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Mumbai received rainfall on November 1, 2019 as a result of cyclone Maha.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Cyclone Maha to soon make landfall in Gujarat

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 09:43 AM IST
The weather bureau on Monday announced that the cyclone (at maximum speed of 100-110 km/hour) will make a landfall between Diu and Porbandar around midnight of November 6 and early hours of November 7 as a ‘severe cyclone’.
There have been no past instances of simultaneous cyclones recorded in the Arabian Sea. The closest was when cyclone Megh formed a day after Chapala’s cycle ended in 2015, said India Meteorological Department (IMD).(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
There have been no past instances of simultaneous cyclones recorded in the Arabian Sea. The closest was when cyclone Megh formed a day after Chapala’s cycle ended in 2015, said India Meteorological Department (IMD).(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Two cyclones form in Arabian Sea; Mumbai, Konkan coast may get rains on weekend

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 07:04 AM IST
Under the influence of cyclone Maha, the Konkan coast, including Mumbai, is likely to get isolated very light to light showers between Friday and Saturday, the weather bureau said.
Dadar is said to be at critical risk, according to the Climate Central’s study of the effects of sea level rise globally.(HT PHOTO)
Dadar is said to be at critical risk, according to the Climate Central’s study of the effects of sea level rise globally.(HT PHOTO)

Flooding threat 2050: No construction in low-lying areas, protect mangroves, say experts

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 07:05 AM IST
A report by the American organisation Climate Central shows that coastal cities might be inundated sooner than estimated
Even as super cyclonic storm Kyarr continues to move towards the Oman-Yemen coast, another low-pressure system over the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sri Lanka will strengthen and move towards the south Arabian Sea(Hindustan Times)
Even as super cyclonic storm Kyarr continues to move towards the Oman-Yemen coast, another low-pressure system over the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sri Lanka will strengthen and move towards the south Arabian Sea(Hindustan Times)

Two cyclones may co-exist in Arabian sea for a while

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2019 11:59 PM IST
The second system might further intensify into a cyclone over three days. With Kyarr likely to dissipate only on November 2, the two cyclones might co-exist on the Arabian Sea.
With cyclone Kyarr swerving away from Maharashtra’s coastline, the weather bureau has predicted light to moderate rainfall for Sunday(Hindustan Times)
With cyclone Kyarr swerving away from Maharashtra’s coastline, the weather bureau has predicted light to moderate rainfall for Sunday(Hindustan Times)

Mumbai expected to get light showers today as cyclone Kyarr heads west

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 04:19 AM IST
Light intermittent showers were recorded throughout Saturday, with 2.2 mm rain in south Mumbai and 1.2 mm in the suburbs between 8.30am and 5.30pm
Strong winds due to Cyclone Kyarr uprooted trees in Goa on Friday, damaging vehicles.(ANI)
Strong winds due to Cyclone Kyarr uprooted trees in Goa on Friday, damaging vehicles.(ANI)

Heavy rain lashes Goa; 4K stranded

Panaji/Pune | By Gerard de Souza, Shrinivas Deshpande and Agencies
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2019 03:58 AM IST
Across Goa, power lines snapped, trees were uprooted including along the capital city’s arterial Dayanand Bandodkar Marg,and the police were pressed in to rescue those marooned in low-lying areas of the state.
Karnataka, Goa and south Maharashtra are likely to experience unseasonal rains due to ‘deep depression’ formed over the Arabian Sea.(HT Photo)
Karnataka, Goa and south Maharashtra are likely to experience unseasonal rains due to ‘deep depression’ formed over the Arabian Sea.(HT Photo)

Storm in Arabian Sea to bring rain in Karnataka, Goa, south Maharashtra: IMD

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 25, 2019 10:12 AM IST
By Friday afternoon, this low pressure system is likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm, to be named Kyarr, which will continue moving north, and towards the Maharashtra coast till Friday evening, IMD said.
HT Image
HT Image

Monsoon draws to a close in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 12:52 AM IST
The withdrawal this year was delayed due to anticyclonic movement over the Arabian sea.
Heavy rains continued in several parts of Saurashtra including Rajkot, Junagadh, Morbi and Devbhoomi Dwarka districts on Sunday, according to the Gujarat emergency operation centre.(PTI PHOTO)
Heavy rains continued in several parts of Saurashtra including Rajkot, Junagadh, Morbi and Devbhoomi Dwarka districts on Sunday, according to the Gujarat emergency operation centre.(PTI PHOTO)

3 killed, four fishermen missing after heavy rain batters southern Gujarat

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 05:37 PM IST
The first incident happened in Rajkot, where a car with four people on board was swept away by a strong water current in the inundated causeway over Fofal river.
Fishermen from Gujarat have been told not to venture into the sea as the weather there will remain very rough.((Reuters Photo))
Fishermen from Gujarat have been told not to venture into the sea as the weather there will remain very rough.((Reuters Photo))

Cyclone ‘Hikaa’ intensifies, to cross Oman by Tuesday night

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 07:44 PM IST
Severe cyclonic storm ‘Hikaa’ moved nearly westwards with a speed of 22 kmph during past six hours and intensified rapidly into a very severe cyclonic storm over north-west and adjoining west-central Arabian Sea.
Fishermen along the western coast have been advised by India Meteorological Department (IMD) not to venture into northeast and east central Arabian Sea.(HT Photo/Representative Image)
Fishermen along the western coast have been advised by India Meteorological Department (IMD) not to venture into northeast and east central Arabian Sea.(HT Photo/Representative Image)

Strong winds along Gujarat coast due to cyclone Hikaa: Met department

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 05:08 PM IST
Hikaa is likely to intensify further during next 24 hours (September 24) and weaken gradually thereafter. It is very likely to move nearly westwards and cross Oman coast during early hours of September 25 as a deep depression. Strong winds of 30-40 kmph, gusting to 50 kmph are likely to prevail along and off Gujarat coast on September 23 night.
The forecast does not look too promising for Sunday(Getty Images)
The forecast does not look too promising for Sunday(Getty Images)

India vs South Africa, Bangalore weather: Rain expected to impact proceedings

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 09:09 AM IST
If we see the forecast of AccuWeather, chances of precipitation during the match hours hover around 30-40%, which means we could have a stop-start match on our hands.
Gokarna is one of the very few coastal areas in India where one can witness a hill station like ambience with its green valleys waving to the tune of a celestial orchestra with a resonance mimicking the waves of the nearby Arabian Sea.
Gokarna is one of the very few coastal areas in India where one can witness a hill station like ambience with its green valleys waving to the tune of a celestial orchestra with a resonance mimicking the waves of the nearby Arabian Sea.

5 reasons why you should visit Gokarna for your next vacation

Hindustan Times | By Saurav Ranjan Datta
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 12:18 PM IST
People who are obsessed with Goa but would like to avoid its ever increasing crowd can always venture to the pristine coast of Gokarna in Northern Karnataka.
Representational image.(PTI)
Representational image.(PTI)

Maharashtra: India’s economic hub

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:09 PM IST
A long coastline along Arabian Sea, a rich culture and a capital city that doubles up as the country’s film capital and commerce capital are some of the many fascinating elements of Maharashtra.
Mumbai, India - Aug. 6, 2019:People deal with rain at Bandra in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. (Photo by Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO)
Mumbai, India - Aug. 6, 2019:People deal with rain at Bandra in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. (Photo by Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)(HT PHOTO)

IMD errs again: Light showers give respite to city

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 11:27 PM IST
Overnight showers, between 11.30 pm on Wednesday and 8.30am on Thursday, were negligible, with 0.4mm in the suburbs and 2.4mm in south Mumbai.
A police commando stands guard by the sea coast at Geeta Nagar, Colaba, after a high alert was issued in Mumbai, on September 23, 2016.(HT file photo for representation)
A police commando stands guard by the sea coast at Geeta Nagar, Colaba, after a high alert was issued in Mumbai, on September 23, 2016.(HT file photo for representation)

On possible terror attack in Mumbai, intel says key threat from sleeper cells

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 07:17 PM IST
The official said the sea route, quite like the one taken by the ten 26/11 Mumbai attackers, appeared impractical for the next few weeks due to the sea conditions.
A waterlogged street in Mumbai.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)
A waterlogged street in Mumbai.(Rishikesh Choudhary/HT)

Mumbai rain set to cross season average in next few days

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 03:57 PM IST
The weather bureau downgraded its forecast on Saturday from a ‘red alert’ warning for Mumbai for Sunday to an ‘orange alert’ with ‘heavy to very heavy rain at a few places’.
Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi visited the site where Mithi river meets the Arabian Sea at Mahim causeway on Friday, and directed the H west ward office to clean the riverbank and plant mangroves
Municipal commissioner Praveen Pardeshi visited the site where Mithi river meets the Arabian Sea at Mahim causeway on Friday, and directed the H west ward office to clean the riverbank and plant mangroves

BMC plans walkway, mangroves along Mithi river

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 08:56 AM IST
Design includes jogging track, viewing gallery; 25 trucks of debris cleared from site, work fast-tracked
Rain and thundershower hit the national capital in the early hours of Tuesday, bringing down the night temperature by nearly seven degrees Celsius below normal. (Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)
Rain and thundershower hit the national capital in the early hours of Tuesday, bringing down the night temperature by nearly seven degrees Celsius below normal. (Ragul Krishnan/ HT PHOTO)

Mercury to touch 40°C in Delhi by weekend, says IMD

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 07:27 AM IST
Chances of another heat wave are remote, IMD said.
Air pollution may be strengthening the formation of tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea, a US-based science agency has said, after Cyclone Vayu brushed past the west coast of India last week.(PTI Photo)
Air pollution may be strengthening the formation of tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea, a US-based science agency has said, after Cyclone Vayu brushed past the west coast of India last week.(PTI Photo)

‘Air pollution boosts tropical cyclones’, says US-based science agency

Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2019 03:05 AM IST
Dr James Kossin, atmospheric research scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), said human-induced emissions like black carbon and sulphates increased six-fold since the 1930s.
Cyclone Vayu, which brought rain to some parts Gujarat, halted the progress of the monsoon to other parts of the country.(AP File Photo)
Cyclone Vayu, which brought rain to some parts Gujarat, halted the progress of the monsoon to other parts of the country.(AP File Photo)

As Cyclone Vayu weakens, monsoon advances: IMD

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 04:24 AM IST
The cyclone began developing in the Arabian Sea last week.
By now, monsoon should have reached the central India, including parts of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, but it is yet to reach Maharashtra. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)
By now, monsoon should have reached the central India, including parts of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, eastern Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat, but it is yet to reach Maharashtra. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)

Rainfall deficiency hits 43%, monsoon progress likely in next 2-3 days: IMD

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 03:13 PM IST
The western coast - from Maharashtra to Gujarat - has been receiving rainfall due to the cyclone. Only coastal Karnataka and Kerala have received rains due to monsoon.
Daily rituals and prayers have remained unhindered at Gujarat’s renowned Somnath Temple, amid the alert issued in view of Cyclone Vayu.(Twitter/ANI)
Daily rituals and prayers have remained unhindered at Gujarat’s renowned Somnath Temple, amid the alert issued in view of Cyclone Vayu.(Twitter/ANI)

Daily rituals remain unhindered at Somnath Temple amid cyclone alert in Gujarat

Gir Somnath, Gujarat | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2019 12:26 PM IST
Gujarat Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama endorsed the decision of the Shiva temple authorities to keep the shrine open despite the alert.
There were light showers in Mumbai on Wednesday, June 12, due to the influence of cyclone Vayu.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
There were light showers in Mumbai on Wednesday, June 12, due to the influence of cyclone Vayu.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Fast winds make Wednesday the cleanest air day in Mumbai this year; city witnesses light rain

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2019 10:02 AM IST
Mumbai can expect generally cloudy skies with chances of moderate rain on Thursday and Friday.
An elderly woman drinks water on a hot summer day in Churu, Rajasthan. Churu recorded 50.8 degrees Celsius on June 1.(PTI File Photo)
An elderly woman drinks water on a hot summer day in Churu, Rajasthan. Churu recorded 50.8 degrees Celsius on June 1.(PTI File Photo)

Delayed monsoon, cyclone result in 45% rain deficit

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 07:14 AM IST
However, under the influence of cyclone Vayu, the monsoon has covered just the southern tip of the Indian peninsula, including most of Kerala and parts of Tamil Nadu and a bit of Manipur and Mizoram in the east, till date.
An intensified storm from the Arabian Sea is likely to strengthen into a severe cyclonic storm that is heading towards Gujarat state. As a way to face the now called cyclone 'Vayu' NDRF personnel are deployed to different coastal regions of the state.(AFP photo)
An intensified storm from the Arabian Sea is likely to strengthen into a severe cyclonic storm that is heading towards Gujarat state. As a way to face the now called cyclone 'Vayu' NDRF personnel are deployed to different coastal regions of the state.(AFP photo)

Cyclone Vayu may hit Gujarat coast tomorrow, schools and colleges closed

Hindustan Times, | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 09:47 AM IST
The IMD has issued a warning of heavy rains and high winds at a speed of over 110 km per hour on June 13 and 14 in the coastal areas of Saurashtra and Kutch.
People use handkerchiefs to protect themselves from the heat on a hot day, at Civil lines Bus Stop, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
People use handkerchiefs to protect themselves from the heat on a hot day, at Civil lines Bus Stop, in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Frying pan to sauna: Humidity likely, to make it more uneasy for Delhiites

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2019 03:48 AM IST
With the monsoon approaching, Delhiites would now have to brace for a sauna-like condition, in which the rising humidity would push the ‘heat index’ up adding to the discomfort levels.
A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days due to a depression in the Arabian Sea may turn into a severe cyclonic storm.(PTI/Representative Image)
A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days due to a depression in the Arabian Sea may turn into a severe cyclonic storm.(PTI/Representative Image)

Heavy rain likely in Gujarat due to cyclonic storm following depression in Arabian Sea

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 11:20 AM IST
The depression over south-east, adjoining Lakshadweep and east-central Arabian Sea moved northwards with a speed of about 31 kmph on Monday.
People caught in sudden heavy rain at Sion in Mumbai, on Monday, June 10, 2019.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
People caught in sudden heavy rain at Sion in Mumbai, on Monday, June 10, 2019.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Expect showers in Mumbai on Tuesday and Wednesday as ‘Vayu’ blows this way

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 09:57 AM IST
Konkan coast, including Mumbai, is likely to receive rainfall under the influence of a weather depression in southeast Arabian Sea, which is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm ‘Vayu’ by Tuesday afternoon.
Monsoon hit Kerala on Saturday after a week-long delay.(PTI)
Monsoon hit Kerala on Saturday after a week-long delay.(PTI)

Cyclone Vayu to turn into severe storm today, may bring heavy rain to southern coast

Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 10:33 AM IST
The system will intensify into a cyclonic storm by Tuesday afternoon and a severe cyclonic storm with wind speed of up to 115 kmph in the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned.
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