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  • IMD predicts wet spell over several parts of country from April 26-30 Apr 26, 2021 04:34 PM IST

    IMD predicts wet spell over several parts of country from April 26-30

    Thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds (speed reaching 30-40 kilometres per hour) are very likely at isolated places over Telangana, Kerala and Mahe from April 26.

  • 2021 South West Monsoon to be normal at 98% of LPA: Met Dept Apr 16, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    2021 South West Monsoon to be normal at 98% of LPA: Met Dept

    This will be the first normal monsoon in three years after two above-average monsoon rainfall in the last two years, which is welcome news for an economy dented by a second 'wave' of COVID-19 cases and reduced activity due to localised curfews and lockdowns.

  • Severe heat wave in Delhi, highest temperature in March since 1945, says IMD Mar 29, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    Severe heat wave in Delhi, highest temperature in March since 1945, says IMD

    The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for the city, recorded a maximum temperature of 40.1 degrees Celsius, which was eight notches more than normal, said Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the IMD's regional forecasting centre.

  • Warmer winter ends, Indian Met forecast hot summer Mar 02, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    Warmer winter ends, Indian Met forecast hot summer

    The IMD said that average maximum temperatures in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) and neighbouring Haryana could be 0.71 degree Celsius higher than normal.

  • Above normal summer temperatures likely across country except South, central India: IMD Mar 01, 2021 04:31 PM IST

    Above normal summer temperatures likely across country except South, central India: IMD

    However, it has forecast a likelihood of below normal temperatures in south and adjoining central India.

  • Hailstorm likely in Vidarbha, Marathwada in next 2 days: IMD Feb 17, 2021 02:26 PM IST

    Hailstorm likely in Vidarbha, Marathwada in next 2 days: IMD

    Gondia and Nagpur districts in the Vidarbha region received thunder showers on Tuesday, the official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

  • Parts of north and central India to witness rains from February 3 to 5: IMD Feb 02, 2021 07:51 PM IST

    Parts of north and central India to witness rains from February 3 to 5: IMD

    The IMD said a gradual rise in minimum temperatures is very likely over most parts of northwest and adjoining central India during the next three to four days and the current spell of cold wave conditions is likely to abate in the next 24 hours.

  • Delhi records minimum temperature of 5.3 degrees Feb 01, 2021 10:36 AM IST

    Delhi records minimum temperature of 5.3 degrees

    The minimum temperature is predicted to increase to 10 degrees Celsius over the next three days under the influence of a fresh western disturbance, the weather department said.

  • Delhi records minimum temperature of 7.8 degrees Celsius, air quality improves Jan 20, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    Delhi records minimum temperature of 7.8 degrees Celsius, air quality improves

    A fresh Western Disturbance will start affecting the Western Himalayan region Friday onwards.

  • Cold Wave: IMD issues cold wave alert for north Indian plains Jan 12, 2021 08:29 PM IST

    Cold Wave: IMD issues cold wave alert for north Indian plains

    The IMD said that dense to very dense fog conditions at isolated places are very likely over northwest India during the next 4-5 days. It has issued an orange colour coded alert for Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh from January 13 to 16. It has also sounded an orange alert for Rajasthan for January 13.

  • Winter chill likely to revisit Madhya Pradesh from Tuesday: IMD Dec 27, 2020 06:07 PM IST

    Winter chill likely to revisit Madhya Pradesh from Tuesday: IMD

    Large parts of the state had witnessed biting cold conditions last week. However, the chill had subsided slightly and minimum temperature had increased to some extent over the last few days.

  • Avoid drinking, says IMD as north India braces for 'severe' cold wave Dec 26, 2020 07:58 PM IST

    Avoid drinking, says IMD as north India braces for 'severe' cold wave

    In its latest impact-based advisory, the IMD said "severe" cold wave is expected over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan from December 28 and there is increased likelihood of various illnesses like flu, running nose or nosebleed which usually set in or get aggravated due to prolonged exposure to cold.

  • Cold conditions persist in Delhi, mercury likely to rise slightly Dec 26, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    Cold conditions persist in Delhi, mercury likely to rise slightly

    The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for the city, recorded a minimum of 4.4 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal.

  • Icy winds sweep Delhi, 'cold wave' predicted for 2 days: IMD Dec 16, 2020 08:09 PM IST

    Icy winds sweep Delhi, 'cold wave' predicted for 2 days: IMD

    The visibility dropped to 100 metres in the Palam area in the morning due to "dense fog", IMD said.

  • 'Very dense' fog lowers visibility to 'zero' in parts of Delhi: IMD Dec 07, 2020 11:13 AM IST

    'Very dense' fog lowers visibility to 'zero' in parts of Delhi: IMD

    This is the first time that visibility has dropped to "zero" in the city this winter season.

  • Second cyclone Burevi in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India Dec 02, 2020 05:58 PM IST

    Second cyclone Burevi in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India

    Burevi will pack gusts of up to 100 kilometres (60 miles) an hour when it makes landfall late on Wednesday in Sri Lanka before moving west and hitting India around 24 hours later.

  • North India likely to have harsher winter: IMD Nov 29, 2020 10:35 PM IST

    North India likely to have harsher winter: IMD

    The IMD, in its winter forecast for December to February, said below normal minimum temperatures are likely over north and central India.

  • Low pressure area to intensify into depression, southern states to receive rains next week: IMD Nov 28, 2020 02:25 PM IST

    Low pressure area to intensify into depression, southern states to receive rains next week: IMD

    IMD also forecast isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall with moderate thunderstorm and lightning over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during this period.

  • After cyclone Nivar, Tamil Nadu likely to receive heavy rains again next week: IMD Nov 26, 2020 08:09 PM IST

    After cyclone Nivar, Tamil Nadu likely to receive heavy rains again next week: IMD

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said the low pressure area likely to form on November 29 may bring very heavy rains over Tamil Nadu.

  • Cyclone Nivar weakens into cyclonic storm over Tamil Nadu coast, says IMD Nov 26, 2020 02:38 PM IST

    Cyclone Nivar weakens into cyclonic storm over Tamil Nadu coast, says IMD

    Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar made landfall near Puducherry in the wee hours even as heavy rains lashed Tamil Nadu and the union territory leading to inundation and uprooting of trees.

  • Cyclone Nivar News Highlights: Amit Shah speaks to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry CMs; assures them of all possible support Nov 26, 2020 07:33 AM IST

    Cyclone Nivar News Highlights: Amit Shah speaks to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry CMs; assures them of all possible support

    Cyclone Nivar News Highlights: 'Very severe cyclonic storm' has weakened into a 'cyclonic storm' after making landfall along the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast, according to the IMD.

  • Cyclone Nivar likely to make landfall on November 26 noon, says IMD: Report Nov 25, 2020 04:31 PM IST

    Cyclone Nivar likely to make landfall on November 26 noon, says IMD: Report

    Experts predict that at 11kmph, Nivar, which is at 240km from Cuddalore and 300km from Chennai, is likely to make a landfall only by November 26.

  • Cyclone Nivar brews over Bay of Bengal: Here's how the storm got its name Nov 23, 2020 05:01 PM IST

    Cyclone Nivar brews over Bay of Bengal: Here's how the storm got its name

    The name Nivar is selected as per the suggestion from Iran. This is the third name to be used from the new list of names for North Indian Ocean Cyclones, released in 2020.

  • At 9.4 degrees, Delhi's records coldest morning this season Nov 19, 2020 12:24 PM IST

    At 9.4 degrees, Delhi's records coldest morning this season

    The minimum temperature on Thursday was three notches below normal.

  • IMD to start issuing predictions for major malaria outbreak from next monsoon: Official Nov 07, 2020 01:11 PM IST

    IMD to start issuing predictions for major malaria outbreak from next monsoon: Official

    Delivering a lecture on ''recent advances in weather and climate predictions'', organised by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Rajeevan said India also plans to ramp up its high performance computing (HPC) facility from the existing capacity of 10 petaflops to 40 petaflops, a step that will significantly help in improving weather predictions.

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