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Tag: Summer

Beat The Heat With These Refreshing Cocktails

New Delhi: As the country goes back into lockdown, beat the blues and the summer heat by sipping on some delicious home made cocktails. One would think, summer is all…

Summer's Fruit Basket: Jamun- The Wholesome Berry Of India
Summer's Fruit Basket: Jamun- The Wholesome Berry Of India

Summer has arrived. With it, has arrived a colourful platter of fruits in the market. From plenty to choose from, muskmelon, watermelon, sugarcane, to name a few, one must pick…

At 44.2 Deg C Bhubaneswar Hottest In Odisha, Mercury Breaches 73 Year Record
At 44.2 Deg C Bhubaneswar Hottest In Odisha, Mercury Breaches 73 Year Record

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar broke a 73 year record when the maximum temperature went up to 44.2 degree Celsius on Wednesday, the highest recorded temperature for the month of March ever since its formation as the State Capital in 1948. The Temple City was the hottest place in the State as well. The previously recorded maximum temperature […]

Odisha Bandh: Private Buses To Stay Off-Road On Monday
Bus Travel Frequency Could Return To Pre-Covid Levels In Summer

New Delhi: People in India seem to have overcome the anxieties of the pandemic and are looking forward to a year of regularity, according to a randomized online survey of over 9000 customers of online bus ticketing platform redBus. The survey reveals intent for higher frequency of travel over the next 3-6 months, with 48 […]

Temperature In Bhubaneswar Drops, 24 Hours After Hitting Record-Breaking High  
Summer Makes Quiet Entry! 8 Places In Odisha Record Temp Above 34 Deg C

Bhubaneswar: In spite of the fact that parts of Odisha are still under the grip of cold weather conditions, coupled with light to moderate showers in last few days, the observation of India Meteorological Department (IMD) with regard to rise in maximum temperature to beyond 34 degrees in as many as 8 major stations by […]

Heat wave in Odisha
‘Odisha To Witness Warmer Than Usual Summer In 2020’

Bhubaneswar: After witnessing a prolonged winter chill, Odisha will experience a hotter summer than usual between March and May this year. As per the seasonal forecast outlook released by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), the average maximum temperature is likely to be higher by at least 0.5 to 1 degree Celsius in several parts […]

Summer vacation in Odisha schools extended till June 25

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today extended the summer vacation of all schools including privately run ones till June 25. As per the previous schedule, the schools were supposed to re-open tomorrow, but due to prevailing heat wave conditions, the vacation was extended. The extension of the vacation was officially announced by School and Mass Education […]

Mercury crosses 40 degree Celsius in 11 places of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heat wave condition remained unabated in Odisha, particularly in the western region, with the temperature soaring above 40 degree Celsius in at least 11 places on Monday. Coastal and interior areas of the state also reeled under unbearable weather conditions due to rising temperature coupled with high level of relative humidity. Hirakud in western […]

IMD issues red-code warning for Delhi

New Delhi: Heat wave conditions continued unabated in Delhi even as the MeT department on Friday issued a “red-colour” warning for the national capital. It also predicted that the maximum temperature may hit the 45-degree Celsius mark by late afternoon. The IMD has four colour-coded messages — green, yellow, amber and red. Green indicates normal […]

Mercury crosses 44 deg C in 9 places as Odisha swelters under intense heat wave

Bhubaneswar: The heat wave condition continues to intensify in Odisha with nine places of the State recording temperatures above 44 degree Celsius today. As per data of the Meteorological department, Titlagarh seemed to have turned into a burning cauldron as it recorded temperature of 46.5 degree Celsius, the maximum for any station this summer. Other […]

Titlagarh boils at 45.8 degrees C, mercury crosses 40 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius mark in 15 places across Odisha today as heat wave conditions continued to hit normal life across the State. Titlagarh recorded the highest temperature of 45.8 degree Celsius followed by Bolangir with 45.5 degree C and Sambalpur 44.6 degree C. Similarly, mercury touched 44.2 in Sonepur, Hirakud-44.1, Jharsuguda-43.6, Talcher-43.2, […]

10 places across Odisha record temperature above 40 degree Celsius

Bhubaneswar: Temperature in as many as 10 districts of Odisha soared above 40 degree Celsius as heat wave conditions remained unabated in the State on Monday. The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority said heat wave conditions will persist for at least five days in around 15 districts including some in coastal and southern region. Titlagarh in western […]

Odisha reels under intense heat wave; water scarcity hits Sonepur

Bhubaneswar: Normal life across Odisha, particularly in western districts, has been adversely affected following an intense heat wave condition, which is prevailing for the last one week. As many as 15 places of the State recorded temperature over 40 degree Celsius on Saturday. Mercury rose to 45 degree Celsius in Titlagarh followed by Bolangir and […]

Health tips: Natural ingredients can protect baby's skin in summer

Being a parent, you might always be anxious and concerned about your little one, and being a new parent comes with a different set of worries, especially during seasonal changes. You are often worried about the skin changes that your baby might face, and more so during summer. The increase in temperature can lead to […]

Hot & sultry: Odisha to roast at 47degC coming week

Bhubaneswar: When the political mercury seems shooting up every day with the State drawing towards the final phase of polls on coming Monday (April 29), the atmospheric mercury looks all set to give a double whammy as predictions show starting from coming Saturday (April 26) to till Thursday (May 2), it will be actually ‘shine’ […]

Ahead of summer, 4K MP villages face acute drought

Bhopal: Even before the onset of summer, nearly 4,000 villages are staring at an acute drought in 36 out of 52 districts in Madhya Pradesh. A lean monsoon last year has left in its trail a grave crisis for the third successive year while the administration is cramped by the Model Code of Conduct for […]

Heat wave in Odisha
Mercury likely to soar from tomorrow across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar has predicted a rise in day temperature across Odisha from tomorrow. As per the forecast, maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to go up by three degree Celsius from Monday. Besides, the temperature is likely to rise by five to six degrees from March 15. “As the wind […]

Heat wave in Odisha
Heat wave to sweep Odisha for 5 more days, Bhubaneswar hottest at 42.3 degC

Bhubaneswar: At a time when people are grappling with the blistering hot weather, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar Tuesday issued heat wave alert for two more days informing that the same condition would prevail across the State for the coming five days. Despite the arrival of monsoon, Odisha continued to reel under intense heat […]

Dos and don'ts for summer

New Delhi: Ditch oily food and alcohol for cold soups, sorbets and fresh vegetables to combat the harsh effects of summer on your body, say experts. Pooja Makhija, celebrity nutritionist, and Govindrajan, Head, Research and Development, Sugar Free, have suggested a few dos and don’ts to combat the harsh summer heat. Dos: * Fresh fruits, […]

Jammu city records hottest day of season, sizzles at 42.5 degrees Celsius

Jammu: The maximum temperature recorded on Sunday in Jammu city was 42.5 degrees Celsius, which is the hottest recorded so far this season, a weather official said on Monday. “This is the hottest recorded so far this season. The heat wave conditions are likely to continue and the maximum temperature is expected to rise further […]

Add cool vibe to your house in summer

New Delhi: From decor options to the fabrics to colour code, tweaking your decor can help you keep your home feel cool in summer, say experts. Anuj Srivastava, co-founder and CEO of Livspace, and Adarsh Menon, Vice President and Head of Private Labels at Flipkart, share some tips to keep your home fresh and cool. […]

Skin care tips for pregnant women during summer

New Delhi: Pregnancy is one of the most significant moments in a woman’s life hence it is essential to treat the mother in you with the same care and love. Incorporating the right products in your skin care regimen is essential to avoid summer skin problems like prickly heat, heat rashes, stretched skin, and stretch […]

Unscheduled power cuts prove ‘no power cut’ assurance of Energy minister wrong

Bhubaneswar: Though State Energy minister Pranab Prakash Das had assured the House in last Session that there will be no load shedding during summer, unscheduled power cuts coupled with low voltage continue to sap the energy of the people across Odisha. Besides, unscheduled power cuts in the evening have been in practice in major towns […]

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Summers equally harsh for dogs, pet owners take care!

Cuttack:  It is that time of the year when pets especially dogs and other small animals need extra care and attention by their owners. However, due to lack of awareness and care, dogs are often exposed to harsh sun rays which adversely affect their health, say experts. It was only few days’ back when 29-year-old […]

Rain likely due to depression over Bay of Bengal

Bhubaneswar: A depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rain or thundershower accompanied by gusty surface wind by tomorrow in Odisha, which is reeling in scorching summer heat. The well marked low pressure area of yesterday concentrated into a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal today and moved north-northeastwards. The system is likely […]