• Flooded


    Two weeks after being inundated with more than seven inches of rain and runoff from Tropical Storm Ophelia, the Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn remained temporarily closed for repairs with no reopening date scheduled.

  • Heat


    As of October 7, Maricopa County, Arizona, confirmed there have been at least 361 heat-associated deaths, and another 238 deaths remained under investigation.

  • Health


    An October 2023 study found that environmental events linked to climate change – including weather disasters, extreme heat, and poor air quality – can trigger or exacerbate mental health issues for kids and teens.

Key Facts Of The Day 10/16



Extreme Heat