As the world heats up, global weather extremes are a taste of the future

Tourists from the United States cool off in a fountain at Lustgarten park in Berlin, Germany, on June 19, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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SINGAPORE - Across the globe, millions of people are suffering the impacts of a surge in extreme weather events, hitting the poorest hardest but not sparing those in wealthy nations either.

No single weather event triggered the record-breaking heatwaves, floods and scorching wildfires, but scientists say climate change is making the weather steadily more extreme.

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