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Heat wave continues in Rajasthan as temperatures glide over 47 degrees

June 17, 2020 10:29 am

Most parts of the country will experience no significant change in maximum temperatures during the next 3 days.

‘No case of heat stroke reported so far’: Number of heat-related illnesses down in Maharashtra

May 26, 2020 12:19 am

So much so that at the state-run Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Dial 108 ambulances, officials said in the last three months, they had not served any heat-related emergency.

Dust and thunderstorm to bring respite from heatwave in north India on May 29-30, says IMD

May 25, 2020 6:20 pm

Weather Forecast Today, May 25: The IMD has also issued an orange warning for heatwave for east Uttar Pradesh, Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of IMD’s Regional Meteorological Centre, told the PTI.

Weather updates, May 23: IMD predicts heat wave over Rajasthan, MP, Telangana till May 25

May 23, 2020 9:32 am

Weather Forecast Today, May 23: Cyclone Amphan, which weakened into a depression on Friday, was further reduced to a well-marked low pressure area over North Bangladesh and the neighbouring area.

Gujarat: Heat wave warning for some districts till May 12

May 18, 2020 2:05 am

Advising people to avoid heat exposure, the IMD stated, “Heat wave conditions very likely at isolated pockets in the districts of north Gujarat including Banaskantha and Sabarkantha; in the districts of Saurashtra- Kutch namely Surendranagar and Kutch.”

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

June 28, 2019 10:13 pm

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

June 10, 2019 9:41 pm

"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

June 07, 2019 10:12 pm

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

June 05, 2019 3:55 pm

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

June 05, 2019 2:14 am

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.


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.