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  • Delhi records nearly 50-degree temperature amidst brutal Heatwave

    Northern India is facing a scorching heatwave, with temperatures reaching near-record highs and prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a red alert for several states. Delhi bore the brunt of the heat yesterday, recording a maximum temperature of 49.9 degrees Celsius (almost 122 degrees Fahrenheit), bordering on extreme heatwave conditions. Other states under the red alert include Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, and West Uttar Pradesh. Residents in these areas can expect similar scorching temperatures for the next 3-5 days.

  • 26 extra days of extreme heat due to climate change in 2023

    According to a new report, climate change is linked to the scorching heatwaves we're experiencing in India. The report was published by a consortium including the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, World Weather Attribution, and Climate Central. This report highlights the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events due to global warming.

  • IMD issues red alert for Heatwaves in Northern India

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues heatwave alerts for parts of India. The IMD has issued a 'red' alert for northern India, indicating severe heatwave conditions. The heatwave in northern India has been brutal, with temperatures reaching scorching highs and offering little respite. The red alert issued by the IMD signifies a very real danger of heatstroke and heat-related illnesses.

  • Death Toll Reaches 5 in Uttarakhand Wildfires

    Five people have lost their lives and over 1,000 hectares of forest have been ravaged by wildfires in Uttarakhand since last November. The fires, attributed to human activity, have caused immense ecological damage.

  • Sustainable ways to Plan an Eco-Friendly Wedding

    Weddings are a time for joy, celebration, and commitment. But they can also be a major source of waste. If you're looking for ways to have a more eco-friendly wedding, there are many creative and sustainable options available.

  • Kerala Sizzles Under Heatwave, Schools and Colleges Shut Till Monday

    Kerala is battling a scorching heatwave, prompting authorities to close all schools and colleges until May 6th, 2024. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted extremely high temperatures, with some areas expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit). High humidity levels are further exacerbating the heat, making it feel even hotter.

  • Lok Sabha Elections 2024 continue amidst scorching heatwave

    Voting for Lok Sabha Elections 2024 is taking place today, April 26, in 13 states and union territories across the country. Today people may have to face severe heat while voting. The temperature is expected to rise today in many areas of NCR including the capital Delhi.

  • World Earth Day 2024: Focus on "Planet vs. Plastics"

    World Earth Day is celebrated each year on April 22nd to raise global awareness about the environment and inspire action to protect our planet. This year's theme, "Planet vs. Plastics," highlights the urgent need to combat plastic pollution, a major environmental threat.

  • 4 Eco-Friendly Polling Booths established in Tamil Nadu

    In a progressive move towards environmental consciousness, Kancheepuram, a district in Tamil Nadu, India, has unveiled four eco-friendly polling booths. These innovative booths aim to minimize the environmental footprint associated with electoral processes. Embracing renewable energy sources, each booth is equipped with solar panels, ensuring a sustainable power supply throughout the voting period. This initiative not only reduces dependency on traditional energy sources but also sets a precedent for harnessing clean energy in public infrastructure.

  • J&K's Environment Suffering from Plastic Pollution

    J&K's breathtaking landscapes are marred by a growing threat - plastic pollution. A staggering amount, over 51,000 tonnes of plastic waste, is generated annually in the region. The problem lies not just in the quantity, but also in the lack of proper waste management.