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 in

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

World  /  Published 21.07.19

Heat wave engulfs central and eastern US

A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern US on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centres and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 41°C with even steamier conditions ...
By Reuters in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Avoid sun to escape season’s ailments

The onset of summer brings with it a battery of diseases. Most such diseases are food and water-borne. With thirsty people drinking unfiltered water or fruit juice prepared with unfiltered water or cu...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Heatwave likely to continue for 24 hours: IMD

The ongoing heatwave over several parts of north and central India is likely to continue during the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday, even as the southwest monsoon ...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.07.19

Heat and Dust

In a letter dated July 2, 1836, Emily Eden, an English poet and sister of the then Governor-General of India George Eden, writes from Barrackpore: “The weather has been better through the last fortn...
By Upala Sen in


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