US weather

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‘It leaves you speechless’: Australian storm chaser capture America’s monster skies
Each year photographer Krystle Wright heads to the midwest, drawn by the majestic supercell storms and tornados that can turn blue skies into black fury

Royce Kurmelovs Photography: Krystle Wright

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Burning planet: why are the world’s heatwaves getting more intense?
In March, the north and south poles had record temperatures. In May in Delhi, it hit 49C. Last week in Madrid, 40C. Experts say the worst effects of the climate emergency cannot be avoided if emissions continue to rise

Fiona Harvey, Ashifa Kassam in Madrid, Nina Lakhani in Phoenix, and Amrit Dhillon in New Delhi

18, Jun, 2022 @4:26 PM

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‘Hell’s temperatures’: how Guardian US readers are enduring the heatwave
From Chicago to Alabama, people are staying inside, floating in pools – and worrying about the deepening climate emergency

Amy Walker and Alfie Packham

18, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Weather tracker: heatwave sweeps parts of Europe in run-up to summer solstice
Extreme temperatures follow warmest May on record in France and hottest in Spain in a century

Matt Andrews (Metdesk)

17, Jun, 2022 @7:25 AM

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Over a third of US population urged to stay indoors amid record-breaking heat
More than 125 million people under heat alerts as record high temperatures set throughout US, particularly in the south-west

Gloria Oladipo

15, Jun, 2022 @4:34 PM

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Tell us: have you been advised to stay indoors during the US heatwave?
We’d like to hear from people in the US living in areas affected by extreme temperatures – share your stories

Guardian community team

15, Jun, 2022 @1:09 PM

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US temperatures hit record levels as south-west bakes in heatwave
Phoenix reported 114F, Las Vegas soared to 109F and Denver hit 100F, while inland areas of California reached triple digits

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Jun, 2022 @12:34 PM

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Arizona’s emergency services brace for temperatures above 110F as deaths mount
The temperature in Phoenix is forecast to top 110F this week for the first time this summer, posing a danger for the unhoused

Nina Lakhani in Phoenix

09, Jun, 2022 @9:45 AM

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US heatwave brings historically high temperatures to dozens of states
Temperatures between 20 and 30F above average in the mid-Atlantic and north-east, with Washington set to hit 96F (35.5C)

Edward Helmore

21, May, 2022 @6:21 PM

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Historic heatwave poised to hit dozens of US states this weekend
Temperatures expected to be 20F to 30F above average for this time of year, breaking records and raising health fears

Gabrielle Canon

20, May, 2022 @7:36 PM

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Windy weather to raise risk of wildfire in south-western US
Analysis: Thousands of people have already been evacuated from New Mexico, and a low-pressure trough in the Rockies will not help

Alice Fowle (Metdesk)

02, May, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Bumpy ride in store for central US as large cold trough forms
Wild temperature variations possible in some states with potential for extreme weather

Azure Prior for MetDesk

19, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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