Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Heat News

Fear and sweating in Pakistan's hottest cities

Sibi - After hours toiling at construction sites in 50 degree-plus heat, Lakhmir Brahmani finds little relief from the sun other than a donkey-powered fan during the dog days of summer in one of Pakistan's hottest cities.

Sizzling summer gives Europe's south taste of the future

Rome - Swathes of southern Europe sweltered Saturday in a heatwave that has claimed several lives, cost billions in crop damage and is, scientists warned, a foretaste of worse to follow in coming decades.

Massive wildfire near Yosemite forces thousands from homes

Mariposa - A massive wildfire in California's Central Valley has forced the evacuation of 4,000 people since the fire began on Sunday, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for Mariposa County Tuesday night.

Climate change will force airlines to rethink long-range plans

Just last month, airlines in Phoenix, Arizona were forced to cancel some flights because it was too hot for planes to take off. Now, a new study suggests this is going to occur more often as the planet continues to warm.

Review: Relationships are complicated in this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include a skillfully constructed horror movie; a definitive director’s cut; a sharp and witty look at separation; and a comedy classic from the "Sultan of Sleaze."

Essential Science: New material generates low-cost electricity

A new material promises the potential to generate sufficient power to allow cooking pan to produce sufficient energy to charge a cell phone within a few hours. The new material is cheap to manufacture and works by using hot and cold air.

'Unprecedented' floods kill at least 3 in southern US

New York - Torrential rains have caused record flooding in parts of the southern United States, officials said on Saturday, with US media reporting at least three deaths.

Chemically engineered sand cools electronic devices

Heat is a problem for many electronic devices. Overheating leads to breakdowns; and the loss of heat is not energy efficient. In order to cool down devices, and improve efficiency, technologists have been looking at a special type of sand.

India sets new heat record as temperatures soar

New Delhi - Temperatures have soared to a scorching 51 degrees Celsius in one Indian city, meteorologists said Friday, with the ferocious heat setting a new national record.Northern Phalodi wilted as the mercury reached a new high, equivalent to 123.

India sets new heat record as temperatures soar

New Delhi - Temperatures have soared to a scorching 51 degrees Celsius in one Indian city, meteorologists said Friday, with the ferocious heat setting a new national record.Northern Phalodi wilted as the mercury reached a new high, equivalent to 123.

India sets new heat record as temperatures soar

New Delhi - Temperatures have soared to a scorching 51 degrees Celsius in one Indian city, meteorologists said Friday, with the ferocious heat setting a new national record.Northern Phalodi wilted as the mercury reached a new high, equivalent to 123.

Marc Nguyen Tan: Reclusive French musician comes in from the cold Special

Colder is the stage name used by the above-mentioned master of electronica. "Many Colours" is the title of his outstanding new album, an album that's been a long time coming. Digital Journal found out why.

How much do tennis players sweat?

Brighton - This year's Wimbledon tennis tournament is being battled out under a scorching sun and intense heat. Naturally the players will sweat, but how much under these conditions?

Over 200 dead in Pakistan heatwave: officials

Karachi - More than 200 people have died in a heatwave in southern Pakistan, officials said Monday, as the government called in the army to help tackle widespread heatstroke in the worst-hit city Karachi.

Rain brings relief as India heatwave death toll tops 2,200

Hyderabad - Scattered rain on Sunday brought much-needed but only temporary relief to parts of India hit by a long heatwave as the death toll from the blistering temperatures crossed 2,200, officials said.

India reels under heatwave as death toll tops 2,000

Hyderabad - India's brutal weeks-long heatwave has killed more than 2,000 people, authorities said Saturday, as the government launched a mass education campaign to help people cope with scorching temperatures.

India battles deadliest heatwave in two decades

Indian authorities urged hospitals to treat heatstroke as an emergency as the toll from a long heatwave topped 1,800 on Friday, making it the deadliest in more than two decades.

Hospitals overwhelmed as India heatwave deaths top 1,700

New Delhi - Hospitals in India battled Thursday to treat victims of a blistering heatwave that has claimed more than 1,700 lives in just over a week -- the highest number recorded in two decades.

Deaths from major heatwave sweeping India top 1,100

Hyderabad - More than 1,100 people have died in a blistering heatwave sweeping India, authorities said Wednesday, as forecasters warned searing temperatures would continue.

India heatwave kills 800 as capital's roads melt

Hyderabad - At least 800 people have died in a major heatwave that has swept across India, melting roads in New Delhi as temperatures neared 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit).

More than 430 dead in India heatwave

Hyderabad - More than 430 people have died in two Indian states during a heatwave that has seen temperatures nudge 50 degrees Celsius and force Kolkata's iconic yellow taxis off the road, officials said Monday.

Qualcomm says Snapdragon 810 overheating claims are 'rubbish'

Qualcomm has hit back over claims that its Snapdragon 810 processor used in the year's flagship smartphones often overheats. There have been several reports of delayed phone launches because of the excessive heat, which Qualcomm calls "rubbish."

New major study finds magnets can control heat and sound

Researchers at the Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with magnetic fields, proving that both heat and sound have magnetic properties.

Researchers hack computers by firing blasts of hot air

Researchers have found a way to hack into secure computer systems by firing blasts of hot air, tricking the computer's thermal sensor and allowing the researchers access to the computer even when not connected to the internet.

Ebola-proof Android tablet helps aid workers in West Africa

Google has developed an Ebola-proof tablet for use by health workers in Sierra Leone. It can resist the storms and high humidity of West Africa and can be dipped into antibacterial chlorine after use.

KFC to bring edible coffee cups to the UK

Food chain KFC has announced that UK customers will soon be able to eat their coffee cup thanks to the development of a new heat-resistant chocolate coated cookie biscuit.

Best choice for summertime hydration

Kids need proper hydration not only to preform and feel their best, but to stay healthy and out of danger. High heat indexes and summer sports can leave kids out of time and out of fluid. Learn what exports are saying about energy drinks and hydration.

Carbon dioxide hits record level

Geneva - Carbon dioxide levels have hit a landmark in the Northern Hemisphere. Half the world has seen a full month at or above the symbolic 400 parts per million (ppm) CO2 level.

Japan heatwave kills two, hundreds taken to hospital

Tokyo - Two people have been killed and hundreds treated in hospital after a weekend heatwave swept over Japan, officials and reports said Sunday.

Record heat wave engulfs San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco's already hot, strictly in terms of temperature, of course, but today's 90-degree weather was just the beginning.
  1 2 3 4 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Heat


Heat Image

Fireplace embers
Fireplace embers
keylosa
Mean surface temperature profiles of three regions on a battery are shown  as temperature is applied...
Mean surface temperature profiles of three regions on a battery are shown, as temperature is applied.
Nature Communications
Researchers discovered that the flow of heat through a semiconductor can be influenced by magnetism
Researchers discovered that the flow of heat through a semiconductor can be influenced by magnetism
Ohio State University
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade embarrass one another after victory.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade embarrass one another after victory.
flickr/Keith Allison
James Jones waiting to shoot
James Jones waiting to shoot
flickr/ bridgetds
LeBron James rising to block the Pacers  George Hill during Game 4 of the 2013 Eastern Conference Fi...
LeBron James rising to block the Pacers' George Hill during Game 4 of the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals
YouTube screenshot
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat.
flickr/Keith Allison
Toronto Marlies goalie Ben Scrivens makes a big save on Abbotsford Heat forward Jon Rheault in game ...
Toronto Marlies goalie Ben Scrivens makes a big save on Abbotsford Heat forward Jon Rheault in game two of the Western Conference Semifinal in the AHL playoffs. Toronto won the game 5-1 at Ricoh Coliseum to even the series at 1-1
JP Dhanoa
Electric burner on a stove
Electric burner on a stove
davidgreystahl
Marlies  Jake Gardiner and Jerry D Amigo watch as the Heat celebrate the game s opening goal at the ...
Marlies' Jake Gardiner and Jerry D'Amigo watch as the Heat celebrate the game's opening goal at the Ricoh Colisuem on Tuesday night
Karan Vyas
Untitled
NWS
Heat defenceman Clay Wilson slashes at the stick of Marlies winger Will Acton
Heat defenceman Clay Wilson slashes at the stick of Marlies winger Will Acton
Karan Vyas
LeBron James power the Miami Heat to victory.
LeBron James power the Miami Heat to victory.
flickr/Keith Allison
This graphic was created based on word frequency to call attention to global climate change.
This graphic was created based on word frequency to call attention to global climate change.
Woodley Wonderworks
The first six months of 2015 were the hottest on record.
The first six months of 2015 were the hottest on record.
Test Tube News
Untitled
NWS
A melting snowman in Arizona
A melting snowman in Arizona
bunnygoth
A part of the woodpile outside of my home in Medford  NS.
A part of the woodpile outside of my home in Medford, NS.
Heat goalie Danny Taylor kicks out his leg to stop Marlies winger Will Acton on penalty shot with 1:...
Heat goalie Danny Taylor kicks out his leg to stop Marlies winger Will Acton on penalty shot with 1:20 left in the third period
JP Dhanoa