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Prevailing heat wave conditions over Northwest, Central and East India may abate gradually during next 2-3 days: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted prevailing heatwave conditions over Northwest, Central & East India are likely to abate gradually during next 2-3 days.

Delhi registers record-breaking 52.3 degrees Celsius temperature

There seems to be no respite from sweltering heat this year with the national capital New Delhi recording the highest-ever temperature at 52.3 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.

UN agency says extreme heat, hurricanes, droughts ravage Latin America and Caribbean

2023 saw another climate record tumble, with Latin America and the Caribbean registering their hottest ever recorded temperatures, according to the UN’s weather monitoring agency.

World Meteorological Organization data shows heatwave deaths increased across almost all Europe in 2023

Climate change shocks caused record levels of disruption and misery for millions in Europe in 2023 with widespread flooding and severe heatwaves – a new normal which countries must adapt to as a priority, the UN weather agency said on Monday.

Heatwave conditions to prevail in eastern, peninsular India for 2 days; significant rains in some areas: Met office

New Delhi/IBNS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heat wave condition in the next two days over parts of east and peninsular India including Odisha and West Bengal.

IMD predicts heatwaves in many parts of central and peninsular India this week

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted heavy rainfall over Northeast India and heatwave conditions over parts of central and peninsular India for this week.

UK may witness annual 10,000 heatwave deaths, MPs call for action

A report has claimed the 'silent killer' heatwaves could claim up to 10,000 lives annually in the UK without concerted action.

Heatwave threat impacts half of all children in Europe and Central Asia

New York: Half of all children in Europe and Central Asia, 92 million, are exposed to high heatwave frequency, or double the global average, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday in a new policy brief.

Health risks on the rise as heatwave intensifies across Europe: WMO

New York: The dangers associated with the heatwave that’s engulfing the northern hemisphere aren’t over yet, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned on Tuesday.

Heatwave conditions to prevail in US, Europe and Japan; mercury to go above 40 degrees Celsius

New Delhi: People in several parts of the United States, Europe, and Japan have been warned against heatwave conditions with temperatures soaring 40 degrees Celsius and above, media reports said.

Canada British Columbia's heat wave conditions lower, temperature still soars

Vancouver/IBNS: Although heatwave conditions are lowering across Canada's British Columbia, the province continues to record soaring temperatures.

Intense heatwave cripples normal life in Odisha, Jharsuguda records highest temp at 43 degrees C

Bhubaneswar/UNI: An intense heat wave condition sweeping across Odisha with the mercury hovering over 40 degrees Celsius at 14 places in the state, hit normal life in many places.

India could soon experience heat waves that could break human survivability limit: World Bank report

New Delhi/IBNS: Severe heat waves responsible for thousands of deaths across India over the last few decades, are increasing with alarming frequency that could soon lead to the country experiencing the same beyond human survivability limit, according to a new report by the World Bank.

Heatwaves to impact almost every child on earth by 2050: UNICEF report

New York: Heatwaves have become an unavoidable health hazard for many nations, but new data indicates that they are set to affect virtually every child on earth by 2050, the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, warned on Tuesday.

UN relief chief appeals for concerted action to tackle deadly heatwave threat

Heatwaves already kill thousands of people every year and they risk overwhelming the world’s aid response, unless action is taken to mitigate climate change, the UN’s emergency relief chief said on Monday.