Heatwaves killed 96 people in UP and Bihar, Is it wet bulb?

South India records lowest June rainfall and highest temperatures in 122 yrs

Heat waves have recently wreaked havoc in the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Bihar, resulting in the tragic loss of 96 lives. As these regions face scorching temperatures, it is crucial to delve into the factors behind these extreme weather events and explore the concept of wet bulb temperature. Authorities have issued … Read more

Heatwaves are killing more Indians, than any other natural disaster: Report

Temperature over all ice-free oceans for May 2023 was highest on record

India is no stranger to natural disasters, from floods to earthquakes, but according to research by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heat waves have caused more deaths in the country than any other natural disaster except for tropical cyclones. The IMD has released a new report titled “Heat and Cold Waves in India Processes and … Read more

Heatwaves in India put 80% of the population at risk: Study

First days of June surpass the 1.5⁰C limit

Currently, heat waves in India are increasing in frequency, intensity and lethality, placing a burden on public health, agriculture and other social, economic and cultural systems in the country. According to a study published in the journal PLOS Climate by Ramit Debnath and his colleagues at the University of Cambridge, the severity of these heat … Read more

IMD predicts heat waves in these states from April, check list

Climate Change alert: Earth records second-warmest March

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on April 1, 2023, said that most regions of India are expected to experience higher than usual maximum temperatures between April and June of that year. However, some areas of the southern Indian peninsula and north-western India are expected to see normal or below-average temperatures. The IMD also stated that, … Read more