Thursday, Jun 13, 2024 | Last Update : 01:53 PM IST


AA Edit | As heat rises across India, let’s find new ways to cope

With temperatures soaring, calls grow for measures to combat rising heat-related deaths

31 May 2024 12:05 AM

Heatwave warning issued for 8 Maharashtra districts

Despite rains in some parts of the state, the temperatures have remained high

20 Apr 2024 1:57 AM

Northwestern, south-central regions emerging future heatwave hotspots in India: Study

India's demand for electricity for running household air conditioners is estimated to expand nine-fold by 2050

26 Oct 2023 12:48 AM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Climate crisis to be India’s biggest threat this century

One reason wheat prices have shot up has to do with the intense heatwave that struck parts of India from March

20 May 2022 12:15 AM

PM to chair review meeting on preparedness to deal with heatwave, monsoon season

Several parts of the country have logged all-time high temperatures under the impact of the torrid heatwave

05 May 2022 12:48 PM


Heatwave may subside over Delhi, Northwest India from today

IMD has predicted a fall in maximum temperatures by 3-4 degrees Celsius

02 May 2022 1:25 PM

Heatwave to scorch India’s wheat supplies, adding food-shortage worries to world

This could be a serious blow to global wheat supplies after Ukraine war upended trade flows out of the critical Black Sea breadbasket region

02 May 2022 10:18 AM

Hundreds in Canada, US believed dead in heat wave despite efforts to help

Weather experts say the number of heat waves are only likely to rise in the Pacific Northwest, a region normally known for cool weather

02 Jul 2021 9:43 AM

World’s second largest ice sheet in Greenland may melt due to Europe heat wave

Nullis cited data from Denmark's Polar Portal, which measures the daily gains and losses in surface mass of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

27 Jul 2019 4:13 PM

Heat wave bakes central, eastern US; Residents go to ‘cooling centres’

Outdoor activities like New York City Triathlon, a running race outside Washington were cancelled.

21 Jul 2019 11:30 AM


Nebraska National Weather Service bakes biscuits inside hot car, see tweets

In a series of tweets on Thursday, they posted pictures and updates on the biscuit experiment.

19 Jul 2019 4:14 PM

Alaska heat wave shatters city's record, disrupts jobs and lives

According to scientists, Alaska is warming at twice the rate of the global average.

06 Jul 2019 10:05 AM

Alaska’s heat wave fuels dangerous smoke, melts glaciers

'People should GO, evacuate NOW. Leave immediately. DO NOT delay leaving,' the evacuation order said.

01 Jul 2019 6:36 PM

Haryana govt extends summer holidays of private schools due to heatwave

The schools, which were scheduled to open on July 1, will now open on July 8 (Monday).

01 Jul 2019 2:42 PM

Delhi schools' summer holidays extended by a week for students upto class 8

The schools which were supposed to re-open from July 1 will now be functional from July 8.

30 Jun 2019 6:38 PM


700 firefighters tackle wildfires as heatwave in Europe breaks records

More than 700 firefighters and 10 aircraft were mobilised to tackle the fires in the Gard.

29 Jun 2019 7:52 PM

France records all-time hottest temperature at 45 degrees celsius: Weather service

The record was set in the village of Villevieille in the southern department of Gard, which registered a high of 45.1 degrees Celsius.

28 Jun 2019 8:54 PM

Nitish Kumar cancels aerial inspection of heatwave affected areas

The chief minister was scheduled to inspect heatwave affected areas in Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada.

20 Jun 2019 3:59 PM

Heatwave kills 184 people, Section 144 imposed in Gaya

The deaths have been majorly reported from Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada districts.

17 Jun 2019 5:28 PM

Monsoon likely to hit Andhra Pradesh, Telangana after June 16

In south coastal Andhra, a heatwave warning for was given for 3 days and in Telangana for 2 days. Monsoon is expected to be normal.

15 Jun 2019 9:39 AM