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Sunday, January 19, 2020



Explained: What new monsoon dates mean

January 18, 2020 8:04 am

The monsoon is supposed to begin on June 1, and withdraw fully by September 30. Over the past many years, however, significant changes have been seen in precipitation patterns. So, the ‘normals’ are now set to shift.

Explained: How warm was 2019, and why?

January 13, 2020 6:59 am

During a severe winter, new reports have declared 2019 as the second warmest ever globally, and the seventh warmest in India. A look at these trends, what caused them, and the climate change connection

Mumbai: Temperature to gradually drop around Jan 16, 17, says IMD

January 13, 2020 1:51 am

On Sunday, minimum temperature recorded at IMD’s Santacruz observatory was 20 degrees —2.7 degrees above normal, while the Colaba observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 21 degrees —1.6 degrees above normal.

Weathering the storm

January 08, 2020 11:25 pm

State of Climate of India report should occasion interventions to make people resilient to extreme weather events

Arabian Sea saw second most frequent and intense cyclones since 1902 : IMD

January 06, 2020 8:59 pm

In a weather summary titled the 'Statement on Climate of India during 2019', IMD stated rains and floods alone took lives of 849 people, with Bihar being the worst affected Indian state.

‘Historic’ year-end: Pune sees warmest December since 1970

January 01, 2020 9:00 am

IMD records show that December was equally warm for Kolhapur and Solapur, among other cities in central Maharashtra, where the minimum temperature recorded was 17.6 degrees Celsius.

West Bengal to ring in warmer but wet New Year: Met forecast

January 01, 2020 6:16 am

Cold wave is likely to abate from several parts of West Bengal, predicted the weather department, however, the conditions will continue to remain same in Purulia, Bankura, Birbhum,West Burdwan, Murshidabad, Malda and North and South Dinajpur districts.

At 16.4 degrees Celsius, coldest day in Mumbai

January 01, 2020 5:42 am

The minimum temperature recorded by the IMD’s Santacruz observatory was 1 degree below normal. The Colaba observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 19 degrees Celsius, 0.8 degrees below normal.

Delhi: ‘2019 December could be the second coldest since 1901’

December 27, 2019 7:58 am

Severe cold or cold day conditions have prevailed over Delhi-NCR since December 14, and are expected to continue till December 29, an official said.

Weather forecast today LIVE: Cold weather to persist in north India, dense fog for next 24 hours

December 18, 2019 9:34 am

Weather forecast Today Live Updates: Dense fog is very likely in isolated pockets over Uttar Pradesh, north Madhya Pradesh, north Chhattisgarh, Bihar, south Assam & Meghalaya and Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura in the morning during the next 24 hours.


Frozen Dal lake, shivering people in Capital: North India prepares for frosty New Year

December 31, 2019 8:40 am

Cold wave swept across North India, with Delhi witnessing its coldest December day in a century, and Kashmir enveloped in snow.

Delhi continues to shiver as cold wave tightens grip across north India

December 29, 2019 11:06 am

The frigid air barrelling through north India plummeted temperatures to season's lowest in Delhi and neighbouring states on Saturday with many places recording a minimum of below two degrees Celsius, as dense fog reduced visibility and disrupted air, rail and road traffic.

Cold wave grips north India, windy spell likely to continue in Delhi

December 13, 2019 2:29 pm

The cold wave intensified in north India on Thursday with snowfall in higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand, while light rains in the national capital also caused a chill in the air.

Winter chill grips north India, temperature in Delhi dips to single digit

December 04, 2019 10:10 am

In Delhi, the minimum temperature was 9.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday but weather experts said it is likely to drop to 7 degrees Celsius by Friday as high-velocity northwesterly winds continue to blow from the hills.

Heavy rains inundate Kerala on bypoll day; power supply, railway services hit

October 22, 2019 8:38 am

Disruption in electricity supply has also hindered the polling process. The situation is particularly serious in Ernakulam constituency in Kochi where narrow lanes leading to the polling booths are underwater.

Mumbai receives heavy rain, IMD issues red alert

September 04, 2019 3:15 pm

Mumbai Rains, Weather Forecast Today: The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall for Wednesday, as a result of which schools have been asked to remain shut.

Rain fury continues in Kerala as floods wreak havoc in Maharashtra, Gujarat

August 09, 2019 12:45 pm

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Kerala for the next 24 hours.

Monsoon revives with full force in Mumbai as Delhi reels under sultry weather

July 25, 2019 12:44 pm

The IMD said widespread rain or thundershowers will cover parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh from July 24 to 27.

Monsoon rains on Delhi, residents rejoice respite from prolonged summer

July 16, 2019 8:32 am

The IMD had predicted generally cloudy skies and very light rain with thundershower in the national capital, a condition that is likely to continue till Thursday.

Mumbai: Heavy rains disrupt traffic, several areas waterlogged

June 28, 2019 1:51 pm

There were water logging complaints in Mazgaon, Sakinaka, Kurla (W) and Ghatkopar among other areas.