Indian Economy To Suffer Due To Extreme Heatwave Conditions In India
The continuing heatwaves and rise in temperature, which have taken a serious toll on Indians, are expected to lead to a major impact on the Indian economy. Notably, the scorching summers with over 40 degrees Celsius in Indian states, will now have a bad effect on the economy, leading to the worst inflation. Some of the major impacts will be on agriculture, healthcare, labor loss, and power disruption.
Tags: heatwave, Summers 2023, Indian Economy, Inflation, Health
Courtesy: India Today
Scorching Heat Raises Concern, People Asked To Be Cautious: Heat Alert
The concerns about summers and heatwaves with rising temperatures are increasing, following which the Union Ministry of Home Affairs issued an advisory for the citizens of India. In addition, social media, publications, and state governments also urged people to avoid going out, especially in the daytime, when the temperature has crossed 42 degrees Celsius in major Indian states. In addition, people are asked to stay hydrated and eat healthy… read-more
Tags: heatwave, Scorching summers, People Of India, MHA, UT & State Government
Courtesy: Zee News India
IMD Issues Heatwave Alert For Indian States
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an alert for several states of India, amid rising temperature. In Odisha, alert has been issued till April 15, asking people not to venture out in scorching heat. In addition, districts of Telangana also witnessed extreme rise in temperature, following which the IMD issued an orange alert. In Andhra Pradesh also, 32 Mandals are under alert. In 2023, Indian states will witness extreme summers… read-more
Tags: heatwave, Summers, IMD, Indian States, temperature rise
‘National Drought’ Declared In China Amid Rising Heatwave
China issued its first ‘National Drought’ alert on August 19. This has come after 66 rivers dried up in the country’s southwest. Besides, heatwave induced mainly by forest fires poses a huge threat to the crops. To counter the current crisis situation, China has announced financial aid, cloud seeding and shutting down of certain energy-intensive industries. Meanwhile, rainfall in southern China has gone down by 60% this year.
Tags: China, National Drought, heatwave, World news, environment
Japanese Govt Urges Citizens To Conserve Power Amid Rising Heatwave & Power Shortage
In an official statement, the Japanese government urged its citizens to conserve power, amid possible power shortages in the Tokyo region, especially when the nation reported heatwaves. The economy and industry ministry urged people, serviced by Tokyo Electric Power Co. to turn off lights for three hours, from 3 pm -Tokyo time, and use air conditions in extreme heat. Furthermore, on June 26, many people were admitted amid heat stroke.
Tags: Japan, heatwave, Power supply, Tokyo Citizens, Conserve Power
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
IMD Announces 'Orange Alert' In Delhi, Surrounding Areas Due To Severe Heatwave
According to India Meteorological Department, on June 6, an "orange alert" was issued in Delhi and other neighboring locations due to severe heatwave with temperatures ranging from 44 to 47 degrees Celsius. Heatwaves will be felt across Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan. IMD forecasted no substantial changes in temperatures in most regions of Northwest India, but a hopeful drop in temperature in Central India after… read-more
Tags: Delhi, orange alert, IMD, heatwave, Temperature
Delhi Records Maximum Temparature Of 47.3°C; IMD Issues 'Orange Alert'
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an Orange Alert in Delhi following a severe heatwave, on June 6. The announcement has come after temperature in Delhi crossed the 47°C mark. Several parts of Delhi witnessed a temperature above 45°, with Mungeshpur topping the chart with 47.3°. Notably, a heat wave is announced when the temperature in a region crosses the 40°C mark.
Tags: Delhi, IMD, heatwave, orange alert, summer
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Watermelon, Cucumber Served To Animals To Beat Heat At Tanday Park: J&K
In Jammu and Kashmir's Tanday park, arrangments have been made for the animals to beat the scorching heat this summer. Reportedly, watermelon, cucumber and green fodder are served to the animals, along with 24 hour water supply. A forest guard also stated that they sprinkle water on the sheds to them cool them down. Tanday park is home to spotted deers, barking deers, a goral deer, reptiles and other animals.
Tags: Tanday Park, J&K, heatwave, zoo, Wildlife
US Envoy Linda Greenfield Urges India To 'Reconsider' Ban On Wheat Export
US ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield has urged India to reconsider its export ban on wheat, stating that it'll worsen the ongoing food supply issue. Reportedly, Russia and Ukraine contribute to 30% of global wheat exports. Ukraine's ports have been shut due to the ongoing war, and Russian exports have been disturbed due to western sanctions. On India's defence, wheat production has been hit due to the heatwave.
Tags: Wheat export, Russia, Ukraine, Linda Thomas Greenfield, heatwave
To Curb The Rise In Domestic Prices, India Bans Wheat Exports
India has suspended wheat exports with immediate effect as part of its efforts to contain rising domestic prices. The decision to limit wheat exports comes after a massive crop loss in March due to a heatwave. Inflation, which reached 7.79 percent in April, is also putting pressure on the government. According to government sources, China is importing food grains from India after crop losses caused food insecurity there.
Tags: India, Inflation, Wheat, heatwave, Export