The study also highlights the need for developing effective heat action plans in the three heatwave hotspot regions with a focus on different vulnerabilities among the inhabitants.
The latest climate change report defined by the United Nations as ‘code red for humanity’, lines up every imaginable catastrophe.
Hundreds of homes and many businesses have been destroyed in Evia, Arcadia and the outskirts of Athens in the prolonged fire wave that struck Greece from late July and intensified last week.
Temperatures reached 45 C (113 F) in inland areas of Greece and nearby countries and are expected to remain high for most of the week.
While Turkish authorities investigate if the fires were started by an act of "sabotage" by outlawed Kurdish militants, experts are mostly pointing to increases in temperatures along with accidents.
Wildfires in Greece threatened homes for a third successive day, with a blaze reported Thursday outside the western city of Patras.
The West has been grappling with a historic drought and recent heat waves worsened by climate change, stressing waterways and reservoirs that sustain millions of people and wildlife.
On one site, Galiano Island, off the mainland of British Columbia, 1 million mussels died in the an area the size of a tennis court, the report said.
A mass of hot air carrying dust and sand from Africa was forecast to push temperatures 5-to-10 degrees Celsius above average in many areas of the country.
California's Death Valley reached 130 F (54 Celsius) on July 9, 2021, which if confirmed as accurate would be the hottest high recorded there since July 1913.
Deadly combo of heat and humidity can prevent temperature regulation by our bodies, say researchers; Chennai & Mumbai face high risk
An international team of 27 scientists calculated that climate change increased the chances of extreme heat occurring by at least 150 times, but likely much more.
The institute said there was only one higher historical measurement reported in Lapland — 34.7 C in the Inari Thule area, in July 1914.
A heatwave is declared when the actual maximum temperature is greater than the normal maximum temperature which is greater than 40 degrees Celsius.
The downpour in parts of Delhi may have brought the mercury down by a few notches, but normal life took a hit in Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana with soaring temperatures.