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Chennai: City records 104 mm rainfall, heaviest since November 2017

The Regional Meteorological Centre in Nungambakkam recorded 104 mm of rain on Thursday.

Mercury dips as Delhi gets light rains; thundershowers predicted tomorrow

The maximum temperature was recorded at 29 degrees Celcius in Delhi, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 25.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below the average.


LiveWeather forecast today LIVE: Mercury rises in Delhi, intense heat wave to continue in the north

Weather forecast and Temperature today India LIVE News Updates: In the coming days, heat wave conditions are also expected in some parts of west Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Marathwada and in isolated pockets of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and east Rajasthan.

Chandigarh: Strong winds, rain cool down sweltering city

"There were two little girls playing in the garden with their mother but fortunately, they escaped and no one was injured in this accident,” said Arvind Moudgil, an advocate. Moudgil said it was an old tree.

IMD issues thunderstorm warning for Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada

“There is a chance of formation of an upper air cyclonic circulation in Maharashtra and its adjoining areas. This added moisture incursion will bring rain to isolated places,” a release issued by the IMD said.

At 7.6 degree Celsius, Delhi records lowest temperature for season

The Met office has forecast clear skies for the day ahead and haze and smoke towards the afternoon. "The maximum temperature is likely to settle at 24 degrees Celsius," the weatherman said.


Rain likely to lash Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 36 degrees Celsius and 25 degrees Celsius respectively. The department has also predicted chances of a thunderstorm with lightning at isolated places across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Heavy rains in Himachal unlikely in next five days: Met department

Heavy rains have wreaked havoc in the most parts of Himachal Pradesh state since Sunday evening, resulting in the deaths of at least 19 people.

Conditions for normal monsoon, Met forecast soon

Weather scientists said prevailing conditions were favourable for a good rainfall in the June-September monsoon season. Last year, the country as a whole received rainfall that was 95 per cent of its long-period average.

Pune: Light rain, hailstorm over parts of Maharashtra this week, says IMD

Since Tuesday, minimum temperatures across Maharashtra, including Pune, had shot up by 3 to 5 degrees Celcius, making the nights warmer than usual.

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MET Dept Sticks To Above Normal Monsoon Forecast For 2016

The MET department on Thursday retained its monsoon forecast for this year at above normal, from 104 to 110 percent, boosting hopes of better farming and economic growth after two consecutive years of drought cut rural incomes and agricultural output. The annual June-September monsoon hits the Kerala coast today before progressing to other parts of […]


Shimla experiences heavy snowfall

Shimla, Feb 09 (ANI): The higher reaches of different districts in Himachal Pradesh, including the capital city Shimla, are experiencing heavy snowfall. The state is reeling under intense cold wave due to heavy snowfall in the region since Sunday. Shimla, Kufri and several other towns in the area are wrapped in a thick white blanket of snow while the mid and lower hills experienced moderate to heavy rain. According to reports, the mercury has dipped by several degrees across the state after change in the weather. The Met department has predicted dry weather during next 24 hours.