Heat

  • Baby left in sweltering car in France dies 4 days ago

    France: A year-old baby left by his mother in a car on a blazing summer day in southern France has died. Medical services failed to revive the infant, who had been left unattended for at least an hour in the heat in Courthezon, near Avignon on Friday, where temperatures reached 34...
  • Delhi gets some rain, more expected on Friday 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi experienced sporadic rain in parts of the city on Thursday, giving the people some respite from the humid weather. The met office forecast more rains on Friday. "The skies will remain cloudy with rain and thundershowers in some parts of the city," said the India Meteorological Department (IMD)...
  • State reels under heat wave, monsoon revives in some parts July 13, 2014

    Barring a few areas where southwest monsoon showed signs of revival, rains evaded Rajasthan and most parts of the state reeled under heat wave on Juy 13. Churu was the hottest place in the state as it recorded maximum temperature at 45 degrees Celsius, about 6 notches more than the normal...
  • Monsoon evasive in state as heat waves conditions continue to prevail July 12, 2014

    Heat wave conditions prevailed in eastern and western parts of Rajasthan while light to moderate rains were witnessed in some pockets of the state. Light to moderate rainfall occurred at isolated places in Ajmer, Kota and Udaipur divisions. The weather remained mainly dry in other parts. Maximum rainfall of 3 cm was...
  • Schools in Lucknow to re-open on July 7 due to heatwave June 30, 2014

    With the heatwave continuing unabated in Lucknow and other parts of the state, the schools in the city will now re-open after the summer recess July 7, officials said Monday. District magistrate of Lucknow, Raj Shekhar Sunday ordered extension of the summer vacations by another week, keeping in mind the "extreme...
  • Pre-monsoon showers bring respite from heat June 24, 2014

    Pre-monsoon showers due to movement of South West monsoon on Monday brought further respite from hot weather conditions in Rajasthan as Jaisalmer and Kota were the hottest places in the state. Light to moderate rains occurred at many places since morning as Sriganganagar recorded 7 mm rainfall followed by Bikaner 5.2...
  • Rains bring respite from heat wave in north India June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Rains lashed parts of north India bringing some respite from the hot and humid conditions even as day temperatures settled at over 40 degrees Celsius at several places. Weather continued to be muggy in Delhi with humidity levels touching almost 80 per cent while the maximum was recorded at...
  • Snapshot: Tens of thousands flock to the upper reach of Ganga to beat the heat June 18, 2014

    Rishikesh: As the temperature touches new highs across India, tens of thousands of people from different parts of the country are flocking to the places in and around river Ganga in the upper reaches of the Himalayas. The river is clean, swift flowing, water is ice cold and the surroundings...
  • Heat wave continues in Rajasthan, Ganganagar sizzles at 45.2 deg Celsius June 17, 2014

    Ganganagar was on Tuesday the hottest place in Rajasthan with the maximum temperature of 45.2 degrees Celsius as heat wave continued to sweep across the state, a Met report said. Barring Udaipur, where the mercury was recorded at 37 degrees Celsius, the maximum temperature ranged between 40 to 44 degrees Celsius...
  • Mercury rises again in Delhi June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After a brief respite from sweltering heat due to intermittent rains, hot and humid conditions returned to haunt Delhiites on Tuesday with mercury rising to 43.3 degree Celsius, which was four degrees above normal. The night too was considerably hot as minimum temperature was recorded at 32 degree...
  • Spurs beat Heat 104-87 in Game 5 to win NBA title June 16, 2014

    Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, the winningest trio in NBA postseason history, shared hugs. Players wrapped themselves in flags from around world, a reminder that the San Antonio Spurs look far beyond the border to build champions, as confetti fell from above. Painfully denied 12 months ago by the Miami...
  • AP CM announces ex-gratia payments to heat wave victims June 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: With the heat wave claiming as many as 169 lives in Andhra Pardesh, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to grant Rs 1 lakh ex-gratia to family members of victims, it was officially announced on Sunday. AP Deputy Chief Minister K E Krishnamurthy, who held a review meeting...
  • Administration extends summer vacations of schools till June 21 June 15, 2014

    East Singhbhum district administration on Saturday extended the summer vacation of private and government schools in view of the intense heat wave prevailing in the district for last fortnight, officials said Deputy Commissioner Amitabh Kaushal said the summer vacation for private schools upto STD-V and for government schools upto STD-VIII have...
  • Moderate rains drench UP, bring respite from scorching heat June 14, 2014

    Light to moderate rains accompanied by thundershowers on Saturday brought respite from scorching heat in parts of Uttar Pradesh even as Orai in Jalaun district recorded the maximum day temperature at 45 degrees Celsius. According to MeT office, chief amount of rainfall recorded in cms was Kanpur, Ankinghat, Kannauj, Etawah, Fatehgarh,...
  • Heat wave claims 31 lives in East Godavari district June 14, 2014

    Rajahmundry: The heat wave in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh has claimed 31 lives in the last two days, the district collector said today. "The district was under the grip of severe heat wave in the last two days and high temperatures of 43-46 degree Celsius were recorded at...
  • Jamshedpur experiences hottest day soaring above 44 degree Celsius June 12, 2014

    The steel city of Jamshedpur and surrounding areas today experienced hottest day of the season with the mercury soaring above 44 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature recorded was 44.4 degree Celsius, which is seven degree Celsius above normal, while the minimum temperature was 28.6 degree Celsius, two degree above normal, met...
  • Delhi faces its worst power crisis, Power Minister promises quick action June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: If sweltering heat was not enough, adding to the woes of people are power cuts -- a combination that is making life miserable for people not just in Delhi but even in the National Capital Region (NCR) comprising four major suburban cities - Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad and Ghaziabad....
  • Rajasthan reels under heat waves, Churu boils at 45.5 degrees Celsius June 11, 2014

    Heat wave conditions on Wednesday swept across Rajasthan even as mercury dipped by one to four notches at many places in the state due to south-west movement of clouds. According to MeT office, Churu recorded the maximum day temperature of 45.5 degrees Celsius. The blistering heat wave conditions slightly abated over the...
  • 60-year-old beggar dies due to heat stroke June 11, 2014

    A 60-year-old 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 post-mortem was...
  • Rains fail to bring down temperature as heat wave continues across Western UP June 10, 2014

    Blistering heat wave conditions on Tuesday prevailed over western parts of Uttar Pradesh even as eastern part of the state saw light to moderate rains accompanied by thundershowers. According to MeT office, Banda recorded the highest maximum day temperature at 47.6 degrees Celsius. Heat wave conditions continued to prevail over Jhansi,...
  • Power Minister calls emergency meet, blames Congress, AAP for Delhi crisis June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst continuing protests over the long power cuts in Delhi, Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal called an emergency meeting with the national capital's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and senior government officials at 10 am on Tuesday. Goyal is expected to address the media after the meeting. Goyal blamed the...
  • Power cuts add to the heat wave woes in Delhi; Congress, BJP, AAP fight it out June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A relentless heat wave continues to make life miserable in North India. Delhi is expected to see a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius for yet another day on Tuesday. Making matters worse in the national capital are 6-hour long power cuts. Protests have erupted across the city. Residents...
  • 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 Sunday and inquiry is underway to check the actual cause of the death," Raipur Chief Medical Officer...
  • Water crisis hits Kumbhalgarh wildlife sanctuary June 9, 2014

    The death of at least 10 panthers in Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary over last six months has again raised the problem of scarce water in Rajasthan's wildlife parks and sanctuaries. Rajasthan is one of the few states that can boast of two tiger projects, a bird sanctuary and 25 wildlife sanctuaries. These protected...
  • Delhi faces power crisis after storm damaged major transmission lines June 9, 2014

    As Delhi sizzles under the sweltering heat, there seems to be no respite for Delhities. And to make matters worse were the long power cuts in certain parts of the national capital. According to authorities, the recent storm has damaged transmission lines and it will take 20 days to put...
  • Met predicts deficient rainfall this monsoon in India June 9, 2014

    Predicting a deficient rain fall this monsoon, the Met department on Monday said that the El Nino weather phenomenon is likely to be week in India this year. Monsoon rainfall is likely to be below normal at 93 per cent, says Science Minister Jitendra Singh. Informing that the southwest monsoon current...
  • Beating the heat in Delhi June 9, 2014

    Heat is at its peak and people who are out on the streets face the brunt of it the most. CNN-IBN reporter Saahil tells us how people are drinking lots of water and saying no to junk food to prevent themselves from getting a heat stroke. ...
  • Heat wave continues in North India, monsoon's progress slow June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: North India is in the grip of a severe heat wave with temperatures crossing the 45 degree Celsius mark in several areas. In Delhi the maximum temperature touched a 62-year high at 47.8 degree Celsius on Sunday and the Meteorological Department says there is no relief in sight...
  • Delhi: Scorching heat on Sunday, mercury rises to 47.8 degrees Celsius June 8, 2014

    Intense heat, extreme hot winds and power cuts continued to make life miserable in the national capital on Sunday with the maximum temperature settling at five notches above the season's average at 45.1 degrees Celsius. No relief is expected on Monday, officials said. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Monday...
  • North India sizzles under blistering heat, Nowgong records 47.8 degree Celsius June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: There seems to be no respite from the scorching heat in the next couple of days as the Met department has predicted that the day temperature may continue to hover around 45 degree Celsius and the minimum around 30 degree Celsius till June 10. According to the predictions done...