And, of course, the temperature in Phoenix on Tuesday, when the flights were cancelled, was over 118° Fahrenheit. The Arizona Department of Health Servicessays almost 2,000 people visit Arizona emergency rooms every year because of heat-related illnesses.
Tourists abandoned the normally bustling Las Vegas Strip to seek refuge inside air-conditioned hotels and casinos as the town that likes to call itself Sin City endured temperatures from hell and airlines cancelled flights out of the gambling mecca. Expect to see more of the same over the coming years and decades, as rising temperatures bring down quite a number of the services and infrastructure that modern industrial society depends upon.
American Airlines canceled almost 40 flights on Tuesday in Phoenix operated by regional jets because of the heat.
A California man has died after taking part in a 5K run in searing heat.
Mr Mann said aircraft may also be hampered because the charts used in flight manuals to calculate aircraft performance are not written with such heat in mind, making it impossible for pilots to accurately calculate payloads and take-off speeds.
Las Vegas could also see peaks on Tuesday and Wednesday, perhaps even gambling with its highest temperature ever observed, which was 117 degrees Fahrenheit in 2013.
These heat problems are why many countries in the Middle East and high-altitude airports schedule flights in the evening when it is cooler.
Homeless people comprised one-third of heat-related deaths in 2016, according to county records. In the weeks leading up to the beginning of monsoon season, temperatures in Arizona, New Mexico, southern Nevada and Southern California typically climb to the highest they'll be all year.
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The forest fires happened amid severe heatwave with temperatures reaching 40 °C in some areas of the country over the past days. Both experts say local people need instructions on how to react when a wildfire is approaching so they don't act rashly.
Starting in 2018, Intel will be driving the 5G showcase at Olympic Games, setting the stage for the global deployment of 5G. The company today announced that it had joined the Olympics partner program as a major sponsor through 2024.
In his post-fight interview, Kovalev questioned the intervention of Weeks and suggested that he had received an illegal punch. I give him credit. "You've got to raise your game to the next level and thankfully that's what we did tonight". "I'm the pro.
US spy satellites picked up on activity at North Korea's only nuclear testing site, Punggye-ri, according to CNN Tuesday night. John McCain said hours after Warmbier died on Monday that Warmbier was "murdered by the Kim Jong Un regime ".
When this change happens, users on these devices will no longer be able to access, or install other apps from, the Android Market. What that exactly means is open to interpretation, but at least it looks like Google isn't completely abandoning it just yet.
When Ronaldo's volley thumped the crossbar, Nani pounced on the rebound, but the video ref spotted that four players were offside. Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo .
Our mate Tobias had a fine end to the week, as he nabbed two winners from three Confederations Cup bets across the weekend. The coach added that his team had always been ready to do all required of them, praising the players for their doggedness.
On Sunday, two officers responded to a call about a burglary at Charleena Lyles' home, as Crime Online recently reported . In other words, those two officers brought a bulldozer into a situation that required a full set of precision tools.
In March 2016, Kim Dong Chul, a 62-year-old Korean-American missionary, was sentenced to 10 years of hard labour for subversion. The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting with a tour group.
And so it begins: Brexit talks to focus 1st on orderly exit
This uncompromising stance is "not about punishment" or "revenge", but simply a outcome of the U.K.'s decision to exit, he said. EU Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan says the Commission fully understands the threat to Ireland's economy.
NY governor grants pardon to 9/11 worker facing deportation
NY governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Tuesday that overturned a state law that allowed 14-year-old children to legally marry. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation today to raise the age of consent from 14 to 18, ending child marriage in NY .
Cosby's chief accuser denies romance before alleged assault
Constand said she started feeling woozy after about 20 minutes, with blurred vision, slurred words and legs that felt like rubber. That account comes from Variety , which adds that Cosby claimed "he would never ask her to do anything that would be harmful".
Iran claims its missiles hit IS targets in Syria
Russian Federation condemned the US action and in retaliation suspended a hotline meant to prevent such incidents. The Russian plane was armed and flew "erratically", the official added, describing the encounter as "unsafe".
Sex assault investigated in Muslim teen slaying
The crowd overwhelmed suburban traffic, and cars jammed into neighborhood streets more than a mile away to park. Associated Press reporters Alanna Durkin Richer and Sarah Rankin contributed to this report from Richmond.
Australia vs. Cameroon in Confederations Cup
The bad thing of it all was we had only a 2-1 lead. "Obviously, we'll have to improve", Draxler said, "but we will do that". Mistakes are punished severely, especially by more gifted opponents, which is what happened in the first half.
Pence hires outside legal counsel
The Washington Post also recalled that the appeal of the Vice President to the services of a private lawyer is not unprecedented. While a sitting president is unlikely to face criminal prosecution, obstruction of justice could form the basis for impeachment.
Cosby jury wants to review lawsuit testimony
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