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15 May 2021


Rains wreak havoc in Kerala, red alert in five districts

Scores of houses were damaged, trees uprooted and power supply disrupted for hours across Kerala as incessant rains and strong winds continue to lash the state on Saturday even as severe sea incursion disrupted normal life in coastal areas.

13 May 2021


Cyclonic storm warning issued, heavy rainfall expected in Goa

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Thursday issued a warning and said that a low-pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 16, which may bring heavy rainfall at some places in Goa and the south Konkan region.

16 Apr 2021


IMD predicts a normal monsoon this year

The Southwest monsoon, which brings more than 75 percent of rainfall to the country, is expected to be normal this year, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.

12 Apr 2021


Several parts of India likely to receive rainfall soon: IMD

Several parts of the country are likely to receive rainfall in next five days due to different cyclonic circulations, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

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

Jammu And Kashmir

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.

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.

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

Delhi Traffic Police

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.

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 Mar 2019

Delhi Weather

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 Weather

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

Jammu And Kashmir

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

Air Quality Index

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

Tamil Nadu

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

Air Pollution

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

Air Pollution

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 Pradesh

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

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

Delhi Weather

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 Weather

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.

15 Aug 2018

Uttar Pradesh

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.

09 Aug 2018


Kerala: 20 dead in rain-related incidents, Kochi Airport suspends operations

At least 20 people have died in the last 24 hours in Kerala, which has been lashed by heavy rains.

02 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Nagaland CM requests PM to grant assistance for rain-hit state

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has requested PM Narendra Modi for granting immediate interim assistance to combat the crisis in the state due to incessant rain for the past few weeks.