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Showers subdue heat wave in North India

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New Delhi: Heat-stricken people of North India heaved a sigh of relief as heavy to moderate rains lashed many areas this evening, bringing an end to the dry spell.
The rains, preceded by strong winds

Cyclone Mahasen may prove damp squib

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Chennai: Chennaiites might experience warm weather for a few days more. Relief is not in sight yet as the movement of the year’s first cyclone Mahasen is still unclear.
While Mahasen has followed the

AP swelters, 38 fall to heat

According to official records from the State Epidemic Cell, 38 people have died from heatstroke so far this summer.

Most of the deaths have been from coastal Andhra and a few Telangana districts. In

People throng pool as summer rages

Chennai bore the brunt of the prevailing heat wave on Saturday with the soaring summer heat lasting well into the evening and making life tough even after sunset.

While Regional Meteorological Centr

Heat-stress cases flood doctors in Chennai


With the mercury inching towards the 40-degree mark, city doctors are receiving cases of heat stress, especially in patients with heart disease and long-term diabetes. Even as the summer is known to s

UK council to use heat from crematorium

London, Jan. 25, 2011: A British local council is planning to use excess energy from a crematorium incinerator to heat one of its swimming pools, it emerged on Tuesday, but critics slammed the proposa

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