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Meteorological Department


UN weather agency warns of water crisis without urgent reforms

October 05, 2021 7:12 pm

Despite some recent advances, it found that 107 countries remain off track for a target to sustainably manage their water resources by 2030.

High-velocity storm uproots trees, disrupts power supply in Chandigarh

May 30, 2021 12:13 pm

The storm, with a wind speed exceeding 60 kmph, was accompanied by heavy rains, the weather office said on Sunday.

Slight relief from cold wave conditions in Himachal Pradesh

February 04, 2019 5:22 pm

Dalhousie and Kufri recorded minimum temperatures of 4.2 degrees Celsius and 2.3 degrees Celsius, respectively while Kinnaur's Kalpa recorded a low of minus 5 degrees Celsius.

Punjab: Amid rain cheer for farmers, fear of ‘yellow rust’ attack

January 22, 2019 1:43 am

Experts and farmers also agree on one thing that this rainfall is like a tonic for Rabi (winter season) crops, mainly wheat, besides reducing the burden on groundwater.

Chandigarh Meteorological Department: Days to get warmer, more humid

May 18, 2018 6:26 am

As of Thursday, the month of May has witnessed a rise and fall in temperature. So far, the average temperature is 32 degree Celsius with average humidity being 43 per cent.

‘2015 was the warmest year on record in recent history’

March 21, 2016 9:01 am

The year 2015 has been one of the warmest, owing to El Nino, western disturbances and extra-tropical weather conditions.

Lightning claims 1 in Dangs

March 14, 2015 3:15 am

The unseasonal rainfall resulted in a decline in day temperatures in Saurashtra region.

Monday rainfall only 7.2 mm, total 191.9 mm so far this season

July 29, 2014 3:24 am

The weather office has forecast that the sky will remain cloudy in the Tricity over the next few days.

53.4 mm rainfall leads to waterlogging

July 19, 2014 3:43 am

The rain led to waterlogging at the light point of sectors 16 and 17, and some low-lying areas.

Rain likely around July 14, says Met

July 12, 2014 1:57 am

The city has witnessed 50 per cent less rainfall this month so far.


Roads blocked due to heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir

February 12, 2016 5:41 am

Pir Panjal Range (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 12 (ANI): Roads have been blocked due to heavy snowfall in Dehra ki Gali area of the Pir Panjal Range in Jammu andKashmir on Friday. The Meteorological Department here has forecast wet weather for the next two days. Met Department official said that there are reports of snowfall in higher reaches of Kashmir, including in Peer Ki Gali on the Mughal Road in Shopian, Sonmarg, Amarnath Shrine, Razdan Pass, Sadhna Top and Gurez.