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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.

Dense fog, intense cold slow down life in Punjab and Haryana

Intense cold conditions added to the discomfiture. Hisar in Haryana quivered at 1.6 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal limits, a MeT department official said. He said it was the season's coldest night in the city.


More rains in store for Rajasthan

Even though the water is receding in flood-hit areas, important roads connecting Sirohi, Jalore and Pali are still blocked, the Met Department said. Sirohi district has been continuously receiving abnormal rainfall for the last five days.

Met department forecasts more rains in Bihar till Wednesday

According to a recent weather forecast by the Patna Meteorological Centre on Monday, major cities of Bihar such as Patna, Bhagalpur, Purnea are expected to witness moderate rainfall on Tuesday, while Gaya may witness heavy rains.

Light rain or thundershower likely in some areas of Delhi: MeT department

On Thursday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 41.1 degrees Celsius

There is no heatwave as yet, says Chandigarh Meteorological Department

For the last few days, the temperature has been fluctuating between 34 and 42 degrees.

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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.