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2013 revealed as sixth warmest year on record

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 14:02

In its review of 2013, the world`s leading meteorological authority suggests that many of last year`s weather extremes are likely to have been heavily influenced by rising global temperatures.

Future heat waves threat to global food supply

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:10

Heat waves could significantly reduce crop yields and threaten global food supply if climate change is not tackled and reversed, research shows.

Climate change to trigger frequent, severe heatwaves

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 15:51

Climate change is set to trigger more frequent and severe heatwaves in the next 30 years regardless of the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted into the atmosphere, a new study has warned.

Delhi sizzles at 45 deg Celsius, hotter days ahead

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 19:45

The national capital is baking with temperatures hovering close to 45 degrees and the weatherman predicts hotter days this week.

Global warming `increasing monthly heat records by factor of 5`

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 17:14

In parts of Europe, Africa and southern Asia the number of monthly records has increased even by a factor of 10.

Global warming behind recent extreme summers

Last Updated: Sunday, August 05, 2012, 15:54

Recent heat waves and extreme summers were likely caused by global warming, said researchers.

Top 10 global weather events in 2010

Last Updated: Friday, January 14, 2011, 15:39

A panel of experts has ranked the top 10 global weather and climate events of 2010.

‘Heat waves could be commonplace in US by 2039’

Last Updated: Friday, July 09, 2010, 15:05

A study claims that heat waves in US could be very frequent in the next 30 years.