Heatwave

Heatwave breaks 131-year-old temperature record in US

Heatwave breaks 131-year-old temperature record in US

The temperature downtown hit a record high of 98 Fahrenheit degrees (36.6 degrees Celsius), beating the former record of 95 Fahrenheit degrees (35 degrees Celsius) set in 1886, Xinhua news agency cited National Weather Service (NWS) as showing.

Jul 10, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
Revealed – How sweltering heat makes you moody, unhelpful

Revealed – How sweltering heat makes you moody, unhelpful

People tend to become moody and also less helpful or 'pro-social' when it is uncomfortably hot, says a new research.

Jun 23, 2017, 16:00 PM IST

Heatwave scorches Europe, from London to Siberia

Europe sizzled under a continent-wide heatwave on Wednesday, with London bracing for Britain`s hottest June day since 1976 as Portugal struggled to stamp out deadly forest fires.

Jun 21, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Delhiites likely to get respite from heatwave; IMD predicts possibility of rain, thunderstorm or duststorm

Delhiites likely to get respite from heatwave; IMD predicts possibility of rain, thunderstorm or duststorm

Delhi continues to be in the grip of a severe heatwave,

Jun 06, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Heatwave continues in Punjab, Haryana; Hisar sizzles at 46.1 deg C

Hisar's high was three notches above normal, the MeT Department said, adding that the maximum temperature at Ambala and Karnal settled at 38.1 degrees Celsius and 38 degrees Celsius respectively.

May 27, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
IMD predicts rain, thunderstorm in Delhi this weekend

IMD predicts rain, thunderstorm in Delhi this weekend

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rains, thunderstorm and dust storm in the Delhi NCR region this weekend.

May 25, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Heatwave claims 167 lives in Telangana

As many as 167 people have died reportedly due to sunstroke in Telangana since April 1 as the state continues to reel under blistering heatwave.

May 19, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Heatwave in many parts of Uttar Pradesh, Banda sizzles at 46.8 deg C

Heatwave prevailed in many parts of Uttar Pradesh with the mercury breaching the 40-degree mark at several places.

May 14, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
Delhi wakes up to a cool, rainy Sunday

Delhi wakes up to a cool, rainy Sunday

Delhiites were in for a treat on Sunday morning, as they woke up to a cool 24 degrees and overcast skies, giving them relief, albeit temporary, from the heat.

Apr 30, 2017, 08:58 AM 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

Mercury crosses 44 degrees celsius in Delhi

The national capital today continued to reel under an intense heatwave with the mercury crossing the 44-degree Celsius mark.

Apr 20, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Adilabad in Telangana records highest temp at 44.1 degree celsius

Adilabad district in Telangana today recorded the highest temperature of 44.1 degrees Celsius, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

Apr 19, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
India's monsoon rains to be average in 2017: IMD

India's monsoon rains to be average in 2017: IMD

K.J Ramesh, Director General of the state-run India Meteorological Department said the Southwest Monsoon will be "normal" in 2017, adding that there would be good distribution of rainfall across the country.

Apr 18, 2017, 16:16 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
Summer diet tips: What to eat and drink during a heatwave

Summer diet tips: What to eat and drink during a heatwave

Heatwave can make many people leave half their food uneaten due to a sudden loss of apetite which may affect one's well-being during the hotter temperatures. 

Mar 31, 2017, 11:44 AM 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
At 23.7 degrees Celcius, Delhi records hottest morning of season today

At 23.7 degrees Celcius, Delhi records hottest morning of season today

The maximum temperature on Thursday is likely to hover around 38 degrees Celsius, an India Meteorological Department official said.

Mar 30, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Heatwave in India: IMD trains states as temperatures soar above normal

Heatwave in India: IMD trains states as temperatures soar above normal

Currently, some states across India are reeling under sweltering heat, with some cities recording temperatures above normal during this time of the year.

Mar 30, 2017, 11:53 AM 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