This week brought several big headlines in extreme weather news:
- The death toll rose to 43 following severe flooding throughout China.
- 1,600 homes were evacuated in Idaho after a massive wildfire engulfed thousands of acres.
- Heat waves are expected to double by 2020 and quadruple by 2040, according to a new study.
- Researchers believe a 300-year-long drought may have contributed to the downfall of ancient Greece.
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Extreme Weather 8/18/13