Europe records hottest June in history; 'Earth running a fever' says climatologist

'Earth is running a fever that won't break thanks to climate change,' North Carolina state climatologist Kathie Dello said on the record hot months. 

published on : 20th 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

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

Govt doesn't agree that 11 of 15 hottest places in world are in India: Environment Ministry

The government does not agree with a private weather agency's report on climate change that 11 out of 15 hottest places in the world are from India, the Lok Sabha was told on Friday.

published on : 21st June 2019

Amma Kudineer faces summer heat

Most water-ATMs in the city are non-operational, technical glitches in the functional ones force residents to wait for Metro Water supply

published on : 20th 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

Up water consumption, eat light to stay cool this summer, say experts

 Simple tips like keeping the body hydrated can go a long way in dealing with the summer that has been unrelenting so far, according to experts.

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

North Tamil Nadu to reel under heatwave for next two days

The public have been adviced not to expose themselves to direct sunlight between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm to avoid sunstroke.

published on : 16th June 2019

This summer get ready to taste new variety of mango named after Amit Shah

The new type of fruit has been cultivated by famous horticulturist Padma Shri Haji Kalimullah Khan who is known as India's 'Mango Man'.

published on : 16th June 2019

A glass of  chill

While rain gods are not that benevolent this summer, beat the terrible heat with lassi.

published on : 15th June 2019

In parched Chennai, a few watering holes for birds

The Forest department is contemplating a takeover of some water tanks around the Pallikarnai marshland to better sustain the water network.

published on : 14th June 2019

Five who TN residents who died in UP heat cremated

Bodies of the five pilgrims, who died on June 10 due to heat exhaustion while travelling from Agra to Coimbatore, were brought to Coimbatore and cremated on Thursday.

published on : 14th June 2019

Rajasthan's desert district sizzles this summer 

The maximum temperature on Akash Kumar's wedding day is 47 degree Celsius.

published on : 12th June 2019
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