• Seville is the first city to name and categorize heat waves like hurricanes

    4 days ago - By Fast Company

    The first heat waves in the Spanish city will be christened Zoe, Yago, Xenia, Wenceslao, and Vega.
    Parts of Southern Europe experienced an aggressive heat wave last summer, which killed dozens of people across the Mediterranean from Italy to Turkey, and which claimed Europe's highest-ever recorded temperature of 120 degrees Fahrenheit, in Syracuse, Sicily. For its fiery intensity, the extreme heat event was nicknamed “Lucifer.”
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