souvant/AFP

Global heat, sea level hit record highs in 2015

Aug 02, 2016 - 11:57 PM

Experts warn sea level rise will accelerate in the coming decades putting millions of lives at risk worldwide

GLOBAL WARMING. View of the Magdalena River in Honda, Tolima department, Colombia on February 9, 2016. Affected by El Nino, the Magdalena, Colombia's main river, is in its lowest level in 15 years. Juan Jose Horta/AFP

Kerry visit, Trump, June temperature | 12PM wRap

Jul 20, 2016 - 12:04 PM

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Last month was hottest June on record – US scientists

Jul 20, 2016 - 12:16 AM

UPDATED NOAA: This marks the 14th consecutive month the monthly global temperature record has been broken the longest such streak in the 137 year record

CLIMATE CHANGE. A anti-global warming protester holds up a placard in Cleveland, Ohio, near the Republican National Convention site July 18, 2016. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Burning all fossil fuels would scorch Earth – study

May 24, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Researchers predict that average temperatures would climb by up to 9 5°C if all known reserves of oil gas and coal are burned

April breaks heat records, 12th month in a row for global heat

May 19, 2016 - 12:32 AM

The report issued each month by NOAA also points to a concerning spike in temperature last month compared to the 20th century average

Metro sizzles at 37.5 degrees, hottest this year

Apr 16, 2016 - 6:20 PM

It s the hottest temperature recorded in Metro Manila so far this year says PAGASA

Satellite image from PAGASA website

#PugadBaboy: El Niño

Apr 15, 2016 - 5:00 AM

Comelec junks vote canvassing, Al Jazeera, higher temperatures | 12PM wRap

Apr 13, 2016 - 12:26 PM

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Metro Manila temperature reaches 36.3°C

Apr 13, 2016 - 7:00 AM

So far this is the highest temperature in Metro Manila for the year

Metro Manila temperature hits 35.7°C anew

Apr 11, 2016 - 7:35 PM

Meanwhile rains are expected in parts of the Visayas and Mindanao on Tuesday April 12

Calls for climate action over Great Barrier Reef bleaching

Mar 21, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The reef can recover but we must speed up the shift to clean renewable energy says environmental group WWF

An undated handout photo obtained from the XL Catlin Seaview Survey on March 21, 2016 shows a diver filming a reef affected by bleaching off Lizard Island in the Great Barrier Reef.  Environmental groups March 21 urged greater action on climate change after the government declared the highest alert level over an epidemic of coral bleaching in the pristine northern reaches of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. / AFP / XL Catlin Seaview Survey / Handout / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / XL Catlin Seaview Survey" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == NO ARCHIVE

Philrem P10M profit, North Korea missiles, heat record | 12PM wRap

Mar 18, 2016 - 12:41 PM

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El Niño begins decline after 'powerful' impact – UN

Feb 18, 2016 - 7:37 PM

The weather phenomenon passes its peak but it will still remain until the middle of 2016

epa05106280 A picture made available on 17 January 2016 shows a Thai woman with children searching for snails and other life in the cracks of earth of a dried out lake in Udon Thani province, about 600km from Bangkok, in the Isan region of north-east Thailand, 16 January 2016. Many districts in Thailand, as many parts of the world, are battling changing weather patterns, and record breaking droughts, as governments try and ensure supply to city and rural regions by diverting precious stored water supplies for residential and agricultural use. EPA/BARBARA WALTON

Baguio, Tuguegarao record lowest temps since November

Jan 27, 2016 - 6:30 AM

Colder weather is expected until early February in these two cities in northern Philippines

Typhoon Nona, FPJ’s death anniversary, COP21 deal | 12PM wRap

Dec 14, 2015 - 2:10 PM

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August breaks heat records across globe – US

Sep 18, 2015 - 12:05 AM

This is the 6th month in 2015 that has broken its monthly temperature record

Wimbledon heat on Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova

Jul 01, 2015 - 7:43 PM

The searing heat expected on Wednesday will send temperatures to a brutal 34 degrees which equals the record for highest ever temperature at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic celebrates his win over Philipp Kohlschreiber in their first round match during the Wimbledon Championships. Photo by FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA

Binay-Duterte for 2016, Manila heat index, Usman | 6PM wRap

May 22, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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March 2015 hottest month worldwide since 1880

Apr 17, 2015 - 11:43 PM

During March the average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1 53 Fahrenheit 0 85 Celsius above the 20th century average

Tuguegarao hits temperature highs ahead of Chedeng

Apr 03, 2015 - 6:07 PM

The hottest city in the country experiences its 3 highest temperatures in 3 days as a typhoon nears the Philippine landmass

Oceans warmest during Yolanda – Filipino NASA scientist

Feb 23, 2015 - 7:09 PM

This indicates that more cyclones as strong as Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan will occur in the future says UP alumnus Dr Josefino Comiso

This animated image shows the MTSAT image of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) between 19:57 and 02:57 UTC Nov 6-7 2013. Image courtesy NOAA

Rainy Wednesday for parts of Mindanao

May 13, 2014 - 6:37 PM

Parts of the region are in for light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms

Cloudy Tuesday across PH

May 12, 2014 - 6:33 PM

The cities of Metro Manila and Tuguegarao are likely to experience temperatures as high as 36 degrees Celsius

El Niño may start June, says PAGASA

May 01, 2014 - 7:48 PM

Majority of climate models point to the possibility of an El Niño occurring this year

EXPECT DROUGHTS. The UN Weather agency also says droughts will likely happen in 2014 because of an El Niño phenomenon in the Pacific Ocean. File photo by AFP

Bye, cuddle weather! Warmer days ahead, says PAGASA

Mar 08, 2014 - 10:12 AM

Summer is just around the corner At most one tropical cyclone is expected in March

Canada plunges into a deep freeze

Jan 06, 2014 - 11:57 PM

Temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees Celsius 58 Fahrenheit with a wind chill colder than the surface of Mars plunged the western Prairies region into a deep freeze heightening risks of frostbite and hypothermia

SNOWY DAY. A man snow blows on East Concord Street in the South End after a two day winter storm January 4, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. Darren McCollester/Getty Images/AFP

December 25 in history

Dec 25, 2013 - 8:00 AM

December 25 in the past years was a period of greatness triumph and celebration for many reasons

Want to feel the climate of Mordor? Go to Texas

Dec 09, 2013 - 10:46 PM

What was it like to live in the leafy Shire the starting point of Bilbo Baggins trek in The Hobbit ?

SNEAK PEEK. A global presentation and a Q&A with cast members will be shown next month. Photo from the film's Facebook

Death Valley, the hottest place on Earth

Sep 13, 2012 - 10:22 PM

The world s all time heat was record lowered as California beat Libya for the highest recorded temperature of all time

THE HOTTEST PLACE ON EARTH. Death Valley, California. Photo by Alan van Valkenburg, US National Park Service