Heat wave

350 mn people in Europe at risk of extreme weather: Study

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:46

London, Aug 5, Two out of three people living in Europe will be affected by heat waves, coastal floods and other weather-related disasters, largely due to global warming and climate change by the end of the century, a study said.


Monsoon hits Maharashtra, east India; heat wave likely in North

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 20:26

New Delhi, June 12, While the monsoon advanced to parts of Maharashtra and eastern India, the weather office does not see much respite from the soaring temperature in north India, and forecast that a heat wave will likely hit parts of the region from Wednesday.


Heat wave in north India to end, respite round the corner

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 21:16

New Delhi, June 6, Even as most parts of north India, especially Rajasthan, continued to battle heat wave conditions for the third day in succession, the weatherman called Tuesday the last day of suffering and forecast that respite was round the corner.


Earth Day-2017: Nature's warning - mend ways now or be doomed

Sat, 04/22/2017 - 20:10

New Delhi, April 22, Even as the world celebrated the 48th Earth Day on Saturday, over a hundred farmers from drought-hit Tamil Nadu were seen protesting in the national capital along with the skulls of their kin, who chose to kill themselves as deficit rains for the fourth year in a row spelt doom for them.


Temperatures soar, heat wave sweeps across Haryana, Punjab

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 19:48

Chandigarh, April 20, With maximum temperatures being recorded between 42 to 45.5 degrees at most places in the northwestern plains on Thursday, heat wave conditions swept through Haryana and Punjab.


Heat wave conditions prevail in Rajasthan

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 23:08

Jaipur, April 18, Heat wave conditions prevailed in Rajasthan on Tuesday, with mercury hovering between 41 and 45 degrees Celsius in most areas of the desert state.


India's heartland sizzles as mercury soars

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 11:50

New Delhi, April 2, It was a hot and sunny Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.9 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average.


Heat wave sweeps 10 states; Delhi hot at 38 degrees Celsius

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 20:52

New Delhi, March 30, The heat wave continued to sweep across 10 states on Thursday and the national capital hotted up at 38.3 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, officials said.


Srinagar records season's hottest day, heat wave on in Jammu

Sun, 06/26/2016 - 20:14

Jammu/Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar on Sunday recorded this season's highest temperature at 33.5 degrees while the heat wave continued in Jammu where it was 35 degrees.


Save yourself from heat stroke as mercury goes up

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:14

New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) As the mercury levels are soaring in north India, being out in the sweltering heat can result in heat stroke which can be extremely harmful, even fatal, says an expert.