Follow these tips to save yourself from scorching heat!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The temperature levels are on the rise all across the country, with the northern part being severely affected.

This scorching heat can cause heat stroke which can be extremely fatal, even to an extent of taking a life.

Mercury transit: NASA captures rare celestial event as planet crosses vast face of Sun – Watch!

Mercury transit: NASA captures rare celestial event as planet crosses vast face of Sun – Watch!

Mercury will not make another transit until 2019 and then 2032.

Hundreds witness Mercury transit in Delhi, scientists in Srinagar disappointed

Hundreds witness Mercury transit in Delhi, scientists in Srinagar disappointed

In the national capital, people, especially children were mesmerized after watching the rare celestial event at the Nehru Planetarium.

Missed Mercury's rare transit? Don't worry you can still watch it here!

Missed Mercury's rare transit? Don't worry you can still watch it here!

The rare solar transit that that occurs just 13 times a century can be watched using magnification tools.

Mercury transit: Key facts about planet and the rare celestial event!

Mercury transit: Key facts about planet and the rare celestial event!

Here are some key facts about Mercury and this relatively rare astronomical phenomenon.

Mercury to make rare transit across the Sun today: How to watch it safely!

Mercury to make rare transit across the Sun today: How to watch it safely!

Mercury will begin its transit at 7:12 am EST (4:42 pm, India time) today and take about 7.5 hours to fully cross the face of the sun.

Transit of Mercury, May 9, 2016: Where, when and how to watch in India!

Transit of Mercury, May 9, 2016: Where, when and how to watch in India!

A transit occurs when one astronomical body appears to move across the face of another as seen from Earth or from a spacecraft. 

Heat wave: February's temperature similar to that of April!

With the arrival of summer season, mercury has started to climb. In the last 10 days of February, Heat has broken three years’s record. Watch the full video to know more!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

The best time to view the rare celestial spectacle is just before dawn.

Mercury rises in Delhi; Snowfall in Himachal, Kashmir

It was a warm day in the national capital with the maximum temperature rising to 27.2 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average.

Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Skygazers will get a celestial treat on January 20 i.e. Wednesday during the morning hours.

Leh freezes as mercury plunges to minus 12.1 deg

Leh recorded a minimum of minus 12.1 degrees Celsius -- down by over seven degrees from the previous night's minus 4.6 degrees, a MeT department official said.

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

Mercury level in dolphins linked to exposure in humans

The most toxic form of mercury known as methylmercury builds up in fish, shellfish, and animals that eat fish, and are the main sources of mercury exposure in humans.

Higher blood mercury level may increase glaucoma risk

 Lower blood manganese level and higher blood mercury level may increase risk of glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide.

Mercury rises by four degrees in Himachal

The mercury continued to rise across the hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday, recording a rise of three to four degrees in the maximum temperature, which, in some areas, crossed 40 degrees Celsius.

Delhi records season's highest at 43.6 deg C

Delhi on Friday recorded the hottest day of the season with mercury shooting up to 43.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above the normal.

India's Gagan Toor suggests winning name for Mercury crater

India's Gagan Toor suggests winning name for Mercury crater

Enheduanna, the name suggested by Gagan Toor of India, is one of the winners of a contest to name five new craters on the planet Mercury.

Dead NASA probe reveals Mercury's magnetic field secrets

Dead NASA probe reveals Mercury's magnetic field secrets

Mercury's magnetic field is almost four billion years old, data from NASA's Messenger probe has revealed. It orbited Mercury for four years before crashing into the planet last week.

Giant exoplanet orbiting a cool small star found

Australian astronomers have discovered a strange exoplanet orbiting a small cool star 500 light years away.

NASA spacecraft crashes on Mercury after 11-year mission

NASA spacecraft crashes on Mercury after 11-year mission

An unmanned NASA spacecraft has crashed on the surface of the planet Mercury, after it ran out of fuel following a successful 11-year mission, the US space agency said Thursday.