Heat and drought, Australia has suffered from unusually high temperatures, that is due to climate change. Heat, which fell on the continent in May, has caused the most severe drought over the past 115 years. All this is dramatically reduced crop wheat. In addition to the 12% reduced volume of milk production. Given that Australia and New Zealand are world leaders in export of dairy products, Europe could face shortages and higher prices for milk.
That in general it has happened, but more the fault of China, whose population is unexpectedly loved this drink, causing rapid growth in demand and thus leaving for Europe is much less milk than she needs. In Europe, the summer was heatwave. Suffice it to recall what happened on the continent in June and July. Had the hardest then the south of Europe and the Balkans. * In Greece, the mercury crossed the mark of 40 degrees. * In Romania, the heat killed dozens of people. Farmers are suffering from severe drought, especially after the lack of precipitation during winter and spring. * During the heat and drought of almost halved water levels in the Danube.
Restricted movement of barges and ships via the Danube – Black Sea. * In Germany, the anomalous heat predicted in the spring. In May, the temperature there reaches more typical of southern Europe. Thus, numerous records were broken. In addition, few noticed the terrible heat, continuing the third week. And if someone did not notice, I might add: in Moscow was beaten temperature record is almost 130 years ago. On Monday, the thermometer rose to 31.3 degrees Celsius, which is almost half a degree above the previous record, recorded back in 1880 the same way, I think everyone has heard about the unprecedented number of forest fires, due to unprecedented same heat. Storms and floods this summer Britain suffered greatly from torrential rains that caused floods unexpectedly. Were inundated entire towns, residential areas and industrial areas, was severely hampered traffic on roads and railways, canceled classes in schools. In Asia, in the summer showers and storms raged. Currently rampage elements had to go through the Pakistani people. For the great city of Karachi is located in an arid zone where the rains are rare, extremely powerful Tropical rain has been a disaster. Downpour caused the collapse of roofs and adobe walls, cliffs overhead power lines and short circuits. Affected by the torrential rains and India. Number of victims of the tropical cyclone and monsoon rains in southern and western India, over 100 people. People died in the waters over the banks of rivers, under the blows of lightning, landslides, debris of dilapidated buildings, torrential rains. Dead or missing fishermen who put to sea despite a storm warning. Electricity, telephone, road and rail traffic was disrupted states Angra Pradesh, , Kerala, Goa and Maharashtra. Tens thousands of people at risk areas have been evacuated to temporary camps.