The globe set this record despite a La Nina, which is a cooling of parts of the central Pacific that changes weather patterns and usually slightly lowers temperatures.
WMO will verify hottest recorded temperature in Siberia, says its worrying but consistent with global warming
WMO has “given tentative acceptance of this observation as a legitimate observation”, which is consistent with other regional data.
India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts
It will take a long time before India achieves its Paris climate conference goals, environment experts said on Monday, terming as 'unrealistic' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on reaching the target set for 2030 in the next year and a half
Europe heat wave: 400 more people died in Netherlands during record-breaking summer week, says Dutch statistics agency
400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe’s recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statistics agency CBS.
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday announced that summer holidays would be extended till 8 July for Delhi schools for students up to class eight. 'Due to weather conditions prevailing in Delhi, summer holidays have been extended by a week', he said. All India Weather Warning Bulletin said that the heat wave condition is likely to prevail over Delhi with minimum and maximum temperatures hovering around 32 degree Celsius and 43 degree Celsius, respectively with relative humidity of around 28 percent.
Light showers in several parts of India bring respite from heat, IMD predicts heavy rains, thunder in Goa, Telangana
Several parts of India received light showers, while there was no let-up from the sweltering heat in some northern states on Thursday
Tamil Nadu water crisis: EPS accepts Kerala's help, but asks for 20 lakh litres per day instead of one-time help
In light of the looming water crisis unfolding in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami accepted help from Kerala, but has asked for 20 lakh litres of water per day instead of a one time help
36 died due to heat-related ailments this year, responsibility of heat wave management rests with state: Ashwini Choubey
Thirty-six people have died due to heat-related ailments in the country this year till 9 June, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey told the Lok Sabha.
Chennai water crisis: Charges for tankers, borewells skyrocket; DMK seeks municipal administration minister's resignation
Restaurants downed shutters, schools suspended operations and employees of IT companies in Chennai were asked to work from home as the water crisis intensified
Locals rely on pvt tankers as water shortage hits Tamil Nadu; E Palaniswami plays down crisis even as Madras HC slams govt
Chennai and several parts of Tamil Nadu are currently gripped by acute water shortage, a result of depleted groundwater levels after a deficient northeast monsoon in 2018.
Heat wave claims 76 lives in Bihar, two dead after being struck by lightning in Jammu and Kashmir; light rains bring relief in Delhi
Light rains brought some relief in parts of northern and western India on Monday, though heatwave conditions persisted in several states, including Bihar, where the death toll rose to 76
Aliens abducting AN-32 aircraft to heat wave theory, Indian television news media serves up conspiracies with elan
In the past few days, the excellent media has brought to us at least two extraordinary stories that would otherwise have remained hidden from us because of the bias of the remaining presstitutes in the (poorly) Paid Media, namely: that aliens had abducted the AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force that went missing in Arunachal Pradesh; and that North India is terribly hot because of our enemies, the evil Pakistanis, who are causing hot weather here. They are clearly succeeding in this nefarious design because the temperature reached a hellish 48 degrees in the holy city of Delhi, where so many sages live.
Haryana, Punjab continue to reel under intense heat wave conditions; Hisar, Patiala and Ludhiana record over 45 degrees Celsius
Haryana and Punjab Tuesday continued to be under the grip of severe heatwave as maximum temperatures hovered close 45 degrees Celsius at most places. Hisar in Haryana and Patiala in Punjab sizzled, recording identical maximums of 45.5 degrees Celsius, up by four and seven notches, respectively, a Meteorological Department report said here.
Heat wave claims lives of 4 passengers on-board Kerala Express in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi; bodies sent for post-mortem
Three passengers on-board Kerala Express were declared dead at the Jhansi Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh, while another person died in the hospital during treatment, allegedly due to heat wave
Heat Wave to prevail on Tuesday as maximum temperature touches 46 degrees Celsius in Delhi; showers expected on Wednesday
Delhi and its nearby areas such as Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad will continue to experience heat wave on Tuesday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting the maximum temperature at 46 degree Celsius.
At 48 degrees Celsius, Delhi's temperature reaches all-time high; IMD says mercury level may fall on Tuesday despite heat wave
The mercury shattered all records in Delhi with parts of the national capital recording an all-time high temperature of 48 degrees Celsius on Monday. The city's previous high of 47.8 degrees Celsius was recorded in Palam on 9 June, 2014.
Here are a few pointers and tip to keep in mind during the heat wave that Indis is going through.
Temperature soars over 45 degrees in several parts of India: Churu, Nagpur, Jhansi worst-hit cities; heat wave kills 3 in MP
According to the India Meteorological Department, heat wave conditions were observed in many parts of eastern Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Heat wave persists over northern India: Temperatures in parts of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh reach around 47 degrees Celsius
The sweltering heat is likely to persist in most parts of Rajasthan over the next 48 hours. The IMD has forecast the possibility of duststorm/thunderstorm and gusty winds at isolated places.
Heat wave grips north, west, central parts of India; temperatures to reduce from Thursday onwards, predicts IMD
A severe heat wave gripped the north, central and western parts of India, with Rajasthan's Churu recording a high of 48 degrees Celsius. These conditions are very likely to continue to prevail over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha on Wednesday and will decrease in intensity thereafter