July’s record heat followed the hottest June at the onset of the developments of El Nino that could further fuel the land and ocean heat, causing marine heatwaves.
Activists criticised the 'display of indifference' by the Government of Delhi towards the 'unfolding climate emergency' of heatwaves.
Drawing from the global debate between the developed and developing countries over their share in carbon emissions, it can be argued that the dominant communities contribute heavily to the environmental degradation. In...
Despite compelling evidence, the government remains unwilling to acknowledge these deaths as directly caused by the heatwave. Moreover, determining a death due to heatwave is also a meticulous process.
The disparity in official and unofficial numbers is making it difficult to tackle heat stroke-related deaths.
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya chaired a meeting with states and union territories via video conferencing, to assess and review preparedness for heat-related illnesses, arising due to heatwave conditions in some parts...
Heatwave-related deaths are not registered with any central or state disaster management agency and there is therefore no provision of compensation to the family of any victim.
The weather department has predicted severe to very severe heatwave conditions in Odisha, Vidarbha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, etc.
As temperatures continue to soar, India is experiencing an intense heatwave. Several states have issued heatwave warnings.
The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (APSDMA) has issued a forecast of severe heat wave conditions in three mandals on Thursday, with 125...
In Maharashtra, 11 people apparently died from heatstroke after attending an event in Navi Mumbai.
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A heatwave spell that started on June 3 prevailed over isolated pockets of Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, north Rajasthan, Punjab,...
Thundershowers, cloudy sky, gusty winds and light rainfall are predicted on the coming weekend and average maximum temperature might settle at 36*C.
Major fire broke out on Monday in the pine forests of Kharara ghat along Shimla–Mandi National highway, engulfing a dense forest within a few minutes and...
Orange orchards in Vidarbha are severely affected by the heatwave with quality and quantity taking a massive hit.
The bleak findings of the recently released State of the Global Climate in 2021 report calls for exigent climate change mitigations
Najafgarh and Mungeshpur recorded the maximum temperature of 49*C, whereas city base station of Safdarjung recorded 46*C.
Cloudy skies and thunder may provide some relief from the intense heat in the upcoming week.
The Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi's base station, recorded a maximum temperature of 44.2*C, highest so far this season.
The south-west monsoon is predicted to reach Andaman and Nicobar islands on May 15 and Kerala on May 27 ahead of schedule.
The states and UTs have been asked to check availability of adequate quantities of essential medicines and all necessary equipment.
Extreme temperatures can cause common eye conditions like conjunctivitis and dry eyes and serious ones like cataracts, macular degeneration.
Northwest and northeast India as well as the extreme southeast peninsula are expected to get below normal rainfall in May.
The average temperatures observed pan-India for April was 35.05 degrees, which was the fourth highest in 122 years, said an official.