Heat Wave
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

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

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

India  /  Published 27.06.19

Over 3600 people died in heat waves in 2015-19, minister tells Parliament

Heat wave killed over 3,600 people across the country in the last five years, the government informed Parliament on Thursday.Replying to a question in the Lok Sabha, the junior minister for home affai...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.05.19

Friday respite hope

It was a scorching Wednesday with several districts, especially those in the north-western parts of Jharkhand, recording extreme day temperatures that were four to five notches above normal, promptin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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