European farms and wildlife parched in post-heatwave drought

A record June heatwave which smashed all-time temperature records in France may have passed - for now - but there has also been little rainfall in recent weeks to alleviate water shortages.

published on : 17th July 2019

Summer blast: Delhi schools extend break for students up till 8th standard

The Delhi Government on Sunday extended the summer vacation in schools for children studying up to Class 8th by another week in view of the sudden rise in day temperatures. 

published on : 1st July 2019

Summer vacation extended by a week in Delhi schools for students upto class 8

The schools for up to classes 8 will reopen from July 8 while for the higher classes will reopen from Monday as per the earlier schedule.

published on : 30th June 2019

Air conditioning is world's next big threat

With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming. 

published on : 29th June 2019

Heat tops 45 degrees in France as deadly heatwave roasts Europe

With France, Spain, Italy and parts of central Europe particularly badly hit by the high temperatures, officials pleaded with people to take common-sense precautions.

published on : 28th June 2019

France put on hot weather alert as heatwave reaches Europe

Meteorologists said hot winds from the Sahara Desert brought the scorching weather to Europe. Similar heat is expected in Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.

published on : 25th June 2019

Heatwave toll rises to 101 in Bihar

According to the State Disaster Management Department website, 101 deaths have been recorded till 11 am on Friday.

published on : 21st June 2019

Heat wave may subside from weekend

Conditions becoming favourable for the southwest monsoon to advance in other parts of TN in 3-4 days, says Met dept

published on : 19th June 2019

Section 144 imposed in Bihar's Gaya district as a precautionary measure against sunstroke

Meanwhile, the education department in Bihar has announced that all government schools would remain closed till June 22 under the heat wave situation.

published on : 17th June 2019

City wakes up to pleasant Sunday as light rain drags mercury down to 36.3 degrees 

The temperature on the outskirts of Palam, which had shot up to 48 degrees Celsius earlier, came down to 37.8 degrees Celsius on Sunday.

published on : 17th June 2019

Andhra Pradesh to experience severe heatwave for next 48 hrs, warns IMD

With no let up in heatwave conditions in the State, the school education department on Sunday extended till June 22 half-day schools.

published on : 17th June 2019

Heatwave claims 66 lives in south Bihar districts

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has expressed grief over the deaths and announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to the kin of the victims.

published on : 16th June 2019

Heatwave to prevail across Andhra Pradesh till June 18

According to the warning issued by RTGS, coastal districts are likely to turn hotter due to change in weather conditions.

published on : 16th June 2019

Heatwave to prevail in several districts for two more days 

The highest temperature of 43.6 degree Celsius was recorded at Khammam, which was 7 degree Celsius above normal. At Medak, it was 42.2 degree Celsius, 7.1 degree Celsius above normal. 

published on : 13th June 2019

Heat and lightning on killing spree, over 100 dead in Odisha

Nine deaths were reported from Nabarangpur whereas six casualties each have been registered in Mayurbhanj and Ganjam districts. 

published on : 13th June 2019
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