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 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

World  /  Published 19.08.19

Alaska records hottest month

Alaska has been America's canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning.July was Alaska's warmest month ever, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administr...
By AP in

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

Opinion  /  Published 31.07.19

The planet suffers because of the greed of a few

Sir — Paris might not be burning yet. But the city — it lends its name to the United Nations agreement on climate change — did experience its hottest day in history last week. In fact, the whole...
By The Telegraph in

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

World  /  Published 25.07.19

London sizzles on hottest day

Not only are there three Indians in Boris Johnson’s government but the country is also experiencing a hot Indian summer. It may please the people of Calcutta to know that, judging by the figures, Ca...
By Amit Roy in London

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 27.06.19

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

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


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