Mercury hovers around normal in North; rain, thunderstorm kill 14 in UP

Mercury on Tuesday hovered around normal levels across north India including in Uttar Pradesh where rain and thunderstorm claimed 14 lives and injured many others.

Rain, thunderstorm kill 14 in UP

At least 14 people lost their lives and scores were injured in thunderstorm and heavy rains that hit several parts of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday.

Kolkata Knight Riders-Rajasthan IPL match under weather threat
Kolkata Knight Riders-Rajasthan IPL match under weather threat

Kolkata Knight Riders were forced to practice indoors on Saturday due to rain and thunderstorm in the city as defending champions' IPL contest against Rajasthan Royals tomorrow is also under the weather-threat.

IPL 8: Thunderstorm denies KKR practice on Eden pitch
IPL 8: Thunderstorm denies KKR practice on Eden pitch

A thunderstorm that uprooted trees in the city, also put paid to the Kolkata Knight Riders' hopes to practice in the 22 yards of the Eden Gardens which turned soggy on Sunday.

Bihar CM announces Rs 2 lakh compensation to family of dead

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today reviewed the situation across the state in the wake of the thunderstorm, in which 20 persons died and crops were damaged.

Widespread rain, thunderstorm lash Bihar

Widespread rains accompanied by gusts of over 50 km per hour lashed Bihar on Monday afternoon bringing down the soaring temperatures.

Friday season's coldest day in Delhi

The national capital witnessed the season's coldest day Friday with the maximum temperature registering 22.3 degrees Celsius - one notch below the season's average, the weatherman said.

Sydney storm damages over 100 properties, warning issued

A severe thunderstorm hit parts of Sydney on Friday afternoon and damaged more than 100 properties, with the Bureau of Meteorology issuing a "severe thunderstorm warning" for flash floods and damaging winds over the next several hours. 

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.