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IMD predicts heat waves, summer hotter this year

Rajasthan and parts of western India will experience hotter days ahead, and minimum temperatures will also be on the higher side than what is recorded normally, the forecast states.

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Odisha for next three days

Heavy rainfall in some places is likely to occur in districts like Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore, the met centre said in a special bulletin.


Monsoon Watch: Average Rainfall 54% so far 4 more Gujarat districts in deficit list

Apart from these four districts, as many as 13 districts are under deficit. These are Devbhoomi Dwarka, Rajkot, Morbi, Kheda, Vadodara, Panchmahal, Narmada, Dahod, Mahisagar in central Gujarat and Mehsana, Patan, Sabarkantha and Banaskantha in northern Gujarat.

IMD: Rains likely to arrive on time in Maharashtra

In the years when monsoon has made a timely onset over Kerala, that is June 1, it progresses and enters Goa and Konkan by June 7. This year, chances of a timely arrival are high.

Heat wave likely in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra over next two days: IMD

"Heavy rains are likely at isolated places over West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura," the IMD said in its forecast for tomorrow.

Cyclone Ockhi highlights: 357 fishermen from TN, Kerala and Lakshadweep rescued, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Cyclone Ockhi highlights: The cyclone is reportedly on a north-western course, drifting towards the Indian coastlines of Maharashtra and Gujarat at a speed of seventeen kilometres per hour.


Nights set to get colder by the weekend, says Met dept

While night temperatures at most places in the states remained in the normal range, night temperatures are expected to hover around 10 to 11 degrees over Pune and neighbouring areas by the end of this week.

Heavy rain in China may have caused Assam floods: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Asked about the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) press statements on August 17 and earlier that most of the sub-divisions of east and north-east India had received "excess" to "large excess" rainfall during the week, Sarma said, "That was a prediction, but the actual rainfall was normal."

Heavy rains lash Andhra,Odisha as Cyclone Phailin hits Gopalpur

'Very severe' cyclone hits Gopalpur coast,wind speed upto 200 kmph.

Cyclone Phailin hits Odisha,north Andhra coast,at least 5 killed

Five people were killed in Odisha in the heavy rains ahead of the storm.