Articles about India Meteorological Department (IMD)
16 Sep 2021
Delhi: Rainfall this season so far highest since 1964
The bounteous monsoon this year has already dumped 1,159.4 mm of rainfall on Delhi till Thursday afternoon, the highest since 1964 and the third-highest ever, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.
15 Sep 2021
Gujarat: Several villages marooned after heavy rains in Saurashtra
Even as the rain intensity reduced in parts of Saurashtra in Gujarat on Wednesday, a number of villages in the region remained cut off from the mainstream as the connecting roads were blocked due to flooding and the power supply was disrupted in some areas, officials said.
15 Sep 2021
Delhi likely to witness another spell of rain
Having already received a copious amount of rain this month, Delhi is likely to witness another spell of light to moderate precipitation starting Wednesday night, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
14 Sep 2021
Odisha orders evacuation from low-lying areas as rain batters state
With heavy rain pounding the state of Odisha for the last 36 hours leading to a rise in the water levels in most rivers, the state government on Tuesday asked all the district collectors to evacuate people from low-lying areas, the officials said.
13 Sep 2021
Rain batters Odisha as Bhubaneswar, Puri receive record rainfall
Odisha capital Bhubaneswar received 195 mm rainfall in 24 hours, breaking a 63-year-old record, as rain clobbered large parts of the state and prompted authorities to issue a flood alert, officials said on Monday.
11 Sep 2021
Delhi: Bus gets trapped at waterlogged underpass, 40 passengers rescued
The Delhi Fire Services on Saturday rescued 40 passengers of a private bus that was trapped at a waterlogged underpass in Delhi following heavy rains on Saturday morning, officials said.
11 Sep 2021
Delhiites wake up to thundershowers; monsoon rainfall breaches 1,000mm mark
Delhi residents woke up to heavy showers on Saturday morning. Incessant rains lead to a drop in mercury and water-logging in several parts of the city.
10 Sep 2021
Rainfall recorded in August lowest in 19 years: IMD
Rainfall in August, which recorded 24% deficiency, was the lowest in 19 years, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.
01 Sep 2021
Rain inundates Delhi, highest in September in 12 years
Delhi saw the highest single-day rainfall in September in at least 12 years, with weather stations recording 112.1 mm rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Wednesday.
26 Aug 2021
Fresh spell of rain expected in Delhi from August 29
A fresh spell of rain is expected in Delhi and adjoining areas in northwest India from August 29 as the monsoon trough is expected to shift toward the plains from the foothills of the Himalayas, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
18 Aug 2021
Farmers' leader threatens to move court against IMD's 'wrong' predictions
A farmers' Union leader in Madhya Pradesh's Malwa region has threatened to move court against what he claimed as IMD's "wrong" predictions leading to crop losses for cultivators in recent times.
18 Aug 2021
Monsoon set to revive in north India from August 19
After a gap of nearly two weeks, the Southwest Monsoon is set to revive in north India from August 19, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.
05 Aug 2021
MP rains: Not seen such devastation in 70yrs, says CM
With heavy rains ravaging the Gwalior-Chambal region in Madhya Pradesh, leaving two people dead and damaging bridges and other infrastructure, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said the state has "not seen such devastation in the last 70 years."
03 Aug 2021
MP: Five rescued in Shivpuri; efforts underway to save others
Five people were rescued from the flood-hit Piproudha village in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district on Tuesday morning while efforts were on to save three others stranded on a tree following heavy rains in the area for the last two days, officials said.
02 Aug 2021
MP rains: 60 people stranded in Sheopur, rescue operation underway
Nearly 60 people were stranded in a flooded building following heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh's Sheopur district and efforts were underway to rescue them, an official said on Monday.
31 Jul 2021
Huge section of Delhi road caves in near IIT
A huge section of a road near the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in south Delhi caved on Saturday.
30 Jul 2021
IMD issues orange alert in large parts of MP
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued an orange alert, warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in almost half of Madhya Pradesh, which has so far received three percent more rain than the average.
28 Jul 2021
Delhi: IMD issues orange alert; warns of major traffic disruptions
Another spell of moderate to heavy rain is likely in the national capital on Wednesday with the India Meteorological Department issuing an orange alert, warning of major traffic disruptions and waterlogging in low-lying areas.
27 Jul 2021
IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted extremely heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and west Uttar Pradesh today.
20 Jul 2021
Lightning strikes jump by 34%; experts point to climate change
India saw 18.5 million lightning strikes between April 2020 and March 2021, marking a significant jump of 34% from the 13.8 million strikes that occurred over the corresponding period in the previous year.
19 Jul 2021
Incessant overnight rains drench Delhi; IMD issues advisory
The national capital woke up to incessant overnight rains on Monday morning that caused waterlogging in several parts of the city.
18 Jul 2021
22 died as heavy rains lash Mumbai; government announces relief
At least 22 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Mumbai, Maharashtra as the city experienced showers late last night and early Sunday morning.
14 Jul 2021
Delhi sees more rain today, a three-day lull from tomorrow
Delhi received more rainfall last night and this morning, leading to a further drop in temperature.
13 Jul 2021
Monsoon finally arrives in Delhi; heavy rain in many parts
Monsoon finally arrived in Delhi today after a long delay and several faulty alerts.
13 Jul 2021
It's finally here! Monsoon rains drench a parched Delhi
The Southwest Monsoon finally reached Delhi on Tuesday, 16 days behind the usual date of onset, making it the most delayed in 19 years, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
12 Jul 2021
Delhi gets respite as IMD predicts heavy rains today
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy to very heavy rains in several parts of North India, including Delhi, on Monday, even as a harsh heatwave continues to sizzle the region.
09 Jul 2021
Maharashtra: Monsoon in revival mode; moderate showers in Mumbai
After a long gap, Maharashtra is expected to receive good rainfall for the next four to five days as the southwest monsoon has become active once again, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.
09 Jul 2021
Delhi's fourth 'heatwave day' of July ends with rains
In some respite from the scorching heat, parts of Delhi received rains Thursday night.
03 Jul 2021
Heatwave abates, IMD forecasts drop in temperature over North India
The oppressive heatwave that swept through the north Indian plains and hills has abated and no such conditions are likely to prevail during the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday.
01 Jul 2021
IMD issues heatwave warning for northwest Indian regions, including Delhi
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that northwestern Indian regions, including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, northern Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and northwestern Madhya Pradesh, are likely to witness heatwave conditions over the next two days.
30 Jun 2021
Heatwave grips Delhi as monsoon plays hide and seek
With the monsoon keeping away from Delhi and nearby areas, another hot day is likely to trouble residents in the national capital on Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
23 Jun 2021
Monsoon likely to elude Delhi till end of June: IMD
Delhi is unlikely to receive monsoonal showers till the end of June and the maximum temperature in the city is predicted to hover around 40 degree Celsius till then, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
17 Jun 2021
Heavy rain batters Bengal, leaves arterial roads waterlogged
Several low-lying areas and thoroughfares in the city lay inundated on Thursday as heavy rain continued to lash parts of Bengal, with the Met department predicting more downpour over the next three days under the influence of a vigorous southwest monsoon and a cyclonic circulation.
16 Jun 2021
Conditions unfavorable for further advance of monsoon in North India
Atmospheric conditions are still not favorable for further advance of monsoon into Rajasthan, remaining parts of Gujarat, Punjab, Haryana, and Delhi, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.
12 Jun 2021
Heavy rains lash Mumbai; IMD issues alerts
Heavy rains lashed Mumbai in 24 hours till Saturday morning, although no major waterlogging was reported and local trains, as well as city buses, largely ran as per their normal schedule.
12 Jun 2021
Heavy rains to lash western districts of Odisha
After Cyclone Yaas created havoc in coastal districts of Odisha, a low pressure created over northwest Bay of Bengal appeared set to bring heavy rainfall in the western region of the state on Saturday, the Met office said.
09 Jun 2021
Monsoon reaches Mumbai; local train services hit after heavy rains
The southwest monsoon arrived in Mumbai and its neighboring areas on Wednesday, the IMD announced as heavy rains lashed the country's financial capital and suburbs since early morning.
25 May 2021
Cyclone Yaas: IMD warns flooding, disruption in power supply
Officials at the India Meteorological Department have warned possible disruption in power supply and flooding in low-lying areas in the eastern states of Odisha and West Bengal, as Cyclone Yaas is set to make landfall near Dhamra Port early tomorrow morning.
25 May 2021
Cyclone Yaas landfall likely in Balasore; Odisha rushes relief teams
The Odisha government on Monday rushed a rescue and relief team to the Balasore district ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Yaas.
20 May 2021
Cyclone Tauktae after-effect: Incessant rains lash Uttarakhand
Remnants of Cyclone Tauktae coupled with western disturbance led to incessant rains in Uttarakhand for over 24 hours on Thursday, causing a sharp dip in temperature at most places.