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Verified: Temperature in Kuwait, Pakistan among world's hottest

Calling it the highest recognised temperature to have been recorded in the last 76 years, the WMO said the two observations are evaluated as third (tied within uncertainty limits) and fourth highest for the continental region of Asia.

The water truck: Record heat adds to woes

While several unusually extreme factors have combined to make this a particularly bad year for water, experts say the shortage is more of a structural problem, and the situation would not improve significantly even in a good monsoon year.


Three elderly passengers on board Kerala Express die of heatstroke

The railways issued a statement in which it said the cause of the deaths can be only confirmed after postmortem. 

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Heat-wave action plans can help city administrations cope with the worst of summer

Weather report today Highlights: Severe heatwave conditions to persist in several parts of country

Weather forecast and Temperature today India Highlights: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in northeastern states of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya.

World's 15 hottest places are in India, Pakistan as pre-monsoon heat builds

Churu, a city in the west of the northern state of Rajasthan, recorded the country's highest temperature of 48.9 Celsius (120 Fahrenheit) on Monday, according to the Meteorological Department.


Capital to get relief from heat wave

The maximum temperature in the city on Sunday settled at 42.5 degrees Celsius, and the minimum temperature at 30.8 degrees Celsius.

LiveWeather forecast today LIVE: Mercury rises in Delhi, intense heat wave to continue in the north

Weather forecast and Temperature today India LIVE News Updates: In the coming days, heat wave conditions are also expected in some parts of west Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Marathwada and in isolated pockets of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and east Rajasthan.

Kerala: Kozhikode to experience heatwave conditions, CM appeals to follow safety protocols

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, in a Facebook post, exhorted people particularly in Kozhikode district, as well as those residing in the belt ranging from Thrissur to Kannur to follow safety guidelines issued by the state disaster management authority (KSDMA).

Heatwave bakes Australia for 7th straight day as northern cyclone brews

A South Korean drowned on Christmas Day while snorkelling in a lake in the eastern state of New South Wales while another man died in surf on the Sunshine Coast in the eastern state of Queensland.

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North, central India reel under intense heatwave

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

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Pakistan: Heatwaves kill 65 people in Karachi

At least 65 people died of heatstroke in Pakistan’s Karachi city over past three days during the Holy month of Ramazan, media reports said, amid fears the death toll could rise as the temperatures soar. According to Dawn, the Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted that “very hot weather will continue to prevail in Karachi for the […]