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Weather improves for millions of Americans’ on 4th of July

FOX Weather meteorologists will be tracking storms in the Southeast and Midwest heading into America’s 246th birthday. Celebrations are planned from coast to coast, and in typical summer fashion, some spectators will have to dodge a few showers and thunderstorms through Independence Day. Here’s the forecast for each region. Northeast forecast The Fourth of July […]

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Secret to winning annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest could be the weather

The world-famous Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest will grip the eyes and stomachs of spectators on July 4th, but some insiders say Mother Nature might hold the keys as to who ranks supreme. The annual Coney Island tradition has taken place for decades and has produced the fames such as Takeru Kobayashi, Miki Sudo and Joey Chestnut. […]

United Kingdom

Europe sees record temperatures as heatwave sweeps continent

The mercury has risen well above the June average in many countries, with northern and eastern Europe particularly hard-hit. Some countries have seen their average temperatures rise by as much as 20C. Norway saw its temperatures rise to 32.5C in Banak on Wednesday – the highest temperature ever recorded in the Article Circle in Europe […]

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Third tropical disturbance pops up as Atlantic system shows potential to become Bonnie

The Atlantic hurricane season is picking up speed as the National Hurricane Center is tracking not one but three disturbances across the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. The tropical disturbance producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms in the central tropical Atlantic Ocean strengthened into Potential Tropical Cyclone 2 on Monday and will likely […]

Canada

OECD projects the global economy will weaken sharply – where does Canada stand?

The latest forecast for the global economy shows a grim outlook of the world torn by the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war against Ukraine. Almost all countries are expected to experience slower growth in 2022-23 due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). […]

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8 more dead as India’s Assam state reels under floods

Massive flooding and mudslides in northeastern India’s Assam state have claimed eight more lives, taking the death toll to 62 from weeks of heavy rains that caused one of Asia’s largest rivers to overflow GAUHATI, India — Massive flooding and mudslides in northeastern India’s Assam state have claimed eight more lives, officials said Sunday, taking […]

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Storm star Sue Bird says 2022 will be her final WNBA season

Always in control on the court, Sue Bird lasted about 10 minutes until the emotion of the moment and the finality of the decision got the best of her. After 21 professional seasons, one of the greatest basketball careers ever is nearing its end. “I feel like I’ve played as long as I can at […]

United Kingdom

Woman’s near-miss with mirror shows how quickly fire can start on sunny day

A woman has issued a stark warning against keeping a mirror on or near your windows during sunny weather after she discovered the dangers of reflective surfaces Keeping your mirror near your window could be dangerous (stock photo) ( Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) The sun is finally shining and summer is officially upon us, and while […]

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Sizzling 34C to bake Britain – but North braced for dramatic plunge at weekend

Brits have already been soaking up the sun and enjoying glorious weather, with Wednesday being warmer than Croatia and the Canaries. Kew Gardens, in South West London, hit 28.2C A packed beach in Brighton ( Image: David McHugh / Brighton Pictures) Reach for the sun cream folks, we could be heading for the ­hottest of […]

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Dangerous heat wave descends on parts of Midwest and South

A dangerous heat wave hit much of the Midwest and South on Tuesday, with temperatures hitting triple digits in Chicago and combining with the humidity to make it feel even hotter there and in other sweltering cities. More than 100 million people were expected to be affected by midweek and authorities warned residents to stay hydrated, remain […]