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Japan heatwave kills 15, thousands hospitalised

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 15:26

Sweltering summer heat in Japan has left at least 15 people dead over the past week, while more than 8,000 others were rushed to hospital with heatstroke symptoms, official figures showed Tuesday.

No respite from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 19:19

Heat wave conditions prevailed in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday, with Hisar recording the maximum temperature at 43 degrees Celsius.

Heatwave wreaks havoc in Canada`s western coast

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 07:53

The western Canadian region on the Pacific coast has been gripped by heatwave over the weekend, with reports of increased wildfires.

Amarinder seeks contingency plan for agriculture

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 20:07

Expressing concern over the drought-like situation prevailing in Punjab in view of "poor" monsoon, Congress Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Amarinder Singh on Monday asked the state government to draw up a contingency plan to save agriculture.

Despite isolated showers, Punjab, Haryana continue to sizzle

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:43

Despite isolated showers in some pockets on Sunday, most parts of Punjab and Haryana continued to suffer under sultry weather conditions.

Heat wave persists in north India

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:21

Many parts of North India continued to reel under hot and humid weather conditions as temperatures hovered several notches above standard levels on Saturday.

Hot, humid weather continue to haunt Delhiites

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:17

The national capital continued to reel under hot and humid conditions as the day temperature settled at 42.3 degree Celsius, seven notches above normal, while humidity levels hovered above 70 per cent.

Heat wave back in Punjab, Haryana as monsoon plays truant

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:10

With monsoon playing truant, heat wave conditions were back at many places in Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures settling well above the 40 degrees Celsius mark.

Delhi continues to reel under hot, humid weather

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 11:26

Delhiites continued to reel under hot and humid conditions as the maximum temperature settled at 40.5 degree Celsius on Wednesday, the hottest day of July in two years.

Above normal temperatures in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:49

Maximum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana continued to hover above normal levels on Monday.

Heat wave back in Rajasthan, Kota hottest at 41.9

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 21:32

Heat wave conditions on Sunday revived in parts of Rajasthan as Kota and Chittorgarh were the hottest places where the maximum temperature was recorded at 41.9 degree Celsius, a met report said here.

Owing to heat, Lucknow schools to now re-open July 7

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:10

With the heat wave continuing unabated in the state capital and other parts of the state, the schools in the city will now re-open after the summer recess July 7, officials said on Monday.