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Dust storm hits Delhi, light rains witnessed in some areas

The dust storm hit Delhi around 4 pm. The wind speed was 50 kilometres per hour. A hailstorm is also likely, said Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the IMD's regional forecasting centre.

Apr 16, 2021, 17:29 PM IST

Monsoon to be normal this year, rainfall to be below normal in UP, Odisha, Jharkhand

This is the first time the IMD has made a specific forecast on spatial distribution. Rajeevan said the IMD will also issue month-wise forecasts during the next four months and also for the homogenous regions of the country.

Apr 16, 2021, 17:13 PM IST

Thunderstorms, rainfall in several parts of India in next 4-5 days, says IMD

The IMD said isolated heavy rainfall is also likely over the south and ghat areas of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mahe, coastal and southern interior Karnataka during April 14-16. Another cyclonic circulation lies over southwest Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring areas. 

Apr 12, 2021, 21:48 PM IST

Temperature in Delhi to rise up to 37 degree Celsius in next three days: IMD

Temperature in the national capital will gradually rise up to 37 degree Celsius in the next three days. 

Apr 02, 2021, 13:04 PM IST

Heat wave, dust storm to continue in India predicts IMD

With yellowish haze enveloping most parts of north-west India on Tuesday (March 30), the national capital recorded poor air quality and visibility due to strong dust-laden winds blowing at 30 to 40kmph.

Mar 31, 2021, 08:47 AM IST

IMD issues orange alert for seven states, predicts intense wet spell between March 30-April 1

The IMD warned that strong winds may damage plantation, horticulture and standing crops.

Mar 30, 2021, 08:43 AM IST

Delhi likely to face its warmest Holi, temperature set to soar, predicts IMD

The rise in temperature is predicted as the national capital has clear skies in the last few days, resulting in direct sunlight hitting the land surface.

Mar 28, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

North India to witness above normal temperatures this year: India Meteorological Department

Besides North India, there will be above normal seasonal maximum temperatures over sub-divisions of northwest and northeast India, few subdivisions from eastern and western parts of central India and few coastal subdivisions of north peninsular India, according to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the IMD.

Mar 02, 2021, 16:53 PM IST

Curious case of spring that gave a miss this year in north India, IMD explains why

In its summer forecast for March to May, the IMD on Monday said that day temperatures are likely to be above normal in north, northeast, parts of east and west India. However, it has forecast a likelihood of below normal temperatures in the south and adjoining central India.

Mar 01, 2021, 22:36 PM IST

Cold wave to hit Delhi-NCR again, temperature to dip further

Indian Meteorological Department forecasted that yet another cold wave will hit Delhi-NCR in the next few days and the temperature is likely to drop by four degrees. "A cold wave is likely to grip the city over the next two to three days as icy winds from the snow-laden western Himalayas bring the mercury down to 4 degrees Celsius," he said.

Jan 25, 2021, 11:23 AM IST

Kashmir Valley receives heavy snowfall, all flights cancelled, major highways closed

The authorities stopped traffic movement on Jammu and Kashmir national highway due to snowfall. Earlier, in the morning, flights were delayed at the Srinagar airport after Kashmir received a fresh spell of snow. However, later on, all fights were cancelled. 

Jan 23, 2021, 18:02 PM IST

Here's why you should check IMD alert for Delhi before stepping out of your home today

The India Meteorological Department has forecast rainfall in Delhi and NCR regions on Saturday while it issued an Orange alert for cold conditions for Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. An IMD official said the minimum temperature in the national capital will again drop to four degrees Celsius by Monday.

Jan 23, 2021, 12:01 PM IST

No respite from cold as winter chill persists in north India, IMD issues alert for Delhi

Dense to very dense fog is likely to prevail in states such as Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, parts of northeastern states, parts of Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Bihar and sub-Himalayan regions, it added. Delhi's air quality had turned ‘severe’ on Tuesday due to low wind speed and high moisture levels, according to the IMD. The city's 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) was 404 on Tuesday. It was 372 on Monday and 347 the previous day.

Jan 20, 2021, 07:51 AM IST

Dense fog, cold weather conditions prevail in Delhi-NCR, 16 trains running late due to poor visibility

The Delhi Airport, however, said that all flight operations are normal and low visibility procedures are in process.

Jan 19, 2021, 09:51 AM IST

Trains delayed as dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR region, air quality remains poor

The citizens of Delhi experienced a foggy morning with reduced visibility as the air quality of the national capital continues to remain in the ‘severe’ category on Sunday.

Jan 17, 2021, 10:19 AM IST

Srinagar witnesses coldest night in 25 yrs with minimum temperature at minus 8.4 degrees Celsius

This winter is one of the harshest winter seasons in Kashmir with the temperature continuously staying below normal

Jan 14, 2021, 11:41 AM IST

No respite to Delhiites from cold; dense fog and zero visibility in parts of Delhi-NCR, IMD issues Orange alert

Extreme harsh weather conditions and dense fog prevailed in Delhi and parts of National Capital Region (NCR) on Thursday morning as northern India continued to reel under severe cold.

Jan 14, 2021, 08:41 AM IST

Cold wave across north India, this Rajasthan city records min temp of 0.2 degrees Celsius

Cold and dry northerly, northwesterly winds from Himalayas have brought a new wave of chill to north India, with the minimum temperature recording a dip in most cities.

Jan 13, 2021, 11:07 AM IST

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry for next 3 days

IMD also predicted severe cold wave conditions at some parts over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi.

Jan 12, 2021, 15:44 PM IST

IMD issues Orange alert for Delhi, Punjab, Rajasthan, predicts severe cold wave conditions

According to reports, the weatherman issued an Orange alert for the national capital along with Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, predicting severe to very severe cold condition in these states today. 

Jan 12, 2021, 11:36 AM IST