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Monday, August 15, 2022



Climate change may increase mortality rate due to excess heat by six times: Lancet study

August 09, 2022 4:49 pm

The study found that the average intensity of hot night events will nearly double by 2090, from 20.4 degrees Celsius to 39.7 degrees Celsius across 28 cities from east Asia, increasing the burden of disease due to excessive heat that disrupts normal sleep

Explained: What is behind the heatwaves affecting the United States?

July 24, 2022 5:43 pm

The U.S. heatwave followed record heat that killed hundreds if not thousands of people and sparked wildfires in Europe.

Europe heatwave: a number of reasons, climate change most worrying

July 21, 2022 2:07 pm

Some places in Britain Tuesday recorded temperatures above 40°C, the first time any place in the United Kingdom breached this mark.

Britain records highest ever temperature as heatwave intensifies

July 19, 2022 5:19 pm

Ed Miliband, a former leader of the opposition Labour Party who leads its response on climate change, said he found the political debate deeply worrying.

UK heatwave: National emergency declared as authorities issue first-ever red weather warning 

July 16, 2022 5:31 pm

Britain's Met Office has declared a national emergency for Monday and Tuesday next week when temperatures could reach record highs.

Heatwave scorches Europe; health warnings issued

July 15, 2022 9:29 pm

More than 1,000 firefighters, supported by water-bomber aircraft, have battled since Tuesday to control two blazes in southwestern France that have been fanned by scorching heat, tinder-box conditions and strong winds.

Heatwaves worsen mental health conditions

July 14, 2022 9:38 pm

Heatwaves – as well as other weather events such as floods and fires – have been linked to a rise in depressive symptoms in people with depression, and a rise in anxiety symptoms in those with generalised anxiety disorder

Southwest monsoon likely to cover Northwest India from June 23 to 29; relief from heatwave expected in Delhi

June 16, 2022 10:07 pm

Over the week from June 16 to 22, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall is likely over Delhi, Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

Water crisis: Delhi’s driest summer

June 13, 2022 7:17 am

Water shortage in the city this year has been exacerbated by an early summer and rainfall deficit. With the Yamuna drying up, the Delhi Jal Board is struggling to ensure supply to capital’s residents.

Punjab Agricultural University issues heatwave alert for livestock, crops

June 11, 2022 8:18 am

Animals and pets also require attention in view of the heat load. To avoid heat stress and dehydration, keep the animals indoors with frequent water availability and nutritious diet.


Relentless heatwave sweeps Europe, firefighters tackle wildfires

August 11, 2022 2:32 pm

An incessant heatwave has engulfed Europe. The governments in several countries have warned citizens of severe drought conditions. Farmers in France have started to see a decrease in production especially in fields of soy, sunflowers and corn.

India reels under intense heatwave

April 28, 2022 9:47 pm

Most parts of India are currently reeling under a severe heatwave condition. Mercury levels have already crossed 40 degree Celsius in many places and a respite is nowhere to be seen

Delhi sizzles at 40.8 degree Celsius, heatwave likely in coming days

April 26, 2022 7:59 pm

According to India Meteorological Department, the heatwave conditions are likely to persist in New Delhi for the next three days.

Northwest India continues to swelter under grip of heatwave

April 04, 2022 10:47 pm

Northwest India recorded the hottest March in 122 years, with the average maximum temperature in the region reaching 30.73 degree Celsius this year.

North, central India reel under intense heatwave

May 20, 2016 5:33 pm

Scorching summer temperatures, hovering well over 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) are making life extremely tough for millions of people across north India.