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Friday, May 29, 2020



Telling Numbers: Winter rainfall in excess in several states, Mizoram top

February 12, 2020 11:13 am

Rainfall is excess when it is 20-59% higher than normal for the period, and large excess when it is over 60% higher than normal.

This winter, keep your hands and feet warm; here's how

January 04, 2020 5:55 pm

Your body usually prioritises other organs like the heart and liver in winters, to keep vital functions going.

These Indian dessert delicacies are just what you need this winter

December 31, 2019 4:27 pm

Rush to your nearest halwai and stock up on some of these sweets for the blissfully-cold days ahead.

Night temperature in Chandigarh recorded below normal for first time this season

December 29, 2019 9:32 pm

MeT department officials said while no major change is expected in the day temperatures during the next week, a slight improvement may be recorded in the night temperatures.

Day temperature in Chandigarh climbs to 11.1 degrees Celsius

December 28, 2019 1:14 pm

The maximum temperature on Friday was 11.1 degrees Celsius — which is 10 degrees C below normal; 22.1 degrees C is the mean daily maximum temperature of December.

Explained: Why this winter is extra cold

December 30, 2019 8:28 am

The unusually cold December this year could just be another instance of extreme climates becoming more and more frequent, a result of climate change. Across the world, the frequency and intensity of both heatwaves and cold waves have increased in the last few years.

Explained: Understanding the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year

December 22, 2019 3:18 pm

In the Southern Hemisphere, conversely, today is Summer Solstice — in places like Australia, New Zealand, or South Africa, therefore, December 22 is the year’s longest day.

Looking for a new escapade? Here are six colourful destinations to escape the winter blues

December 04, 2019 7:36 pm

Leave the winter skies behind for these unique and colourful getaways.

Itchy all over? Remember when not to scratch

November 28, 2019 1:22 pm

Scratching may feel immensely satisfying, but there are always some alternatives available.

Winter blues are real; brighten your mood by eating these foods

November 26, 2019 4:50 pm

In order to prevent the winter blues, have a rich diet that has all essential nutrients.


'Winter wonderland' — Breathtaking pictures of freezing Niagara Falls go viral

January 05, 2018 4:14 pm

Pictures of the falls have gone viral on the Internet hugely this year and has in turn inspired visitors to brave the bone-chilling cold and take snapshots and selfies at the marvel.

Night shelters bring relief to homeless people of Delhi

January 03, 2015 2:54 pm

The night shelters provide the basic needs to those without a roof over their head.


Explained: Why Winters Set In Late

January 21, 2016 2:17 pm

A southward shift of two wind systems has allowed the Westerlies to penetrate into the Indian landmass. Indian Express explains how.