Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Heatwave

Extreme weather is the “new norm”: WMO

Heatwaves sweeping large parts of the world offer yet another reminder that extreme weather events boosted by human-induced climate change have become “the new normal”, the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned on Friday.

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.

Temporary relief: Heatwave may abate over Delhi, northwest from today

Heatwave is likely to abate over Delhi and adjoining parts of northwest and central India from Monday, the weather office has said.

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.

Heatwave conditions hit India hard, Chandrapur in Maharashtra records 48°C

In Chandigarh, the hottest day of the season was recorded at 42.4°C, while Adilabad district in Telangana recorded its highest at 46.3°C for the second day in a row.