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Humidity sapping your energy? Researchers develop gel to convert moisture to electricity

The hydrogel could possibly bring down humidity levels in a room by 20% in minutes and also produce electricity to power small devices.

May 29, 2018, 09:55 AM 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

Humidity adds to summer woes in Uttar Pradesh

The minimum temperature recorded here over the past 24 hours was 22 degrees Celsius and the maximum was 37 degrees Celsius.


Jun 19, 2017, 13:12 PM IST

Healthy monsoon: Overall health tips everyone must know

Taking precautions during rainy season is important to stay healthy and happy throughout the monsoons.

Jun 12, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Delhi records coldest March day in decade

The mercury dropped in the northern plains with the national capital recording the coldest day in the month of March in a decade today.

Mar 15, 2017, 00:21 AM IST

Cold Sunday in Delhi, minimum temp at 10.5 degrees Celsius

Delhiites today experienced a cold Sunday with the minimum temperature settling at 10.5 degrees Celsius, five notches below the season's average.

Mar 12, 2017, 19:12 PM IST

Heavy rains lash Delhi, brings relief to Delhiites

Heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital bringing relief to Delhiites.

Jul 08, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

Sultry morning in city

The day is expected to be partly cloudy with thundershowers or light rain likely to occur in the evening or night, the MeT department said.

Jun 25, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

Humidity sensors to combat proliferation of bacteria

The proliferation of bacteria in such environments where the humidity is very high is common and this leads to the formation of "biofilms" which are ecosystems made up of these microorganisms attached to a surface.

Jan 23, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

Foggy morning in Delhi

The weatherman predicted clear skies for the rest of the day in Delhi.

Dec 31, 2015, 12:42 PM IST

Keep skin diseases away this monsoon

As the humidity level goes up during the monsoon season, skin infections become common. Try to stay clean and use anti-fungal cosmetics to fight them.

Aug 17, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

Humid morning in Delhi on Tuesday

 It was a hot and humid morning here on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

Jul 14, 2015, 10:56 AM IST

How to take care of silver jewellery in humidity

Silver jewellery needs extra care in monsoon as it has a tendency to turn black. Try to store it away from humidity and polish it well with a soft cotton cloth.

Jun 30, 2015, 19:05 PM IST

Tips to take care of leather shoes in monsoon

Humidity can ruin your leather shoes but regular polishing and storing them properly can make them last longer, says an expert.

Jun 27, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

Shield hair from monsoon humidity

 Relief from heat is what we get when the rain gods show mercy, but rainfall also brings a lot of humidity. Be careful, it can be harsh on your hair.

May 25, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

West Bengal hit by heat and humidity, one dead

Hot and humid conditions hit life across West Bengal on Saturday with several places recording over 40 degrees Celsius and reports of a person dead due to the rough weather.

May 23, 2015, 20:49 PM IST

Discomfort due to humidity, heat to shoot up in Bengal: Official

Complaining about sweltering heat? Gear up for more discomfort as mercury levels coupled with humidity will shoot up in West Bengal till the arrival of the much-awaited monsoon, the Met office said here on Friday.

May 22, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

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.

Dec 10, 2014, 12:24 PM IST

Now, biofuel from oranges

 Scientists from Japan's Mie University have developed biofuel from inedible oranges and have received promising results due to its efficiency and less corrosive nature, media reported.

Nov 19, 2014, 11:58 AM IST

FC Goa's Indian players ready to go: Zico

FC Goa's newly-appointed marquee coach Zico Thursday oversaw his first training session at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here.

Sep 18, 2014, 21:22 PM IST