El Nino

Monsoon to be normal in north and south India, 96-104% overall rainfall likely: IMD

The southwest monsoon is likely to be normal in the north and south India, above-normal in central India and below-normal in east and northeast India, the MeT department said on Tuesday.

Jun 01, 2021, 15:41 PM IST

India likely to get average monsoon rainfall in 2019, says IMD

The IMD defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96% and 104% of a 50-year average of 89 centimetres for the entire four-month season beginning June.

May 31, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

India likely to have near normal monsoon in 2019, says IMD

The met department said that weak El Nino conditions are likely to prevail during the monsoon season with reduced intensity in the later part of the season.

Apr 15, 2019, 16:12 PM IST

2017 was second hottest year on record, after sizzling 2016: Report

Trump plans to quit the 2015 Paris Agreement, which has the backing of almost 200 nations and seeks to limit the rise in temperatures to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 F) above pre-industrial times, ideally 1.5 C (2.7 F).

Jan 04, 2018, 22:34 PM IST

IMD predicts rain, thunderstorm in Delhi this weekend

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rains, thunderstorm and dust storm in the Delhi NCR region this weekend.

May 25, 2017, 14:27 PM IST

Plentiful monsoon rains coming our way - Indian Ocean Dipole set to overcome El Nino!

Pre-monsoon showers have already hit certain dry areas in the southern part of the country.

May 10, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

El Nino can warn on cholera outbreaks in Africa: Study

During the years when El Nino is warming the eastern Pacific, East Africa has about 50,000 additional cholera cases a year, new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests.

Apr 11, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

RBI projects inflation to rise to 5%

The Reserve Bank on Thursday projected retail inflation to increase to 5 percent in the second half of the current fiscal citing risks of El Nino impacting the monsoon and one-off effects of the Goods and Services Tax.


Apr 06, 2017, 16:47 PM IST

IMD, IAF team up to tackle lightning-related deaths

Last year, as least 424 people were killed as a result of lighting strikes in the country.

Apr 05, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

India's monsoon likely to escape El Nino unscathed: IMD

India is likely to emerge unscathed from the El Nino weather pattern as it is expected to set in only during the latter part of the four-month monsoon season, a top weather official said, indicating a timely arrival of crop-nourishing rains.

Mar 24, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

Extreme weather continues in 2017, pushing world into 'uncharted territory': Report

While the year 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat, extreme weather and climate conditions have continued into 2017, pushing the world into "truly uncharted territory", said the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 

Mar 21, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

India may face weak monsoon under El Nino effect: Nomura

Probability of an El Nino formation in 2017 has led to some worries about India's monsoon season.

Mar 05, 2017, 16:42 PM IST

Earth's warm October not record; 2016 on track to be hottest year ever!

From May 2015 to August 2016, Earth set monthly heat records for 16 straight months.

Nov 18, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

La Niña, El Niño migh not happen later this year

We are consistently predicting a more neutral state, with no La Niña or El Niño later this year, said Steven Pawson, Chief of Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO). 

Sep 14, 2016, 12:20 PM IST

Effect analysis of monsoon delay in market | Part-2

The effect of monsoon is not supposedly to hamper the market as few days further or earlier does not have any impact.

May 16, 2016, 16:46 PM IST

Climate alert! 2016 April hottest month ever worldwide

The information showed that April 2016 was the third month in a row to break the monthly record by the largest margin ever and the seventh month in a row to be at least 1C above the 1951-80 mean for that month.

May 16, 2016, 14:22 PM IST

What caused the monster El Nino in 2015?

El Nino and La Nina are the warm and cool phases of a recurring climate pattern across the tropical Pacific Ocean called the El Nino-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO. 

May 10, 2016, 13:59 PM IST

2016 Indian summer could prove to be the hottest ever: IMD

The US' National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOOA) has also stated that 2016 is likely to beat 2015 as the hottest year on record globally.

Apr 22, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

Monsoon to be 'above normal' in 2016; drought-hit Marathwada likely to receive 'good' rains: IMD

IMD director-general LS Rathore told a press briefing that the Monsoon this year is going to be above normal.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Sensex vaults 348 points on hopes of good monsoon; IT big winner

Buoyed by expectations of a good monsoon this year, the BSE Sensex regained the 25,000-mark Monday by rebounding 348 points to snap its two-day losing run, as investors widened their bets in bank and IT sectors in the last two hours of the session.

Apr 11, 2016, 16:58 PM IST