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
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Most of India, barring parts of northwest and peninsular region, is expected to experience above-normal maximum temperatures from April to June, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD.) In an official statement, IMD said, "A significantly higher number of heatwave days are predicted over parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana." After extreme winters, IMD… read-more
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The IMD predicted heatwaves in states such as West Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in the next four days. In addition, places such as Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) recorded temperatures around 40 degrees Celsius. ''There would be no relief from the scorching heat and extreme heat-wave conditions are likely to persist for the next few days,'' stated the Met department.
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According to IMD, Delhi recorded the highest single-day temperature of 39.9 degrees Celsius at the Pitampura monitoring station. In addition, Delhi registered a maximum temperature of 36.6 degrees Celsius and a minimum was at 19.8 degrees Celsius. The temperature was 4.5 degrees high against the normal temperature in states such as Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab, and Rajasthan, as reported by IMD.
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Gulmarg registered a record four times hike against normal temperature, on March 17. In addition, Srinagar recorded 26° Celcius against a normal temperature of 14 degrees. As per sources, the rise in temperature is due to dry weather conditions as the spring rains missed the spot. Notably, Kupwara is listed as the hottest place in Jammu & Kashmir at 28.6 degree Celsius.
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The minimum temperature improved in the Kashmir, which brings some respite from cold wave conditions throughout the valley, as the temperature rose by several notches on January 28 night. The officials have said that Srinagar recorded a low of -1°C, up from -3.6°C, while the Gulmarg recorded -7.5°C from -10.4°C. Notably, Kashmir is going through the harshest period of winter, known as 'Chilai Kalan', which will end in two days.
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published a report which was analyzed by NASA claiming that many Indian metropolitan cities will go underwater by up to 2.7 feet by 2100. The IPCC has given dire warnings of unpredictable weather due to sudden changes in climate and environmental factors. NASA has also projected a rise in sea levels all around the globe.
A study found an increase in the number of female turtles in the Red Sea, due to increased sea temperature caused by 'anthropogenic-climate-change'. The research team from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, investigated five different habitats of hawksbill and green turtles. A temperature of '29°C' is crucial to maintain balance between male and female turtles. However, studies temperate limit… read-more
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