Greek Heatwave Kills Two
in Greece has killed two pensioners and pushed demand for eletricitity to new all-time highs, officials and news reports said on Monday.
With air-conditioning and fans at full swing electricity consumption reached a peak of 10,603 Megawatts, far ahead of the previous record of 9...
Doctors Predict an Asthma Epidemic Triggered by Thunderstorms
Doctors warn that thunderstorms resulting from Britain's heatwave
could trigger an asthma epidemic//.
Researchers have verified the long time complaints of asthma sufferers who have claimed that their conditi...
Dangers of heat
...ratures. He said obese people, and those with medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes were also potentially at risk.
He said: "In a heatwave
the body has to spend much of its energy trying to keep the core temperature down and this increases the stress on everything else."
However, he sai...