Heat

Heat, drought caused record CO2 spike in 2015-16: NASA

Heat, drought caused record CO2 spike in 2015-16: NASA

 Heat and drought was responsible for the largest annual increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.
 

Oct 13, 2017, 11:36 AM IST
New device can turn heat energy to fuel

New device can turn heat energy to fuel

 Researchers used a simple heating process to modify one layer of the Indium Selenide to act as a metal and another layer to act as a semiconductor.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:34 PM IST
Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming event

Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming event

The PETM is the most rapid and extreme natural global warming event of the last 66 million years.

Sep 02, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
WARNING: Pregnant women exposed to extreme heat at an increased risk of delivering prematurely

WARNING: Pregnant women exposed to extreme heat at an increased risk of delivering prematurely

The findings showed that heat events occurring earlier in the warm season cause an increase in adverse outcomes relative to comparable events occurring later. 

Aug 09, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
Heat can make you moody and anti-social, suggests study

Heat can make you moody and anti-social, suggests study

A new study suggests that hot temperature is more likely to make people anti-social and moody.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:54 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
Scorching heat giving rise to eye damage; doctors say cases up by 30%!

Scorching heat giving rise to eye damage; doctors say cases up by 30%!

Unprotected exposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can increase the risk of developing cataracts and damaging the retina.

Apr 28, 2017, 13:34 PM IST
The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

The heat is here: Here's how to prevent summer-season migraines

Although there are a number of possible factors that may trigger migraines, studies indicate that a rise in temperature could be a major migraine trigger. 

Apr 18, 2017, 12:22 PM IST
Stay active, stay safe – Beat the summer heat using these tips

Stay active, stay safe – Beat the summer heat using these tips

It's just April, but the temperatures already soaring above 40 degrees C could mean that the worst of summer is yet to come and we should be prepared for it.

Apr 17, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
Monsoon still months away, but Delhi sees at least 79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases

Monsoon still months away, but Delhi sees at least 79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases

As per a report on vector-borne diseases by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), at least 79 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the national capital as on April 8, 2017. 

Apr 11, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
Try these six simple ways to prevent heat stroke during hot weather

Try these six simple ways to prevent heat stroke during hot weather

 With the temperature rising throughout the country, many people usually suffers from heat stroke, the most serious form of heat injury. 

Apr 01, 2017, 00:43 AM IST
Heat wave sweeps 10 states; Delhi touches 38 degrees C

Heat wave sweeps 10 states; Delhi touches 38 degrees C

The heat wave continued to sweep across 10 states on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
Heatwave strikes nine Indian states; Delhi to face heat in next few days

Heatwave strikes nine Indian states; Delhi to face heat in next few days

Weather analysts fears that Delhi will also be swept by heatwave condition in the next few days.

Mar 30, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Heatwave across India: Bhira in Maharashtra records 46.5 degrees; IMD to verify readings

Heatwave across India: Bhira in Maharashtra records 46.5 degrees; IMD to verify readings

With Bhira witnessing high temperature, which was also the highest in the country, India Meteorological Departmen said they would like to verify the findings.

Mar 30, 2017, 10:15 AM IST

Ice water mix helps body to cope up exertion in hot weather

Temperature of water consumed may be as important as the amount when trying to manage thermoregulation, indicated new report.

Oct 21, 2016, 00:28 AM IST
Delhi gets rain, respite from heat for two days more

Delhi gets rain, respite from heat for two days more

As per weather analysts, the temperature may rise up to 40-41 degrees Celsius after Wednesday. 

May 30, 2016, 18:45 PM IST
India braces for more heat after temperature breaks records; over 300 dead in Telangana

India braces for more heat after temperature breaks records; over 300 dead in Telangana

Temperatures in parts of the western region breached 50 Celsius (122°F) last week in India.

May 23, 2016, 17:20 PM IST

Heat wave returns to Odisha

With impact of cyclone Roanu over, the heat wave returned to Odisha with nine places recording temperature above 40 degrees Celsius on Sunday.

May 22, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

Four die as Gujarat sizzles at 47 degrees Celsius

At least four people died due to severe heat wave conditions across Gujarat on Wednesday as the maximum temperature hovered around 47 degrees Celcius.

May 19, 2016, 00:32 AM IST
Orange alert issued in Delhi by MeT department as heat wave scorches North India

Orange alert issued in Delhi by MeT department as heat wave scorches North India

Heat wave scorched northern states of India with Palodhi in Rajasthan sizzling at 50.5 degrees Celsius.

May 18, 2016, 21:29 PM IST