Rising heat due to climate change could lead to the loss of 80 million jobs by 2030, with less-developed countries worst hit warns the International Labour Organisation in this new report. India is projected to lose 5.8 per cent of working hours in 2030. In absolute terms India, is expected to lose the equivalent of 34 million full-time jobs in 2030 as a result of heat stress.

Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heat wave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people i

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

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