Cold Wave: News

Passengers protest at Delhi airport after IndiGo cancels flight

A group of passengers at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, on Wednesday, raised slogans against IndiGo Airlines to protest the cancellation of their flight, reports said.

18 Jan 2024

Tamil Nadu

Unusual cold grips Tamil Nadu hill stations

Unusually chilly weather has hit hill stations in Tamil Nadu. The never-seen-before weather has caused concerns for residents, environmentalists, and farmers.

16 Jan 2024


Delhi: Dense fog delays over 100 flights, 30 trains

Delhi witnessed dense fog and cold wave again on Tuesday causing disruptions to flights and trains.

15 Jan 2024


Delhi: Dense fog triggers travel chaos, over 150 flights delayed

The cold wave over Delhi and the adjoining National Capital Region (NCR) continued on Monday.

09 Jan 2024

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal: Sissu Lake freezes as temperature drops to -15 degrees

The Sissu Lake in the trans-Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul and Spiti has frozen as the temperature dropped to -15 degrees Celsius in the valley.

07 Jan 2024


Delhi schools closed till January 12 amid cold wave

Schools in Delhi will remain closed for the next five days until January 12 for students up to Class 5 due to the cold weather conditions in north India.

02 Jan 2024


Delhi experiences light haze, 26 trains delayed

Delhi and the National Capital Region(NCR) experienced mild fog on Tuesday, causing delays for trains and flights.

Dense fog disrupts transport in North India, red alert issued

Heavy fog continued to disrupt transportation across North India, causing delays in numerous flights and trains on Friday.

28 Dec 2023


Cold wave: 134 flights delayed as heavy fog engulfs Delhi

At least 134 flights were delayed at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport as a thick layer of fog continued to engulf the national capital, leading to near-zero visibility on Thursday.

Heavy rainfall forecast in TN, Kerala; cold wave in north 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in southern India on Sunday and Monday, which will likely affect normal life in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Lakshadweep.

01 Feb 2023


Chilliest since 2013: Delhi records coldest January in a decade

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), clear skies and northwesterly winds resulted in Delhi recording its coldest January in nearly a decade.

Dense fog engulfs Delhi as rainfall triggers temperature drop

Delhiites woke up to a foggy morning on Tuesday after witnessing heavy rains on Monday, with the minimum temperature dipping to 9.9 degrees Celsius.

Cold wave returns North India with rainfall on Tuesday: IMD

The North India including the national capital Delhi will again witness cold wave conditions in the last week of January days after a brief respite.

20 Jan 2023


'Sinking' Joshimath receives season's first snowfall, triggers fresh woes

Residents of Joshimath, the Uttarakhand town that's sinking slowly due to land subsidence, received the season's first snowfall on Friday.

18 Jan 2023


Mercury rises in Delhi, heavy snowfall likely in J&K, Himachal

Amid alerts of a severe cold wave sweeping North India this week, Delhi recorded a slight increase in the minimum temperature at 2.4 degrees Celsius, which was one degree more than Monday.

16 Jan 2023


Cold wave: Delhi temperature likely to drop to 1°C tomorrow

Delhi experienced the season's coldest temperature in the early hours of Monday as the minimum temperature nosedived to 1.4 degrees Celsius amid a fresh cold wave spell.

15 Jan 2023


Intense cold wave set to hit Delhi-NCR next week

Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region (NCR) will experience a cold wave, with the mercury expected to go down to 3 degrees Celsius.

13 Jan 2023


Delhi: Flights delayed as IMD warns of 'intense' cold wave

A cold wave coupled with a thick layer of fog over north India affected daily life and delayed some flights from Delhi on Friday morning. However, the national capital experienced some respite as the minimum temperature was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius.

12 Jan 2023


Cold wave: North India to witness 'never seen' -4°C temperature

Already under the grip of a cold wave, North India is likely to see the weather worsen next week, with temperatures plummeting to -4 degrees Celsius, the region's lowest ever for January, say experts.

10 Jan 2023


Delhi: Cold wave, dense fog disrupt flight, train movement

Reeling under a persisting cold wave and engulfed by dense fog, Delhi saw scores of flights get delayed owing to poor visibility on Tuesday morning.

09 Jan 2023


Cold wave: Dense fog engulfs North India, rail movement disrupted

There seems to be no respite from the biting cold for North Indian plains as "very dense fog" covered the region, while the air quality in Delhi worsened on Monday.

08 Jan 2023


Thick fog covers north India; flights, trains delayed in Delhi

Delhiites and others in north India woke up to a freezing and foggy morning on Sunday as the cold wave tightened its grip.

06 Jan 2023


Cold wave grips Delhi, temperature dips to 1.8 degrees Celsius

Delhiites woke up to a foggy and chilly morning on Friday as the cold wave in North India tightened its grip further.

Delhi witnesses coldest night of season at 3 degrees Celsius

While cold wave conditions continue to prevail over northwest India, Delhi on Thursday recorded the season's coldest morning.

Cold wave to grip northwest India for next 4-5 days

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday, cold wave and dense foggy conditions are back in Delhi again after a short respite during New Year as chilly winds from the Himalayas blow over the plains.

Northwest India in cold wave's clutches, meteorological department issues alert

Cold wave and dense fog conditions are likely to prevail over the plains of north India, especially the northwestern region, for the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said while issuing an alert on Monday.

31 Dec 2022


Delhi to begin New Year with fresh cold wave spell 

Delhi and much of northwest India will see a fresh cold wave on New Year's Eve, with the lowest temperature to drop three degrees by Tuesday, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).

30 Dec 2022


Delhi: Construction, industrial operations banned as AQI likely to worsen

Forecasting a spike in air pollution, the Central government's air quality panel invoked Stage 3 of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP)—a phased set of emergency anti-pollution measures—in Delhi.

Delhi: Dense fog disrupts over 100 flights at IGI airport

Over 100 flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in Delhi have been disrupted as the national capital continues to feel the wrath of a severe cold wave, with a dense blanket of fog covering it on Wednesday morning.

28 Dec 2022


Delhi: Cold wave to abate till Sunday, return thereafter

Delhi and the rest of northwest India are set to get some respite from the biting cold wave, exacerbated by low daytime temperatures, from Wednesday till Sunday, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

27 Dec 2022


5 precautions to take to stay safe during cold waves

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has already warned of cold waves in many regions in northern, north-western, and central India.

27 Dec 2022


Cold wave: Dense fog across Delhi, North India; temperatures dip

Dense fog prevailed in Delhi, reducing visibility to as low as 50m as a cold wave continued to sweep North India.

26 Dec 2022


Cold wave sweeps Delhi, fog delays trains by 3 hours

A cold wave continued to grip Delhi on Monday as dense fog brought down visibility to 50 m in some areas.

Delhi, nearby states to experience biting cold wave till Tuesday

Delhi and numerous regions in northern, north-western, and central India witnessed a foggy morning on Christmas Day as a cold wave continued to grip these parts on Sunday.

17 Jan 2022


Cold wave: North, central India to get colder this week

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted a cold wave over northwestern and central India in the next 24 hours.

20 Dec 2021


IMD issues yellow alert for extreme cold in Delhi today

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow warning for extreme cold weather in Delhi on Monday.

17 Dec 2021


Cold wave: North India to see mercury drop, says IMD

A cold wave is expected to hit portions of northwest India in the coming days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

30 Jan 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Cold wave conditions persist in the Kashmir Valley

Cold wave conditions continued in Kashmir on Saturday as the mercury stayed several degrees below freezing point across the Valley. The extreme subzero temperatures have resulted in the freezing of water bodies and drinking water supply lines.

29 Jan 2021


Cold wave in Delhi; Mumbai temperature dips to season's lowest

On Friday, cold wave conditions prevailed in Delhi as the minimum temperature settled at four degree Celsius, five notches below normal.

18 Dec 2020

Himachal Pradesh

Delhi braces for biting cold wave; IMD issues orange alert

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert in Delhi as biting cold waves gripped the national capital.

04 Nov 2020

Kuldeep Srivastava

Delhi records season's lowest temperature; IMD may declare cold wave

The minimum temperature in the National Capital - Delhi - dropped to 10 degrees Celsius, this season's lowest thus far.

28 Dec 2019

Madhya Pradesh

28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India

The biting winter sweeping across North India has reportedly claimed the lives of 28 in Uttar Pradesh.