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Santiago sweats in record-breaking summer heat

It may be more than 400 metres up in the hills but Chile's capital is hotter than it's been since 1915.

Santiago sweats in record-breaking summer heat

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Flooding in Karachi after early monsoon thunder

Pakistan’s seasonal rains have begun early this year.

Flooding in Karachi after early monsoon thunder

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Winter heatwave hits the US West Coast

As the eastern seaboard recovers from a major winter storm, the west and southwest have seen record temperatures.

Winter heatwave hits the US West Coast

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Australia bakes in record early summer heat

Adelaide sets December record of over 40C for days in a row, while other southern cities also bask in high temperatures.

Australia bakes in record early summer heat

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Australia's continent-wide heatwave

This spring is likely to see broken records for heat in many parts of Australia.

Australia's continent-wide heatwave

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Heat wave engulfs Sydney

The Australian city experiences its third consecutive day of extreme temperatures being attributed to El Nino.

Heat wave engulfs Sydney

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Heatwave prompts power outages in southern Califonia

As temperatures around Los Angeles approach record level, the strain on the power network proves too much.

Heatwave prompts power outages in southern Califonia

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India heat wave tests water supply as deaths near 2,000

Hospitals urged to give emergency treatment to people suffering from heatstroke as hundreds more die over past day.

India heat wave tests water supply as deaths near 2,000

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Hundreds die in India heat wave

Death toll from severe heat wave reportedly crosses 500, with the country's southern states the worst affected.

Hundreds die in India heat wave

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In Pictures: European heatwave

Mercury rises across the continent as sunshine prevails.

In Pictures: European heatwave

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The wrong kind of summer scorcher

A fine spell of late summer weather is causing an unusual problem in London.

The wrong kind of summer scorcher