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North-west England wins more medals for Team GB than any other region

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Forget London and Yorkshire – north-west England is the new home of Team GB’s Olympics medal factory. Athletes from the region – including Britain’s most decorated Olympian, Jason Kenny – took to the podium 22 times a...

Salmon nearly boiled alive in Pacific north-west heatwave captured on video

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Salmon in the Columbia River were nearly boiled to death when water temperatures rose during the Pacific north-west’s record-shattering heatwave, according to a conservation group that has documented the disturbing si...

Fierce wildfires in US north-west threaten Native American tribal lands

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Fierce wildfires in the US north-west are threatening Native American tribal lands already struggling to conserve water and preserve traditional hunting grounds in the face of drought. Blazes in Oregon and Washington...

Record-breaking US Pacific north-west heatwave killed almost 200 mense

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The death toll from the record-breaking heatwave that struck the US Pacific north-west last week has risen to nearly 200, with health authorities reporting 116 deaths in Oregon and 78 in Washington state. The data in ...

‘We thought it wouldn’t affect us’: heatwave forces climate reckoning in Pacific north-west

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The record heatwave in the Pacific north-west is forcing a reckoning on the climate crisis, as many living in the typically mild region consider what rising temperatures mean for the future. A “heat dome” without para...

Record-breaking heatwave blamed for spike in deaths in Pacific north-west

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The scorching heatwave that has shattered temperature records in the Pacific north-west is being blamed for hundreds of deaths and thousands of emergency calls and hospital visits in the region, which includes Oregon,...

‘Heat dome’ in Pacific north-west breaks records as Portland braces for 115F

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Seattle, Portland and other cities in the Pacific north-west broke all-time heat records over the weekend, with temperatures soaring well above 100F (37.8C). But forecasters said Monday could be even worse, with the m...

Pacific north-west heatwave continues with Idaho and Montana in firing line

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Much of the US Pacific north-west remained under an extreme heatwave as the weekend came to a close, with the National Weather Service calling temperatures intense, prolonged, record-breaking, unprecedented, abnormal ...

Portland records hottest ever day as heatwave scorches Pacific north-west

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Government officials, wildlife managers and utility workers across the Pacific north-west were trying to keep people and animals safe as a historic heat wave scorched the region on Saturday. Portland, Oregon, had its ...

US Pacific north-west braces for ‘unprecedented’ sweltering heatwave

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The Pacific north-west is gearing up for a potentially record-setting heatwave this weekend and into next week, with temperatures in some areas expected to heat up to the triple digits and beyond. The blazing heat is ...

First fatality of NSW floods as man dies after car swept into creek in Sydney’s north-west

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A man has died after his car became trapped in flood waters in Sydney’s north-west marking the first fatality of this week’s “catastrophic” weather event. New South Wales police said emergency services were called to ...