Howler monkeys from Veracruz are found dead due to the heat
More and more species from Mexico and around the world are affected by climate change, these changes in the planet that leads to death.
Just a couple of weeks ago this medium reported that hundreds of birds in the state of San Luis Potosí, were falling dead due to rising temperatures and lack of water.
Well now the affected fauna is the howler monkey from the jungle of Veracruz. At least 10 of these monkeys have been found dead on the branches of trees or among fallen leaves, and that is that temperatures exceeded 40 degrees.
The drought of just over three months in the jungle of southern Veracruz has caused great damage, not only in crops and livestock, but in the life of the habitat.
Courtesy of cbtelevision.com.mx
Record breaking heatwave has struck Alaska over the past few days with even worse heat on the way.
110 year record has been broken when Alaska’s capital Juneau hit 83C.
The heatwave has caused havoc across the country.
Extensive wildfire has been ignighted by the heatwave near Anchorage and the smoke has made it very difficult with breathing.
The southern region of Gallargues-le-Montueux France has reached it’s highest record breaking temperature of 45.9C (114.4F).
The last record stood at 44.1C in August 2003.
Further north of France, the temperature is around 40C (104F).
Many parts of Europe are enduring a heatwave as well.
Due to the severe heat, Red Alert has been enforced in France, Spain, Italy and Switzerland.
Very hot air from the Sahara has engulfed many parts of Europe.
France, Italy, Spain and Switzerland have all issued Red Alerts.
Parts of France will endure temperatures up to 45C (113F).
France has never raised their Red Alert warning until now.
Catalonia, Spain is battling their worst wildfire in 20 years.
France has ordered 4,000 to close due to the extreme heat.
At least 92 people have died in Bihar, India as the severe heatwave takes hold which is also affecting most of India.
The country is experiencing droughts and hundreds of cases of heatstroke.
Other deaths have been recorded in Aurangabad, Gaya, and Nawada, where temperatures have been around 45C.
At least 562 people have endured heatstroke and admitted to various hospitals.
Government officials fear the death toll will rise.