Greenland Heatwave Forthcoming
Our Pan-Arctic Alert System is ringing…
On Tuesday, 22 August 2023, a significant heatwave is predicted to hit Greenland, bringing rainfall and temperatures that are abnormal for this time of the year. As a result, the ice sheet is expected to melt near its highest elevations, further accelerated by the rain. This heatwave is just the latest tangible indication of a warming Arctic. We will keep monitoring the forecasts and the live weather station data from Greenland to see how this event unfolds.
Want to know more about Greenland’s ice melt and why it matters? Read more.