Motherson acquires German polymer parts maker Dr Schneider for €118 million

New Delhi: In its second international acquisition this month, auto parts maker Samwardhana Motherson International on Monday said it will take over German high-end polymer parts maker Dr Schneider’s business at an enterprise value of €118 million. The acquisition will expand Motherson’s footprint in the interior polymers business with enhanced offerings in premium lighting panels and air vents. … Read more

Showers arrive for parts of B.C. as almost 500 wildfires burn across province | CBC News

For the first time in more than a month, showers and cooler weather are reaching parched sections of British Columbia, potentially bringing some respite for crews battling hundreds of wildfires. Environment Canada says about 20 millimetres of rain should dampen Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver. But showers could be spottier around Kamloops, where a fire … Read more

Rex Heuermann’s peculiar connection to ‘Manorville Butcher’ and victims’ scattered body parts

Editor’s note: This story contains graphic details.  Before Rex Heuermann’s arrest, years of unanswered questions about the murders of at least 10 sex workers birthed the phantom personas of “LISK” and the “Manorville Butcher.” Four of the victims – known as the “Gilgo Beach 4″ – have been connected to Heuermann, who is believed to … Read more

Ahmedabad Airport Flooded As Rain Continues To Lash Parts Of Gujarat: WATCH

As heavy rain continued to lash parts of Gujarat, Ahmedabad Airport got flooded late Saturday following which passengers struggled to commute. The waterlogging at the airport gave a hard time to passengers. The airport authority has asked passengers to check in with their airlines about their flights. Since then, passengers have been sharing visuals of … Read more

Orange Alert In Parts Of Maha, Gujarat As Heavy To Very Heavy Rainfall Expected In Next 24hrs

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued an ‘orange’ alert for parts of Gujarat and said the state is expected to witness “heavy to very heavy rainfall” on July 24. IMD Scientist  Dr Naresh Kumar said the monsoon continues to remain in the active phase, adding that the state is expected to receive extremely … Read more

What are marine heat waves, which have gripped parts of the world’s oceans this summer?

The world is currently baking under the blazing sun. While the previous month was the planet’s hottest June ever on record, July is likely to become the warmest month in hundreds, if not thousands of years. Sweltering temperatures have induced extreme heat warnings, wildfires and poor air quality in different regions. But it isn’t just … Read more

Met Office issue rain alert for huge parts of UK including Manchester

Manchester is among the parts of the UK hit with a yellow weather warning for rain tomorrow putting England’s win against Australia in the Ashes under threat. The Met Office warns of disruption due to heavy rain. Bus and train services are also predicted to be affected. The rain will hit across northern England and parts … Read more

Over 110 injured as hailstorms batter parts of Italy, turn streets into icy rivers; watch video

Amid sweltering heatwave in Italy, hailstorms battered northern parts of the country earlier this week. Videos doing the rounds on social media showed a stream of icy water flowing through the streets of Seregno. Huge hailstones were seen pelting down over buildings, The Guardian reported. At least 110 people were injured after the hailstorm that … Read more

Weather Live Updates: IMD predicts extremely heavy rainfall over parts of Maharashtra; Yamuna river water level declines slightly

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Over 100 Injured After Tennis Ball-Sized Hail Pounds Parts Of Italy

Videos of the giant hailstorms in Padova in Veneto have appeared on social media. More than 100 people were injured in Italy after hail the size of tennis ball landed on towns and villages in the northern Veneto region, according to CNN. The hailstones, up to 10 cm in diametre, took local authorities by surprise, … Read more

Tornado damages Pfizer plant in North Carolina amid heat, floods in parts US

By Associated Press: A tornado heavily damaged a major Pfizer pharmaceutical plant in North Carolina on Wednesday, while torrential rain flooded communities in Kentucky and an area from California to South Florida endured more scorching heat. Pfizer confirmed that the large manufacturing complex was damaged by a twister that touched down shortly after midday near … Read more

Curfew Relaxation Removed In Parts Of Manipur Ahead Of Rally

At least 30 people were arrested in Manipur on Tuesday. The Manipur government has decided against relaxing the curfew in the morning in the districts dominated by Meitei and the Kuki tribes for today. The decision was taken following a high-level security meeting last night chaired by Chief Minister N Biren Singh. The decision against … Read more