Heat Wave

Fires rampage through forests in Greece, thousands evacuated

Firefighters and aircraft have arrived from France, Ukraine, Cyprus, Croatia, Sweden and Israel, with more expected to arrive Saturday from Romania and Switzerland.

published on : 7th August 2021

'10th day of a major heat wave': Thousands more flee fires in Greece

One of the most severe blazes tore through forest areas 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) north of the capital, destroying more homes.

published on : 6th August 2021

Delhi reports third ‘heat wave’ day this month

Mercury soars to 42.6 degree Celsius in capital, conditions expected to prevail today as well

published on : 8th July 2021

Spirits still high, say protesting farmer leaders amidst soaring temperatures in Delhi

Delhi has been reeling under a searing heat wave for the past few days, though a spell of rain in some parts brought some relief in the evening.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Delhi hospitals report cases of dehydration, vomiting amid rising mercury, heat wave

Delhi has been reeling under heatwave-like conditions for four days in a row and recorded a maximum temperature of 41.3 degrees Celsius on Friday.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Hundreds found dead in US, Canada amid heat wave 

Deaths come as many cities in the Pacific northwest set new temperature records

published on : 3rd July 2021

Heatwave drives Delhi’s peak power demand beyond 7,000 MW, highest in 2021 so far

The demand reached 7,026 MW at 3.30 pm. Delhi’s peak power demand also crossed the season’s previous peak of 6,921 MW, recorded just a day earlier on June 30.

published on : 2nd July 2021

With no signs of monsoon yet, mercury at year’s highest as Delhi hit by severe heat wave

There has been no rainfall in the last three days and warm westerly winds are blowing across a major part of northwest India, which has not been covered by the monsoon yet.

published on : 30th June 2021

'Heat dome' in western US, Canada brings scorching temperatures

Environment Canada issued alerts for British Columbia, Alberta, and parts of Saskatchewan, Yukon and the Northwest Territories.

published on : 28th June 2021

Heat waves on the rise in India, Andhra Pradesh worst-hit

Each event has resulted in about 104 fatalities in Andhra Pradesh with majority of them having been witnessed in April, May and June months.

published on : 28th May 2021

Heat wave events on rise in India, Andhra Pradesh among worst-hit states

The analysis shows that only five states -- AP (42%), Rajasthan (172%), Odisha (102%), UP (72%) and Bihar (72%) have accounted more than 80% of the heat wave fatalities.

published on : 27th May 2021

2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation

Extreme weather combined with COVID-19 in a double blow for millions of people in 2020. The six years since 2015 have been the warmest on record. 2011-2020 was the warmest decade on record.

published on : 20th April 2021

Light rain today likely: IMD

No heat wave conditions were reported in the state on Monday.

published on : 13th April 2021

Chennai records hottest day this summer, heat wave to continue in 27 TN districts till April 4

Erode with a temperature of over 43 degrees Celsius has been among the five hottest places in the country for the past few days

published on : 2nd April 2021

Parts of India to see deadly heat waves in coming decades: Study

In 2015, large parts of India and Pakistan experienced the fifth deadliest heat wave in the recorded history, which caused about 3,500 heat-related deaths.

published on : 25th March 2021