temperature

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

Heat goes on: Earth sets 9th straight monthly record

The January figures are in, and Earth's string of hottest-months-on-record has now reached nine in a row. But NASA said January stood out: The temperature was above normal by the highest margin of any month on record.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Foggy Dhaka mornings to persist for 2/3 days

Though the biting cold of the last week has subsided, the fog in Dhaka will persist for a few more days, said an official of the Met office.

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

Cold wave may last 2-3 days more

The ongoing cold wave across the country may last for two to three days more, while the overall temperature is expected to rise at the end of this month, according to the Chuadanga Met office.

January 20, 2016
January 20, 2016

Was 2015 hottest year on record? US to make big reveal

US government scientists are widely expected to announce Wednesday that 2015 was the planet's hottest year in modern times, amid mounting concerns over the pace of climate change worldwide.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Temperature may dive to 8

Meteorologists anticipate that the temperature across the country might dive to below eight degree centigrade within next two or three days.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

New discovery about Greenland could be making sea-level rise worse

Analyzing a new study, Washington Post reports that rising global temperatures may be affecting the Greenland ice sheet and its contribution to sea-level rise in more serious ways that scientists imagined.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Next two years ‘may be world’s hottest’

The next two years could be the hottest on record globally, says research from the UK's Met Office.

August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015

World breaks new heat records in July

July was the hottest month in history, and the first seven months of the year were also the warmest since modern record-keeping began.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

Bumblebees could be wiped out by global warming

The summertime buzz of everyone’s favourite fuzzy bee could be silenced forever unless global warming slows down.

July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015

Seas could rise 6m even if govts curb warming: Study

Sea levels could rise by at least six metres (20 feet) in the long term, swamping coasts from Florida to Bangladesh, even if governments achieve their goals for curbing global warming, according to a study.