Temperatures are expected to remain above 80 degrees for the rest of the week.
It was hotter today on Svalbard than in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. So much so, that the previous temperature record from 1979 was smashed.
Due to excessively wet weather, Leduc County has declared a municipal state of agricultural disaster.
Iqaluit saw record rainfall yesterday, creating turbulent streams. Heavy precipitation may lead to fat berries and caribou, and lots of mosquitoes.
With several days left in July, there's a chance that Yellowknife may be on track to break the monthly and summer records for precipitation.
All forest fires have been extinguished in Chukotka, where thousands of hectares of natural areas have been blazing before, according to the region's Department of Natural Resources and Ecology. RIA Novosti, 20.07.2020
The yellow weather alert released yesterday for north and west Iceland has been strengthened to an orange weather warning for the Westfjords region that will stay in effect until midnight. Wind and rain are causing severe disruption.
Conditions will heat up with every passing day and weekend highs will be in the 20s across the country.
You have to be early if you want plums this year. The cause is cold in flowering. It almost snowed when it was flowering. The bees were barely out, and we can see the result here.
On Saturday night a new cold record was measured for July at Sognefjellshytta. There is unusually high cold and wind in several places in Norway right now. And little indicates improvement over the next few days.
The mountain crossings linking the east and west are all open, but on these mountain crossings it has snow.
Low temperatures and precipitation in the form of snow have been reported on several transitions during the day.