Heat wave conditions sweeping large parts of the country worsened, killing three persons in Madhya Pradesh, while Nagpur on Tuesday witnessed its hottest day in six decades at a sizzling 47.8 degre
BHOPAL: As the temperature soars, city hospitals are reporting a spurt in heat related illnesses.
On the basis of climate change projections, increases in heat-related deaths are set to outweigh reductions in cold-related deaths in the borough of Manhattan, New York.
Mercury climbed further making Thursday hottest day of the city this summer. The maximum temperature was 43.3 degrees Celsius, above Wednesday’s 42.6 degrees Celsius.
JAIPUR: The blistering heat conditions continued in the state for the second consecutive day on Sunday when maximum temperatures in the state remained on and above 42 degrees Celsius.
2012 joined the ten previous years as one of the warmest — at ninth place — on record despite the cooling influence of a La Niña episode early in the year acording to this WMO statement on the status of the global climate.
Industrialized nations' greenhouse gas emissions dipped 0.7 percent in 2011, helped by a U.S.
Ahmedabad has become the first city in South Asia to come up with a Heat Action Plan (HAP), informing citizens about extreme climates in the near future and the necessary steps to tackle it.
While Bhubaneswar recorded 42.2 degree Celsius, the highest of the season, it was also about five degree above the normal.| Illustration: Tapas Ranjan
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