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Friday, February 26, 2021



Mumbai: Mercury rises, air quality dips in city

February 24, 2021 9:50 pm

With the exception of Vidharbha region, and Jalgaon and Solapur districts in Madhya Maharashtra, other districts across the state recorded above normal minimum temperature on Thursday.

IMD predicts hail, lightning and rainfall over Marathwada during next 3 hours

February 19, 2021 11:25 am

Normally, hail and thunderstorms are common over Maharashtra in March, owing to the seasonal transition and development favourble weather systems.

IMD: Light rain or snow for 48 hours over Chamoli

February 08, 2021 12:08 am

However, there is no weather forecast for Tapovan and Joshimath areas for the next five days. The underconstruction dam is located in Tapovan where rescue operations are on since Sunday afternoon.

Indigenously built, first pair of weather radars installed over Himalayas

January 16, 2021 2:16 am

Covering the central and western Himalayas, these dual polarised radars will gather atmospheric variations and pick signals of extreme weather events, IMD officials said. D

People can now share weather info, images directly with IMD

January 13, 2021 12:31 am

Weather enthusiasts can share their observations in the form of both texts and images -- of fog, rainfall, dust storm, hailstorm, thunder and lightning.

Mumbai receives unseasonal rain; AQI remains ‘very poor’ for second consecutive day

January 08, 2021 9:18 pm

The one mm of trace rainfall that the city witnessed on Friday was only the second such instance since 2010, with the last instance having been in 2014. The city’s AQI at 317, worse than Delhi’s AQI, is also the worst AQI recorded in the city this year.

Cold wave to stay, Naliya shivers at 5.6 degrees C

January 06, 2021 11:42 pm

Minimum temperatures dropped two to five degrees below normal at other parts with Keshod recording 9.3 degrees, Kandla airport 9.5, Gandhinagar 10, Amreli 10.2, Porbandar 10.3, Bhuj 10.4, Deesa 10.5, Rajkot 10.8, Valsad 11, Surendranagar 11.5, Ahmedabad 11.6, and Kandla Port 12.

Deaths due to lightning strikes dip by 37%: report

January 04, 2021 2:30 am

According to the report, lightning-linked fatalities formed 33 per cent of total deaths in natural disasters, according to data for the corresponding period in 2019-20.

Gujarat: IMD forecasts light rainfall over weekend

January 02, 2021 9:00 am

In the state, the lowest minimum temperature of 7.2 degrees Celsius was recorded at Naliya on Friday while the highest maximum temperature of 31.5 degree Celsius was recorded at Valsad.

IMD launches country's highest Meteorological Centre in Leh

December 29, 2020 5:21 pm

Even though there are only two districts, Kargil and Leh, the Union Territory has varying micro-climatic zones ranging from plains, cold desert, hills and extreme dry places.


Snowfall drapes Himachal Pradesh's Keylong in white blanket

November 02, 2020 7:26 pm

Himachal Pradesh’s tourist spot Lahaul-Spiti received snowfall on Monday.

Road caves-in, flooded streets: How Gurgaon looked after a day of heavy rains

August 20, 2020 5:07 pm

Heavy rains lashed Delhi-NCR, particularly battering the satellite city of Gurgaon on Wednesday, flooding the low-lying areas and bringing the traffic to a halt.

Incessant rains lash Delhi-NCR; waterlogging woes continue

August 19, 2020 6:16 pm

Delhi received heavy rains since early morning on Wednesday, leading to a drop in the mercury and waterlogging in some areas. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said more rains are likely during the day.

Heavy rains, strong winds batter Mumbai

August 05, 2020 9:20 pm

Incessant heavy rains accompanied by strong winds battered Mumbai and neighbouring Thane and Palghar districts of Maharashtra on Wednesday, disrupting suburban train and bus services and throwing normal life out of gear.

House collapses, bus submerges as heavy rains wreak havoc in parts of Delhi

July 19, 2020 5:16 pm

he national capital received its first spell of heavy rains on Sunday morning which led to waterlogging in low-lying areas and brought traffic to a standstill at key stretches in the city.

IMD issues red alert for Mumbai as downpour continues; waterlogging in several areas

July 16, 2020 11:59 am

"Heavy to very heavy" rainfall is likely in Konkan Maharashtra, including Mumbai and neighbouring Thane district, on Wednesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

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.