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Cyclone Asani: Dos and don'ts to stay safe before, during, and after it

May 09, 2022 2:02 pm

Odisha has been put on a high alert ahead of the heavy rain forecast on Tuesday and Wednesday. In West Bengal, disaster management teams, police and KMC employees have been asked to stay prepared

IMD issues orange alert for parts of Maharashtra

April 28, 2022 10:35 pm

On Thursday, the state’s highest maximum temperatures (in degrees Celsius) were recorded in Vidarbha region's Chandrapur (45.8 ), Akola (45.4) and Brahmapuri (45.2), followed by Wardha (45.1), Yavatmal (44.7), Amravati (44.4) and Nagpur (44.3).

13 days and counting, heatwave to continue over half of India till April 12, says IMD

April 07, 2022 5:09 pm

The India Meteorological Department predicts severe heatwave conditions over west Rajasthan, south Haryana and Delhi for the next five days.

Preparations afoot as A&N Islands brace for cyclone Port Blair

March 19, 2022 4:29 pm

A well-marked low pressure area over South East Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea is likely to intensify into a depression on March 20 and a cyclonic storm around March 21, according to the Indian Meteorological Department website.

Clouding, rainfall over Maharashtra likely to end by mid-week

November 22, 2021 8:51 am

Officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that prevailing clouding and rainfall activity over parts of Maharashtra, including Pune, will dissipate this week.

Monsoon withdrawal likely to start by first week of Oct: IMD

September 25, 2021 8:06 am

If realised, 2021 could be the second most delayed commencement of monsoon retreat in 47 years.

Delhi's monsoon delayed by 7-10 days, rainfall resumes in Mumbai

June 16, 2021 1:01 pm

Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the IMD's regional forecasting centre said that the monsoon will be delayed by seven to ten days in Delhi, "due to the adverse influence of mid-latitude westerlies."

India to get normal rainfall, 101% of seasonal average this year: IMD

June 02, 2021 3:21 am

India will receive normal to above normal rain, which will be spatially well distributed over the country during the upcoming Southwest monsoon, said Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, director general, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday.

Southwest monsoon delayed, may reach Kerala on June 3

May 31, 2021 3:03 am

“The southwesterly winds could strengthen further gradually from June 1, resulting in enhancement of rainfall activity over Kerala. The monsoon onset over Kerala is likely to take place on June 3,” the Met department’s Sunday afternoon summary read.

IMD issues alert for heavy rainfall, tidal wave warning from May 13 to 15

May 12, 2021 4:26 am

The IMD has issued heavy rainfall alerts for Lakshadweep from May 13 to 15 in addition to a tidal wave warning. Parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are likely to receive widespread to isolated heavy rainfall on May 14 and 15.