Heatstroke

Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha

Eight killed as nor'wester hits south Bengal, heatstroke toll rises to five in Odisha

Another person  on Saturday died of sunstroke in Odisha, taking the death toll this summer to five, while eight persons were killed and 14 injured when a nor'wester hit a number of south Bengal districts.

May 13, 2017, 20:49 PM IST

Heat wave deaths: Why hasn't govt declared it as natural calamity?

Amid the rising death toll across the country due to intense heatwave conditions, a question has begun to crop up in the minds of the people – way can't it be declared a natural calamity?

May 28, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

Hundreds die as heat wave continues in India

At least 550 people are reported to have died in a heat wave that sweeps parts of India.

May 26, 2015, 11:19 AM IST

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May 26, 2015, 11:07 AM IST

Summer tips: How to prevent heatstroke during hot weather!

Summer has arrived and it's time for you to take extra precaution to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heatstroke, heat cramps, and heat exhaustion. 

May 22, 2015, 09:50 AM IST
2015 Australia Open: Extreme heat policy updated to ensure fair conditions

2015 Australia Open: Extreme heat policy updated to ensure fair conditions

The Australian Open's extreme heat policy has been changed ahead of the 2015 tennis tournament and it has been updated to ensure conditions are fair for all players, according to the organisers.

Dec 03, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Gene behind sweating disorder detected

Mutation of a single gene blocks sweat production leading to an increased risk of hyperthermia, also known as heatstroke, said a study.

Oct 21, 2014, 17:27 PM IST

Shanghai summer: 10 people die of heatstroke

At least 10 people have died in Shanghai of heatstroke as record summer heatwave in 140 years hit China`s gleaming commercial hub.

Jul 31, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Heat wave continues, over 500 dead since April

Heat wave conditions, which have seen over 500 people losing their lives since April due to heatstroke, continued across India on Tuesday, an official said.

May 28, 2013, 21:58 PM IST