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Thunderstorms, lightning in Gangetic Bengal till on Friday

In Kolkata, there was no rainfall recorded in 24 hours till 8.30 am this morning.

Sep 07, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
Summer rains cool drought-hit Karnataka

Summer rains cool drought-hit Karnataka

"The city received 319 mm rainfall from May 1 to 28, surpassing the previous record of 287.1 mm set in May 1957 and 178 mm in May 2015.

May 29, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Severe weather creates havoc across Germany

The German news agency dpa reported today that a regional train derailed near Stadtroda in eastern Germany after the tracks were covered by a mudslide late yesterday. 

May 20, 2017, 19:35 PM IST
Barack Obama declares emergency for flooded Louisiana

Barack Obama declares emergency for flooded Louisiana

US President Barack Obama issued Sunday a disaster declaration for flood-devastated Louisiana, where emergency workers have rescued more than 7,000 residents stranded in homes and cars, said the White House.

Aug 15, 2016, 10:01 AM IST

Heavy rain in China kills at least 24, millions evacuated

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 24 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.

Jul 23, 2016, 11:12 AM IST
Even small thunderstorms can cause huge polar cyclones on Saturn

Even small thunderstorms can cause huge polar cyclones on Saturn

Astronomers have recently revealed that minor weather conditions such as thunderstorms can lead to huge cyclones on the surface of Saturn.

Jun 17, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Rain, thunderstorms likely in Bengal on Monday

Rain and thundershowers are likely to occur at most places in West Bengal, including Kolkata, over the next two days, the met department said on Sunday.

Jun 14, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

Southwest monsoon covers entire Karnataka: Met

Rain and thundershowers are likely to occur at most places in Karnataka as the south-west monsoon advanced further into the remaining parts of north interior Karnataka and covered the entire state, the Met office said on Saturday.

Jun 13, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

Rain, thunderstorms expected in Karnataka

Rain and thunderstorms are likely to occur in most places in Karnataka, the Met Office here said on Wednesday.

Jun 10, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Sweltering Wednesday in Kolkata, thunderstorms likely in Bengal

 Kolkata had a hot and oppressively humid day on Wednesday, even as the weatherman predicted thunderstorms over the next 48 hours at a couple of places of Gangetic West Bengal, covering the districts in the southern part of the state.

Jun 03, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

Severe weather in Texas sets rain record, leaves 16 dead

Texas prepared for more flooding on Thursday while still reeling from torrential rains that killed at least 16 people, inundated major cities and set a record for the wettest month in the state`s history.

May 28, 2015, 23:37 PM IST

Scientists to decode the mystery of night-time thunderstorms

Armed with more than 100 scientific instruments, researchers from across North America are set to spend six weeks this summer probing night-time thunderstorms that mysteriously form without a prod from the sun's heat.

May 21, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

Rainstorms hit northeast, normal life

Seasonal cyclonic rains and thunderstorms have hit northeastern states damaging houses and disrupting power supply and transport, officials said on Friday.

Apr 24, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Rainstorms hit Indian northeast, normal life

Seasonal cyclonic rains and thunderstorms have hit northeastern states damaging houses and disrupting power supply and transport, officials said on Friday.

Apr 24, 2015, 16:27 PM IST
ICC World Cup 2015: Weather might play spoilsport in India-Bangladesh clash

ICC World Cup 2015: Weather might play spoilsport in India-Bangladesh clash

There is a high probability of rain or thunderstorm interrupting the cricket World Cup quarter-final between India and Bangladesh at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday, says the weather office.

Mar 18, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Eerie alignment of Venus, Mars, Moon sparks apocalypse fears

 The sky was graced with a spectacular trio recently, as Venus, Mars and the Moon gathered near the western horizon, however according to ancient mythology the eerie phenomenon could have a darker and more sinister purpose.

Feb 22, 2015, 12:39 PM IST

More storms likely in Australia's Queensland state Thursday

People in southeast Queensland in Australia may have to brace themselves for more turbulent weather Thursday, with thunderstorms being forecast in Brisbane.

Nov 20, 2014, 07:14 AM IST

After rains and thunderstorms mercury dips in Himachal

Cold wave conditions revived in mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh as several areas of the state were lashed by thunderstorm, accompanied by rains causing sharp fall in mercury.

Apr 13, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

Rains lashes HP, mercury stays below normal

The mercury stayed below normal at most places in Himachal Pradesh as several areas were lashed by rains and thunderstorm.

Jun 07, 2012, 19:18 PM IST