Bats are commonly seen as well. “In Las Vegas, There Are Swarms Of Grasshoppers Big Enough To Show Up On Weather Radar.” via @NPR

Las Vegas has been invaded by grasshoppers due to unusually wet weather earlier this year. They have shown up in radar footage from the National Weather Service.

In a region where air-conditioning is not always the norm, the powers that be are going to have to scramble…and fast. “As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond.” @nytimes #climate #heatwave #europe

Heat records were smashed across much of Europe this week, leaving officials searching for short- and longer-term solutions to help people endure temperatures soaring over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.