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Jhansi: 4 passengers die on Kerala Express due to heat

According to reports, the passengers travelling on the Kerala Express train on Monday evening complained of uneasiness and by the time the train reached Jhansi, they had expired. 

Jun 11, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

North and central India seethe under heatwave; dust storm claims 34 lives in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

Intense heat conditions are expected to continue for another week till June 15, said the weather department.

Jun 08, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

Bizarre: Haryana man feels cold in summers, sweats during winters

Santram needs blankets during a heatwave and eats ice during cold months!

Jun 14, 2018, 12:10 PM IST

North India continues to reel under heat wave conditions, respite likely on Wednesday

The southwest monsoon hit south Indian state of Kerala on Tuesday, three days before its expected arrival.

May 30, 2018, 06:39 AM IST

Heat wave continues unabated in North India with mercury crossing 45-degree mark

The heat wave continued to sweep Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, among other places, on Monday.

May 29, 2018, 00:01 AM IST

5-year-old boy gets trapped in an abandoned car in Maharashtra's Chakan, dies of suffocation and heat

A five-year-old boy got locked in an abandoned car in Maharashtra's Chakan and died due to suffocation. 

Apr 03, 2018, 23:48 PM IST

Ready for soaring temperatures? Here are sure-shot ways to stay safe during a heatwave

The health impacts of heat waves typically involve dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and/or heat stroke.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Australian Open: Get on with tennis, says Roger Federer, there's been worse heat

Roger Federer has downplayed suffocating heat on court at the Australian Open, saying it was part of the game and players should be prepared.

Jan 19, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

Heat stress to hit India's northeast the hardest: Study

The new study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, projects that in coming decades the effects of high humidity in many areas will dramatically increase.  

Dec 23, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Heat, drought caused record CO2 spike in 2015-16: NASA

 Heat and drought was responsible for the largest annual increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.
 

Oct 13, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

New device can turn heat energy to fuel

 Researchers used a simple heating process to modify one layer of the Indium Selenide to act as a metal and another layer to act as a semiconductor.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

Volcanic carbon dioxide drove ancient global warming event

The PETM is the most rapid and extreme natural global warming event of the last 66 million years.

Sep 02, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

WARNING: Pregnant women exposed to extreme heat at an increased risk of delivering prematurely

The findings showed that heat events occurring earlier in the warm season cause an increase in adverse outcomes relative to comparable events occurring later. 

Aug 09, 2017, 18:10 PM IST

Heat can make you moody and anti-social, suggests study

A new study suggests that hot temperature is more likely to make people anti-social and moody.

Jun 23, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Respite from heat in Delhi, rains likely on Thursday

The national capital saw sharp respite from excessive heat on Wednesday as the maximum temperature dropped by seven degrees to 36.2 degrees Celsius within 24 hours while some parts saw light rain.

Jun 07, 2017, 21:45 PM IST

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

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

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

Monsoon still months away, but Delhi sees at least 79 chikungunya, 24 dengue cases

As per a report on vector-borne diseases by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), at least 79 cases of chikungunya have been reported in the national capital as on April 8, 2017. 

Apr 11, 2017, 09:12 AM IST

Try these six simple ways to prevent heat stroke during hot weather

 With the temperature rising throughout the country, many people usually suffers from heat stroke, the most serious form of heat injury. 

Apr 01, 2017, 00:43 AM IST