Articles about India Meteorological Department (IMD)

Delhi: Rainfall this season so far highest since 1964

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.

Gujarat: Several villages marooned after heavy rains in Saurashtra

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.

Delhi likely to witness another spell of rain

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).

Odisha orders evacuation from low-lying areas as rain batters state

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.

Rain batters Odisha as Bhubaneswar, Puri receive record rainfall

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.

Delhi: Bus gets trapped at waterlogged underpass, 40 passengers rescued

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.

Delhiites wake up to thundershowers; monsoon rainfall breaches 1,000mm mark

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.

Rainfall recorded in August lowest in 19 years: IMD

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.

Rain inundates Delhi, highest in September in 12 years

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.

Fresh spell of rain expected in Delhi from August 29

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).

Farmers' leader threatens to move court against IMD's 'wrong' predictions

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.

Monsoon set to revive in north India from August 19

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.

MP rains: Not seen such devastation in 70yrs, says CM

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."

MP: Five rescued in Shivpuri; efforts underway to save others

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.

MP rains: 60 people stranded in Sheopur, rescue operation underway

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.

Huge section of Delhi road caves in near IIT

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.

IMD issues orange alert in large parts of MP

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.

Delhi: IMD issues orange alert; warns of major traffic disruptions

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.

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today

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.

Lightning strikes jump by 34%; experts point to climate change

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.

Incessant overnight rains drench Delhi; IMD issues advisory

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.

22 died as heavy rains lash Mumbai; government announces relief

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.

Delhi sees more rain today, a three-day lull from tomorrow

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.

Monsoon finally arrives in Delhi; heavy rain in many parts

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.

It's finally here! Monsoon rains drench a parched Delhi

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).

Delhi gets respite as IMD predicts heavy rains today

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.

Maharashtra: Monsoon in revival mode; moderate showers in Mumbai

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.

Delhi's fourth 'heatwave day' of July ends with rains

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.

Heatwave abates, IMD forecasts drop in temperature over North India

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.

IMD issues heatwave warning for northwest Indian regions, including Delhi

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.

Heatwave grips Delhi as monsoon plays hide and seek

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.

Monsoon likely to elude Delhi till end of June: IMD

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).

Heavy rain batters Bengal, leaves arterial roads waterlogged

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.

Conditions unfavorable for further advance of monsoon in North India

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.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai; IMD issues alerts

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.

Heavy rains to lash western districts of Odisha

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.

Monsoon reaches Mumbai; local train services hit after heavy rains

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.

Cyclone Yaas: IMD warns flooding, disruption in power supply

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.

Cyclone Yaas landfall likely in Balasore; Odisha rushes relief teams

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.

Cyclone Tauktae after-effect: Incessant rains lash Uttarakhand

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.