Articles about Heatwave

Southwest monsoon advancing over Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea: IMD

25 May 2022

India
Southwest monsoon advancing over Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea: IMD

The southwest monsoon is expected to move over areas of the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea during the next 48 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Heatwave shrivels mango crop for Bihar's farmers; heavy loss expected

22 May 2022

India
Heatwave shrivels mango crop for Bihar's farmers; heavy loss expected

Mango crops in Bihar have suffered huge losses due to the severe heatwave conditions in the state.

Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

16 May 2022

India
Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

The temperatures in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh breached the 49 °C mark on Sunday amid an intensive heatwave in north India, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

14 May 2022

Business
Low output estimate: India bans wheat exports in policy reversal

India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of its efforts to limit hike in domestic prices.

Early monsoon to hit Kerala coast on May 27: IMD

14 May 2022

India
Early monsoon to hit Kerala coast on May 27: IMD

The southwest monsoon (SWM) is all set to make landfall in Kerala as early as May 27, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Global temperature may rise 1.5 °C in 5 years: WMO

10 May 2022

World
Global temperature may rise 1.5 °C in 5 years: WMO

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has issued a strong warning over the rising global temperature amid unprecedented heatwave conditions in India.

Heatwave in northwest, central India; rain in 17 states: IMD

09 May 2022

India
Heatwave in northwest, central India; rain in 17 states: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh heatwave alert for the country's northwestern and central regions while cyclone Asani is expected to bring rain to the southern and eastern states.

Heatwave in Delhi: Sigh of relief, but not for long

07 May 2022

India
Heatwave in Delhi: Sigh of relief, but not for long

The India Meteorological Department's (IMD) latest prediction that Delhi will witness no heatwave till Sunday has come as a breather for the national capital.

Delhi: Subsidized electricity to become optional from October 1

05 May 2022

India
Delhi: Subsidized electricity to become optional from October 1

Delhi government on Thursday announced that subsidized electricity will be provided only to those who request it.

PM Modi to chair meetings on heatwave, monsoon

05 May 2022

India
PM Modi to chair meetings on heatwave, monsoon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to chair a series of meetings in Delhi after returning from his Europe visit.

IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon

03 May 2022

India
IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that the "heatwave is over" and forecasted rain and thunderstorms in several parts of the country, including Delhi.

Haryana revises school timings due to heatwave: Check details here

02 May 2022

India
Haryana revises school timings due to heatwave: Check details here

Owing to the intense heatwave spell in northwest India, the Haryana government has issued an order revising timings for all public and private schools in the state.

Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

02 May 2022

India
Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

Heatwave conditions in Delhi and adjoining areas of northwestern and central India are likely to subside from Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

Delhi: Rainfall on May 5 to bring relief from heatwave

01 May 2022

India
Delhi: Rainfall on May 5 to bring relief from heatwave

Delhi is likely to witness some relief from the ongoing heatwave as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted rainfall in the national capital on Thursday (May 5).

IMD releases list of India's hottest cities: Check here

01 May 2022

India
IMD releases list of India's hottest cities: Check here

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a list of the hottest cities in the country that recorded maximum temperatures above 44 °C on Friday.

Northwest, central India's April average temperature highest in 122yrs: IMD

30 Apr 2022

India
Northwest, central India's April average temperature highest in 122yrs: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said the average maximum temperature in the northwest and central India in April was the highest in the last 122 years.

Delhi records second hottest April in 72 years: Details here

30 Apr 2022

India
Delhi records second hottest April in 72 years: Details here

There seems to be no respite in sight for Delhi from the heatwave as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for the national capital.

Amid coal shortage, Delhi Metro, hospitals may face power disruptions

29 Apr 2022

India
Amid coal shortage, Delhi Metro, hospitals may face power disruptions

Several states are reeling under a power crisis due to a coal shortage.

Heatwave warning for 5 states; mercury soars to 45°C

28 Apr 2022

India
Heatwave warning for 5 states; mercury soars to 45°C

Northwest India is reeling under a hot spell as maximum temperatures soared to 45°C in certain regions.

Heatwave: Experts suggest COVID-like surveillance for old, vulnerable people

28 Apr 2022

India
Heatwave: Experts suggest COVID-like surveillance for old, vulnerable people

An early heatwave that has engulfed India has spurred leading experts to call for COVID-like surveillance of the old and vulnerable.

Power crisis: Sufficient coal in India, says Coal Minister

25 Apr 2022

Business
Power crisis: Sufficient coal in India, says Coal Minister

Amid a looming power crisis in the country, Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi recently said sufficient coal was available in India.

Delhi records hottest April day in 5yrs; heatwave alert issued

10 Apr 2022

India
Delhi records hottest April day in 5yrs; heatwave alert issued

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Delhi warning of severe heatwave conditions across the city on Sunday.

Severe heatwave in Delhi likely to intensify from today: IMD

06 Apr 2022

India
Severe heatwave in Delhi likely to intensify from today: IMD

The continuing heatwave in Delhi is expected to worsen, with the maximum temperature expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and 43 degrees Celsius by Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Delhi to witness 40 degrees Celsius temperature, heatwave: IMD

29 Mar 2022

Delhi
Delhi to witness 40 degrees Celsius temperature, heatwave: IMD

Delhi is likely to witness a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius on Tuesday while heatwave conditions are on, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Delhi to witness hotter summer during March-May: IMD

02 Mar 2022

India
Delhi to witness hotter summer during March-May: IMD

In its seasonal outlook for March-May, the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday said Delhi would witness a hotter summer this year.

Canadian woman first to be 'suffering from climate change'

10 Nov 2021

World
Canadian woman first to be 'suffering from climate change'

A 70-year-old woman in Canada is possibly the world's first patient to be diagnosed as suffering from "climate change."

Delhi's fourth 'heatwave day' of July ends with rains

09 Jul 2021

Delhi
Delhi's fourth 'heatwave day' of July ends with rains

In some respite from the scorching heat, parts of Delhi received rains Thursday night.

Heatwave abates, IMD forecasts drop in temperature over North India

03 Jul 2021

India
Heatwave abates, IMD forecasts drop in temperature over North India

The oppressive heatwave that swept through the north Indian plains and hills has abated and no such conditions are likely to prevail during the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.

Delhi hospitals report cases of dehydration, vomiting amid rising mercury

03 Jul 2021

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

Soaring temperatures in Delhi have led to city hospitals getting patients with complaints of dehydration and vomiting.

North, central India heatwave to continue till tomorrow, says IMD

27 May 2020

India
North, central India heatwave to continue till tomorrow, says IMD

Several parts of northern and central India have been reeling under an intense heatwave and according to the India Meteorological Department, there will likely be no respite for the next 24 hours.