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March was third warmest in last 121 yrs, says IMD as several parts see temperatures over 40°C
India

March was third warmest in last 121 yrs, says IMD as several parts see temperatures over 40°C

The IMD said the observed monthly average maximum, minimum and mean temperature for India as a whole during March this year is 32.65 °C, 19.95 °C and 26.30°C, respectively

Temperatures in Death Valley rose to 54.4 degrees C on Sunday, hottest recorded air temperature on Earth
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Temperatures in Death Valley rose to 54.4 degrees C on Sunday, hottest recorded air temperature on Earth

The all-time highest temperature ever recorded is 56.7 degree Celsius on 10 July 1913, at the Greenland Ranch in the Death Valley.

Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic
India

Locusts attack, a cyclone, forest fires and heatwave add to India's miseries in the middle of COVID-19 pandemic

Locusts, a global pandemic, ravaging cyclone, a deadly heatwave and raging forest fires have all but crushed India's efforts to get back on track at a time when it is dealing with its worst economic crisis since Independence.

As heatwave grips Europe, region takes to public places, fountains to battle harsh weather without using air conditioners
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As heatwave grips Europe, region takes to public places, fountains to battle harsh weather without using air conditioners

On Thursday, Paris recorded a temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius, an all-time high, as people across northern Europe tried to battle a ferocious heatwave.

Europe heatwave: Paris reaches all-time high temperature of 42.6°C, sparks concerns over public health
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Europe heatwave: Paris reaches all-time high temperature of 42.6°C, sparks concerns over public health

Paris on Thursday baked in an all-time high temperature of 42.6 degrees Celsius as a ferocious heatwave smashed records across northern Europe

US to experience ‘dangerously hot' weather today; forecasters advise people to stay indoors and remain hydrated
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US to experience ‘dangerously hot' weather today; forecasters advise people to stay indoors and remain hydrated

The heat was expected to continue in the US through late Sunday as a high-pressure system off the Atlantic coast ushered in steamy, subtropical air.

Urban heat islands: Heatwaves in cities caused due to lack of vegetation
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Urban heat islands: Heatwaves in cities caused due to lack of vegetation

The phenomenon where cities are hotter than the surrounding countryside is actually known as an urban heat island

Nitish Kumar cancels aerial inspection of heatwave affected areas in Bihar to meet patients at Gaya
India

Nitish Kumar cancels aerial inspection of heatwave affected areas in Bihar to meet patients at Gaya

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar cancelled his aerial inspection of heatwave affected areas.

Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar's Muzaffarpur: Toll rises to 118; Nitish Kumar to hold review meeting
India

Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar's Muzaffarpur: Toll rises to 118; Nitish Kumar to hold review meeting

Three more children suffering from acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) have died in Muzaffarpur, taking the total toll to 118, the district administration said on Thursday.

Heatwave claims 61 lives in Bihar, Nitish Kumar announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for kin of deceased
India

Heatwave claims 61 lives in Bihar, Nitish Kumar announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for kin of deceased

At least 61 people have died in three districts of Bihar as a blistering heatwave swept several places in the state.

Daily Bulletin: 1st session of 17th Lok Sabha begins today; IMA to protest in support of Bengal doctors; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: 1st session of 17th Lok Sabha begins today; IMA to protest in support of Bengal doctors; day's top stories

Today's top stories: The first Parliament session of the 17th Lok Sabha will commence today; 93 children died of encephalitis in Bihar; the IMA has called for a nationwide strike in solidarity with the striking doctors of West Bengal; and more.

Chilling in Churu
India

Chilling in Churu

Half a millennia of extreme weather conditions — India's hottest place sees temperatures often falling below freezing in its harsh winters — has made people of Churu exceptionally resilient

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.

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

Heat wave to continue for two days in north, central, south India, predicts IMD; red warning in Madhya Pradesh, west Rajasthan
India

Heat wave to continue for two days in north, central, south India, predicts IMD; red warning in Madhya Pradesh, west Rajasthan

Heat wave conditions are likely to continue over north Indian plains, central and south India for two more days and abate gradually, the IMD said

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.

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.

Heat wave conditions prevail in Odisha, Delhi-NCR, Telangana; IMD issues warning as maximum temperatures range from 37° to 45°C
India

Heat wave conditions prevail in Odisha, Delhi-NCR, Telangana; IMD issues warning as maximum temperatures range from 37° to 45°C

Heat wave warnings have been issued to Telangana, Odisha, and the Delhi-NCR regions as temperatures are expected to rise over the next two or three days.

Heatwave conditions to prevail in Delhi, UP, Haryana, Rajasthan till Sunday, says IMD; relief likely after 29 May
India

Heatwave conditions to prevail in Delhi, UP, Haryana, Rajasthan till Sunday, says IMD; relief likely after 29 May

The maximum temperature in the national capital shot up to 45 degree Celsius as Delhi continues to reel under a heatwave, which is to continue till 27 May.

New study claims the Indian subcontinent may be uninhabitable due to rising temperatures by 2100
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New study claims the Indian subcontinent may be uninhabitable due to rising temperatures by 2100

Scientists have warned that swathes of South Asia may be uninhabitable due to rising temperatures by 2100 — and in the desert community of Sibi in southwest Balochistan province, where the mercury hit 52.4 degrees Celsius this summer, it feels like they could be right.