Articles about Ministry of Earth Sciences

03 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution
Delhi AQI severe at 426, NCPCR suggests closing of schools

Smog shrouded Delhi as the air quality in the national capital region plummeted to 'severe' — the worst bracket on the scale on Thursday.

03 Nov 2021

Delhi's air quality becomes 'very poor'; will it get worse?

The air quality in Delhi plunged to the "very poor" category for the first time this season on Tuesday.

28 Jul 2021

India to have manned submersibles under Deep Ocean Mission soon

In the next five years, India will have an ambitious program of manned submersibles that can carry three scientists to a depth of 6,000 meters into the ocean under the Deep Ocean Mission, Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh said on Tuesday.

14 Nov 2020

Delhi's air quality could turn 'severe' on Diwali night

Delhi's air quality remained 'very poor' on Saturday morning and is likely to turn 'severe' by night due to calm winds and emissions from firecrackers, government agencies reported.

01 Jun 2020

Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, says IMD; 'normal' rainfall predicted

The southwest monsoon has finally arrived in Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

12 Apr 2020

Arvind Kejriwal
Mild earthquake strikes Delhi; Kejriwal tweets, 'Hope everyone is safe'

A mild earthquake struck the national capital of Delhi on Sunday evening. The earthquake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale.

15 Jun 2019

After sparing Gujarat, Cyclone Vayu may hit Kutch

The states on the Western coast, namely Gujarat, readied themselves to face Cyclone Vayu, which had turned into 'very severe cyclonic storm' earlier this week.

#CareerBytes: Central government job openings currently available in North India

Many Indians prefer government jobs over joining the private sector as they feel such jobs provide job security, better perks/allowances, medical benefits, etc.

27 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh
IMD teams up with BSNL to send extreme weather warnings

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is teaming up with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to send extreme weather warnings to people.

04 Apr 2018

India to get 'normal' monsoon rains this year: Skymet

The monsoon in India this time is expected to be "normal," Skymet predicted today, with 20% chance of "above normal" rains, 20% of "below normal," and zero chance of drought.

25 Apr 2017

Heatwave in India: 4,620 deaths recorded in four years

Deadly heatwave in India claimed over 4,620 lives over the last four years.