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European heatwave: France roasts at 44.3 degrees Celsius, two die in Spain

Four administrative departments in France have been placed on red alert, signalling temperatures of "dangerous intensity". Temperatures in parts of Spain are also expected to hit a new record of 43°C Friday.

Delhi sizzles at 48 degrees as temperature peaks to all-time high

"The Palam Observatory recorded an all-time high of 48 degrees Celsius Monday. The factors that led to this are dry westerly winds, no effect of a western disturbance in the plains and intense heating in the month of June," India Meteorological Department said.


Monsoon to hit Kerala in 24 hours, red alert in four districts

The red alert has been issued in Thrissur district on June 10 and in Ernakulam, Malappuram and Kozhikode districts on June 11. All four districts on these dates will experience 'isolated heavy to very heavy' rainfall as part of monsoon showers.

12-year-old ragpicker, trying to avoid heat, suffocates to death inside locked car in Maharashtra

Talking about the incident, the official said that the deceased Tanesh Ballal had come to the area in the afternoon with his grandmother to collect plastic waste. He might have entered the car to take shelter from the heat, but got trapped inside as doors might have got locked.

Rajasthan: Churu sizzles, business booms for juice, ice vendors

The roads are deserted as the afternoon sun breathes fire. To cool them, water is splashed on them by water tankers of the local civic body.

Weather report today HIGHLIGHTS: India reels under heatwave, Churu simmers at 50.3 degrees Celsius

Weather forecast and Temperature today India LIVE News HIGHLIGHTS: There was a slight relief for Odisha and Telangana after the states received scattered rains. However, there was no relief from heatwave conditions in most parts of the country with Churu remaining the hottest at 50 degrees Celsius.


Country battles heatwave conditions, temperature nears 51°C in Rajasthan's Churu

Delhi weather today: There's no respite from the scorching sun, however, as the weatherman has predicted that heat wave conditions will continue today and over the next few days. 

Gujarat: Met issues red alert for weekend, mercury likely to touch 45 degrees celsius

Both the IMD and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) have issued an orange alert for April 25 in the city, forecasting the maximum temperature to be around 44 degree Celsius. The IMD had also issued the orange alert in the city for Tuesday.

US Southwest swelters with temperatures up to 120 degrees

Firefighters and city officials on Monday morning distributed bright red cloth visors, hand fans and blue-coloured cooling neckerchiefs to downtown commuters, advising them to stay inside as much as possible.

May 23, 1978, Forty Years Ago: Uttar Pradesh Janata vote

The crucial meeting of the Janata legislature party at which Chief Minister Ram Naresh Yadav sought a vote of confidence was held in Lucknow on June 4, 1978.

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

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

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


Monsoon still weeks away, heat wave melts roads

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.

See how India is fighting the deadly heat wave

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

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

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

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


Priests seek divine help as heat wave grips India

Priests performed a special puja hoping for a rain shower.

Beat the heat

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