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Heat Records Broken Across Globe, from Iran to Spain to the Midwest

HeadlineJun 21, 2022

In other signs of the global climate emergency, temperatures in Iran soared to 126 degrees Fahrenheit Monday. Last week, the heat index soared to 165 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of Iran due to high heat and high humidity. In Spain, an early heat wave sparked devastating wildfires that have burned at least 74,000 acres. Meanwhile, temperature records are breaking across the Midwest in the United States. In Minnesota, streets have begun buckling due to the high heat. A spokesperson for the World Meteorological Organization said, “What we’re witnessing today is unfortunately a foretaste of the future.”

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