Weather Forecasting And Research: News

08 May 2024


Zomato launches weather network to provide real-time temperature, rainfall updates

Zomato, a prominent food aggregator in India, has launched the country's first crowd-supported weather network.

21 Mar 2024


Google's AI can accurately predict floods 7 days in advance

Google has made significant strides in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to forecast river floods up to a week before they occur.

How IMD intends to leverage AI for improved weather predictions

As the India Meteorological Department (IMD) is gearing up to celebrate its 150th anniversary on Monday, it is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and faster supercomputers to enhance weather forecasting models.

05 Jan 2024


Delhi experiences colder day than Shimla, Dharamshala

On Thursday, Delhi experienced colder temperatures than the hill stations of Shimla and Dharamshala, with the maximum temperature dropping to a chilly 12.5°C, seven degrees below normal.

09 May 2023


Cyclone Mocha: How cyclones are named

Hold on to your cups of coffee because Cyclone Mocha is brewing up a storm!

New York's Buffalo limps back to normalcy after 'once-in-a-generation' storm

Everyday life in Western New York is slowly returning to normal as the snow began melting after the United States (US) got hit with a severe snowstorm in the past week.

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).

03 Nov 2022


Snowfall, heavy rain likely in several states, courtesy western disturbance

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted widespread rain and snowfall in several parts of India in the coming days.

01 Jun 2022


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.

29 May 2022


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).

30 Apr 2022

Climate Change

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.

17 Jan 2022


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.

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.

09 Nov 2020

Air Quality Index

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.

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.

13 Oct 2020


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.

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

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.