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Spain heatwave warning: Blistering 41C hot weather to blanket nation – rare orange alerts

The heatwave in Spain is set to intensify with forecasts predicting Mallorca could reach 41C by the weekend. This new forecast, predicted by the State Meteorological Agency, has plunged Spain into an orange alert level. And minimum temperatures are not expected to drop below 25C. Yellow warnings are already expected to be activated in several places. Highs […]

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US

Over 70 million Americans will swelter under heat alerts while 14 million people face the risk of flooding

More than 70 million Americans are under heat advisories or excessive heat warnings Sunday, the National Weather Service said. “These alerts encompass portions of the Pacific Northwest, Midwest, and Northeast including Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia, and Boston,” CNN Meteorologist Haley Brink said. Across the Midwest and the […]

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Technology

Cert-In alerts for flaws in Apple macOS, iPadOS, iOS, ChromeOS: Here’s why you need to update

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team  (Cert-In) has alerted about multiple high-severity vulnerabilities affecting various versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS and ChromeOS. It should be noted that Apple and Google have rolled out updates already for these flaws, and are required to alert Cert-In. The updates from Apple, Google typically mention which security flaws have […]

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14 Oregon deaths may be heat-related as 13 million people in the Northwest sweltered under heat alerts

The most recent death in Oregon was reported Saturday. An “elderly male who died was in his home that had a non-functioning air conditioner,” Clackamas County said in a news release. The medical examiner’s office is investigating the official cause of that death. Other suspected heat-related deaths happened in Multnomah, Clackamas, Umatilla and Marion counties, […]

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Technology

Apple Adds ‘Test Alerts’ Toggle to iPhone Just in Case You Really Want to Receive Test Emergency Alerts

Apple has added a new “Test Alerts” toggle to the Settings app in iOS 15.6 and the third beta of iOS 16. The toggle is visible only on iPhones connected to a U.S. carrier and allows users to enable test emergency alerts from the U.S. government. Turning on “Test Alerts” enables test emergency alerts to […]

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Finance

‘It’s a scam!’ Lloyds alerts customers to fraudsters stealing bank details on social media

Alternatively, those targeted by the scam can reach out to Action Fraud, the UK’s scam watchdog, to report their case. Superintendent Sanjay Andersen, the head of the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, warned that social media exposes people to the constant threat of fraudsters. The scam expert explained: “Criminals hack people’s email […]

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Science

Here’s why emergency weather alerts seem to be triggered everywhere

Regina resident Barbara Hitchens recalls getting numerous weather emergency alerts to her cell phone in recent weeks. “I got at least six,” said Hitchens. “I got them during the day.” After receiving the alerts, Murray McCormick said he did not take the alerts seriously. “I don’t know if I take them that seriously because the […]

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Finance

‘It’s all a lie!’ Lloyds Bank alerts Britons to scam which starts with a WhatsApp message

Lloyds Bank has stressed its worry following a spate of so-called ‘Hi mum’ scams which have been circulating on WhatsApp. Individuals receive a message which appears to be from their daughter, son, grandchild or friend, stating they have a new number. It is used as a hook to convince Britons to transfer money which could […]

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Travel

Traffic alerts: July 16

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Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Widespread air raid alerts as Russia intensifies strikes beyond Ukraine’s east

War in Ukraine: What you need to know The latest: A Russian strike on an industrial plant and a busy street in the central Ukrainian city of Dnipro killed at least three people and injured 15 on Friday night, a regional leader said. Local officials reported burning cars, broken windows and a fire in the […]