Mercury soars to record levels in Uttar Pradesh

With the temperature already touching 45 degrees Celsius in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, the sweltering heat is set to break all past records in the state, weather office has indicated.

Super Earths, planet formation 're-created' in lab using lasers
Super Earths, planet formation 're-created' in lab using lasers

Researchers have recently re-created the planet formations, conditions deep inside exotic super-Earths and giant planet cores in the lab with the help of lasers.

Heavy snowfall affects normal life in Himachal Pradesh

Heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh has bring down temperatures and affected the normal life.

2014 heads for warmest year on record: NOAA
2014 heads for warmest year on record: NOAA

Climate scientists on Thursday said that the year 2014 is almost certain to be the warmest year on Earth since 1880.

Climate change to drive fish away from tropics
Climate change to drive fish away from tropics

Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050 as temperatures rise, according to a new study that examined the impact of climate change on fish stocks.

Climate change will impact the tropics too: Study

Although greenhouse gases cause greater warming at the poles, few places on the earth will be immune to global warming and the tropics too will likely experience associated climate impacts, such as increased storm intensity, says a study.

Animal reserve makes special arrangements to combat heatwave

It`s not just people but the animals in the wild who are reeling under the intense heatwave that has swept UP and other northern states.

Maximum temperatures hover below normal in Punjab, Haryana

After being lashed by rains during the past few days, maximum temperatures across Punjab and Haryana including capital Chandigarh today hovered a few notches below normal level.

Regional warming triggers sustained mass loss in Northeast Greenland ice sheet

Researchers have found that Northeast Greenland ice sheet started to speed up and lose mass around 2003 because of localised increase in temperatures.

Earth to get hotter despite global warming slowdown

The earth`s climate would continue to warm during this century, on track with previous estimates despite the recent slowdown in the rate of global warming, a NASA study shows.

Extreme hot temperatures increasing despite global warming hiatus claims

Extremely hot temperatures over land have dramatically and unequivocally increased in number and area despite claims that the rise in global average temperatures has slowed over the past 10 to 20 years, according to scientists.

Australian Open 2014: Heat stops play

Melbourne: Play at the Australian Open was called to a halt on day four of the championships on Thursday with temperatures at Melbourne Park hitting 41 degrees Celsius (106 Fahrenheit) and still rising.

Organisers, who have been slammed for forcing players to play on in searing temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday, enacted the third stage of their "Extreme Heat Policy" at about 1.50pm local time (0250 GMT).

Play would continue in all matches until the end of the ongoing set and then cease

Williams braces for Melbourne heat

Serena Williams` goals for the upcoming Australian Open are simple - stay on your feet and stop complaining about the weather.

Rains bring down temperatures in Punjab, Haryana

Large parts of Punjab and Haryana, including Chandigarh, on Tuesday received rains, bringing down temperatures.

Mercury subdued, but high humidity leaves people sweating

After weeks of blistering heat, temperatures remained subdued on Monday in most parts of North India after scattered rains.

Temperatures rise marginally in Punjab and Haryana

Barring Adampur in Punjab that reeled under intense chill at minus 0.4 degrees Celsius, minimum temperatures at many places in the state and neighbouring Haryana witnessed a marginal increase on Thursday.

Temperatures above normal across North

It was relatively warm day in the North on Tuesday with temperatures staying above normal in most parts of the region.

Minimum temperatures in Punjab, Haryana hover above normal

Minimum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana on Monday hovered above the normal even as some parts of the two states received light rains.

Temperatures dip to lowest in Kashmir, Ladakh

The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Saturday with cities and towns in both regions recording some of their lowest temperatures till now.

Day temperatures rise slightly in Punjab, Haryana

The maximum temperatures on Sunday
rose marginally in Punjab and Haryana as dry weather prevailed
at most places of the region.