Apr 16, 2021 08:17 PM IST
Visibility at Palam dropped from 3,000 metres to 500 metres due to the dust storm. At Safdarjung, it was reduced from 2,200 metres to 1,500 metres.
- Apr 12, 2021 04:24 PM IST
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre of the IMD, under the influence of trough and cyclonic circulations over the south peninsula, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds of 30-40 kilometres per hour are very likely over southwest peninsular India in the next five days.
- Mar 29, 2021 08:15 PM IST
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.
- Mar 23, 2021 09:20 PM IST
The IMD also released standard operation procedures for monitoring, forecasting and warning services of severe weather events.
- Mar 01, 2021 04:31 PM IST
However, it has forecast a likelihood of below normal temperatures in south and adjoining central India.
- Feb 17, 2021 02:26 PM IST
Gondia and Nagpur districts in the Vidarbha region received thunder showers on Tuesday, the official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
- Feb 08, 2021 10:09 PM IST
An analysis for 1901-2021 shows that the all-India average minimum temperature in January 2021 was 14.78 degrees Celsius. The January of 1958 recorded a similar monthly minimum temperature.
- Feb 02, 2021 07:51 PM IST
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.
- Feb 01, 2021 10:36 AM IST
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.
- Jan 24, 2021 10:05 PM IST
Under its influence, the current spell of dense to very dense fog in some pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, north Rajasthan is likely to persist over these areas till January 26 and decrease thereafter.
- Jan 23, 2021 07:21 PM IST
The Santacruz observatory in Mumbai on Saturday morning recorded the minimum temperature at 18.8 degrees Celsius, showing a departure of -0.4 degrees from the normal, the official said.
- Jan 20, 2021 06:41 PM IST
The city's 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) stood at 283 on Wednesday. It was 404 on Tuesday, 372 on Monday and 347 on Sunday.
- Jan 20, 2021 11:33 AM IST
A fresh Western Disturbance will start affecting the Western Himalayan region Friday onwards.
- Jan 17, 2021 09:11 PM IST
Intense cold wave conditions persisted in Kashmir, even as the minimum temperatures increased marginally across the valley.
- Jan 12, 2021 08:29 PM IST
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.
- Jan 12, 2021 11:20 AM IST
Delhi had been registering above normal minimum temperatures till Monday, as a cloud cover persisted over the city under the influence of successive Western Disturbances.
- Jan 10, 2021 10:43 PM IST
Meanwhile, some parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, received another spell of snowfall--an unexpected spell of back-to-back snowfall after light snow on Saturday and the heavy snowfall earlier in the week, officials said.
- Jan 04, 2021 09:14 PM IST
The five warmest years on record in order were: 2016 (+ 0.71 degree C), 2009 (+0.55 degree C), 2017 (+0.541 degree C), 2010 (+0.539 degrees C), and 2015 (+0.42 degree C).
- Jan 03, 2021 08:50 PM IST
After the wet spell, fresh northerly-northwesterly winds are likely to set in over the plains of northwest India, causing "cold wave to severe cold wave conditions" at isolated places in Punjab, Haryana and north Rajasthan from January 7 onwards, the IMD said.
- Jan 01, 2021 08:15 PM IST
Minimum temperatures over the north Indian plains are between one to six degrees Celsius except at isolated places in south Haryana and north Rajasthan where it is between zero to minus one degree Celsius.
- Dec 29, 2020 04:37 PM IST
The minimum temperatures have dropped in various parts of Maharashtra.
- Dec 27, 2020 09:45 PM IST
Gurdaspur in Punjab and Churk in east Uttar Pradesh recorded lows of 2 degrees Celsius and 2.6 degrees Celsius respectively, while cold wave intensified in Kashmir with minimum temperatures dropping across the region to stay several notches below the freezing point.
- Dec 27, 2020 06:07 PM IST
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.
- Dec 26, 2020 07:58 PM IST
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.
- Dec 26, 2020 12:20 PM IST
The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for the city, recorded a minimum of 4.4 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal.