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.

Delhi witnesses chilly day; light rains likely tomorrow

 It was chilly day in the national capital today as both maximum and minimum temperatures dropped below normal and is likely to drop further as Met department has predicted light rains tomorrow.

Srinagar at minus 4.4 degrees records season's lowest temperature

The night temperatures in the Kashmir Valley continued to drop Thursday, Srinagar recording it at 4.4 degrees Celsius below the freezing point, the lowest in the season so far.

Soon, 'smart windows' that keep heat out

Scientists are developing a new kind of 'smart window' that can block out heat when the outside temperatures rise.

Now, stretchy bendy 'smart skin' that acts and even feels like real one

A team of scientists have created artificial skin that recreates the sense of touch for the people wearing prosthetic limbs.

Clear Sunday ahead in Delhi

It was a chilly but sunny morning in the national capital Sunday, with the minimum temperature recorded at 10.5 degree Celsius, two notches above the season`s average. The Met department has forecast a clear day ahead.

Miracle toddler survives severe hypothermia in Poland

 A two-year-old Polish boy who nearly froze to death after spending a night in subzero weather wearing nothing but pyjamas is improving, his doctor said Wednesday.

Global warming aiding spread of honeybee-harming parasite
Global warming aiding spread of honeybee-harming parasite

Global warming is aiding the spread of a parasite that is decreasing honeybee populations around the world, a research has found.