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The India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Delhi on Thursday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Here's how many weather, rain records Delhi has broken in last 1 year

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 08:57 AM IST
Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 25.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Strong winds are predicted to sweep the city during the day and the maximum temperature is likely to settle around 34 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department forecast said.
The flooded tarmac at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Saturday morning.(ANI Photo)
The flooded tarmac at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Saturday morning.(ANI Photo)

Rain floods Delhi airport forecourt, flights delayed due to bad weather

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2021 01:57 PM IST
Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said on Twitter that the situation lasted for a "short while" and that the operation is normal now.
However, Thursday’s rain was less intense and lasted for a shorter period than the rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
However, Thursday’s rain was less intense and lasted for a shorter period than the rainfall on Tuesday and Wednesday. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Yet another early rain spell slows Delhi down

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2021 04:00 AM IST
  • The downpour caused partial waterlogging on many roads, including the stretch near the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Pul Prahladpur, Zakhir underpass, and Vikas Marg
Commuters wade through a waterlogged stretch near ITO on Thursday morning. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged stretch near ITO on Thursday morning. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)

Wet spell over northwest India, including Delhi may hit 4-day pause: Met

By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2021 03:51 AM IST
“A wet spell is just ending with widespread rains over northwest and west India. Another wet spell is likely to begin from September 6 in association with the likely development of a low-pressure area,” said M Mohapatra, director general, IMD.
New Delhi, India - Sept. 1, 2021: Waterloggting at Moolchand in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Sept. 1, 2021: Waterloggting at Moolchand in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

New Delhi: Water, Water everywhere

By Vatsala Shrangi, Pankhuri Yadav, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2021 05:47 AM IST
  • Besides the regular waterlogging-prone areas, Wednesday saw areas under the New Delhi Municipal Council such as Connaught Place, and Chanakyapuri, where embassies are located, going under rainwater.
Ashram, which connects south and central Delhi and virtually serves as the link between two NCR cities — Noida and Faridabad — sees over 350,000 vehicles passing every day during peak rush hours in the mornings and evenings. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Ashram, which connects south and central Delhi and virtually serves as the link between two NCR cities — Noida and Faridabad — sees over 350,000 vehicles passing every day during peak rush hours in the mornings and evenings. (Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Delhi: Ashram Chowk woes deepen after two days of rain

By Pankhuri Yadav, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2021 04:02 AM IST
  • A site visit by HT on Wednesday showed how the already worn out road surface at the intersection has worsened due to rains, and the construction material dumped on the roadside has flown on to the road as slush
Though waterlogging has been a perennial problem, it has become worse since 2011, said Sarvagya Srivastava, former engineer-in-chief, PWD. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Though waterlogging has been a perennial problem, it has become worse since 2011, said Sarvagya Srivastava, former engineer-in-chief, PWD. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

When it rains in the national capital, the buck doesn’t stop anywhere

By Vatsala Shrangi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2021 04:32 AM IST
City residents described the situation as the “same story repeating over the years”, and experts said that Delhi’s civic infrastructure has not been upgraded commensurate with the increase in population.
Delhi rains: The heavy downpour is set to continue in the national capital on Wednesday, September 1. (File Photo / HT)
Delhi rains: The heavy downpour is set to continue in the national capital on Wednesday, September 1. (File Photo / HT)

Delhi rains prevail, IMD issues heavy rainfall alert across NCR

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2021 06:55 AM IST
Delhi weather update: Heavy rainfall in the national capital is set to continue on Wednesday, September 1, with the met department issuing an alert for several regions across Delhi-NCR.
A DTC bus pushes on through a waterlogged road at Anand Parbat in New Delhi after heavy rainfall on Tuesday (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A DTC bus pushes on through a waterlogged road at Anand Parbat in New Delhi after heavy rainfall on Tuesday (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Rain nightmare for Delhi, once more

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2021 06:03 AM IST
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data, Delhi on Tuesday received 84.1mm rain between 8.30am and 2.30pm.
Waterlogging at Lajpat Nagar underpass on Sunday morning. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Waterlogging at Lajpat Nagar underpass on Sunday morning. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

127mm in 3 hours: Parts of Delhi get unusually heavy spell of rain

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi:
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2021 04:04 AM IST
  • Met department said more rain is expected in the city over the next couple of days. There is a forecast of heavy rain on Monday
Thunderstorms, with moderate to heavy intensity rains, have been predicted over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi-NCR. (ANI)
Thunderstorms, with moderate to heavy intensity rains, have been predicted over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi-NCR. (ANI)

Rains lash Delhi-NCR, key areas waterlogged

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2021 06:49 AM IST
SkymetWeather, a private weather forecasting agency, predicted that several parts of northern India will witness heavy rainfall throughout the entire first week of August.
Though Safdarjung station recorded 507.1mm rain, Aya Nagar weather station received 295.7 mm rainfall. (ANI)
Though Safdarjung station recorded 507.1mm rain, Aya Nagar weather station received 295.7 mm rainfall. (ANI)

July ends with record rainfall in Delhi, August likely to be surplus too

UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2021 05:19 AM IST
  • Delhi has been breaking a weather record every month since August 2020. For instance, this February was the second warmest in 120 years, with the mean maximum temperature in the month touching 27.9 degrees Celsius (°C), falling marginally short of the all-time record of 29.7°C in 2006.
A motorist pushes a scooter past a waterlogged stretch during heavy rain near Vinod Nagar in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
A motorist pushes a scooter past a waterlogged stretch during heavy rain near Vinod Nagar in New Delhi.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

Monsoon malady: Roads flood with just 2 days' rain

By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2021 04:51 AM IST
As traffic on these roads crawled, civic and road-owning agencies blamed each other.
The city received the first rain of the monsoon season on Tuesday, more than a fortnight after the usual onset date of June 27.(HT Photo)
The city received the first rain of the monsoon season on Tuesday, more than a fortnight after the usual onset date of June 27.(HT Photo)

Delhi witnesses light rain with gusty wind; temperature drops

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2021 12:26 PM IST
  • Over the last one month, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had been struggling to accurately predict when the monsoon will reach the national capital.
The normal date for monsoon onset over Delhi is June 27.(HT PHOTO)
The normal date for monsoon onset over Delhi is June 27.(HT PHOTO)

Delhi-NCR receives light rain, IMD predicts drop in temperature

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 08:28 AM IST
  • K Jenamani, a senior scientist at the IMD, had informed that the weather conditions continue to remain favourable for the arrival of monsoon in the national capital.
A deviation in the predicted weather pattern led to delayed and scanty rainfall in most parts of the country.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
A deviation in the predicted weather pattern led to delayed and scanty rainfall in most parts of the country.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

More heat before rains revive by weekend: IMD

By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2021 05:19 AM IST
If the monsoon arrives on July 7, that will make the 2021 onset in the national capital as delayed as in 2012 and the most delayed since 2006, according to the weather office’s records.
IMD has predicted that the monsoon which usually sets in Delhi on June 27 will be delayed this year till July 7. (PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary)(PTI)
IMD has predicted that the monsoon which usually sets in Delhi on June 27 will be delayed this year till July 7. (PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary)(PTI)

Delhi-NCR hit by sudden dust storm and rains

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2021 07:22 PM IST
  • Delhi witnessed a heatwave on Wednesday as dry hot westerly winds from central Pakistan were blowing over the national capital and other parts of northwest India
For the next two days in the national capital, the met department has predicted generally cloudy skies with a possibility of light rain or drizzle. (File Photo / ANI)
For the next two days in the national capital, the met department has predicted generally cloudy skies with a possibility of light rain or drizzle. (File Photo / ANI)

Delhi, reeling under scorching heatwave, looks to thunderstorm alert for respite

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2021 07:38 AM IST
Rainfall and thunderstorm is likely to occur on Friday over isolated areas in Delhi and the adjoining national capital region (NCR), including Noida and Faridabad, the weather agency alerted.
Nearly two weeks since the original monsoon forecast, Delhi is yet to see any significant rain, with the days mostly hot and humid since then.(HT Photo)
Nearly two weeks since the original monsoon forecast, Delhi is yet to see any significant rain, with the days mostly hot and humid since then.(HT Photo)

IMD’s string of wrong monsoon forecasts for Delhi

By Soumya Pillai, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2021 09:11 AM IST
While Met officials argued that some “volatile” and unforeseen weather conditions unique to northwest India this year led to these inaccuracies, independent experts said such patterns are not unusual, and said IMD should be in a position to come up with more precise predictions.
The IMD has forecast that in the next two days the temperatures are expected to hover between 38-39 degrees Celsius. In picture - Light rainfall in New Delhi on Thursday.(PTI)
The IMD has forecast that in the next two days the temperatures are expected to hover between 38-39 degrees Celsius. In picture - Light rainfall in New Delhi on Thursday.(PTI)

In minutes, Delhi goes from torrid to cool, wet

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 02:32 AM IST
A senior meteorological department official said gusty winds with a speed of 45-60kmph hit the national capital on Thursday afternoon, followed by moderate rain and thunderstorms.
The last time the city received rain and thunderstorm was on March 12, when the city woke up to light to moderate showers, with hailstorm in parts of NCR. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The last time the city received rain and thunderstorm was on March 12, when the city woke up to light to moderate showers, with hailstorm in parts of NCR. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

IMD forecasts rainfall, thunderstorms in Delhi today; mercury may plummet

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 02:21 PM IST
  • Met officials said while the rain on Monday and Tuesday is likely to cause a dip in mercury, this respite will be short-lived
A file photo of a sudden thunder storm and dust storm in New Delhi, India on Sunday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
A file photo of a sudden thunder storm and dust storm in New Delhi, India on Sunday.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

After a sunny morning in Delhi, thunderstorm likely in evening

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2018 05:34 PM IST
According to the Meteorological Department, there is possibility of cloudy conditions prevailing on Friday, leading to thunderstorm in the evening or night.
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