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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.

Top 5 health benefits of cherries

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 14:10

Not already a fan of cherries? Well you should become one because they are a pack of healthy punch.

Scorching summer may trigger kidney stone attacks

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:57

Hot and humid days may bring more kidney stones as higher temperatures contribute to dehydration that leads to a higher concentration of calcium in the body that promote the growth of kidney stones.

Delhi`s hottest day of July in 2 years, temperature at 41.3 deg C

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 21:50

Mercury soared in the national capital on Thursday recording the hottest day of July in last two years with the maximum temperature settling at 41.3 degree Celsius and no signs of rains.

What makes cities warmer than countryside

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:27

Variation in how efficiently urban areas release heat back into the lower atmosphere - through the process of convection - is the dominant factor in the daytime "urban heat island" (UHI) effect, a phenomenon that makes urban areas significantly warmer than the surrounding countryside.

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.

Heat claims seven lives in Punjab, showers lash north India

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 23:35

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 19:06

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.