Air-conditioned buses and refrigerator trucks have been ordered to cool down and provide cold drinks to participants of the World Scout Jamboree being held in South Korea amid soaring heat.
Temperatures in Greece are expected to rise above 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) over the next couple of days, as much of the world grapples with extreme heat this summer.
Several European countries are sending firefighting teams to Greece as wildfires there continue to rage. The Mediterranean region is likely to be hit by a new heat wave after days of high temperatures, forecasters say.
Italy, Greece and Spain are grappling with scorching temperatures, with most of Italy under a "red" alert warning for heat that could break records once again.
The Mexican health ministry has registered over 1,000 heat-related emergencies in just two weeks in June. The heat was at its deadliest in two northeastern Mexican states bordering the US.
2 Sep 2022
India is experiencing a record heatwave in many parts of the country, which experts say is linked to climate change. DW’s Manira Chaudhary visits an agricultural belt in the state of Maharashtra which has been particularly hard hit.
19 Jul 2022
Northern Europe braces for week of extreme heat
26 May 2022
The burning of fossil fuels like coal and gas supercharged the heat wave that has scorched India and Pakistan in recent weeks, two separate attribution studies have found.
15 May 2022
India cited threats to food security and rising prices as reasons behind the policy U-turn. Global buyers had turned to India for wheat supplies after Russia's war on Ukraine disrupted agriculture markets.
12 Jul 2021
Wildfires blazed through California, Arizona, and Oregon, fueled by winds and a lack of humidity. Two firefighters lost their lives during an aircraft rescue operation in Mohave County.
5 Jul 2021
Fires have devastated towns in British Columbia, with the military on standby to respond to the threat.