India Meteorological Department (IMD): News

02 Feb 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu receives unseasonal rainfall as schools, colleges declare holiday

Due to unseasonal rainfall in numerous parts of Tamil Nadu since Wednesday night, schools and colleges in Nagapattinam were forced to announce a holiday on Thursday.

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.

31 Jan 2023


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.

30 Jan 2023


Delhi-NCR: Temperature drops as cold winds, rains lash national capital

Cold winds and rainfall lashed Delhi and its neighboring areas, like Gurugram and Noida, on Sunday, resulting in a dip in temperatures.

27 Jan 2023


Delhi's minimum temperature expected to drop again: Here's why

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that Delhi would receive light rainfall on January 29, which is also set to bring cloudy skies for the next four to five days.

22 Jan 2023


Smog blankets Delhi amid 'poor' air quality; AQI at 245

Residents of Delhi woke up to a misty morning on Sunday, with the national capital reporting a minimum temperature of eight degrees Celsius.

22 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

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.

21 Jan 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 5 dead after mini-bus falls into gorge in Kathua

At least five individuals lost their lives, and more than 15 others sustained multiple injuries after a mini-bus drifted off the road and fell inside a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.

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

Cold Wave

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

Cold Wave

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

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.

05 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

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.

04 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

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.

03 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

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).

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


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

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.

25 Dec 2022


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.

21 Dec 2022


Fog affects trains, flights; school timings revised in several states

Delhiites woke up to cold and thick fog morning for the third day in a row on Wednesday as the general visibility went down to 500 meters at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at 5:30 am, per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

20 Dec 2022


IMD issues 'yellow' alert as dense fog shrouds Delhi, Punjab

The Indo-Gangetic plains remained shrouded in dense to very dense fog on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.

12 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous: Unseasonal rains in Maharashtra, Mumbai sees poor AQI

Several areas in Maharashtra experienced unseasonal showers on Monday as the mercury dipped below the normal mark.

10 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous leaves roads waterlogged, uproots trees in Chennai

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday announced that the severe cyclonic storm "Mandous" has weakened into a deep depression over the northern coast of Tamil Nadu.

08 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous: IMD issues heavy rain alert for TN, Andhra

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released an alert for the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry (Union Territory) on Thursday morning as the depression over the southeast and southwest of the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic story.

07 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous: NDRF, navy on alert in TN, Andhra, Puducherry

Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry (Union Territory), and Tamil Nadu are currently on high alert, with a cyclone picking up pace in the Bay of Bengal.

03 Dec 2022


Delhi wakes up to hazy morning with 'very poor' AQI

Delhiites woke up to a chilly morning as the national capital reported a minimum temperature of 8.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

27 Nov 2022


Smog blanket covers Delhi as air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi on Sunday witnessed smog as the air quality index (AQI) remained in the "very poor" category for the second consecutive day.

11 Nov 2022


Chennai: Heavy rains leave several localities waterlogged; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall lashed Chennai overnight leaving parts of the city waterlogged on Friday, which prompted authorities to shut down schools and colleges in 14 districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

02 Nov 2022


Tamil Nadu: Heavy rains leave 2 dead; schools shut

Heavy rains in Chennai and its adjoining areas over the last few days have thrown life out of gear especially due to waterlogging.

01 Nov 2022


Northeast monsoon: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Chennai, schools shut

Chennai witnessed heavy rainfall followed by thunderstorms on Monday with the onset of the northeast monsoon in southern India.

25 Oct 2022


Cyclone Sitrang spares India, crosses Bangladesh coast; 7 dead

At least seven people died in Bangladesh as Cyclone Sitrang made landfall on the country's shore on Monday, sparing India's coast near West Bengal, AFP reported.

23 Oct 2022

Cyclone Asani

Cyclone Sitrang likely to cause heavy rains in several states

Cyclone Sitrang—formed over India's eastern coast—is predicted to shift direction in the next 12 hours, intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

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