India's temperature has risen by nearly 0.60 degree celsius over the last 110 years and extreme events like heat waves have increased in the last 30 years, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Under the influence of prevailing winds & clear sky conditions over northwest & adjoining central India and approaching western disturbance over western Himalayan region, the maximum and minimum temperatures had risen over some parts of plains of northwest, west & central India and adjoining north peninsular India and are above normal by 4-60 C. It has led to the heat wave conditions at a few places over West Rajasthan & Gujarat and at isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh during past 24 hours.

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NEW DELHI: For the second consecutive year, Delhi missed its characteristic January chill.

After 2016 being declared the hottest year on record and the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) revealing that extreme weather patterns in 2016 were responsible for 1600 deaths in India, anothe

This includes the imposition of the odd-even policy if PM 2.5 crosses 300 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3) or PM 10 crosses the 500 mark.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials, the city is expected to receive light rainfall on January 6 and 7.

The city breathed easy on Thursday as the air quality marginally improved over Wednesday, when the air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 320.

BHUBANESWAR: According to the weatherman, cold wave condition would prevail at some pockets in the state for next four days from Friday.

CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala on Monday decided to give a momentum to its ambitious Action Plan on Climate Change to prepare the coastal state to face the adverse impacts of the phenomenon.