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India's heat wave easing after nearly 2,000 deaths

HYDERABAD, India – A meteorologist says showers and thunderstorms have eased sizzling summer temperatures in southern India, where a weekslong heat wave has claimed nearly 2,000 lives. 119 more words


Cure for Self-Absorption

A sudden downpour, and for reasons I don’t really know, I remember days I spent at the convent (when I tried to become a nun.) 247 more words


Air Pollution reaches Critical Levels in the Capital

NEW DELHI: Day temperatures dropped marginally on Thursday but there was hardly any relief for weather-beaten Delhiites as toxins in the air rose alarmingly due to a cloud cover trapping pollutants. 764 more words

Air Pollution

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1. Heat wave claims 429 lives in a single day in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana; Death toll reaches over 1,700.

2. Row over appointments and transfers of senior officials between Centre and Delhi government intensifies; Supreme Court to hear Centre’s plea while Delhi High Court to hear Delhi government’s petition. 64 more words

Current Events

Alaska Was Warmer Than Arizona Over The Weekend

PHOENIX (CBS Las Vegas)– Record heat hit Alaska over the weekend, making the state warmer than much of the United States.

Aljazeera reports that Alaska, a state which is usually icy-cold until June, experienced heatwave-like conditions, breaking temperature records and melting ice much earlier than usual. 119 more words


Death Toll Soars As India's Heat Wave Intensifies

Jagadeesh NV—EPA An Indian farmer sits in his dried-up land in Gauribidanur village, near Bangalore, India, on May 26, 2015

Temperatures in parts of the country have neared 122°F (50°C) 407 more words

Extreme Weather

Stifling summer temperatures leave at least 1,100 dead in India

WATCH: Stifling heatwave leaves over 1,100 dead in India

HYDERABAD, India – Soaring summer temperatures in India have left over 1,100 people dead over the past month, officials said Wednesday. 229 more words