Hotter than normal: trends show that it is true for both summer and winter temperature
Interestingly, Himalayan states such as Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim have seen the highest increase in annual mean minimum and maximum …
By 2100, heat waves in South Asia could be too deadly to survive: study
India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are likely to be the most severely hit
Heat waves strike south India as north copes with cold
While northern India is witnessing an extended winter season, the southern part of the country started experiencing heat wave conditions on March …
Is India ready to face the silent disaster?
Heat waves are likely to increase by up to 30 times by 2100; the government needs to focus on the most vulnerable population, including the poor, …
Summer agony in monsoon season: heat wave persists in several states
Strong westerly winds are flowing in from north India in the absence of monsoon current, thus, increasing both minimum and maximum teperatures
India could see 200-fold increase in heat wave exposure by 2100: study
When it comes to frequency of severe heat waves in India, there could be a 75-fold increase by 2100 under business-as-usual scenario
This summer, most parts of the country will experience intense heat waves
According to IMD, early onset of higher temperature means higher probability of heat waves in most parts of the country
Did climate change trigger heat wave in India and other nations in 2014?
Britain's weather department has issued a heat wave warning and the US is presently basking in a summer with temperatures higher than normal
लू की बजाय शीत लहर से हो रही हैं अधिक मौतें, 9 साल में 4500 लोगों की मौत
आंकड़े बताते हैं कि 1980 से लेकर 2018 के दौरान बीते 38 में से 23 साल ऐसे बीते हैं, जब लू की बजाय शीत ...
Even a small rise in temperature increases chances of heat wave deaths, says new study
Future climate warming will lead to substantial increases in heat-related deaths in India, warns study
The rising temperature and how it actually feels
Heat index calculates the felt air temperature by capturing the changes in humidity levels, air temperature and wind speed
लू से 36 लोगों की मौत, आंध्रप्रदेश में हो रही हैं सबसे अधिक मौतें
सबसे अधिक गर्म शहर चुरू में लू से कोई मौत नहीं हुई, क्योंकि आद्रर्ता कम होने के अलावा लोग बचाव का पूरा इंतजाम जाते ...
What caused a spike in extreme heat events in Northeast Asia
Extreme heat events have become more likely to occur over Northeast Asia
This amino acid can help mung bean plants withstand heat stress
Researchers have found that reproductive functions of bean plants reduced upon heat stress and that this damage could be reversed by application …
ऐसे होता है हीटवेव से होने वाली मौतों के आंकड़ों का खेल
लू के सबसे बड़े प्रभावित राज्यों आंध्र प्रदेश और तेलंगाना में पिछले तीन सालों में सरकारी आंकड़ों में मौतों की संख्या में कमी दिखाई ...
California battles largest wildfire ever, after it experienced the hottest July
Hardly one-third of the fire is under control and it is unlikely to be extinguished before early September
How dangerous heat waves can kill
What can overwhelm a person is a heat source that you can neither escape nor counter. Overheated people suffer from painful involuntary muscle …
Europe braces for unprecedented heatwave
Temperatures may soon cross 40°C mark in several countries in the continent
Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi among the states bracing for hotter summer this year
Normal heat wave-like conditions will prevail over the country’s core heat wave zone, which includes northern and central India
What triggered the dust storms?
Desertification, unprecedented heat wave conditions, more Western Disturbances, increasing cyclonic circulations & 2 lines of low pressure …
High temperatures and more heat waves this week
Many areas will witness high temperatures. Will the heat action plans work?
लू का शिकार होते हैं ज्यादातर मजदूर
हीटवेव (लू) कहने के लिए तो सदियों से दिख रहा है लेकिन हीट वेव अभी आपदा के रूप में भारत में नहीं देखा जाता ...
How to deal with extreme heat: Move beyond emergency mode
In an era of global warming, if India’s cities are to continue as centres for economic opportunities, they will have to move away from …
Murky science of comfort part 4: If you are poor, then simply tolerate heat
This is the expectation of the National Building Code, which defines standards for ‘comfortable’ temperatures for buildings in India
Himachal Pradesh forest fires: Dhamarshala, Kasauli pine for respite
Extremely high summer temperature and inflammable pine needles causing fire to engulf forests in the state