Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Heat wave

‘Era of global warming has ended, Earth in era of global boiling’: UN chief

As wildfires raged across Southern Europe and North Africa, top UN climate scientists said on Thursday that it was “virtually certain” that July 2023 will be the warmest on record.

Extreme weather kills 2,183 this year; 907 die due to lightning strikes

India saw a big jump in extreme weather events such as heatwaves and lightning strikes this year, the Ministry of Earth Sciences said in...

World had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record: WMO

Amidst extreme heat, drought and wildfires, many parts of the world had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record, the UN weather agency said on Tuesday.

Kuttanad: Ready-to-reap paddy fields floods in summer rains

While most of India suffers from heat waves, Kerala’s Upper Kuttanad paddy fields are rotting in excess summer rain for the last 20 years.

IPCC scientist warns India-Pakistan record temperature ‘testing limits of human survivability’

KENNY STANCIL As record-breaking temperatures continue to pummel the Indian subcontinent—endangering the lives of millions of people and scorching crops amid a global food crisis—climate scientists and activists are...

Extreme heat impacting millions in India, Pakistan: World Meteorological Organization

With extreme heat gripping large parts of India, the country is working to roll out life-saving health action plans to combat the heatwave, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday.