Nagpur, Gadchiroli, Chandrapur, Wardha, Akola, Yavatmal districts worst-affected

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Deaths Due to Heatwaves, 25/06/2019. The data on deaths due to heatwave is not being maintained centrally by this Ministry. However, as per the information received from

Study says power demand doesn’t rise with increase in temperature in this range

At least 61 persons have died in a heat wave that hit three Bihar districts on Saturday, officials said on Sunday.

The Centre has asked states to brace for deficit rainfall this season, although the weather office has stuck to its forecast of normal monsoon.

Severe heat wave conditions continued in Himachal and Una, which recorded a high of 45.2 degrees C, the temperature it witnessed on June 21, 2005.

Current greenhouse gas mitigation ambition is consistent with ~3°C global mean warming above preindustrial levels.

Parts of Central and North India undergoing heat wave

Various spiritual leaders and Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi shall join an initiative for environment protection on June 5, marked as the World Environment Day, an official said on Monday.

A pioneering strategy to protect people from killer heat waves is rapidly catching on across India and beyond, as more communities adopt their own Heat Action Plans (HAP) to shield people from dangerously hot weather worsened by climate change.

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