In more than 135 years of global temperature data, four of the five hottest months on record all happened in 2015.
Tens of thousands of bats fell dead from the sky as temperatures soared over the weekend.
While satellites, computers and measuring stations are now used to forecast the weather, many farmers around the world used to rely on Mother Nature’s signs. Some still do. In Australia, for example, ants building nests on top of fence posts or turtles leaving rivers en masse were considered signs that the heavens were about to open. A bright