After a comfortable start to the weekend across western Europe, the new week will bring another blast of heat.
The stream of moisture into the Southwest is drying out some, so this weekend may not be as wet as the previous few days.
With no exact details on where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, Indian Ocean currents may have swept one piece of the complicated puzzle to shores on Reunion Island.
Heavy rains forecast for the next few days could worsen already dire flooding in large parts of Myanmar.
Heat and humidity remained in control over the much of the country during the last week of July.
The air felt like an exceptional 163 F in Bandar Mahshahr, Iran, on Friday and similar or worse conditions will follow.
Former Tropical Storm Guillermo strengthened into a hurricane early Friday morning.
The tropics may become active this weekend and into early next week.
Volcanic ash was sent 19,812 meters (65,000 feet) into the air as a result of the eruption, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology reported in an volcanic ash advisory.
England, especially, will be feeling warm with many highs of 23-25 C on Sunday, then 25-27 C on Monday.
A blue moon, which occurs only once every few years, is set to grace skies Friday night.
The Northwest is dealing with yet another record-challenging heat wave to close out July. While relief will come next week, this heat wave will not be the last of the summer.
Iraqis have a mandatory day off as temperatures soar above 50 degrees Celsius (123 F), part of a heat wave enveloping much of the already scorching Middle East.
Landslides in a mountain area of Nepal buried three villages Thursday, killing at least 20 people, authorities said.
After months of below-normal rainfall, Santiago, Chile, could finally be looking at some beneficial rain for the middle of next week.