Heat wave

Heat wave hits California, record-high temperature in San Francisco

Heat wave hits California, record-high temperature in San Francisco

On Friday, the temperature in downtown San Francisco reached 41.1 degrees Celsius. On Saturday, it increased to 42.7 degrees Celsius, the US National Weather Service said.

Sep 03, 2017, 10:53 AM IST

Deadly heat waves could engulf India, 1.5 billion people, within decades: MIT Study

People in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are likely to face deadly heat waves within the next few decades due to climate change, exposing them to unsurvivable temperatures and widespread food crisis

Aug 03, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Monsoon hits Maharashtra, east India; heat wave likely in North

Monsoon hits Maharashtra, east India; heat wave likely in North

Head of the National Weather Forecasting Centre at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Sathi Devi said the monsoon has advanced to several parts of Maharashtra and Konkan region.

Jun 12, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Rising temperatures may increase the number of heat-related deaths in India: Study

Rising temperatures may increase the number of heat-related deaths in India: Study

The alarming study comes amid an intense heat wave that gripped many parts of the country last week.

Jun 09, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
Slight temperature rise may cause deadly heat waves in India

Slight temperature rise may cause deadly heat waves in India

There were only 43 and 34 heat-related fatalities in 1975 and 1976, respectively, when the mean summer temperature was about 27.4 degrees Celsius.

Jun 08, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Respite from heat in Delhi, rains likely on Thursday

The national capital saw sharp respite from excessive heat on Wednesday as the maximum temperature dropped by seven degrees to 36.2 degrees Celsius within 24 hours while some parts saw light rain.

Jun 07, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
North India singed by heat wave, respite likely from Tuesday evening

North India singed by heat wave, respite likely from Tuesday evening

North India battled the scorching sun on Monday.

Jun 05, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
North India continues to reel under heat wave

North India continues to reel under heat wave

The impact of hot weather was felt more by people as the minimum temperature shot up to season`s high of 30.4 degree Celsius.

Jun 05, 2017, 09:21 AM IST

Punjab, Haryana reel under blistering heat, Bhatinda sizzles at 48 deg C

Extreme heatwave conditions prevailed in Punjab and Haryana with Bhatinda sizzling at 48 degrees Celsius, six notches above the normal limit.

Jun 04, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

Slight rise in temperature in Delhi

The MeT Department has forecast overcast conditions along with thunder and lightning for today.

May 19, 2017, 12:35 PM IST

Rains, thundershowers at isolated places in UP

Light to moderate rains and thundershowers occured at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh, as day temperature fell in Bareilly but Allahabad was the hottest place at 46.3 degrees, MeT officials said on Wednesday.

May 17, 2017, 19:28 PM IST

Heat wave intensifies in Uttar Pradesh, 2 dead

Two persons have died owing to the scalding heat wave across Uttar Pradesh. There will be no respite in the coming days, the weatherman said on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

Telangana: Adilabad sizzles at 45.1 degrees Celsius

Parts of Telangana today continued to reel under intense heat with Adilabad district recording the highest maximum temperature of 45.1 degrees Celsius.

May 15, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Blistering heat persists in Odisha, Titlagarh hottest again

Blistering heat persisted in Odisha on Tuesday with Titlagarh regaining its position as the hottest place in the state at 43 degree celsius.

May 09, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Heat wave grips Delhi: Watch out for these heat-related ailments, safety measures

Also, as per an article on International Journal of Sports Medicine, while adults may cope well with heat or cold, children may not have the same tolerance.

May 08, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

Scorching heat back in Odisha; rains in some coastal states

Blistering heat conditions returned in most parts of Odisha after a two-day respite and maximum temperatures crossed the 40-degree mark in many parts of the country, even as some coastal states received rains.

May 03, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Delhi temperature soars to 41.2 degrees, heat wave to continue

Delhi residents continued to bear the scorching heat as the maximum temperature soared to 41.2 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average. Ruling out any respite, the weather office predicting the heat wave to continue for some more days.

Apr 18, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Karnataka: Water crisis after heat wave grips Gulbarga

Karnataka: Water crisis after heat wave grips Gulbarga

The ongoing heat wave conditions across the southern states have led to severe water crisis in Gulbarga city in Karnataka.

Apr 05, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Mercury touches new high in Uttarakhand

Dehradun continued to singe as the temperature climbed to 35.8 degrees Celsius, another record. The last equivalent temperature was seen in 2001.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:08 AM IST