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Depression in Bay of Bengal may bring rains in Chennai today

While a few Chennaiites took to Twitter and rejoiced as the rains hit the city, others opined that the rains had barely made any impact on the ongoing water crisis in Chennai.

Weather today: Puducherry braces itself to combat cyclone; yellow alert in Himachal Pradesh

Weather forecast today, April 26, 201: IMD has warned that Cyclone Fani could cross the north Tamil Nadu coast on April 30. In light of this, it has issued a red alert for areas in and around coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

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Explained: India's southwest monsoon forecast by IMD

The southwest monsoon covers most of the country and brings 70 per cent of India's annual rainfall. A forecast from the IMD, therefore, is important for governments, businesses and the general public due to its importance for the Indian economy.

At 5.2° Celsius, Delhi mornings colder than Shimla’s

While the capital recorded a minimum temperature of 5.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, the minimum in the hill town was 9.4 degrees Celsius the same day. Shimla received snowfall last week, and its minimum temperature was four degrees above normal.

LiveCyclone Gaja HIGHLIGHTS: 33 killed; fishermen advised not to venture into Arabian Sea for next two days

Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu: IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall over Lakshadweep during the next 24 hours. Follow HIGHLIGHTS here.

Farmers’ body says ‘inaccurate’ monsoon forecasts led to crop loss, threatens to lock up IMD officials

The letter, written by Gangabhishan Thavre from the Shetkari Sangharsh Samiti, said the inaccurate forecasts had led to severe crop loss.

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Monsoon likely to hit Mumbai coast three days in advance

The city experienced above normal temperatures on Tuesday with the maximum temperature recorded at 34.6 degrees and minimum temperature at 28.3 degrees, one degree above normal.

Scorching heat in some areas, but India gets a cooler April

Meteorologists have attributed the continuous inflow of western disturbances as the main reason behind a cooler April, as compared to the temperatures in the same month in the last two years.

Snowfall in Chamoli, Delhi wakes up to pleasant morning

"A Western Disturbance is likely to affect the Himalayan region on Friday with its peak activity on Saturday," the Indian Meteorological Department statement earlier said.

Weather LIVE UPDATES: Rain, hailstorm likely in Delhi today, fresh snowfall in Kashmir, Shimla

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted thunderstorms in several parts of north-west India and heavy rain or snowfall in isolated areas over Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.

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Moderate winters land hosiery business in loss

Ludhiana, Jan 11 (ANI): The hosiery industry in Punjab has seen a dip in business with the region experiencing moderate winter this year. India has remained warmer this season as compared to the previous season during winter months. Hosiery items include stockings, sweaters, jackets, gloves and caps among other winter garments. The losses suffered by the industry have also affected the employees. According to businessmen, the sector has witnessed around 50 percent loss this season. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted slight rainfall over the next week.

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