Heat Wave
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...

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 04.06.22

Heatwave to prevail in north India

The minimum temperature in Delhi on Saturday settled at 28.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The maximum temperature is expected to touch 44 deg...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 20.05.22

Harsh summer

For the average Indian, this has been a harsh summer. Heatwaves are exhausting the working class — vast stretches of the country have seen exceptionally high temperatures since March, tormenting...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.22

Heat wave soon in state

IMD's Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Sunday issued an alert of severe  heat wave in Jharkhand which is expected to prevail for next 72- hours or so. According to a bulletin issued by IMD th...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.22

Longest dry spell scorches Calcutta

Parts of a parched Calcutta were able to cheer a drizzle on Friday evening, although it lasted barely a few minutes. Rain was reported from Cossipore, New Town, Salt Lake and some other parts on the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.22

Roasted: ongoing heatwave

India is being roasted but this ‘roasting’ is unlikely to elicit laughter. Summer temperatures are rising all over the country — India experienced its hottest March in 122 years and ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Heatwave: Mamata calls emergency meeting

Western and southern parts of West Bengal sizzled on Tuesday as heatwave conditions scorched the state, prompting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to convene an emergency meeting. Bankura continued to t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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