Odisha on Saturday recorded two more sunstroke deaths while Titlagarh, in the western part of the state, recorded 48 degree Celsius.
According to the IMD, the heat wave will continue in Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Bihar, Odisha, Marathwada, Vidarbha, Telangana
Blistering heat blanketed the Earth last year, making 2015 by far the hottest year in modern times.
Possible big changes in key global climate system suggest that global temperatures in 2015 and 2016 are set to reach record high levels, according to new research published on Monday by the Met Office.
The boy was dehydrated but in remarkably good shape when he was found alongside his dead father on a trail in the White Sands National Monument.
Twenty six people died on Sunday of high temperatures in Pakistan's Karachi, taking the death toll to around 1,300 as residents grappled with the week-long heatwave that has crippled life and overwhelmed the healthcare system.
More than 2000 have died as India's heatwave takes a perilous turn and there is no respite from the soaring temperatures.
Heatwave continues to scorch India: Death soars to 1,826; maximum casualties in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
The death toll in the sweltering heat sweeping many parts of the country climbed to 1826 on Thursday, with 414 lives being claimed by the scorching sun in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana since Wednesday.
Mega heat wave kills over 1,400 with majority in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana: The bad news is it will get worse
While other states continue to also witness soaring temperatures, the death toll due to the heat wave hasn't been as high.
A severe dust storm, coupled with light rain, swept vast swathes of north India on Tuesday afternoon killing at least seven persons in Rajasthan and damaging several houses.
Mumbaikars take to Twitter to express their 'heated emotions' about Mumbai's extreme summer.
LeBron James was running the gamut of emotions on Thursday when he arrived at the arena that he called home for the past four seasons.
Although Qatar has insisted that a summer World Cup is viable thanks to cooling technologies it is developing for stadiums, training areas and fan zones, there is still widespread concern over the health of the players and visiting supporters.
Louis van Gaal is preparing his Netherlands squad to face two significant challenges in its World Cup Round of 16 match in this steamy northern Brazilian city — Mexico and the weather.
The court earlier said that the injunction was necessary because there was nothing assuring that FIFA would enforce its own guidelines.
The reason this happened was because not enough water bottles are provided and many suffer heat strokes. Is it asking for too much for police authorities to perhaps postpone such events when weather authorities have warned of heat waves?
Large parts of the national capital plunged into darkness Monday evening with outages lasting for several hours. Moreover, the blistering heat made life miserable for the residents.
Palam in southwest Delhi recorded a temperature of 47.8 degrees Celsius, breaking a 70-year-old record, said Met officials.
Brazilian authorities generally avoid scheduling important domestic matches before 4 p.m. But FIFA scheduled 24 of the 64 World Cup games to start at 1 p.m., prompting some complaints from players' union FIFPro.