Fans beneficial in heat wave conditions: Study

Contrary to the advise against the use of fans in severe heat, the electric appliances may actually prevent heat-related elevations in heart rate and core body temperature, a new study has found.

No respite from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana

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

Heat wave persists in north India

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

Heat wave back in Punjab, Haryana as monsoon plays truant

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

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

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

Heat wave back in Rajasthan, Kota hottest at 41.9

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

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.

Heat claims seven lives in Punjab, showers lash north India

Seven deaths were reported due to heat wave in Punjab and a girl died in a thunderstorm in Uttar Pradesh as light to moderate rains brought the much needed relief from the blistering hot weather prevailing in the region for the last few days.

Heat wave prevails parts of Rajasthan, light rains in Jaipur

Heat wave conditions prevailed in isolated pockets in the desert state of Rajasthan as Ganganagar in the north recorded a high of 44 degrees Celsius.

Rains likely in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a humid Thursday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.4 degrees Celsius, average for the season. The Met Office has forecast light rain and thundershowers during the day.

Warm, cloudy Wednesday in Delhi

The national capital experienced a warm, sunny morning Wednesday as the minimum temperature settled at 29.2 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season`s average.

Heavy rains cool Lucknow

After days of sweltering heat, heavy rains lashed the Uttar Pradesh capital bringing down the temperature.

Andhra Pradesh: Heat wave claims 28 lives in East Godavari district

As many as 28 people have died in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh so far due to intense heat wave conditions prevailing in the state.

Rains lash parts of Uttar Pradesh

Light to moderate rain and thundershowers lashed isolated places over the state.

Cloudy day ahead in Delhi

Delhiites woke up to a warm Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 32 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season`s average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.

Odisha extends summer vacation in schools till June 23

With heat-wave conditions still prevailing in Odisha, the state government today announced extension of summer vacations in all educational institutions till next week.

Heat wave: Odisha extends summer vacation in schools

Odisha Monday announced an extension of the summer vacation in schools by five days in view of an unabated heat wave sweeping the state that has so far claimed 26 lives.

Rains bring respite from heat wave in Rajasthan

Heat wave conditions abated in Rajasthan today due to light to moderate rain at isolated places.

Hailstorm, heavy rain bring relief to Delhiites

Residents of the national capital and adjoining suburbs finally got relief from the blistering heat Thursday as strong winds and heavy rain lashed the city. Some parts witnessed a hailstorm as well.