World  /  Published 10.08.22

Another heat wave warning for UK

The UK's Meteorological (Met) Office on Wednesday issued a four-day amber extreme heat warning as the country braces for another heatwave this week following the record high temperatures of last m...
By PTI in London

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.22

Double whammy

Chennai, Bengaluru and Delhi are the three cities in which I spend most of my time. So, what happens in them affects me. It becomes part of me. Over June, the sun scorched Chennai. The temperature hov...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.22

Heat and Prejudice

It is by and large hot in India, has been so long before all talk of climate change. No fault of the citizenry, nothing to do with civilisational traits, just plain and simple climatological peculiari...
By Upala Sen

Places  /  Published 18.07.22

A Kolkata summer in London, only worse

But the joys of endless ice lollies and clothes drying in minutes aside, there’s a serious risk to life and services. The government has declared a Level 4 alert, indicating that a severe heatwa...

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.22

Hint of rain in hills

Heatwave-like conditions across the north Bengal districts continued  on Saturday, with weather experts calling it a “rare situation”. In the past 24 hours, the maximum temperature r...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


World  /  Published 15.07.22

Red weather warning for UK

The UK's Meteorological (Met) Office on Friday issued a first-ever red extreme heat warning for parts of England, including London, next week as temperatures have continued to soar in the last few...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 08.07.22

Heat: Calcutta beats Delhi

Calcutta this summer experienced the worst of heat measured through both temperature and humidity among four Indian cities, touching a level four degrees higher than Delhi, a climate and the environme...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.22

Bengal: summer break extended

The West Bengal government on Monday extended the summer vacation in state-run and state-aided schools for another 10 days till June 26 in view of extreme heatwave conditions. Principal Secretary (Ed...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.06.22

Delhi heat: Highest since 2012

Delhi has recorded a maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius and above on 25 days so far this summer season, the highest number of such days since 2012, according to India Meteorological Department ...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.06.22

Heatwave after brief respite

After a brief respite, northwestern and central parts of the country were back in the grip of a heatwave, with temperatures settling above 45 degrees Celsius across several towns and cities, officials...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


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