What is most likely the most intense heat wave ever observed in Southeast Asia has been ongoing for the past several weeks. All-time national heat records have been observed in Cambodia, Laos, and (almost) in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam. Meanwhile extreme heat has resulted in all-time record high temperatures in the Maldives, India, China, and portions of Africa as well. Here are the details. SEE UPDATES FOR APRIL 28 BELOW: THAILAND BREAKS NATIONAL RECORD!
weatherhistorian, • 6:47 PM GMT on April 19, 2016