In Anantapur and Kurnool districts, mercury-level has been touching 43.4 degree Celsius resulting in crops withering in the scorching sun.

During austral summer (DJF) 2017/18, the New Zealand region experienced an unprecedented coupled ocean-atmosphere heatwave, covering an area of 4 million km2. Regional average air temperature anomalies over land were +2.2 °C, and sea surface temperature anomalies reached +3.7 °C in the eastern Tasman Sea.

KOCHI: IMD has extended the sunstroke and sunburn alert in the state from April 2 to April 6.

GENEVA: Climate change may threaten the survival of of marine mammals such as dolphins, and have more far-reaching consequences for their conservation than previously thought, according to a study.

This publication marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1994. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate.

The shade of a single tree can provide welcome relief from the hot summer sun. But when that single tree is part of a small forest, it creates a profound cooling effect.

Extreme temperature leads to greater mortality risk to people living in rural communities than in urban areas, recent findings suggest.

Climate change is often talked about in terms of averages—like the goal set by the Paris Agreement to limit the Earth's temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius.

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, March 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Despite a dry year, Sazini Moyo's maize crop had been pushing up tassels and she anticipated a decent harvest - until her farm outside Bu

Kochi: The state government has declared heatwave, sunburn and sunstroke as state-specific disasters and set aside 10% of its disaster response fund to offer compensation to the people affected by

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