The fourth-warmest August on record produced more than just heat, with drought and floods damaging crops and taking lives around the world.
Europe had its warmest August on record — the third month this year that has seen unprecedented temperatures.
The extreme temperatures and lack of rain is taking its toll on birds in Europe.
The German Agriculture Minister Julia Klöckner will announce today if farmers will receive compensation over losses due to extreme weather.
Drought-hit German farmers are waiting to hear if they will receive the one billion Euro package called for by the German Farmers Association.
Europe saw its second warmest July on record.
Livestock farmers in Scandinavia are struggling to feed their livestock as the worst drought in 70 years hits harvests
We take an in-depth look at the origins of Europe's drought, how much climate change is a factor and what is being done to tackle it.
The worst drought in living memory is sweeping parts of eastern Australia, with farmers in some cases culling cattle and sheep they can no longer afford to keep.
Record low levels of rainfall have affected large areas of grazing and crop land.
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Swiss farmers call in the army to help airlift water to thirsty cattle.
Agricultural output in Australia is predicted to fall as farmers in New South Wales struggle to cope with the worst drought in living memory
A European-wide drought is devastating harvests leading to warnings about possible food price increases
Scorching temperatures could surpass 48 degrees Celsius, breaking an all-time Europe record.
Deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically in tropical and subtropical regions, followed closely by Australia, Europe and the United States. From 2031 onwards there could be a 471% increase in fatalities in three Australian cities - Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
Newly-released images from space have highlighted the effects of this month’s heatwave on parts of northern Europe.
Northern Europe is reeling under record-high temperatures, that has led to heatwave conditions.
Sweden has called for emergency assistance from its partners in the European Union to help fight wildfires, which have broken out across a wide range of its territory and prompted evacuations.
South Africa’s most popular tourist city is running out of water.
Europe 2 degrees warmer than average, widespread flooding and alpine snowfall. Antarctica 2nd lowest sea ice coverage on record
Residents and visitors are restricted to 50 litres a day, amid the South African city's worst drought in a century
And the South African city's tourism industry could also take a hit
Based on current projections, "Day Zero" is forecast for April 12, according to officials. That would make Cape Town the world's first major city to run dry.
Critics warn standpipes being erected around city may not be able to cope with demand.
Hurricanes, deadly floods, drought and wildfires across the world as global temperatures hit new highs
There is little of Portugal's agricultural sector that hasn't been affected by the country's ongoing drought - and honey production is no exception.
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