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Mumbai: Dry, chilly spell to continue for next five days, says IMD

January 19, 2020 3:09 am

An average minimum temperature of around 16 degrees Celsius was recorded around the city, even as the maximum shot up to 30.6 degrees.

Monsoon season officially ends, India records highest rainfall since 1994

September 30, 2019 8:34 pm

Monsoon, however, still remains active over several parts of the country, the weather agency said.  This could be the longest recorded delayed withdrawal of the rain-bearing winds, it added.

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Kerala CM Vijayan announces Rs 4 lakh compensation for kin of dead

August 14, 2019 9:56 pm

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Follow the latest news on rain and temperatures in Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Maharashtra and other parts of India.

Depression in Bay of Bengal may bring rains in Chennai today

June 22, 2019 4:57 pm

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

April 27, 2019 8:40 am

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.

Explained: India's southwest monsoon forecast by IMD

April 16, 2019 12:12 pm

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

December 20, 2018 2:19 am

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.

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

December 05, 2018 1:36 pm

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

October 13, 2018 9:46 am

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

Monsoon likely to hit Mumbai coast three days in advance

May 30, 2018 2:43 am

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.


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.