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  • Heavy rains, thunderstorm in Delhi

    Heavy rains, thunderstorm in Delhi

    India | December 12, 2019 22:41 IST

    According to the Safdarjung observatory, reading of which is considered official for the city, 1.9 mm of rainfall was recorded till 8.30 pm. Meanwhile, the Met department said Delhi recorded a low of 12.8 degrees Celsius and a high of 21.5 degrees Celsius on Thursday.

  • Delhi receives light rains, air quality still 'severe'

    Delhi receives light rains, air quality still 'severe'

    India | December 12, 2019 21:21 IST

    At 4 pm, the air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 429. Delhi's suburbs, Ghaziabad (467), Noida (434), Greater Noida (423), Faridabad (410) and Gurgaon (395), also breathed extremely polluted air on Thursday.

  • Cyclone near Africa to bring rain in Guj, fishermen warned

    Cyclone near Africa to bring rain in Gujrat, fishermen warned

    India | December 06, 2019 15:47 IST

    Due to the cyclonic storm 'Pawan' near Africa, Fishermen in Gujrat advised refrain from venturing into the area because of unseasonal rain for the next two days.

  • Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city

    Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city

    India | December 01, 2019 18:04 IST

    Rains lashed many parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry with the North-East monsoon triggering a heavy spell in the last 24 hours claiming five lives in the state capital, even as the Met office predicted more showers in the next two days.

  • Rapid warming of Indo-Pacific ocean behind decline in

    Rapid warming of Indo-Pacific ocean behind decline in rainfall over north India: Study

    November 28, 2019 8:22 IST

    The study, led by Roxy Mathew Koll of the Pune-based Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) warned that warming of the ocean has altered the most dominant mode of weather fluctuation originating in the tropics, known as the Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO), which has reduced rainfall in northern India between the months of November and April.

  • chennai, rains,

    Heavy rains lash Chennai, people say 'something to cherish'

    India | November 28, 2019 8:27 IST

    Chennai received heavy downpour early on Thursday. Due to heavy downpour, schools and colleges in Vellore district are to remain closed, inclusive of Ranipet and Tirupattur.

  • Devotees brave rain to offer prayers at Sabarimala

    Lord Ayyappa Devotees brave rain to offer prayers at Sabarimala

    India | November 17, 2019 20:22 IST

    After chief priest A K Sudheer Namboothiri opened the sanctum sanctorum at 3 a.m and performed special poojas including 'Neyyabhishekam' among others, the hill shrine was thronged by a large number of devotees throughout the day

  • Flamingoes flock late to Agra sanctuary due to delayed rains

    Flamingoes flock late to Agra sanctuary due to delayed rains

    India | November 10, 2019 20:04 IST

    Around 100 flamingoes have flocked to the Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary here in what is being perceived as the beginning of the migratory birds' arrival for the season, an official said on Sunday. The assemblage of the birds, natives of Gujarat, at the Keetham Lake within the sanctuary has been delayed this year by a week or so due to a late monsoon, he said.

  • Maharashtra: As rain ruins crops, ten farmers end life in Marathwada

    Maharashtra: As rain ruins crops, ten farmers end life in Marathwada

    India | November 05, 2019 19:55 IST

    Heavy unseasonal showers have laid waste to Kharif crops such as soybean, jowar, maize and cotton in this central Maharashtra region.

  • UP minister Sunil Bharala's comments came on pollution

    Pray to Lord Indra to check pollution: UP Minister

    India | November 03, 2019 18:29 IST

    UP minister Sunil Bharala's comments came at a time when Delhi, parts of western and central Uttar Pradesh are under the grip of one of the worst air quality with the AQI level in most places is either in 'very poor' or in 'severe' category

  • Unseasonal rain lashes parts of Gujarat, damages crops

    Unseasonal rain lashes parts of Gujarat, damages crops

    India | October 30, 2019 19:33 IST

    Even as cyclone 'Kyarr' spared Gujarat and moved towards Oman coast, it brought unseasonal rain at several places in the state in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

  • The Mumbai-Goa national highway was inundated at several

    Water recedes from inundated Mumbai-Goa highway

    India | October 26, 2019 13:42 IST

    According to officials, the overall situation is normal in the coastal state which has been witnessing heavy rains since October 23. In view of the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) prediction of heavy rains on Saturday, state authorities have issued a warning to fishermen and tourists against venturing into sea.

  • 2,155 lives lost in monsoon rains, floods across India

    2,155 lives lost in monsoon rains, floods across India

    India | October 25, 2019 16:32 IST

    Though monsoon remains active in a few parts of the country, the season officially ended on September 30. During the four-month period, the country recorded the highest rainfall since 1994, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

  • odisha rainfall

    Odisha to receive heavy rainfall : Indian Meteorological Department

    India | October 23, 2019 17:05 IST

    The Well Marked Low Pressure Area over westcentral and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal now lies over westcentral Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood. The associated cyclonic circulation extending upto 5.8 km above mean sea level tilting southwestwards with height persists

  • Thane man dies as tree falls on him amid rains

    Thane man dies as tree falls on him amid rains

    India | October 09, 2019 10:59 IST

    The incident occurred on late Tuesday night when Aaman Liaquat Shaikh and Roopchand Jaiswal were standing near a bus stop.

  • Seven dead in rain-related incidents in UP as country's

    Rain fury: 157 dead across India, toll in Bihar mounts to 30

    India | October 02, 2019 0:03 IST

    Seven fresh deaths were reported in Uttar Pradesh in incidents like drowning and lightning. So far 111 people have died since September 25 in the state where incessant rains have created flood-like situation in eastern districts.

  • Rain kills 3 in Jharkhand, bridge washed away

    Rain kills 3 in Jharkhand, bridge washed away

    India | September 30, 2019 17:14 IST

    According to the police, three persons sleeping inside a mud house died after it collapsed on Monday at Amjhara village in Dumka district. 

  • Bihar: Patna submerged due to heavy rains, water enters SBI bank premise

    News | September 30, 2019 13:08 IST

    At least 29 people were dead as heavy rains continued to batter Bihar for the fourth consecutive day on Monday. Till Sunday, nearly 18 deaths were reported due to different rain-related incidents in the state.

  • Light rains over next 3-4 days to keep Delhi's humidity, pollution levels in check

    Delhi to witness light rains over next 3-4 days

    India | September 30, 2019 12:17 IST

    An official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said scattered light rains are expected in the national capital over the next three to four days which will help check humidity and pollution levels.  

  • Heavy showers wreak havoc in Bihar, death toll reaches 29

    News | September 30, 2019 12:48 IST

    At least 29 people have been killed in Bihar as heavy downpour continues to wreak havoc in the state.

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