02 Mar 2021
Rain, snow in Western Himalayas during March first week: IMD
Consecutive Western Disturbances are expected to bring light, scattered rain and snow to the Western Himalayan region through the first week of March, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Hindustan Times reports.
27 Feb 2021
Kashmir: Fresh snowfall reported, cold wave-like conditions return
Fresh snowfall in Kashmir on Saturday brought back cold wave-like conditions in the Valley where the day temperature for the past week was several degrees higher than normal for this time of the year, officials said.
19 Jan 2021
Climate change may shift rainfall patterns, claims study
In the future, climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt, leading to increased flooding in parts of India, a new study warns.
16 Jan 2021
Brisbane Test, Day 2: Rain delays the final session
Team India managed to score 62/2 at the end of second session on Day 2 of the ongoing Brisbane Test.
06 Jan 2021
Rain, hailstorm lash parts of Delhi-NCR
Residents in parts of Delhi woke up to the sound of hailstones hitting windows, even as sporadic rain continued in the national capital for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday.
20 Aug 2020
Rainfall sinks Gurugram: Understanding why the horror returns every year
On Wednesday, residents of Gurugram remained pleased when they saw skies, as rains lashed the Haryana city, but were equally distressed on seeing the roads, which were water-logged and told tales of crumbling infrastructure.
17 Aug 2020
Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report
In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.
26 Jul 2019
Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported
Heavy rainfall has once again brought life to a standstill in Mumbai where massive waterlogging and traffic snarls due to the downpour were reported from across the city.
24 Jun 2019
Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens
More than half of India is staring at a drought-like situation and no one seems to be taking concrete steps to ward off this problem.
08 Jun 2019
Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala
After a week's delay, monsoons hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, India Meteorological Department announced. The event marks the official arrival of India's four-month-long monsoon season.
14 May 2019
Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here
India's private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Tuesday predicted that the Southwest Monsoon this year is likely to hit the Southern Kerala coast on 4 June, making a timely onset.
03 May 2019
#CycloneFani: How to stay safe during a cyclone?
Cyclone Fani made landfall in the Puri district of Odisha this morning.
17 Apr 2019
Heavy rain, storm in Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Manipur; 35 dead
Unseasonal rain and dust storm on Tuesday claimed at least 35 lives in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur and several other parts of the country.
03 Mar 2019
Delhiites wake up to cloudy morning, hailstorm likely at places
Delhiites woke up to a cloudy morning today as the minimum temperature was recorded at 11 degrees Celsius with the possibility of a hailstorm at isolated pockets of the city, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said.
23 Jan 2019
Delhi: Minimum temperature reaches 8C, light rainfall predicted for day
It was a cold morning in Delhi today with rains in the past 24 hours bringing down the minimum temperature to 8 degree Celsius.
22 Jan 2019
#HealthBytes: How to protect yourself from winter rains
As if the chilly winter in itself wasn't enough, the unseasonal rains in various parts of the country, in the last two days have made the weather freezing cold.
22 Jan 2019
Heavy rains, hailstorm lash Delhi; disrupts traffic, washes away pollution
On Tuesday morning, heavy rains and hailstorms lashed Delhi, severely disrupting rush hour traffic in the national capital.
06 Jan 2019
Rainfall brings pollution level to year's lowest in Delhi
Delhi recorded its lowest pollution level of the year today after a spell of rain but the air quality remained in the very poor category.
04 Dec 2018
TN: Heavy rains may lash coastal districts in 48 hours
Heavy rains are likely to lash parts of coastal districts of Tamil Nadu in the next two days, following a trough of low over the Bay of Bengal, the regional weather office said today.
20 Nov 2018
Delhi: Artificial-rain likely this week to clear air of pollutants
In the wake of rising pollution level in Delhi, authorities might seed clouds to induce artificial rain this week to wash away toxic pollutants in the air.
16 Nov 2018
After short relief, Delhi's air-quality slips to 'very poor'
After a brief respite, Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to 'very poor' category today as the dispersion of pollutants slowed down.
11 Nov 2018
Himachal: Snow, rainfall predicted in state; Kullu on high alert
Snow and rain may occur at some places in Himachal Pradesh from November 11-14, the Meteorological Department said.
05 Oct 2018
Tamil Nadu, Puducherry hit by incessant rains; normal life jeopardized
Rains continued to lash parts of Tamil Nadu and neighboring Puducherry for a second day today, prompting officials to declare a holiday for educational institutions in the southern state.
20 Sep 2018
IIT-KGP develops model to predict variability and trends in rainfall
Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new statistical model which can be used to predict variability and trends in rainfall over different climate regions of India.
04 Sep 2018
Rains bring relief to Delhiites after a humid morning
Rains lashed parts of the national capital today, bringing relief to people of Delhi after a humid morning.
02 Sep 2018
Delhi wakes up to pleasant morning; temperature falls after rains
Delhiites woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning after light rains lashed several parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
28 Aug 2018
Assam: Rainwater pours through ceiling of Guwahati airport's passenger lounge
Rainwater gushed through the ceiling inside the passenger lounge area of Guwahati airport in Assam following heavy showers yesterday but no flight operations were affected, an airport official said today.
28 Aug 2018
Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR; waterlogging disrupts traffic in Gurugram
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Delhi-NCR through the night with waterlogging disrupting road traffic movement at many places in the national capital and Gurugram.
26 Aug 2018
Heavy rains hit Odisha; more showers in next 2 days
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal with the Meteorological Center in Bhubaneswar forecasting more showers for the next 48 hours.
19 Aug 2018
Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow
The Center yesterday said Kerala's Kochi Naval Base will be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20, bringing a huge relief to people awaiting the resumption of air service from Kochi.
16 Aug 2018
Kerala hit by worst-ever flood, death toll rises to 72
Kerala is witnessing its worst-ever flood- 72 people have lost their lives, operations have been suspended at Kochi Airport till August 18, and trains cancelled on the Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil route.
15 Aug 2018
UP: 4 dead, 196 buildings damaged in rain-related incidents
Four people were killed and nearly 196 houses damaged in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh over the last 24 hours, officials said today.
15 Aug 2018
Kerala Floods: State on red alert, Kochi Airport shut
Since August 8, Kerala's situation has been constantly deteriorating. On Independence Day, the state sounded the red alert for flooding in all 14 districts and shut down the Kochi Airport till Saturday.
14 Aug 2018
Incessant rains, landslides continue to create havoc in Kerala
Rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of Kerala with northern district of Wayanad experiencing widespread landslides and flooding overnight, forcing thousands of people to take shelter at relief camps.
13 Aug 2018
Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh overnight prompting authorities to close schools in several districts including Shimla, Kangra, and Solan, officials said.
13 Aug 2018
40 people dead in Kerala rains, but troubles to continue
Kerala has been ravaged by "the worst disaster in its history," leaving not just scores of people dead and thousands displaced, but tearing apart lives and wrecking infrastructure.
12 Aug 2018
Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today disrupting normal life, even as the Meteorological department forecast more showers in many areas.
12 Aug 2018
Landslides in Manipur are mostly 'anthropogenically' induced: Environment Ministry
Every year, during monsoon, landslides claim a number of lives in Manipur, which has already witnessed six major landslides this year.
12 Aug 2018
These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week
The National Disaster Management Authority on Saturday said that in the next two days, 16 states may get heavy to very heavy rainfall.
10 Aug 2018
Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting
As the death toll in Kerala rains increased to 26, CM Pinarayi Vijayan called an emergency meeting this morning to discuss the "very grim" situation.