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Slight relief from cold wave conditions in Himachal Pradesh

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

11 towers collapse in storm, load-shedding in city

On Thursday too, the power utility had to resort to load shedding in rural areas of Pune, Talegaon, Lonikand, Satara and Baramati.

Rain,hailstorm lash HP hills

After a couple of pleasant days,the wintry weather returned to Shimla and several other nearby hill stations with rain,hailstorm and strong wind on Sunday affecting the normal life here.

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Roads blocked due to heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir

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.