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Indian Meteorological Department


Gujarat: Strong winds, don’t venture into sea, fishermen told

May 24, 2022 2:47 am

In a bulletin issued on Monday, the IMD stated that due to a steep pressure gradient, strong surface winds are likely to blow along and off north Gujarat coast.

Put heat action plans in place after grueling March, April: Prime Minister Narendra Modi advises States, UTs

May 06, 2022 12:49 am

The IMD has warned that after respite over the last few days, heatwave conditions are expected over parts of Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Rajasthan, Haryana, UP, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Delhi.

Strong winds off Gujarat coast, IMD warns fishermen

January 22, 2022 10:08 pm

In its warning, the IMD has stated that "strong winds with speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph are very likely to prevail along and off" both North and South Gujarat coasts.

Fog, cold weather prevail for second day in Mumbai

December 06, 2021 1:13 am

As per the IMD, fog and mist in the morning were recorded in Mumbai followed by partly cloudy skies.

Pune News Highlights: Pune logs 101 fresh Covid-19 cases; records wettest December since 1901

December 07, 2021 9:15 am

IMD forecast for Thursday is cloudy skies with light to moderate rain. The weather is predicted to improve with dry weather conditions predicted from Friday onwards.

IMD predicts a wet November in south India

November 02, 2021 5:44 pm

IMD director general Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra Tuesday said southern peninsular India is likely to receive 122 per cent rainfall with respect to its long period average (117.5 mm) this month.

Weather Forecast Today Live Updates: Heavy rains in West Bengal, Northeast

August 14, 2021 9:25 am

Weather Forecast Today Live Updates: Isolated heavy rainfall is expected over Uttarakhand between 14 and 15 August, as per the IMD's daily weather bulletin. Fairly widespread rainfall activity is also likely in Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Vidarbha, and Chhattisgarh.

IMD issues MP rain alerts; Red for five districts near UP, orange for 17

July 31, 2021 7:49 pm

The red alert for five UP districts is due to a well-marked low pressure area lying over south-west Bihar and neighbouring regions which is now likely to move west and north-west and then to the southern part of UP in the next two days, an IMD official said.

IMD, ICMR collaborate to study temperature, rainfall roles with malaria cases in Odisha

June 15, 2021 11:03 am

Since a year, the Met department has been issuing weekly specialised ‘Climate Information for Health’ bulletins, which includes the temperature threshold values — both maximum and minimum, of India with a lead time of two weeks.

Monsoon to hit Kerala on May 31: IMD

May 14, 2021 7:54 pm

The IMD will issue the second stage long range forecast (LRF) towards the end of this month that will specify the rainfall distribution over the homogeneous regions of the country.


Moderate winters land hosiery business in loss

January 11, 2016 5:39 am

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.