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IMD says no relief anytime soon as India reels under intense heatwave; temperature surpasses 50°C in Rajasthan's Churu again
India

IMD says no relief anytime soon as India reels under intense heatwave; temperature surpasses 50°C in Rajasthan's Churu again

India suffers the brunt of a lengthy heatwave every year before the monsoon arrives. There have been over 6,000 heat-related deaths in the country since 2010.

Air cooler makers expect double-digit jump in sales this season as severe heat wave continues to lash country
Business

Air cooler makers expect double-digit jump in sales this season as severe heat wave continues to lash country

Air cooler makers expect a shift in leading markets with a huge replacement demand for branded coolers.

Eight of the fifteen hottest cities in the world are in India
India

Eight of the fifteen hottest cities in the world are in India

Churu in Rajasthan, which leads to the Thar desert, has recorded the highest temperatures of 48.9 Celsius today.

Daily Bulletin: One dead in Rajasthan's Churu as IMD issues heatwave warning; Rajnath Singh to visit Siachen; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: One dead in Rajasthan's Churu as IMD issues heatwave warning; Rajnath Singh to visit Siachen; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Heatwave conditions likely to continue over today and tomorrow, says IMD; hosts England face off against Pakistan in Match 6 of the Cricket World Cup. and more

As Tamil Nadu stares at possible drought, condition of Vaigai river in Madurai reflects growing water crisis
India

As Tamil Nadu stares at possible drought, condition of Vaigai river in Madurai reflects growing water crisis

The Vaigai river's basin covers an area of about 7,009.13 square kilometres. However, it now remains dry very often.

India heatwave: Mercury hits 50.6°C in Rajasthan's Churu; IMD warns of severe heat over the week, issues red alert in Delhi
India

India heatwave: Mercury hits 50.6°C in Rajasthan's Churu; IMD warns of severe heat over the week, issues red alert in Delhi

Heatwave in India: The Indian Meteorological Department said severe heat could stay for up to a week across Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh states.

Heatwave hits over half of India, with 15 cities among world's hottest; Pune sizzles at highest temp in 50 years
India

Heatwave hits over half of India, with 15 cities among world's hottest; Pune sizzles at highest temp in 50 years

Bengaluru, where summer temperatures rarely crossed 26 degrees, is presently seeing temperatures hovering at around 40 degrees as are other regions in central Karnataka

India weather updates: Vidarbha, Marathwada sweat as mercury crosses 45°C; heatwave to persist over the week
India

India weather updates: Vidarbha, Marathwada sweat as mercury crosses 45°C; heatwave to persist over the week

A delayed monsoon has left most parts of India sizzling, with temperatures soaring above 40°C across several cities in central and northern India, crossing 45°C at several places.

Northern India sizzles under intense heat wave; Jammu records highest temperature of over 40°C
India

Northern India sizzles under intense heat wave; Jammu records highest temperature of over 40°C

The northern part of India continues to remain under the grip of an intense heat wave, with Jammu recording the highest temperature of the season at over 40° Celsius, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

Earth Day 2019: A reading list to better understand the climate change crisis facing India
India

Earth Day 2019: A reading list to better understand the climate change crisis facing India

Occasions like Earth Day provide an opportunity to reflect on the current state of the environment, and what we can do to improve it. What is the environmental reality that faces India? From an impending water crisis to waste segregation and climate change’s effects — what are the issues we need to tackle head on? What hope do we have of, combating them?

2018 fourth hottest year on record, finds UN report; earth's temperature to approach dangerous levels in years to come
World

2018 fourth hottest year on record, finds UN report; earth's temperature to approach dangerous levels in years to come

Last year, 2018, was the fourth hottest year on record and the outlook is for more sizzling heat approaching levels that most governments view as dangerous for the earth, a UN report showed on Wednesday.

Watch: This isn’t cereal, it’s how people in China are dealing with a heat wave
World

Watch: This isn’t cereal, it’s how people in China are dealing with a heat wave

Hundreds of people crowd in a giant pool, creating what looks like a massive bowl of breakfast serial 'Fruit Loops', for a respite from soaring temperatures as Chinese meteorologists renewed a yellow alert on Saturday with a heat wave persisting in most parts of the country.

Red health alerts issued in Portugal, Spain amid smothering heat wave; few places hit record temperatures
World

Red health alerts issued in Portugal, Spain amid smothering heat wave; few places hit record temperatures

The hot, dry conditions caused by the heat wave have led to several wildfires in Portugal. Two people also died in Spain due to the extreme weather.

Japan heatwave: 65 killed, 22,647 hospitalised in one week; weather classified as 'natural disaster'
World

Japan heatwave: 65 killed, 22,647 hospitalised in one week; weather classified as 'natural disaster'

On Monday, the city of Kumagaya in Saitama outside Tokyo in Japan set a new national heat record, with temperatures hitting 41.1 Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit).

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: After life-threatening heatwave, organisers take precautionary measures for sweltering summer
Sports

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: After life-threatening heatwave, organisers take precautionary measures for sweltering summer

Olympic officials and Tokyo's local government are touting measures from solar-blocking paint on roads to mobile misting stations to tackle the heat.

People can’t think straight without air conditioning during heat waves: Study
science

People can’t think straight without air conditioning during heat waves: Study

Students without AC in a heat wave showed higher reaction times and a reduced memory capacity.

Heat waves explained: How temperatures are rising, breaking records in the US
science

Heat waves explained: How temperatures are rising, breaking records in the US

Last week, 227 US records were broken for highest temperature for particular days.

Heat waves in India: A scorching indication of where inaction on climate change crisis will lead
Life

Heat waves in India: A scorching indication of where inaction on climate change crisis will lead

If temperatures continue to rise at the current rate, large parts of the Indian subcontinent will be become unfriendly to human life, at least during some parts of the year

IMD predicts 'above normal' summer temperatures in most parts of India between April-June
India

IMD predicts 'above normal' summer temperatures in most parts of India between April-June

IMD reported that most of north India can expect an intense heat wave this summer, with average mean temperatures remaining more than a degree above normal.

Mumbai braces for sweltering Holi as IMD issues heat wave warning for city, surrounding regions
India

Mumbai braces for sweltering Holi as IMD issues heat wave warning for city, surrounding regions

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a warning about a "heat wave" during the next 48 hours for Mumbai and surrounding districts