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Heatwave intensifies, Churu in Rajasthan sizzles at 50-degree Celsius

New Delhi: Heatwave conditions intensified in most parts of the northern states on Tuesday, with Churu in Rajasthan scorching at 50-degree Celsius and the mercury breaching the 47-degree mark in parts of the national capital. Kuldeep Srivastava, Head of IMD’s Regional Weather Forecasting Centre, said, “Churu today had the highest maximum temperature at 50-degree Celsius. […]


Summer temperature won’t help contain coronavirus: WHO

New Delhi: Though many experts have expressed optimism towards the onset of summer in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday said high temperature would not finish the virus. The WHO, in a series of tweets, busted several myths about coronavirus, especially regarding rise in temperature. “Exposing yourself to […]

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MP’s Khargone hottest in India at 44.5 degrees, 36.9 degrees in Delhi

New Delhi: Khargone city in Madhya Pradesh was the hottest place in the country on Friday with the mercury rising to 44.5 degrees Celsius while Delhi recorded 36.9 degrees Celsius, almost five notches above the season’s average — the reason being warmer air being brought by westerly winds. On Thursday, Barmer in Rajasthan was tagged […]

Mercury drops, respite for next few days

New Delhi :  With spells of shower in Delhi and the neighbouring region, mercury fell by two degrees bringing respite to the national capital. The maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 31.7 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season’s average. The minimum temperature was 17.3 degrees Celsius, four notches above the seasons’s average. The […]

Mercury on rise in Delhi, Thursday warmest February day of decade

New Delhi : The national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 32 degrees Celsius, seven notches above the season’s average, on Thursday, making it the second warmest day of the decade, while mercury in some areas rose to 32.4 degrees — highest February temperature of the decade, IMD said. Slight respite is expected towards Friday, […]