Drought conditions across a swath of China from the densely populated east across central farming provinces into eastern Tibet have ‘significantly increased’, the country’s weather agency said.
A heatwave spell that started on June 3 prevailed over isolated pockets of Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, north Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, southeast Uttar Pradesh, north Madhya Pradesh and...
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert, warning of a heatwave at most places in the capital on Friday and Saturday.
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Many parts of Delhi had reeled under a punishing heatwave for a fifth consecutive day on Tuesday. when five out of 11 weather stations in Delhi recorded a heatwave. Temperatures are expected to remain high till Thursday.
High levels of pollutants and irritants in the air pose grave threat to eyes and may result in a burning sensation.
Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in the morning has also predicted cloudy skies and rains in the city.
According to climate experts, the severity of the heatwave is closely associated with the pressure pattern linked to the Pacific La Niña which has persisted longer than expected.
State capital Ranchi simmered at 36 degrees Celsius, while Jamshedpur at 38.1 degrees Celsius in the past 24 hours.
The maximum temperature is expected to rise gradually by 2-3 degree celsius in the next two-three days, a bulletin said.
The maximum temperature recorded at the Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for the city, stood at 43.1 degrees Celsius, the highest for...
A 'severe' heat wave is declared if departure from normal temperature is more than 6.5 degrees Celsius, according to the IMD.
On Saturday afternoon, Portland, Oregon, reached 108 degrees Fahrenheit (42.2 degrees Celsius) according to the National Weather Servicer