A thermometer displays 39 degrees Celsius (103 Fahrenheit) outside a chemist's shop in Rome. Scientists are warning that weather-related deaths could spike by the end of the century due to climate change. Photo: AP
A thermometer displays 39 degrees Celsius (103 Fahrenheit) outside a chemist's shop in Rome. Scientists are warning that weather-related deaths could spike by the end of the century due to climate change. Photo: AP

European death toll in weather disasters could spike 50-fold by 2100 if nothing is done on climate change

Weather-related deaths could surge to 152,000/year between 2071-2100 from 3,000/year between 1981-2010; with heat waves presenting the most lethal risk

Topic |   Climate change
A thermometer displays 39 degrees Celsius (103 Fahrenheit) outside a chemist's shop in Rome. Scientists are warning that weather-related deaths could spike by the end of the century due to climate change. Photo: AP
A thermometer displays 39 degrees Celsius (103 Fahrenheit) outside a chemist's shop in Rome. Scientists are warning that weather-related deaths could spike by the end of the century due to climate change. Photo: AP
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