Six deaths have been attributed to a recent heat wave that swept through much of the US.
Many parts of northern and eastern India received rains on Saturday as monsoon covered most of the country, bringing respite from the sweltering heat.
On Independence Day, the temperature in Anchorage soared higher than at any other time on record as a massive heat dome sprawled over the state. The city’s high temperature of 90 degrees topped its previous record by an astounding five degrees.
Puranpur received 6 cm of rainfall, followed by Kanpur and Lalitpur, 5 cm each; while Lucknow, Mohammadi, Tarabganj, Atarra, Katarniaghat, Meja, Baheri, Mahoba, Garoth, Maudaha received 3 cm of rain each, the weather department said.
Amid an expected high level of ozone pollution linked to rising temperatures, speed limits will also be cut by 20 kilometer per hour in Paris and Ile-de-France on Wednesday.
After witnessing heat wave early this month, the day temperature in Jammu fell to 35.6 degrees Celsius following overcast conditions and showers on Monday and hovered around the season's average of 38 degrees Celsius till Friday.
Heather Knight told ICC that it was brilliant news and while cricketers speak about showpiece events like the World Cup, she loved watching the Olympics and Commonwealth Games 2022.
The Selva Chinthamani Lake in Coimbatore bore the brunt of the harsh sun and went dry due to the heat wave conditions prevalent in the region, resulting hundreds of dead fish.
Residents of Delhi have been witnessing pleasant weather for the past four days. The Ridge Observatory in the capital recorded a maximum temperature of 33.8 degree Celsius on Wednesday, which was 5 degrees below normal.
Odisha government Tuesday announced extension of the summer vacation in schools till June 25 in view of the prevailing heatwave conditions across the state.
Severe heatwave killed 12 more people in Bihar in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll over the past three days to 90, official said on Tuesday.
The girl, who was a month shy of turning 7, was found by the US Border Patrol officials 27 kilometres west of Lukeville, Arizona on Wednesday, when temperature reached a high of 42 degrees Celsius.
A cloudy sky and gusty winds in Delhi kept the mercury in check, with the national capital recording a maximum temperature of 33 degrees Celsius -- six notches below the normal.
The deaths have been majorly reported from Aurangabad, Gaya and Nawada districts. Heatwave has killed 184 so far in Bihar.
The maximum temperatures at most places in Haryana and Punjab and their capital Chandigarh had hovered in the range of 42-45 degrees Celsius for several days.
Several parts of the country continued to struggle under intense heatwave conditions with Patna recording its highest maximum temperature in 10 years.
The maximum temperature in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad was 47.4 degrees Celsius, followed by Sultanpur at 46.4 degrees, nine notches above normal.
No sigh of relief for Delhites as heatwave continue hit national capital on Friday, after respite. The weather office predicted that the mercury is likely to touch the 43-degree mar