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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
North India singed by heat wave, respite likely from Tuesday evening

North India singed by heat wave, respite likely from Tuesday evening

North India battled the scorching sun on Monday.

Jun 05, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Punjab, Haryana reel under blistering heat, Bhatinda sizzles at 48 deg C

Extreme heatwave conditions prevailed in Punjab and Haryana with Bhatinda sizzling at 48 degrees Celsius, six notches above the normal limit.

Jun 04, 2017, 21:03 PM IST

Scorching heat back in Odisha; rains in some coastal states

Blistering heat conditions returned in most parts of Odisha after a two-day respite and maximum temperatures crossed the 40-degree mark in many parts of the country, even as some coastal states received rains.

May 03, 2017, 20:27 PM 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
Heat wave to continue for next few days in North India, temperatures may soar to 47°C: IMD

Heat wave to continue for next few days in North India, temperatures may soar to 47°C: IMD

 MeT department has predicted a delay of six days for the onset of monsoon this year.

May 17, 2016, 23:14 PM IST

Blistering heat sweeps Haryana and Punjab

Blistering heat swept Haryana and Punjab on Monday with Hisar recording a maximum of 45.2 degrees Celsius in the region.

Jun 08, 2015, 21:26 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh eases compensation rules for heatwave deaths

Andhra Pradesh eases compensation rules for heatwave deaths

As the block of ice under her husband`s body melted, Chanaga Ratnam wondered whether local officials would arrive in time to verify that he did indeed die from the extreme heat wave, thus qualifying her for compensation.

Jun 02, 2015, 03:38 AM IST

Heatwave: Precautions you must take...

India is in a grip of devastating heatwave which has claimed more than 2000 lives so far.

Jun 01, 2015, 01:59 AM IST

Heatwave: Things you must know

The devastating heatwave that has gripped India has resulted in death of more than 2000 people.

Jun 01, 2015, 01:54 AM IST

UP reels under intense heat wave

State capital Lucknow and other places in Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under intense heat on a bright and sunny day on Thursday with the Met Office promising no immediate relief from the scorcher.

May 28, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

No respite from heat in Rajasthan, mercury touches 45.6 deg C

There was no respite from the blistering heat in Rajasthan where Jaisalmer and Sriganganagar remained the hottest with the mercury touching 45.6 degrees Celsius.

May 24, 2015, 18:08 PM IST

Blistering heat sweeps Haryana, Punjab; Hisar hottest at 44.5 C

Haryana and Punjab were on Thursday swept by blistering heat, with temperature soaring past 44 degrees Celsius at Hisar.

May 21, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Mercury soars in Punjab, Haryana; Amritsar hottest at 37.2 C

With weather remaining generally dry during the past couple of days, maximum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana have started to soar.

Aug 25, 2013, 21:41 PM IST

Delhi sweats as mercury hovers near 40 deg C

Delhiites had to sweat it out on Monday with maximum temperature hovering near the 40-degree mark and high humidity adding to the woes.

Jul 01, 2013, 23:18 PM IST

Heat wave unabated in Rajasthan

There was no let up in heat wave in Rajasthan on Thursday as temperatures in state continued to hover well above the normal levels in most places.

Jun 06, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

Heat wave sweeps Rajasthan, Churu remains hottest

Rajasthan remained in the grip of sizzling heat as the mercury settled above normal across the state.

Jun 05, 2013, 19:56 PM IST

North sizzles under unrelenting heat

The plains of north India continued to sweat under sizzling hot conditions.

May 29, 2013, 22:12 PM IST

Delhi continues to reel under intense heat

The national capital on Tuesday continued to reel under intense heat with hot winds blowing all through the day.

May 28, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

Rain brings mercury down in Meerut, Varanasi

Heat wave conditions continued at certain places in UP even as rainfall in the last 24 hours brought relief in Meerut and Varanasi divisions.

May 28, 2013, 19:24 PM IST