India Meteorological Department
18 May 2020
Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert
After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.
31 Dec 2019
Kanpur's temperature hits zero degrees; Delhi will get slight relief
Temperatures across North India are scripting new records on a daily basis, and the same happened today when the mercury hit zero degree Celsius in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur, reports SkyMet.
28 Dec 2019
28 dead in UP as cold wave grips North India
The biting winter sweeping across North India has reportedly claimed the lives of 28 in Uttar Pradesh.
24 Dec 2019
Heavy snowfall causes 4 km traffic jam near Manali
With vacations and snow-capped Himalayan peaks beckoning tourists, several thronged the state of Himachal Pradesh.
20 Dec 2019
Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted
Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.
22 Nov 2019
Delhi's air-quality may slip from 'very poor' to 'severe' today
The air quality in Delhi, which was marked as 'very poor' on Thursday, will follow a downward trend, and may slip into the dreaded 'severe' category by Friday.
10 Nov 2019
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal
Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.
07 Nov 2019
Rajkot T20I: Will Maha cyclone play a spoilsport?
India and Bangladesh are set to clash against each other in the second T20I on Thursday.
05 Nov 2019
After Delhi smog problem, cyclonic storm Maha clouds Rajkot T20I
The T20I series between India and Bangladesh seems to be bothered by environmental issues.
05 Nov 2019
Delhi Air Emergency: PMO holds second meeting to discuss measures
The situation in Delhi/NCR has invited criticism for governments, and rightly so. As residents are gasping for fresh air, they want authorities to take swift action.
02 Nov 2019
Cyclone Maha to bring heavy rainfall in Gujarat next week
Cyclone Maha is "very likely" to intensify as it advances towards the east-central Arabian Sea over the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department said in a Saturday morning notification.
30 Sep 2019
Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support
In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.
29 Sep 2019
Floods ravage Bihar, Uttar Pradesh; death toll climbs to 80
Over 80 have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter several parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
11 Aug 2019
Massive floods in Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra claim over 100 lives
Over 100 people have lost their lives as heavy rains continue to batter the southern states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra.
08 Aug 2019
Maharashtra rains roundup: Situation worsens, 1.5L evacuated, 16 people dead
As heavy rains continue to hit several parts of the country, flooding in Maharashtra's Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara districts seems to have worsened.
05 Aug 2019
Holiday declared for schools, colleges even as Mumbai rains halt
Even as Mumbaikars witnessed a respite from the torrential rains on Monday morning, schools and colleges were ordered shut in the city.
28 Jul 2019
Maharashtra: Ulhas river bridge collapses, IMD issues red-alert in state
In the early hours of Sunday, a part of a bridge on the Ulhas river linking Murbad to Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district got washed away amid heavy rainfall in the region.
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.
11 Jul 2019
Delhi: No relief yet, rainfall unlikely for next 4 days
Delhi is currently facing the maximum rainfall deficit in the country and this is not going to change any time soon.
08 Jul 2019
Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa to witness heavy-very heavy rains: IMD
Regions of Konkan, Goa and north Madhya Maharashtra regions (including Mumbai) are likely to face heavy to very heavy rainfall in the coming week, as per the forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
02 Jul 2019
Mumbai rains: 16 killed, public holiday declared, flights diverted
Normal life has come to a standstill in Maharashtra's capital Mumbai and its nearby areas due to incessant rains, forcing the government to declare a public holiday on Tuesday.
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.
12 Jun 2019
Severe dust storm hits Delhi; IGI Airport flight operations suspended
A powerful dust storm on Wednesday evening hit Delhi, which has been witnessing severe heatwave conditions over the last few days.
11 Jun 2019
As Gujarat braces for #CycloneVayu, Home Minister Shah reviews preparedness
As Cyclone Vayu continues to intensify and is expected to make a landfall in Gujarat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of state and central ministries/agencies.
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.
01 Jun 2019
Heatwave scorches Delhi-NCR, other North Indian states; red alert issued
As severe heatwave continues to scorch North India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for the National Capital Region (NCR) and neighboring states.
02 May 2019
Cyclone Fani 450 km from Odisha, 8 lakh people evacuated
Cyclone Fani, which turned into "extreme severe cyclonic storm", is expected to hit Odisha's coastal areas by Friday. According to a recent tweet of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Fani is about 450 km away from the state.
01 May 2019
Cyclone Fani inches towards Odisha, state put on high alert
Cyclone Fani has turned into "extremely severe cyclonic storm" and is inching towards the coast of Odisha, prompting MeT Department to issue a orange warning.
23 Jan 2019
After a day of relief, Delhi air quality deteriorating again
A day after heavy rains and hailstorms lashed Delhi and washed away some of the air pollution, air quality in the national capital has started deteriorating yet again.
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.
01 Jan 2019
Delhi records 'severe' air quality for the third consecutive day
For the third consecutive day, the air quality in the national capital was in the severe category today.
01 Jan 2019
Delhi: December 2018 was the third coldest in 50 years
2018 will go down as one of the coldest winters Delhi has ever experienced.
03 Dec 2018
Winter is here: Srinagar witnesses lowest temperature of the season
With winter setting in, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, recorded its lowest temperature of the season on Sunday.
13 Nov 2018
'Severe' cyclonic storm Gaja headed towards Tamil Nadu: Details here
A 'severe' cyclonic storm, dubbed 'Gaja', is headed towards Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and is expected to make landfall on November 15.
04 Nov 2018
'Can he really be IIT-graduate?': Punjab-CM on Kejriwal's stubble-burning claims
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today termed his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal's claim that stubble burning in Punjab was solely responsible for the high pollution levels in the national capital as "nonsense," and wondered can the AAP leader "really" be an IIT graduate.
27 Oct 2018
Shut coal, biomass industries; minimize use of private vehicles: CPCB
Stringent measures, including minimization of private vehicles and shutdown of coal and biomass industries, are recommended by the CPCB-led task force between November 1-10 to deal with the alarming increase of pollution in Delhi.
11 Oct 2018
#CycloneTitli: Andhra Pradesh, Odisha hit; trees, poles uprooted, thousands evacuated
Cyclone Titli, the strongest cyclone to have formed over the Bay of Bengal this year, hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning, uprooting trees, poles and displacing thousands.
10 Oct 2018
Red alert sounded as cyclonic storm Titli heads towards Odisha
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning that a cyclonic storm, Titli, is developing in the Bay of Bengal and moving towards the Andhra Pradesh and the Odisha coast.
21 Sep 2018
IMD issues cyclone alert for South Odisha and Andhra
India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued the warning of a cyclone for South Odisha and coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. The storm is likely to hit the East Coast of India.
12 Sep 2018
Quake measuring 5.5 rocks parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, WB
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale hit parts of Assam, Meghalaya, Bihar, and West Bengal today, an India Meteorological Department official said.