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For 5 stations over a century old, India to seek recognition from top weather body

February 12, 2020 4:25 am

Some of IMD’s observatories — located in Pune, Chennai and Kolkata — are among the oldest in the country and have been operational since the British era. Currently, there are 205 manual observatories operated by IMD in India.

Maharashtra: Winter may soon end in state, says IMD

February 03, 2020 5:04 am

“There will be a slight drop in temperature under the influence of fresh western disturbance, which is likely to pass over the extreme northern areas of the country," said Anupam Kashyapi, head, weather department, IMD, Pune.

Maharashtra: Rainfall in north India may bring cold conditions back in state next week, says IMD

January 25, 2020 4:48 am

Next week, a fresh western disturbance of moderate intensity is expected to cross the extreme northern regions of the country. The system is expected to cause widespread rainfall and hail in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Pune: Cloudy conditions to return, no chill likely this week, says IMD

January 20, 2020 4:03 am

Officials at the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Pune, said that cloudy and overcast conditions will dominate the city during the next three to four days, resulting in the rise in mercury levels.

Mercury to dip after rain in Kutch, North Gujarat and Saurashtra

January 14, 2020 1:18 am

According to the IMD, Bhuj, Naliya and Kandla in Kutch region of the state received 1-2 millimetres rainfall on Monday. Similarly Dwarka, and Porbandar in Saurashtra received less than one millimetre rainfall during the day.

2019 saw wettest November in J&K, shows IMD data

December 02, 2019 2:50 am

High amounts of both solid and liquid precipitation — snowfall and rainfall — were recorded in this past month.

Gujarat escapes cyclone Maha fury, rains likely for next 2 days: Everything we know

November 07, 2019 9:09 pm

The storm was expected to make a landfall in Gujarat on November 6 and 7, but spared the state, in a big relief to the people in the region. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Maha fizzled out into the Arabian sea as a 'depression'.

Explained: Mapping lightning across India

September 06, 2019 8:03 am

For the first time, a report has mapped lightning strikes across the country, and the lives they have claimed. What are the findings, and how can these be used to prevent damage in the future?

Planning a weekend trip to Coorg? Stay away as heavy rain and landslides reported

August 06, 2019 7:37 pm

Last year Kodagu district was devastated by flood and landslides during the rainy season. As per the predictions by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on heavy rain in the district, an orange alert has been declared in Kodagu on August 6 and red alert from August 7 to 10.

Mumbai Rains highlights: IMD predicts 'intense rainfall activity' for city, bus service affected

July 25, 2019 12:16 am

Mumbai Rains highlights: According to an IMD forecast, intermittent rain/shower with heavy rainfall is expected in Mumbai and its suburbs today.