'Antarctica will get three degrees hotter by century-end'
'Antarctica will get three degrees hotter by century-end'

The temperature in Antarctica may rise by as much as three degrees by the end of the century, an expert has said, adding this could be the tipping point as far as the fight against global warming is concerned.

Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova breeze as Wimbledon endures record heat on day 3
Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova breeze as Wimbledon endures record heat on day 3

Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova breezed through at a sweltering Wimbledon on Wednesday where temperatures soared to a record 35.7 degrees while injury-plagued Japanese star Kei Nishikori was forced to withdraw.

Wimbledon set for heat breaks -- but only for women
Wimbledon set for heat breaks -- but only for women

Wimbledon, for long associated with depressing rain delays, will introduce emergency playing rules for hot weather for the first time on Wednesday when temperatures are expected to reach the mid-30s.

Britain braces for heatwave as temperature soar to 33 degree Celsius

A heatwave is forecast to hit the UK, sending temperatures soaring up to 33 degree Celsius and triggering a health alert.

 NASA releases detailed global climate change projections
NASA releases detailed global climate change projections

NASA has released data showing how temperature and rainfall patterns worldwide may change through the year 2100 because of growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere.

Cloudy sky offers little relief to Delhiites from heat

 Overcast conditions on Tuesday offered little relief to Delhiites reeling under hot and humid conditions even as the mercury settled at 42.4 degrees Celsius.

World's 'most precise' quantum thermometer designed

 A team of researchers has designed the most precise quantum thermometer to date.

Heatwaves continues, ultraviolet radiation levels on rise in Delhi

The rising temperature has put the national capital at high risk of ultraviolet (UV) rays.

Marginal drop in temperature in HP due to strong winds, rains

Several areas of Himachal witnessed thunderstorms while strong winds swept Palampur, Manali and some other places in the state disrupting normal life.

England very likely to see record-breaking warm years
England very likely to see record-breaking warm years

A team of researchers has shown that the chances of England experiencing record-breaking warm years, such as the one seen in 2014, are at least 13 times higher now as a result of anthropogenic climate change.

Global warming not progressing as fast as depicted in worst-case models
Global warming not progressing as fast as depicted in worst-case models

A new study has revealed that global warming is progressing at a moderate rate than the scenarios depicted in the worst-case models outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Qatar 2022 World Cup may not need cooling systems
Qatar 2022 World Cup may not need cooling systems

A winter World Cup in Qatar may not require cooling systems to lower temperatures in the stadiums as proposed in the bid for a summer tournament, said an executive from the Gulf state`s 2022 organising committee.

Now, printable armband that will inform you in case of fever

 Researchers have recently developed a printable armband that monitors vital signs including temperature, heart rate and sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature.

Fans beneficial in heat wave conditions: Study

Contrary to the advise against the use of fans in severe heat, the electric appliances may actually prevent heat-related elevations in heart rate and core body temperature, a new study has found.

Zebras' iconic thick, black stripes may be more for cooling than camouflage
Zebras' iconic thick, black stripes may be more for cooling than camouflage

A new study has recently revealed that zebras' thick, black stripes may be more used as a cooling system than camouflage.

Temperature rise affecting global wheat yield
Temperature rise affecting global wheat yield

 For every degree Celsius rise in temperature, the world stands to lose six percent of its wheat crop, finds a global study.

Rains and cold wave grip Delhi

Mild rains in vast swathes of Delhi brought down day temperatures substantially further intensifying the cold wave conditions.

Russia's Oymyakon, the coldest village on Earth

Russia's Oymyakon is the coldest village on Earth with temperature of -71°C.

AIIMS to provide shelter to patients, relatives in winter

With the slump in the temperature and cold winds sweeping across the national capital, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has geared up to provide night shelters to the patients and their relatives who fail to get a bed and have to camp outside the premiere institution.

Cold wave disrupts normal life in North India

The cold wave conditions continued unabated in North India and fog further lowering the temperatures and affecting normal lives.