• Myanmar +44,8°C, regional all-time records

    In March 2021, severe drought hit southern parts of Southeastern Asia and River Mekong reached extremely low levels /https://mkweather.com/severe-drought-in-thailand-mekong-with-critical-levels-only-around-1-meter/; https://mkweather.com/thailand-still-with-severe-drought-424c-a-new-march-record-measured//. In April 2021, storm systems from the south, and the first cyclones and typhoons of the season appeared in the region /https://mkweather.com/tropical-system-90b-invest-hits-myanmar-and-thailand/; https://mkweather.com/the-strongest-april-typhoon-in-history-supertyphoon-surigae-category-5-winds-315-km-h-devastated-palau/; https://mkweather.com/supertyphoon-surigae-category-5-hits-philippines//. Drought has shifted in April to ...
  • 8 dead, 384 rescued after glacier avalanche, Himalayas, India

    Parts of India already during heatwaves in late March and early April reported hot +45,9°C /https://mkweather.com/imd-warned-before-deadly-heatwaves-from-april-to-june-bhubaneswar-already-446c-delhi-401c// and temperatures in last days were reaching in the hottest places of the subcontinent +42/+44°C. Himalayas had a big problems with wildfires and then severe storms /https://mkweather.com/nepal-after-the-worst-wildfires-in-10-years-deadly-storms//, melting of snow probably contributed to a ...
  • India with very bad air quality and cold extremes: A winter COVID-19 crisis

    Although in many parts of India, in 2020, for the first time people have seen Himalayas, thanks to better air quality, extreme economy shrank around -24% was observed in the second 2020 quartal (April - June 2020) with additional effect of death causes besides of COVID-19 cases. Less of smog ...