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How did Taylor Swift’s fan die at the concert, expert analyses reason of death

“It is heartbreaking that preventable things happened", organizers face criticism after fan dies and many others fell ill at Taylor Swift's Brazil concert

Taylor Swift's The Eras Tour won't premiere on streaming anytime soon
Updated on Nov 26, 2023 01:33 PM IST
ByAditi Srivastava

Heatwaves worsen air quality and pollution: World Meteorological Organisation

Climate change caused by heat-trapping greenhouse gases from human activities is a long-term global threat, the report explained.

Pedestrians walk in the midday sun past the Palace of Westminster in central London.(AFP)
Published on Sep 06, 2023 09:39 PM IST

France' 'red alert' in late summer: What is a 'heat dome'

France Heatwave: Temperatures are expected to peak on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the most intense heat in the southern parts of the country.

France Heatwave: People protect themselves from the sun under umbrellas in Colmar, eastern France.(AFP)
Published on Aug 21, 2023 10:29 PM IST

Stop travelling: Emergency orders as sweltering heat brings misery to central US

US Heatwave: The heat wave causing misery this weekend is just the latest to punish the US this year.

US Heatwave: People sit in the shade of a tree to protect themselves from the sun during a heatwave.(AFP)
Published on Aug 20, 2023 10:12 PM IST
AP |

No schools in afternoon, painting rooftops white: Delhi's 1st heat action plan

The education department will have to ensure that "schools do not function during peak hours (12 noon to 4 pm)" when a heatwave is declared.

Delhi is one of the hottest cities in India and ranks among the most susceptible to heat waves due to its large population and a significant concentration of lower-income groups.(Rahul Raut/HT file photo)
Published on Aug 17, 2023 09:39 PM IST

Heat-proof your heart: Exercise tips to prevent cardiovascular events from heat

Be cautious during hot seasons and engage in mild physical activities. Here are tips on how to heat-proof your heart against heat-related cardiovascular events

Heat-proof your heart: Exercise tips to shield against heat-related cardiovascular events (Photo by Unsplash on Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 15, 2023 11:49 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

July Earth's hottest month on record: EU climate observatory

Heatwaves were experienced in multiple regions of the Northern Hemisphere, including southern Europe.

Australian tourist fills her bottle of water at a fountain.
Published on Aug 08, 2023 01:05 PM IST

Southern Europe's vital tourism earnings at risk amid heatwaves and wildfires

Wildfires have chased away tourists in hard-hit parts of Greece and Italy. Rhodes saw mass cancellations of flights and the trend is similar in Sicily

Local residents look on at a burning forest fire, near Puntagorda on the Canary Island of La Palma. The fire had coincided with a heatwave that is hitting southern Europe. Spain recorded record high temperatures in 2022 and this spring as it endures a prolonged drought. Southern Europe's vital tourism earnings at risk amid heatwaves and wildfires (AP)
Published on Aug 05, 2023 03:01 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Rhodes, Greece

South Korea raises heat alert to highest amid sweltering weather

The scorching heat is estimated to have killed 23 people across the country, more than triple the record of seven during the same period last year.

The official temperature, measured in the city of Yeoju, south of Seoul, hit 38.4C on Tuesday, the Ministry of the Interior and Safety said. (File)
Published on Aug 02, 2023 11:32 AM IST
Reuters |

Extreme heat persists in the South, while Northeast cools down and faces storms

Heat wave continues in the Southern US, while Northeast gets a taste of fall in degrees and severe storms

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 28: The Astoria pool is seen closed due to construction next to a spray park in Astoria Park amid a heatwave on July 28, 2023 in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens borough in New York City. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the city as humid temperatures soaring into the 90s hit NYC. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Michael M. Santiago / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Jul 31, 2023 07:41 AM IST

Video: Firefighting plane crashes in Greece, pilots feared dead

A firefighting plane crashed in Greece as wildfires continue to spread across the country.

A Canadair aircraft drops water over a wildfire in Vati village, on the Aegean Sea island of Rhodes, southeastern Greece, on Tuesday. (AP)
Published on Jul 25, 2023 07:36 PM IST

Why are facekinis suddenly high in demand in China?

Facekinis or full face masks are in high demand in China for sun protection as temperatures hit 35 degrees Celsius.

Women clad in facekinis cooling off in the water amid hot weather in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province in June.(AFP)
Published on Jul 22, 2023 06:45 PM IST

Want to use less air conditioning? Just turn on a fan

Scientists say we can use about 70% less air conditioning and achieve the same comfort level by increasing air flow with ordinary electric fans.

Sure, electric fans also require electricity, which is still primarily generated from burning fossil fuels. But fans require much less energy than air conditioning. (Pixabay)
Published on Jul 22, 2023 06:24 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal

Greece sizzles with hottest July weekend in 50 years amid prolonged heatwave

Sunday is likely to see the city labour under as much as 44 degrees Celsius with the central region of Thessalia enduring 45 degrees Celsius.

A woman takes a selfie in front of Parthenon temple atop of the ancient Acropolis hill during a heat wave in Athens, Greece on Friday.(AP)
Published on Jul 22, 2023 12:18 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Extreme heat takes a fiery toll on Arizona, Nevada as severe burns cases surge

Doctors in the US southwest are warning of a surge in severe burn cases as a relentless heatwave continues to grip the region

Firefighters from Phoenix Fire Engine 18 measure the body temperature of a resident having trouble breathing during a heat wave in Phoenix, Arizona.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 21, 2023 10:24 PM IST
ByPaurush Omar

Will the heatwave in Europe impact your travel plans?

Even as tour operators witness Indian travellers opting for cooler climes, those headed to destinations affected by heatwaves are being advised to take precautions

People queue to enter the Royal Palace during a hot and sunny day in Madrid, Spain (Photo: AP)
Updated on Jul 21, 2023 05:12 PM IST
BySanchita Kalra

From heat wave to thunderstorms, third of US to see extreme weather

Around 110 million Americans are affected by an oppressive heat wave that has blanketed a huge swath stretching from Southern California to Miami.

A woman finds shade in the midday heat from a parasol in North Hollywood, California on Wednesday, as a heatwave continues. (AP)
Updated on Jul 21, 2023 04:50 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Planning a foreign trip? Heatwave in these countries will compel you to rethink

As health authorities issue warnings across North America, Europe, and Asia, the devastating impacts of global warming are becoming increasingly evident.

People shelter from the sun as they queue to enter the Saint Peter's Basilica square during a heatwave across Italy, in Vatican.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 19, 2023 07:24 PM IST

Chinese tourists brave sweltering heat to see the majestic 'Flaming Mountains'

Tourists flock to China's Flaming Mountains to experience searing temperatures amid global heatwaves. Climate change talks between China and the US continue.

Each summer, curious tourists gather at the Flaming Mountains on the northern rim of the Turpan Depression in Xinjiang to admire their corrugated slopes of brown-red sandstone. (File photo)
Published on Jul 19, 2023 02:35 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Beijing

Scorching heat waves prompt health warnings for Europe, US

Americans were facing extreme weather, from blazing heat from Texas to Southern California to smoke-choked air wafting into the Midwest from Canada's wildfires.

A woman cools off in Skopje, on Tuesday, as Europe braces for record-smashing heat. (AFP)
Updated on Jul 19, 2023 04:47 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

China's Beijing sweats in extreme heat for record days in 2023

The previous record for high temperature days in a year was 26 days logged in 2000 after the setting up the southern observatory in 1951.

Pedestrians cross a road on a hot day amid an orange alert for heatwave, in Beijing(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 18, 2023 08:42 PM IST
Reuters |

Heat wave hits Rome as temperatures expected to rise further

Several homes were burned in the area, according to footage from public broadcaster ERT.

Visitors cross the street during hot weather caused by the Charon heat wave, in Rome, Italy.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 18, 2023 12:58 PM IST

California's Death Valley crosses 53° Celsius as blistering heat wave continues

Temperatures in Death Valley reached 128 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday at the aptly named Furnace Creek, the National Weather Service said.

A demonstrator protests visitors to Death Valley National Park, Sunday, July 16, 2023, in Death Valley National Park, California. Death Valley's brutal temperatures come amid a blistering stretch of hot weather that has put roughly one-third of Americans under some type of heat advisory, watch or warning.(AP)
Published on Jul 17, 2023 07:20 AM IST
AP |

Japan issues heatstroke alerts as temperatures touch 40°C in some regions

The government issued heatstroke alerts for 20 of the country's 47 prefectures, mainly in the east and southwest, affecting tens of millions of people.

Japan is experiencing its annual rainy season, which often brings heavy downpours, and sometimes results in flooding and landslides, as well as casualties.(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Jul 16, 2023 02:59 PM IST

Heatwaves sweep across globe: US, Japan, Europe roast in record temperatures

Regions of France, Germany, Spain and Poland are also baking in searing temperatures.

A person transports water jugs through a neighborhood in Phoenix, Arizona.(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Jul 15, 2023 03:31 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Life-threatening heatwave sweeps across 14 US states, break records in the West

Heatwave grips 14 US states, breaking records in the West. Medical experts warn of dire consequences and urge the public to take heat warnings seriously.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - JULY 13: A person receives medical attention after collapsing in a convenience store on July 13, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona. EMT was called after the person said they experienced hot flashes, dizziness, fatigue and chest pain. Today marks the Phoenix area's 14th consecutive day of temperatures exceeding 110 degrees Fahrenheit. Record-breaking temperatures continue soaring as prolonged heatwaves sweep across the Southwest. Brandon Bell/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by Brandon Bell / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP)(Getty Images via AFP)
Published on Jul 14, 2023 11:39 PM IST

Locals, tourists in Croatia swap sunscreens for mud amid record heatwave

In Croatia, 56 firefighters with 20 vehicles and three aircraft, struggled to contain a bushfire that was spreading rapidly due to strong southerly winds.

A couple covered in mud that is believed to be curative sit at the Queen's beach in Croatia. (Reuters)
Published on Jul 14, 2023 09:03 AM IST
Reuters |

Spain hit by extreme drought amid heatwaves. Here's what tourists should know

Soaring temperatures and unusual lack of rain is touching virtually all aspects of daily life in Spain. If you are travelling to the European country, know this

People cool off at an urban beach of Madrid Rio park in Madrid, Spain. More than 10 of Spain's regions are on red alert for the second day of the latest heat wave, with temperatures topping 40 degrees Celsius (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Published on Jul 13, 2023 03:19 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Heat waves hit US, effects of dry-heat wave in 10 points

US Southwest is experiencing a punishing heatwave with temperatures soaring to triple digits. Officials warn of heat-related illnesses and urge precautions.

A light rail train downtown during a heatwave in Phoenix, Arizona, US, on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. A massive heat wave will build in the southern US and expand into the Pacific Northwest this week, with temperatures in the Southwest rising to as much as 120F (49C) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Photographer: Ash Ponders/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 11:42 PM IST

Southern Part of United States might become unlivable for humans: Report

NBC meteorologist reminded about a U.N. report which warned that regions in southern part of USA would become “less suitable” for human habitation by 2070

A 2022 U.N. climate report claimed that parts of Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and California might become “less suitable” for human habitation by 2070, due to rising temperatures in USA.(Getty Images)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 05:00 PM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta
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