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LiveWeather forecast today LIVE: Southwest monsoon advances into Andaman, pre-monsoon rainfall deficit drops to 22%

Weather forecast today LIVE News Updates: Maharashtra will observe a slight relief from the ongoing dry weather around May 24. This is because an upper air Trough is expected to develop along the Konkan coast around May 22. However, a heat wave is likely to prevail over Vidarbha for the next few days.

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: IMD predicts rainfall and thundershowers in North India

Weather forecast today: The weather agency also stated that the conditions were favourable for the advancement of southwest monsoon over southern part of Bay of Bengal.


Monsoon likely to be delayed, may hit Kerala on June 6: IMD in forecast

The delay, meteorologists said, is due to the presence of a strong mid-latitude regime which is preventing the otherwise smooth entry of the monsoon currents from over the Bay of Bengal.

Delhi: A little cooler as IMD predicts rainy week

IMD officials said the reason for the sudden dip in temperature was an active Western Disturbance and the change in the direction of wind from westerly to north easterly.

Weather forecast HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy rainfall in parts of Delhi-NCR, Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 6

Weather forecast HIGHLIGHTS: Apart from the warning about heavy rainfall, IMD has also alerted the formation of a cyclonic circulation over West Rajasthan. West Bengal and Sikkim are likely to receive heavy rains between May 12 and 16, 2019.

Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 6, to be delayed by 5 days, says IMD

In 2017, the onset over Kerala happened two days in advance (May 30) whereas in 2018, the onset was realised on May 29, which was three days proceeding the normal onset date over Kerala.


As arrival date nears, IMD says conditions affecting monsoon favourable so far

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is expected to issue a monsoon forecast some time this week. The monsoon normally reaches Kerala in the first week of June.

Pune: Warmer days ahead, says IMD as day temperature touches 40-degree mark

Vidarbha, meanwhile, continued to experience heatwave conditions, with Brahmapuri recording 45.6 degrees Celsius - the hottest city in Maharashtra.

Weather forecast today HIGLIGHTS: IMD predicts heavy rains in parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Weather forecast today India HIGLIGHTS: Severe heat wave conditions are expected at isolated pockets over Vidarbha, parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and in isolated pockets over southeast Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

Temperature crosses 42 degrees in Delhi, yellow alert issued for Himachal

Delhi crossed the 40-degree mark in the day as IMD predicted similar temperatures to prevail throughout the week. 

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Rain brings relief from scorching heat in Delhi-NCR

The Southwest monsoon is likely to be delayed this year, the IMD officials said, with the onset expected in Kerala on June 6 instead of June 1.

Heavy dust storm hits Delhi-NCR again, IMD issues warning for next four days

This dust storm was the second which hit the national capital and the adjoining region in last four days. Incidents of power cuts, fallen tress, fallen poles were reported from few parts of the national capital.


Thunderstorm alert across North India: Evening schools shut, Delhi metro to exercise caution

On Monday, the IMD issued an amber-coloured alert, signifying the level of caution, that is needed. There are four types of colour codes: green (no action), yellow (situation to be watched), amber (government agencies to be prepared for severe weather) and red (action needed).

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IMD Chief D S Pai Explains Why India Is Likely To Get Good Monsoons

It was a good news the government couldn’t wait to share. Amid prevailing drought and severe drinking water crisis in many parts of the country, the meteorological department Tuesday said this year’s monsoon season was likely to bring very good rainfall.