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Indian Meteorological Department


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.

As north India braces for cold wave, widespread rain forecast for Tamil Nadu & Kerala this week

January 12, 2021 7:29 am

A cold wave is declared along the plains when the minimum temperatures fall by 5 to 6 degrees Celsius from the normal.

Heavy rains likely in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep over next 3 days

January 10, 2021 2:39 pm

However, the rainfall activity is predicted to decrease considerably from January 13th, the weather department added.

Rain, snow hit parts of Himachal, wet spell to continue for four days

January 02, 2021 9:01 pm

Precipitation in the state will be fairly widespread and is likely to reach its peak intensity on January 4 and 5, when most places in the state may receive snow and rain.

Northeast monsoon revives, positive sign for rain-deficient Tamil Nadu

November 13, 2020 8:51 pm

"A trough in the easterlies in lower levels is likely to affect the southern peninsula from November 15. Fairly widespread rain is forecast during the next four to five days," read the Met department's forecast issued on Friday.

Weather Forecast Today Update: Five killed in incessant downpour in Odisha, low lying areas submerged

August 21, 2020 7:02 pm

The formation of a new low pressure area over Bay of Bengal is likely to lead to increased rainfall activity over east and adjoining central India from Sunday onwards.

Week after cyclone Amphan, Kolkata struck by 96 kmph nor'wester

May 27, 2020 9:13 pm

The squall, known as "Kalbaisakhi" in local parlance, uprooted several trees in some parts of the city, blocking traffic movement.

Cyclone Amphan: Depression to turn into cyclonic storm by evening; rain likely in these states

May 16, 2020 3:39 pm

Cyclone Amphan: A well-marked low-pressure in the southeast Bay of Bengal intensified into a depression at 5.30 am today, prompting the Indian Meteorological Department to advise fishermen against the sea conditions in the area and in the Andaman Sea.

Gujarat: Monsoon ahead, top officials discuss action plan

May 16, 2020 1:39 am

Chief Secretary Anil Mukim asked the officials to make the preparations while keeping in mind the guidelines issued by the central government in that regard in carrying out any possible relief and rescue operations, the release said.

IMD releases list of 169 names for tropical cyclones

April 28, 2020 11:37 pm

The names of the cyclones in the list include Amphan, Nisarga (Bangladesh), Gati (India) and Nivar (Iran).


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.