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2016 April

Extraordinary Heat Wave Sweeps Southeast Asia and Points Beyond

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