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heat wave


Met issues heat wave alert for 2 days in northern part of state

June 06, 2016 7:00 am

Heat wave conditions are most likely to prevail in parts of North Gujarat and Kutch region for June 6 and 7, the alert stated.

As power cuts continue, Delhi govt asks discoms to get act together

May 22, 2016 12:50 am

Kejriwal said his government has given policy directions to the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC), adding that unscheduled power cuts have to be fixed within two hours.

Hot weather leads to dip in water level of Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh

May 20, 2016 3:19 am

Though the Sukhna Lake witnesses a dip in water level every summer, this year more water has receded, exposing portions of the lake bed at the regulator end.

Amid heat wave, power demand sets new record in Delhi, crosses 6000 MW

May 20, 2016 1:51 am

The earlier record for highest demand for power in the capital was on July 15, 2014, when it touched 5925 MW.

Ahmedabad records hottest day in century as mercury hits 48 degrees Celcius

May 20, 2016 12:23 am

Excessive heat claimed one more life in Ahmedabad — fourth since Monday. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation-run V S Hospital has reported 27 heat-related cases since May 1.

Mercury rises, power bills give parts of Pune a shocker

May 20, 2016 12:19 am

MSEDCL chief assures that immediate action will be taken

North sizzles, maximum temp crosses 50

May 19, 2016 2:48 am

The temperature crossed 50 degrees at Phalodi in western Rajasthan during the day. It recorded the highest temperature of 50.5 degrees, the Indian Meteorological Department said.

IMD issues 'severe heat wave' warning for north, central India; Ahmedabad boils at 46.9 degrees

May 18, 2016 7:20 pm

In its forecast, the IMD has issued "severe heat wave" warning for Gujarat, west and east Rajasthan, west and east Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, west and east Madhya Pradesh for the next three days.

There is no heatwave as yet, says Chandigarh Meteorological Department

May 18, 2016 4:45 am

For the last few days, the temperature has been fluctuating between 34 and 42 degrees.


Heat wave: 400 dead as Karachi sizzles

June 23, 2015 4:08 pm

Pakistan is facing its worst heat wave in more than a decade.

See how India is fighting the deadly heat wave

May 29, 2015 2:25 pm

The severe heat wave has killed many people across the country and has taken the death toll to at least 1,826.

Monsoon still weeks away, heat wave melts roads

May 28, 2015 9:28 pm

Most of the 1,512 heat-related deaths so far have occurred in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, where temperatures have soared to 47 degrees Celsius, according to government figures.

Nation reels under heat wave, temperature soars to over 46 degrees

May 23, 2015 5:37 pm

Intense heat wave leaves 153 dead in Andhra Pradesh and Telangang. Most of north India has been reeling under heat wave conditions with temperature soaring to over 46 degree Celsius. Some give in to the heat and dozes off, while some find out a way to beat the heat. Take a look: