Three new heatwave hotspots in India put large population at immediate health risk

What is the News? A team of researchers conducted a study to understand the change in spatial and temporal trends in Heatwaves(HW) and Severe Heat Waves(SHW) over the past seven decades in different meteorological subdivisions of India. What is Heatwave? A Heat Wave is a period of abnormally high temperatures, more than the normal maximum… Continue reading Three new heatwave hotspots in India put large population at immediate health risk

Canada’s Wildfires are a Warning to India: Here is how we must shore up our cities against heatwaves

Source: Times of India Relevance: With the increasing frequency of Heatwaves in India, it needs adequate attention for mitigation. Synopsis: The frequency of Heatwaves is increasing in India. The existing measures are not enough for mitigating it. For decades, scientists have warned that the climate crisis will increase the frequency and intensity of heat waves. However,… Continue reading Canada’s Wildfires are a Warning to India: Here is how we must shore up our cities against heatwaves