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La-Nina effect: IMD raises monsoon forecast from 99% to 103%

01 Jun 2022

Monsoon
La-Nina effect: IMD raises monsoon forecast from 99% to 103%

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently increased the forecast for the 2022 southwest monsoon to 103% of the Long Period Average (LPA), up from 99.9%, as La Nina conditions are expected to prevail throughout the four-month monsoon season.

Southwest monsoon reaches Kerala, three days ahead of schedule: IMD

29 May 2022

Monsoon
Southwest monsoon reaches Kerala, three days ahead of schedule: IMD

According to the weather experts, the southwest monsoon arrived on Sunday over the state of Kerala, three days in advance than its expected date of June 1 (Wednesday).

Northwest, central India's April average temperature highest in 122yrs: IMD

30 Apr 2022

Global Warming
Northwest, central India's April average temperature highest in 122yrs: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said the average maximum temperature in the northwest and central India in April was the highest in the last 122 years.

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

17 Jan 2022

Rainfall
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.

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

20 Jul 2021

India
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.

Hot again: 2020 sets yet another global temperature record

15 Jan 2021

Antonio Guterres
Hot again: 2020 sets yet another global temperature record

Earth's rising fever hit or neared record hot temperature levels in 2020, global weather groups reported on Thursday.

Delhi: Worst air quality of season recorded today, citizens suffer

09 Nov 2020

Haryana
Delhi: Worst air quality of season recorded today, citizens suffer

The residents of the Delhi/NCR woke up to a thick smog on Monday as air quality dipped drastically and remained severe.

Delhi's air quality worsens to 'severe'; thick smog envelops capital

29 Oct 2020

Air Pollution
Delhi's air quality worsens to 'severe'; thick smog envelops capital

The air quality in Delhi fell into the 'severe' category on Thursday as residents awoke to a thick smog blanketing the national capital.

Delhi's air quality 'very poor' for first time this season

13 Oct 2020

Dwarka
Delhi's air quality 'very poor' for first time this season

The air quality in Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) dipped to "very poor" on Tuesday for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown was imposed in March.

Day after Diwali, air-quality in Delhi slips to "very poor"
Day after Diwali, air-quality in Delhi slips to "very poor"

On the morning after Delhi residents celebrated Diwali with much pomp and show, the air quality in the national capital deteriorated and was recorded at "very poor".

Delhi air sees improvement, quality remains 'severe' however

09 Nov 2018

Air Pollution
Delhi air sees improvement, quality remains 'severe' however

Delhi's pollution level remained 'severe' for the second day, as a thick haze engulfed the national capital, even as the authorities said there was a significant improvement in the air quality as compared to yesterday.

Post-Diwali morning: Delhi's air quality worst this year, as expected
Post-Diwali morning: Delhi's air quality worst this year, as expected

Delhi recorded its worst air quality of the year the morning after Diwali, as the pollution level entered "severe-plus emergency" category, due to rampant bursting of toxic firecrackers, authorities said today.