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A person crosses the road during rain at Janpath on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

'Bad weather' forecast for Delhi: Areas to avoid based on IMD tweet

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2021 07:42 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department has issued an "orange" alert for Wednesday and a "yellow" alert for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. For Friday, it has issued a "green" alert. On Tuesday, rain caused waterlogging and traffic snarls in a few areas in Delhi.
Such days, as has been the pattern this season, only made up the deficit which was created due to dry patches in previous weeks.
Such days, as has been the pattern this season, only made up the deficit which was created due to dry patches in previous weeks.

Monsoon normal despite heavy rainfall in September

By Abhishek Jha, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 05:52 AM IST
Only about two weeks remain in the 122-day-long June-September monsoon season.
Delhi on Thursday crossed the rainfall record of 1975 when the rain gauges clocked 1155.mm. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Delhi on Thursday crossed the rainfall record of 1975 when the rain gauges clocked 1155.mm. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Wettest monsoon since 1964 in Delhi; September inching towards 121-yr-old record

By Soumya Pillai, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 06:04 AM IST
IMD said the city has clocked a total rain of 1160.8mm this season. The department said the national capital recorded 1190.9mm rainfall in 1964, between June 1 and September 30
Waterlogging at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday. (PTI)
Waterlogging at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Saturday. (PTI)

Plans to build two drains at Delhi airport to end waterlogging fail to take off

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 06:06 AM IST
Officials of the airport operator, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), said for the past three years, they have been in talks with DDA and PWD to build the two drains
The all-time record is 1,420.3mm rainfall in 1933.(HT photo)
The all-time record is 1,420.3mm rainfall in 1933.(HT photo)

Delhi records highest rainfall since 1964, more expected

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 03:11 PM IST
  • The monsoon will withdraw from Delhi by September 25.
Image used only for representative purpose
Image used only for representative purpose

Light intensity rain in Delhi, neighbouring states today: IMD

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2021 05:55 AM IST
A depression which has developed over northwest Bay of Bengal will cross north Odisha coast by early morning, the weather body said.
Delhi received the highest 24-hour rainfall this year in 121 years. (ANI Photo)
Delhi received the highest 24-hour rainfall this year in 121 years. (ANI Photo)

Rain to continue till morning in Delhi after record downpour, says IMD

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2021 06:36 AM IST
IMD has that a highly unusual monsoon season this year has yielded 1,100mm of rainfall in Delhi so far, the highest in 46 years, and almost double the precipitation recorded last year.
Delhi's IGI Airport on Saturday (twitter.com/DelhiAirport)
Delhi's IGI Airport on Saturday (twitter.com/DelhiAirport)

‘Cleared up within 30 mins’: Scindia on waterlogging at Delhi airport

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Scindia was tagged on Twitter by several users who complained about the state of the country's busiest airport.
Delhi after heavy rain lashed the national capital on Saturday (ANI)
Delhi after heavy rain lashed the national capital on Saturday (ANI)

Leaving home as heavy rain lashes Delhi? Check current traffic advisory here

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2021 01:56 PM IST
Heavy showers have caused severe waterlogging on various roads in the city, leading to vehicular traffic being affected.
Visuals from Delhi's Jor Bagh area (ANI)
Visuals from Delhi's Jor Bagh area (ANI)

Delhi orange alert: Heavy rain lashes city, adjoining areas

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2021 07:49 AM IST
There are reports of waterlogging from several parts of the national capital.
Commuters caught in the rain at Connaught Place, on Tuesday. (Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)
Commuters caught in the rain at Connaught Place, on Tuesday. (Raj K Raj/Hindustan Times)

Delhi gets light rain, IMD says more showers likely this week

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 12:42 AM IST
Light rains were reported on Tuesday evening in south Delhi areas such as Connaught Place, East of Kailash and Lajpat Nagar, and in east Delhi’s Shahdara and Laxmi Nagar areas.
Delhi has already received 988.4mm rain till September 4 this year, as per IMD data. (ANI Photo)
Delhi has already received 988.4mm rain till September 4 this year, as per IMD data. (ANI Photo)

Delhi’s monsoon trend this year is ‘peculiar’: IMD scientist

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2021 09:58 PM IST
  • Senior IMD scientist, Dr RK Jenamani said that in June, there was a rainfall deficit but it was comparatively more in July. In August, the rainfall activity reduced again.
An early morning view of the Minto Bridge during rainfall, in Delhi.(ANI)
An early morning view of the Minto Bridge during rainfall, in Delhi.(ANI)

Delhi wakes up to heavy rain, day after highest Sept rainfall in 19 yrs

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2021 08:03 AM IST
Thursday's light showers began at around 6.30am with light thunderstorms and lightning. The temperature was at 26 degrees Celsius and the humidity level hovered above 80 per cent.
India Meteorological Department data showed the city recorded 112mm of rain in the 24 hours till 8:30am. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
India Meteorological Department data showed the city recorded 112mm of rain in the 24 hours till 8:30am. (Photo by Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)

Delhi: Rain sinks Capital, again

By Pankhuri Yadav, Vatsala Shrangi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2021 12:54 AM IST
As rush hour began, arterial stretches were jammed as waist-deep waters disabled many vehicles. Delhi Traffic Police said in all, 90 locations had heavy waterlogging.
Commuters wade through a waterlogged stretch at National Highway 24, near Vinod Nagar, in East Delhi, India, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged stretch at National Highway 24, near Vinod Nagar, in East Delhi, India, on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.(Ajay Aggarwal /HT PHOTO)

'Highest in 19 years': Heavy rainfall in Delhi makes new September record

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kunal Gaurav, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2021 04:45 PM IST
  • The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted thunderstorms and moderate to heavy rains in the parts of the National Capital Region.
Vehicles wade through a water logged stretch after heavy rains at AIIMS in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Vehicles wade through a water logged stretch after heavy rains at AIIMS in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Delhi rains: Waterlogging slows traffic in parts of city; orange alert issued

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2021 08:45 AM IST
The rain has been continuing since the early hours of Wednesday with no signs of any immediate reduction in the rainfall.
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.
The incessant rainfall caused major traffic snarls; waterlogging was reported from many roads and barricades put up on many stretches and underpasses of Delhi. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
The incessant rainfall caused major traffic snarls; waterlogging was reported from many roads and barricades put up on many stretches and underpasses of Delhi. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

Delhi receives highest one-day rain for August in 13 years: IMD

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2021 04:52 PM IST
  • The IMD had issued an orange alert for the national capital on Saturday with predictions of “moderate to severe thunderstorm with lightning” leading to possible casualties to people and animals staying outdoors.
Met officials said that Thursday will mark the end of the break monsoon phase which, according to IMD data, is one of the longest break monsoon spells that the city has witnessed.(PTI)
Met officials said that Thursday will mark the end of the break monsoon phase which, according to IMD data, is one of the longest break monsoon spells that the city has witnessed.(PTI)

On a break, Monsoon may return to Delhi on Thursday

By Soumya Pillai, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2021 04:46 AM IST
Delhi has been experiencing a break monsoon phase since August 8, with weather officials attributing the high temperatures to the hot and dry winds from Pakistan, which is rare for this time of the year.
A man washes his face to cope with the heat at Safdarjung flyover, in New Delhi(ANI Photo)
A man washes his face to cope with the heat at Safdarjung flyover, in New Delhi(ANI Photo)

Unusual dry spell driving up deficit, discomfort: IMD

By Soumya Pillai, Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2021 05:11 AM IST
  • August has seen poor rain across India: a 33% overall deficiency in rainfall; a 51% deficiency over central India; a 22% deficiency over northwest India; a 37.7% deficiency over peninsular India; and a 5% deficiency over east and north-east India.
Visitors caught in the rain at Janpath market, in New Delhi last week. (Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times))
Visitors caught in the rain at Janpath market, in New Delhi last week. (Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times))

Dry spell set to end, IMD predicts rain from August 20

By Vatsala Shrangi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2021 06:54 AM IST
  • According to weather experts, a break monsoon is a phase of the south-west monsoon, when there is a stoppage in the monsoon rain. This pause could last a couple of days or even extend for a fortnight.
New Delhi, India - Aug. 9, 2021: A view of the Masjid Mubarak Begum, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, August 9, 2021. Repair work in underway at the mosque. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times) **To go with Sadia Akhtar's story** (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - Aug. 9, 2021: A view of the Masjid Mubarak Begum, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, August 9, 2021. Repair work in underway at the mosque. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times) **To go with Sadia Akhtar's story** (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Repair work at Old Delhi’s Masjid Mubarak Begum begins

By Sadia Akhtar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2021 03:01 AM IST
Repair and reconstruction work on the heritage site was started with the Delhi Waqf Board (DWB) inking an agreement with the World Monument Fund— a non-profit organisation that provides direct financial and technical support for the preservation of heritage sites across the globe—earlier this year.
Monsoon arrived in Delhi on July 13, at least 16 days behind schedule.(HT Photo)
Monsoon arrived in Delhi on July 13, at least 16 days behind schedule.(HT Photo)

IMD predicts light rainfall in Delhi, nearby areas in next few hours

Written by Susmita Pakrasi | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2021 06:20 AM IST
  • The weather department has also predicted that the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi-NCR would remain satisfactory today.
Heavy rainfall during the ongoing monsoon time has caused to waterlogging situations in Delhi.
Heavy rainfall during the ongoing monsoon time has caused to waterlogging situations in Delhi.

‘Responsible govt doesn’t take issues faced by people lightly’: Delhi minister

Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2021 07:51 PM IST
  • Delhi’s PWD minister Satyendar Jain asked officials to focus on cleanliness, maintenance, and desilting “as soon as possible” in order to mitigate waterlogging scenarios.
Section of a road caved in under IIT Delhi flyover in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)
Section of a road caved in under IIT Delhi flyover in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj / Hindustan Times)

Huge sinkhole under IIT-Delhi flyover repaired, traffic resumes

Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2021 09:15 PM IST
  • An official told news agency PTI that the cavity was 40 feet long and 12 feet wide and workers were very careful while conducting the repair work.
A handpulled rickshaw puller waits for commuters on a waterlogged street in Kolkata on Friday. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
A handpulled rickshaw puller waits for commuters on a waterlogged street in Kolkata on Friday. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Rains likely to intensify in next 5 days, says IMD

By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2021 01:31 AM IST
IMD warned that widespread and extremely heavy (over 20 cm) rain is expected over east Rajasthan and west Madhya Pradesh till August 4 with peak activity during July 31 and August 3. Widespread rain will also continue over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Haryana till August 4.
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