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Explained: What's causing the record high temperatures and devastating wildfires in Europe so early this summer?

June 22, 2022 12:12 pm

Wildfires have ravaged parts of Spain, Germany and Greece, which have been facing the worst of Europe's extraordinary heat wave. How bad are the forest fires? Are the fires a result of climate change?

Maharshtra reports 31 suspected heat stroke deaths in three months

June 10, 2022 10:52 pm

The highest number of confirmed deaths in Maharashtra is reported from Nagpur, an officer said during a national workshop on climate change and human health at Ahmedabad

Now, like cyclones, heatwaves to get names too

June 09, 2022 7:30 am

In India, while we do not name heatwaves, we have names for cyclones.

Report: Climate change caused extreme heat wave over India & Pakistan

May 24, 2022 7:42 am

The severe heat waves hampered growth of crops like wheat, spiked power demands and led to forest fires in India and triggered early melting of glaciers in what is scientifically termed as Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) in hilly terrains of adjoining Pakistan.

8-year-old boy dies due to intense heatwave in Sangrur

May 18, 2022 12:46 pm

Gurtej Singh, father of child, raised a question mark over the poor healthcare system in the state.

Weather News Highlights: IMD predicts partly cloudy sky for Delhi, no heatwave this week in national capital

May 05, 2022 10:57 pm

Weather News Highlights: At 8.30 am on Thursday, the temperature was 26.2 degrees and the relative humidity was 67 per cent.

Heatwave: Centre asks states to review health preparedness, issues dos & don'ts

May 02, 2022 7:00 am

While asking healthcare facilities to remain prepared with essential medicines and consumables such as IV fluid, ORS, ice packs and cool drinking water, the Centre has issued a list of guidelines to prevent and manage heat-related problems.

Punjab prepones summer vacations for govt schools due to heat wave

May 01, 2022 9:17 am

As per the latest now order, now summer vacations for all students in government schools will commence from May 15 till June 30.

Chinchwad hottest area in Pune, IMD issues ‘orange’ alert ahead of severe heat wave over Vidarbha

April 29, 2022 2:41 pm

Pune's day temperature were 3 to 5 degrees above normal, according to data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

IMD issues orange alert for parts of Maharashtra

April 28, 2022 10:35 pm

On Thursday, the state’s highest maximum temperatures (in degrees Celsius) were recorded in Vidarbha region's Chandrapur (45.8 ), Akola (45.4) and Brahmapuri (45.2), followed by Wardha (45.1), Yavatmal (44.7), Amravati (44.4) and Nagpur (44.3).


India reels under severe heatwave; monsoon delayed, to hit Kerala by June 7

June 03, 2019 7:25 am

IMD has said heatwave to severe heatwave conditions are very likely to prevail over Rajasthan, Vidarbha and Madhya Pradesh during the next five days and over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and south Uttar Pradesh during the next three days.

Heat wave: 400 dead as Karachi sizzles

June 23, 2015 6:22 pm

Pakistan is facing its worst heat wave in more than a decade.

See how India is fighting the deadly heat wave

May 30, 2015 1:04 pm

The severe heat wave has killed many people across the country and has taken the death toll to at least 1,826.

Monsoon still weeks away, heat wave melts roads

May 30, 2015 1:06 pm

Most of the 1,512 heat-related deaths so far have occurred in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where temperatures have soared to 47 degrees Celsius, according to government figures.

Nation reels under heat wave, temperature soars to over 46 degrees

May 23, 2015 5:37 pm

Intense heat wave leaves 153 dead in Andhra Pradesh and Telangang. Most of north India has been reeling under heat wave conditions with temperature soaring to over 46 degree Celsius. Some give in to the heat and dozes off, while some find out a way to beat the heat. Take a look:

The heat is on: People find different ways to cool down, animals too

June 10, 2014 11:53 am

The Indian Subcontinent is witnessing an unprecedented heat wave even by Indian standards.

Priests seek divine help as heat wave grips India

June 09, 2014 2:45 pm

Priests performed a special puja hoping for a rain shower.

Beat the heat

June 07, 2014 4:16 pm

Heat wave conditions prevailed in the capital with mercury crossing 46.7 degrees Celsius.