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2006-07-19 05:15:00

Temperatures in Britain are expected to hit all-time record highs for July on Wednesday with an outside chance of beating the hottest-ever mark.

2006-07-18 04:31:57

LONDON (Reuters) - Temperatures could reach an all-time high in Britain on Wednesday as the heatwave tightens its grip, forecasters said.

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2006-07-03 08:30:00

The heatwave across much of southern Britain poses "significant health risks" for the elderly and very young, officials warned on Monday.

2005-10-14 07:17:58

By Gerrard Wynn LONDON (Reuters) - 2005 will be the second or third warmest year on record globally, Britain's national weather service said on Friday, as climate concerns build among people in polar and low-lying areas and in the insurance and utility industries.

2005-10-14 05:08:59

By Gerrard Wynn LONDON (Reuters) - 2005 will be the second or third warmest year on record globally, Britain's national weather service said on Friday, as climate concerns build among people in polar and low-lying areas and in the insurance and utility industries.

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2005-03-11 07:26:31

NASA is bringing better weather information to pilots and forecasters with the help of airborne sensors installed on a fleet of commuter airliners.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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