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Malawi swelters in record heat with temperatures nearly 20C above average

Malawians endured the country’s hottest weekend on record, with temperatures reaching nearly double the seasonal average. The heatwave began last Thursday with the government warning people to stay out of the sun, to keep hydrated, and avoid alcohol and caffeine. Some school buildings in the south of the country were evacuated, and children were taught in the shade of playground trees. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/oct/17/malawi-swelters-in-record-heat-with-temperatures-nearly-20c-above-average

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  • George Kariuki

    33 w

    The impacts of climate change are already being felt around the world. We must also take steps to adapt to the impacts of climate change.

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    • Rashid Kamau

      34 w

      Nations around the world should act to protect people from the current and foreseeable harms of extreme heat fueled by climate change.

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      • johnte ndeto

        34 w

        Such high temperatures are as a result of pollution and this should ring a bell

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        • Jane Wangui

          33 w

          @johnte_ndeto this is bad! Really bad.

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        • Princess

          34 w

          This calls for immediate action.

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          • rosebellendiritu

            34 w

            In almost every country there is recorded high heat waves,this shows that urgent action should be taken to ensure we try to mitigate the crisis to avoid fatal incidences.

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          • walter lungayi

            34 w

            The record-breaking heatwave in Malawi is concerning and highlights the urgent need to address climate change. The government should put efforts to protect people, especially children from the extreme temperatures . It is important for individuals and nations to take action to mitigate the effects of global warming and ensure the well-being of our planet and its inhabitants.

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