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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.

Italy's bracing for hottest year

Rome: First seven months of the present year in Italy registered the highest temperatures, signalling that this might be the hottest recorded year.

Environment Canada issues heat warning in Ontario

Toronto/IBNS: A heat warning remains in effect on Wednesday for southern and parts of northern Ontario, Environment Canada has said.

Heatwave conditions likely in Telangana in next 24 hours: Met

Hyderabad/UNI: Heatwave conditions could prevail at isolated places in Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Nalgonda and Suryapet districts of Telangana during the next 24 hours, Meteorological Centre said on Saturday.

Dust storm, light rain likely in Delhi

New Delhi, May 16 (UNI) After breaching an unprecedented heatwave condition in the capital, recording 49 degrees Celsius a day back, the MeT on Monday forecast dust storms and light rain for Delhi that will likely bring the mercury down in the week ahead. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 41 degrees, as per the India Meteorological Department.

Extreme heat impacting millions across India and Pakistan

New York: With extreme heat gripping large parts of India and Pakistan, the two countries are working to roll out life-saving health action plans to combat the heatwave, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday.

Delhi records hottest April in 72 years amid intense heatwave

New Delhi/IBNS: The national capital recorded the second hottest April in 72 years with a monthly average maximum temperature of 40.2 degrees Celsius amid massive heatwaves across the country.