India  /  Published 09.07.21

Heat wave conditions relent in North India

Northwest India witnessed a dip in temperatures on Friday after almost a week of heat wave conditions but high humidity led to discomfort as the monsoon continued to play truant in the region. The In...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.07.21

233 die as Canada sizzles

The Canadian province of British Columbia suffered nearly double the average deaths as temperatures hit a record high of 46.6°Celsius (115.88° Fahrenheit) during the past four days of “e...
By Reuters in Ottawa

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.03.21

Season's first heat wave on

In Jamshedpur, Ranchi and other places people preferred to stay indoors due to the heat wave condition. "Fans were of no use. We had to switch on our ACs through the day as the heat was unb...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

India  /  Published 27.10.20

Rooftop gardens linked to heat stress

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.05.20

Thunderstorm to bring respite from heatwave on May 29-30: IMD

Dust and thunder storms are likely in several parts of north India on May 29-30, bringing the much-needed relief from the intense heatwave, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).The I...
By PTI in New Delhi


India  /  Published 01.04.19

Polls set to heat up, not just because of rhetoric

The 2019 election season may be hotter than usual. The national weather agency predicted on Monday that vast swathes of the country might experience warmer than average temperatures and above-normal h...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.08.19

Women are not better multitaskers than men

Sir — Women have traditionally been considered better at multitasking than men. But a study published in PLOS One shows that they are no better at it than men, rather they are simply forced to do se...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 05.06.19

Boy who crawled into parked car to escape heat suffocates to death

A 12-year-old ragpicker who tried to protect himself from the summer heat by taking shelter in a parked car, suffocated to death after the doors of the vehicle got locked automatically, police said We...
By PTI in Akola

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.05.19

Met extends Jharkhand heat wave alert

The heat wave alert, sounded by the Met department on Sunday, has been extended for another 24 hours as the mercury is showing no sign of coming down in the next few days. Analysis of the weather char...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.05.19

Discomfort index takes a leap in Jharkhand

Light rain in the capital and its adjoining areas on Wednesday evening did little to check the march of the discomfort index in most parts of the state that reached a punishing 64 degrees, nine notche...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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