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2015 likely to be hottest year - three weird weather events linked to climate change

Manmade climate change and a strong El Nino effect could see this year end as the hottest on record – according to the UN’s World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). 2015 has seen extreme weather linked to climate change hitting the headlines – including deadly heatwaves, floods and wildfires. The news that the year could end as the hottest …

The week in pictures: 30 May 2015

Road markings appear distorted as the asphalt starts to melt due to the high temperature in New Delhi

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

Massive India heatwave 'kills 430' An Indian man takes bath under the tap of a water tanker on a hot day in Ahmadabad, India, Thursday, May 21, 2015

APTOPIX India Heat Wave - Manish Swarup/AP Images

It’s so hot in India people are getting stuck in tarmac

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

Train passenger cools off at railway station in Jammu. 25 May 2015 - AP

India heatwave toll passes 1,000

An Indian woman with her face covered crosses the road on the outskirts of Hyderabad on May 25, 2015

Massive India heatwave 'kills 500'

An Indian vendor sells drinking water at a railway platform while the temperatures reached 40 degree Celsius in Calcutta