The third heat wave of the summer takes hold of the southern US and experts say it will get worse

The third heat wave of the summer takes hold of the southern US and experts say it will get worse

More than 65 million people in 16 states were under heat alert, with heat indexes greater than 38 degrees Celsius

The third heat wave of the summer is scorching the southern US, and “it will get worse before it gets better,” warns the National Weather Service.

The third heat wave of the still young summer is scorching the southern United States, and “it will get worse … before it gets better,” the National Weather Service (NWS) warns. More than 65 million people in 16 states were under a heat watch, with heat indexes above 100 degrees Fahrenheit expected in cities like Dallas; St.Louis; Memphis, Tennessee; Little Rock, Arkansas; Birmingham, Ala.; Atlanta; and Raleigh, North Carolina.

Melissa Galbraith
Melissa Galbraith is the World News reporter for Globe Live Media. She covers all the major events happening around the World. From Europe to Americas, from Asia to Antarctica, Melissa covers it all. Never miss another Major World Event by bookmarking her author page right here.