States told to gear up to meet water demand on scanty rains

With the MeT office predicting a "deficient" rainfall across the country in the coming monsoon season, the Centre on Tuesday asked the states to make preparations to tackle drinking water problem in rural areas.

Rain in parts of Uttar Pradesh

Light to moderate rain and thundershowers occurred at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, giving respite to the people from scorching heat.

Monsoon to be delayed in Kerala, drought-like conditions expected

With conditions not favouring its progress, Southwest Monsoon is expected to hit the Kerala coast by June 4, three days after its normal onset date, the MET department said on Sunday.

Heatwaves prevail at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh

Heatwave conditions continued at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday with Banda area recording the maximum temperature of 46.4 degrees Celsius.

IMD predicts thundershowers in Delhi, Punjab and UP between June 1-3
IMD predicts thundershowers in Delhi, Punjab and UP between June 1-3

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday informed that monsoon in Kerala is likely to arrive soon.

Heatwave continues in Punjab, Haryana; Met Dept predicts rain from Sunday

Heatwave continued to sweep Haryana and Punjab today with temperatures again crossing a few notches above normal but the MeT Department has predicted relief from Sunday evening with possibility of rain or thundershowers at few places in the region.

No respite as heat wave continues to sweep Haryana and Punjab

 There is no respite in sight for the people of Haryana and Punjab as heat wave continues to sweep both the states.

Heatwave conditions at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh

Heat wave conditions prevailed at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday as weather was dry over the state.

UP under the grip of heat wave; Allahabad hottest at 47.7 deg

Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under sweltering heat with mercury in Allahabad touching 47.7 degrees Celsius which was the hottest in the state.

Karnal hottest at 44.5 deg C as heatwave sweeps Haryana, Punjab

No respite was experienced on Sunday from the blistering heatwave sweeping Haryana and Punjab as Karnal sizzled at 44.5 degrees Celsius.

Seven killed in Rajasthan dust storm

Seven persons, including a minor girl and a woman, were on Tuesday killed and 11 others injured after a strong dust storm hit parts of Rajasthan.

Delhiites sweat as mercury touches 43 deg C

Delhiites had to sweat it out under a blazing sun on Monday as the maximum temperature shot up to 43 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal, highest in the season so far.

Sunny morning in Delhi on Saturday

 A sunny morning greeted Delhiites on Saturday with the minimum temperature settling at 25.7 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.

Delhi to sizzle at 44 degrees Celcius, hot days ahead

It was a sunny Thursday morning in the national capital, with the minimum temperature settling three notches above the season's average at 27.6 degrees Celsius.

"The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 44 degrees Celsius," MeT department officials said.

Heat wave continues in Rajasthan; Jaipur observes hottest day

 Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in Rajasthan on Thursday as Jaipur experienced the hottest day of the season with a maximum temperature of 43.6 degrees Celsius, while Phalodi sizzled at 45 degrees Celsius, a MeT report said here.

Fresh spell of rain predicted in UP, farmers alerted

The Met department has issued a warning to farmers of Uttar Pradesh of a possible spell of rain on April 25-26.

Bhiwani sizzles at 41.8 degree Celsius as mercury soars in Punjab, Haryana

Mercury rose further at most places in Haryana and Punjab on Monday with Bhiwani sizzling at nearly 42 degrees Celsius.

IPL 8: Star-studded show to light opening ceremony today in rain threatened Kolkata
IPL 8: Star-studded show to light opening ceremony today in rain threatened Kolkata

India's biggest cricket carnival kicks off with a glittery opening ceremony on Tuesday as several stars from Bollywood line-up for some breathtaking performances to start the Indian Premier League (IPL) season 8. But what threatens the opening ceremony is a possibility of rain and thunderstorm which could interrupt proceedings at the Salt Lake Stadium, according to the Met office predictions.

Overcast conditions prevail in Delhi

 Overcast conditions prevailed throughout the day on Friday in Delhi after overnight rains brought down temperatures significantly.

Himachal records wettest March ever

 The meteorological department has recorded highest ever rainfall for the month of March in Himachal Pradesh at 189.4 mm.