Delhi sizzles as mercury crosses 40 degree mark

It was a sultry day in the national capital on Sunday with the mercury crossing the 40 degrees Celsius mark as the summer sun blazed in a cloudless sky.

Ten killed in lightning strike in Bihar

Lightning claimed ten lives and injured several others when a thunderstorm swept the north-eastern part of Bihar early on Saturday.

Monsoon on schedule, to hit Kerala in next 48 hours

The monsoon is on schedule and is expected to hit Kerela in the next 48 hours, according to Met department.

Lightning kills 10 in West Bengal

Ten persons were struck dead by lightning and 28 others were injured in three districts of West Bengal which witnessed widespread pre-monsoon showers this morning, officials said.

Power outage due to dust storm hits water supply in Delhi

The after effects of the massive dust storm that hit the national capital last evening were felt by Delhiites till Saturday morning as power supply could not be restored in many areas which caused hiccups in water supply.

Three sisters killed as tree falls on house in UP

Three sisters were killed and their mother injured when a tree fell on their house due to thunderstorm in Tikaitnagar area, police said.

Light rains in north India bring little relief from heat

Light rain and thunderstorm could barely bring respite from blistering heat wave conditions in the northern region as mercury refused to drop below the 40 degree Celsius mark in most places on Saturday.

Heat wave continues in north India despite rain spell

Sweltering heat conditions prevailed in the northern region as mercury crossed the 40 degree Celsius mark in most parts, even as thunderstorm and rains lashed some areas.

Large parts of Gujarat hit by rain, thunderstorm; one killed

In a sudden change of weather, large parts of Gujarat were hit by rain, thunderstorm and strong winds on Sunday evening.

How pollution results in larger storm clouds, colder days and warmer nights

A new study has revealed how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds.

Thunderstorm hits several parts of Himachal Pradesh

A thunderstorm of severe intensity accompanied by lightning and intermittent heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh, disrupting normal life on Saturday.

Gorkhaland agitation suspended for two days after thunderstorm

The Gorkhaland agitation in Darjeeling was suspended for 48 hours from on Tuesday after a thunderstorm swept through the hills uprooting trees and snapping electric wires and telephone cables.

Thunderstorm hits power supply in Ghaziabad

Electricity department officials are saying that they would need seven days to repair the damage.

Rains, thunderstorms to lash Kashmir

The weather office warned that intermittent rains with occasional thunderstorms will lash the Kashmir Valley in the next 48 hours, and advised travellers on the Srinagar-Leh and Srinagar-Jammu highways to exercise caution.

After sporadic showers in Delhi, respite from heat expected today

Sunday is expected to be less harsh in Delhi after light rains accompanied by thunder and dust storms hit the capital late on Saturday, the Met office said.

24 killed in China thunderstorm

At least 24 people were killed and four others missing after thunderstorm hit parts of southern China in the last two days, the authorities said on Thursday.

NASA’s Fermi improves vision to view `missing` thunderstorm gamma-ray flashes

The Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is now 10 times better at catching the brief outbursts of high-energy light.

Heavy rains cause floods in parts of Assam

Heavy rains for the past 2 days has inundated villages in Upper and Lower Assam, even as 8 persons were injured in a thunderstorm in Dhubri district.

Shimla lashed by thunderstorm, showers

Shimla and its surrounding areas were lashed by a thunderstorm accompanied by sharp showers.

Rains bring relief to Delhiites from searing heat

Summer showers lashed the capital again this evening bringing relief to residents troubled by searing heat for the past few days.