HEAT STROKE

  • 60yearold beggar dies due to heat stroke June 11, 2014

    A 60yearold man died of heat stroke in Lekhari town in Kota, police said. Bholanath Yogi, resident of Vrindavan in Uttar Prasesh, collapsed on the road and died instantly, SHO Lakheri Police Station Rakesh Meena said. Yogi used to meet his ends by begging in the city, he said. The postmortem was...
  • Heat stroke claims four lives in Chhattisgarh June 10, 2014

    With mercury soaring up by several notches constantly in the state, four persons, including a woman, believed to have died of heat stroke in Raipur. "Four bodies were recovered from separate place in Raipur on Sundayand inquiry is underway to check the actual cause of the death," Raipur Chief Medical Officer...
  • Soaring heat in north India due to western disturbances: Expert June 6, 2014

    Air Vice Marshal GP Sharma Vice President, Meteorology, Skymet Weather Services Pvt explains the reason for soaring temperature in north India. ...
  • Delhi continues to reel under intense heat May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The national capital on Tuesday continued to reel under intense heat with hot winds blowing all through the day. The day temperature was recorded at maximum 43 degree Celsius, which was three notches above normal and slightly up from Monday's 42.6 deg C. There was some respite as the...
  • Odisha: Severe heat claims 20 lives in five days May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: A severe heat wave has claimed 10 more lives in Odisha taking the toll to 20 in five days. The maximum temperature touched 46 degrees in many parts of the state. Bolangir, Sonepur, Boudh and Anugul were among the worst affected districts. The state is battling frequent power...
  • Help your pets beat the heat May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: Summer is a brutal season for most of us. Spare a thought for your pets who are hunting for whatever shadeand water they can find. Heat stroke is the biggest threat for the pets. Dr Samak Mahindram says, "In this climate pets have heat stroke simply because it is...
  • Tips to beat the heat this summer April 26, 2011

    New Delhi: The heat is taking its toll across the country and it is essential to keep some basics in mind so that one can avoid heat stroke or dehydration, especially if one has to be out and about through the day. Doctors agree that staying hydrated is the most crucial...
  • How to stay cool and beat summer heat May 30, 2010

    New Delhi: Over 130 people have died in the country because of the heat wave. The children and elderly are most at risk but there are simple ways to keep cool and beat the heat. ...
  • Doc Talk: Preventions for heatrelated sicknesses May 25, 2009

    Dr Rommel Tickoo tells us what do to stay well in this season. ...
  • Remedies to beat the sun and tips on astral signs April 21, 2009

    New Delhi: Indias famous astrologers get together to predict who will win the ongoing general elections. Bejan Darulwalla, Ajay Bhambi, astroyogi all have something to say about the stars affecting the fortunes of Lalu Prasad, Varun Gandhi and Manmohan Singh. Also, here are our medical experts on how to stay...
  • What you should know about heat stroke June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Your body works best at 37.5 degrees Celsius, and that is preferably in the shade. However, you can't ignore the weather. The mercury rose up to 45 degrees Celsius this season putting you at danger of heatstroke, especially if you find yourself outdoors during the day. And heat stroke is...
  • Heat wave takes its toll, 74 dead June 11, 2007

    New Delhi: Most parts of the country continue to be in the grip of a severe heat wave with a total of 74 deaths being reported so far across north and central India. The Met office has attributed the continued rise in the temperatures to the absence of an upper...