Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 09:32
Various parts of Australia are preparing for another round of heatwave with temperatures set to cross 40 degrees Celsius and fire alert has been sounded in a few states.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 12:59
One person died and officials warned that more lives could be lost as major bushfires raged across southeastern Australia Friday in heatwave conditions, with residents urged to heed warnings of "leave and live".
Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 10:55
Australians sweltering through an extreme heatwave were warned that the worst was yet to come Thursday, with hundreds of fires raging in several states and temperatures nearing record highs.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 20, 2013, 10:33
Clutching water bottles, New Yorkers battled a sweltering heat wave with temperatures topping 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) and intense humidity packing an additional punch.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 23:09
UK continued to swelter in its first prolonged heatwave since 2006 as alert was today raised to "level three", one below national emergency, for south-west England and the West Midlands.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 21:44
Britain`s Met Office has issued a heatwave alert for London and south-eastern England as the mercury touched 30 degrees Celsius, a record for the year.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 16:15
Taking note of large scale deaths due to heat wave, PM Manmohan Singh has asked a GoM to discuss and decide on its inclusion as natural calamity.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 18:09
Sweltering temperatures and scorching sunshine have killed three people and sent more than 2,500 to hospital across Japan in a week, the government said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 29, 2013, 11:11
The scorching heat wave western US states is expected to continue with temperatures threatening to break the record.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 19:27
After respite for a few days, it was a hot and humid day in the national capital on Saturday with both the maximum and minimum temperature breaching the 40 and 30-degree mark respectively after several days.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013, 17:36
Breaking its 53-year-old record, the monsoon arrived 13 days ahead of its schedule in the capital on Sunday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 21:36
Parts of Rajasthan were lashed by pre-monsoon showers on Tuesday, giving relief to people suffering from hot and humid conditions.
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