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Climate Change

June 13, 2024 3:26 PM

From northwest to east China, parched regions face drought

Weeks of scarce rainfall in parts of China, coupled with sweltering heat, has brought drought to several provinces, prompting alerts and actions from authorities to minimise the impact on agriculture, and water and energy supplies. Temperatures this...

June 11, 2024 3:44 PM

IMD forecasts intense heatwave in east and northwest India; heavy rainfall in Maharashtra and Karnataka

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted intense heatwave conditions over east and northwest India for the next four days. Additionally, extremely heavy rainfall is expected over regions including central Maharashtra, Marathwada, Goa,...

June 11, 2024 11:38 AM

IMD issues red alert for heatwave in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for a heatwave expected to affect Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the next three to four days. This extreme weather alert underscores the imminent risk posed by soaring temperatures in the...

June 7, 2024 3:44 PM

IMD issues yellow alert for rain and thunderstorms in central and southern regions

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued yellow alert warnings for rain, thunderstorms, and lightning in many parts of the country, including the central and southern regions, over the next four days. According to the IMD, the southwest m...

June 6, 2024 3:08 PM

Health ministry holds review meeting with states on heatwave preparedness

The Union Health Ministry held a virtual meeting with states and union territories to assess preparedness for heatwave conditions, fire safety, and electrical safety measures in healthcare facilities nationwide. As per the long-range outlook forecas...

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