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  • Brits told to avoid baths, take four-minute showers instead. Here's why Jul 04, 2022 06:21 PM IST

    Brits told to avoid baths, take four-minute showers instead. Here's why

    A water service company also urged its three million customers to turn the taps off when brushing their teeth.

  • Europe swelters in record-breaking June heatwave Jun 19, 2022 11:45 AM IST

    Europe swelters in record-breaking June heatwave

    The weekend's soaring temperatures were the peak of a June heatwave in line with scientists' predictions that such phenomena will now strike earlier in the year thanks to global warming

  • Amid the heat and dust, summer pollution is here Jun 18, 2022 06:24 PM IST

    Amid the heat and dust, summer pollution is here

    Summertime pollutants include wind-blown dust, fossil and dirty fuels, vehicular emission, industrial activities, construction dust, ground-level ozone and biomass burning.

  • Heatwave abates in all parts of country, unlikely to return till June 29: IMD Jun 17, 2022 08:08 AM IST

    Heatwave abates in all parts of country, unlikely to return till June 29: IMD

    Northwest India was reeling under a heatwave spell since June 2 and central India since June 10 due to an onslaught of hot and dry westerly winds.

  • Delhi's peak power demand hits record high for June Jun 15, 2022 11:13 PM IST

    Delhi's peak power demand hits record high for June

    According to discom officials, peak electricity consumption in the national capital reached 7,334 MW on Wednesday afternoon, the highest level ever in June, due to increased usage of cooling equipment to combat the extreme heat.

  • Heatwave in India: Symptoms of heat-related illnesses and how to prevent them Jun 11, 2022 12:31 PM IST

    Heatwave in India: Symptoms of heat-related illnesses and how to prevent them

    Signs of heat exhaustion, heat cramps, and heat stroke, and how to prevent adverse health outcomes due to high temperatures.

  • Heatwave may continue over Northwest India till June 9 Jun 07, 2022 08:01 AM IST

    Heatwave may continue over Northwest India till June 9

    Banda and Fatehgarh in Uttar Pradesh were the hottest places in the country as they recorded the highest maximum temperatures of 46.8 degrees Celsius and 46.4 degrees Celsius respectively.

  • Monsoon update on June 6 | Intense rainfall in north east, yellow alert for north India Jun 06, 2022 02:50 PM IST

    Monsoon update on June 6 | Intense rainfall in north east, yellow alert for north India

    Yellow alert for heatwave: According to the IMD, a heatwave is declared when when an area logs a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius.

  • Delhi records minimum temperature of 28.7 degrees Celsius, heatwave likely at few places Jun 04, 2022 10:27 AM IST

    Delhi records minimum temperature of 28.7 degrees Celsius, heatwave likely at few places

    The minimum temperature in Delhi on Saturday settled at 28.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, the India Meteorological Depart..

  • Wheat export ban: India stays firm despite IMF request to reconsider decision May 26, 2022 01:27 PM IST

    Wheat export ban: India stays firm despite IMF request to reconsider decision

    The world's second biggest producer of wheat banned private overseas sales of the grain on May 14 after a scorching heat wave curtailed output and domestic prices hit a record high. Global wheat prices surged after the decision.

  • India exported wheat worth $177 million in March, $473 million in April May 20, 2022 05:03 PM IST

    India exported wheat worth $177 million in March, $473 million in April

  • Inflation crimps Indian firms as rural millions cut spending May 20, 2022 01:11 PM IST

    Inflation crimps Indian firms as rural millions cut spending

    The Ukraine crisis and global supply chain disruptions have stoked prices worldwide, but people in developing countries such as India are more vulnerable to even small cost increases that can wreck their meagre budgets.

  • Monsoon update on May 19 | Check the weather update for Meghalaya, Assam, and other states May 19, 2022 04:47 PM IST

    Monsoon update on May 19 | Check the weather update for Meghalaya, Assam, and other states

    Skymet has predicted that Northern regions such as South Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, parts of Odisha, and isolated pockets of Rajasthan may experience a heatwave in the next 48 hours.

  • India's power grid creaks under hybrid work model, heatwave May 19, 2022 01:09 PM IST

    India's power grid creaks under hybrid work model, heatwave

    India has traditionally seen peak demand late in the evening when people head back home but that has shifted to mid-afternoon when temperatures are hottest, government data shows, driven by record residential daytime use, a pick up in industrial work, and more use of irrigation pumps to tap higher solar supply.

  • Climate change making extreme heat waves in India 100 times more likely: Study May 19, 2022 12:34 PM IST

    Climate change making extreme heat waves in India 100 times more likely: Study

    The study estimated the chances of exceeding the record temperature witnessed in April and May in 2010 — which saw the highest combined average April and May temperature since 1900.

  • Wheat Export | Global safety net against hunger is frailer than you think May 18, 2022 04:48 PM IST

    Wheat Export | Global safety net against hunger is frailer than you think

    The expectation that a dearth in one food basket would always be counterbalanced with surfeits in other ones had seemed trustworthy. Unfortunately, a changing climate shifts those expectations

  • CII President Sanjiv Bajaj on economy, govt reforms, GDP target and more May 17, 2022 06:55 PM IST

    CII President Sanjiv Bajaj on economy, govt reforms, GDP target and more

    New CII President Sanjiv Bajaj spoke to Moneycontrol at length about the trade body's 10-point growth agenda.

  • Monsoon update on May 17: Check out the weather update for Tamil Nadu, Assam, Madhya Pradesh and other states May 17, 2022 03:07 PM IST

    Monsoon update on May 17: Check out the weather update for Tamil Nadu, Assam, Madhya Pradesh and other states

    According to a Skymet weather update, heavy to moderate rainfall is expected in south Karnataka, and Kerala, even as Northern states like Madhya Pradesh and Bihar will continue to bear the brunt of heatwave.

  • Urban Heat Islands: A look at why cities are usually warmer than rural areas May 17, 2022 10:36 AM IST

    Urban Heat Islands: A look at why cities are usually warmer than rural areas

    The sun’s heat and light reach urban and rural areas in the same way but the difference in temperature is mainly because of the surfaces in each environment and how they absorb and hold heat

  • Exclusive | Commerce Department pushed to keep wheat exports open but agri ministry wanted ban May 16, 2022 02:02 PM IST

    Exclusive | Commerce Department pushed to keep wheat exports open but agri ministry wanted ban

    The government argues the ban will simply redirect Indian wheat to countries that need it most. Officials told Moneycontrol that the decision was deeply unpopular among all stakeholder-ministries. It was chosen by the PMO after no feasible alternative was found to control prices and shore up procurement

  • Private wheat exports only banned to redirect shipments to nations which need it more: Officials May 14, 2022 04:36 PM IST

    Private wheat exports only banned to redirect shipments to nations which need it more: Officials

    This comes in the backdrop of wheat production estimated for 2022-23 now falling to 105 million tonnes, from the earlier 113.5 million tonnes estimated.

  • As Bengaluru temperature dropped below that of hill destinations, happy, envious reactions on Twitter May 14, 2022 09:33 AM IST

    As Bengaluru temperature dropped below that of hill destinations, happy, envious reactions on Twitter

    Bengaluru's maximum temperature on May 12 was 23 degrees Celsius, making it the coldest day in the month of May in the last 10 years.

  • India to send trade delegations to 9 countries to boost wheat exports May 12, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    India to send trade delegations to 9 countries to boost wheat exports

    Government plans to push wheat exports, even as domestic prices reach decadal highs, raising retail prices of Atta as well.

  •  Exclusive | Govt may impose export controls on wheat by June May 11, 2022 04:43 PM IST

     Exclusive | Govt may impose export controls on wheat by June

    The sudden fall in wheat yields due to the heatwave across North India, and continuing bulk purchases by traders eyeing exports, have led to government procurement slowing down. If the situation persists, restrictions could become inevitable soon, say officials.

  • Fresh heatwave spell in Delhi from May 13 May 11, 2022 11:30 AM IST

    Fresh heatwave spell in Delhi from May 13

    The minimum temperature settled at 28 degrees Celsius, three notches more than normal.

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