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IMD Department


IMD to expand radar network over Himalayas, Northeast region

December 15, 2020 3:48 am

"We have deployed three radars along the Himalayas and two more will be installed by next month. In all, 10 radars will be deployed along the Himalayas," said M Rajeevan, secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences.

Pune: IMD forecasts cooler days this week

November 02, 2020 10:06 am

Since last week, cold conditions were reported in the morning hours over the city. During the weekend, Mumbai and many locations in the state, too, reported similar drop in the night temperatures.

Monsoon withdrawal begins in parts of Maharashtra

October 27, 2020 7:48 am

With the likely setting in of north-easterly winds in the lower tropospheric levels over the Bay of Bengal and extreme peninsular India, the southwest monsoon is likely to withdraw from the entire country around October 28, IMD said.

Two days of heavy rain over most parts of Maharashtra: IMD

October 14, 2020 11:02 am

On Monday, a low-pressure system had formed in the Bay of Bengal, which strengthened into a depression, further intensified into a deep depression, and crossed over land near Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh between 6.30 am and 7.30 am on Tuesday.

Sudden rain chokes parts of Pune

October 11, 2020 4:41 am

Soaring day temperatures added to the moisture content in the air, said an official of the IMD, Pune. “Due to high temperature, convective activities led to thunder and rain, which will be experienced till Monday,” said an IMD official.

Pune to see moderate rain till September 22: IMD

September 21, 2020 11:30 am

Since Saturday, rain has returned over Pune after a brief lull early this month. IMD officials said the current spell could be the last for the ongoing monsoon season for the city.

Heavy rain predicted till August 22, Gujarat on alert

August 19, 2020 4:18 am

To alert and prepare in advance, a virtual meeting of weather watch group was held in Gandhinagar Tuesday under the chairmanship of Relief Commissioner Harshad Patel.

Mumbai, suburbs wake up to moderate showers; more likely in 48 hrs, says IMD

July 24, 2020 3:16 am

Parts of the eastern suburbs recorded moderate showers with Vidyavihar station receiving 45.8 mm of rain and Chembur 34.6 mm in 24 hours ending at 8.30 am Thursday

IMD aims to make cyclone landfall forecast accurate up to 40 km by 2030

June 16, 2020 10:53 pm

Landfall point forecast error is the distance between the place where a cyclone is expected to make landfall by weather stations, and where it actually makes landfall. Presently, in India, cyclone landfall forecasts are accurate until the storm reaches as close as 1,245 km to the coast.

Southwest monsoon further advances into state, heavy rain likely in south Gujarat

June 15, 2020 11:42 pm

On Monday, the monsoon advanced into Kandla and Ahmedabad covering all the districts of Saurashtra and South Gujarat region, the monsoon was active over South Gujarat while it was vigorous over Saurashtra districts.