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 17.06.19

Heatwave toll in Bihar touches 76, light rains in some parts of India

Light rains brought some relief in parts of northern and western India on Monday, with the mercury settling below the 40-degree mark after several weeks, though heatwave conditions persisted in severa...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.06.19

Heatwave extends summer vacation

The continuing heatwave has extended the summer vacation for the youngest students of private English-medium schools in both Jamshedpur and Dhanbad, but not the state capital. In Ranchi, the tiny tots...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi/Jamshedpur/Dhanbad

Science  /  Published 12.03.19

Species by the dozen moved north during marine heatwaves

Dozens of species of sea slugs, jellyfish and other marine life from toastier southern waters migrated to the Northern California region over an unusually long two-year period of severe heatwaves, say...
By AP in San Francisco

West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.19

After poll personnel, EVMs feel the heat

The heatwave in south Bengal has hit voters and poll staff. Now, even voting machines are vulnerable.In addition to protecting voters and poll officials from the scorcher, the Election Commission is h...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.20

May coolest for Jharkhand

May has been coolest month for Jharkhand in recent years with the Met office recording as many as 19 wet days when maximum temperatures were below normal on most days.The good news doesn't end here. W...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.20

Heatwave to fry us till Friday

Several districts in Jharkhand continued to wilt under a heatwave on Wednesday, the weatherman predicting the condition will prevail for another 24 hours before some respite kicks in.Districts in the ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 13.06.19

Celsius surge follows Assam showers

The city recorded 39 degrees Celsius on Thursday — the hottest day this year.The maximum humidity in the city was 67.6 per cent. So far this year, the highest temperature recorded in Guwahati was 37...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.05.19

Heatwave alert till weekend

The Met office has extended its heatwave forecast to Saturday, revising predictions of an early respite because of dry and hot winds that are blowing across the plains of Jharkhand.“Today’s (Thur...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

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


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