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 Heat wave and lightning: NDMA reviews preparedness of states, asks them to run public awareness campaigns

Heat wave and lightning: NDMA reviews preparedness of states, asks them to run public awareness campaigns

Most parts of Rajasthan reeled under a heat wave on Thursday with Bikaner recording the highest temperature of 44.5 degrees Celsius.

May 17, 2018, 21:48 PM IST
As mercury rises, IMD warns 50C possible in several parts of Rajasthan

As mercury rises, IMD warns 50C possible in several parts of Rajasthan

Temperature in Japir could cross 45 degree Celsius while adjoining areas of Bikaner and Churu may get even hotter, according to IMD.

May 12, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
5-day heat wave, dust storm warning across the country

5-day heat wave, dust storm warning across the country

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an all-India weather warning predicting heat wave conditions in some parts of the country and thunderstorms and windy conditions in other parts over the coming four days.

Apr 21, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
'Above normal' temperatures in most of India between April-June, warns IMD

'Above normal' temperatures in most of India between April-June, warns IMD

2017 was recorded as the hottest year so far by the IMD.

Apr 01, 2018, 21:53 PM IST
NDMA gears up to deal with heat wave, asks states to prepare 'action plan'

NDMA gears up to deal with heat wave, asks states to prepare 'action plan'

The NDMA has asked all states to prepare an action plan to deal with heat wave.

Feb 23, 2018, 08:07 AM IST
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