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Commuters wade through a waterlogged road after heavy rainfall, at ITO, in New Delhi on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)

Heavy rain likely in Punjab, Haryana in next 48 hrs, orange alert for MP regions

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 06:54 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department issues colour-coded warnings to alert the public ahead of severe or hazardous weather which has the potential to cause "damage, widespread disruption or danger to life".
Moderate rainfall in the national capital has been predicted by the met department. (File Photo / Representational Image)
Moderate rainfall in the national capital has been predicted by the met department. (File Photo / Representational Image)

After hot weekend, IMD issues ‘orange alert’ for Tuesday

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2021 04:38 AM IST
An orange alert is issued when there is a forecast of rain and thundershowers, along with heavy rainfall in isolated pockets accompanied with gusty winds of 30-40kmph.
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IMD issues orange alert for rainfall in 13 districts of Madhya Pradesh

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2021 06:41 PM IST
This is the fourth straight orange alert for the state, which has been witnessing rains since last Friday. An orange alert indicates 'heavy to very heavy' rainfall.
India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), shows NDRF personnel rescuing stranded villagers from flooded areas following heavy monsoon rains in Balinge village of Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. (AFP)
India's National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), shows NDRF personnel rescuing stranded villagers from flooded areas following heavy monsoon rains in Balinge village of Kolhapur district of Maharashtra. (AFP)

Hope fades for over 60 missing in floods

By Surendra P Gangan, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2021 11:57 PM IST
Major state and national highways, including the Mumbai-Goa highway, continued to be shut on Sunday due to severe water-logging and after portions of the roads were washed away in some areas.
Areas inundated with floodwater after heavy monsoon rains in Raigad district of Maharashtra.(AFP)
Areas inundated with floodwater after heavy monsoon rains in Raigad district of Maharashtra.(AFP)

Heavy rain to continue over Maharashtra, milk supply to Mumbai affected today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2021 07:22 AM IST
Widespread rainfall has been forecast by IMD for Maharashtra, Marathwada, Vidharba and also for the Konkan coast and Goa for Saturday. Heavy rains will be driven by strong winds of speed 50-60kmph gusting to 70kmph, which have been forecast as very likely over the southwest and westcentral Arabian sea and along and off the Gujarat, Maharashtra and Goa coasts, IMD said on Friday.
Vehicles drive amid heavy rain at Goregaon, in Mumbai, on Tuesday.(Vijay Bate/HT Photo)
Vehicles drive amid heavy rain at Goregaon, in Mumbai, on Tuesday.(Vijay Bate/HT Photo)

Mumbai to face more rain today; 5 Maharashtra districts under red alert

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 09:48 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department's regional centre in Mumbai has said that it is 'very likely' that Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Kolhapur and Satara will witness extremely heavy rainfall. Extremely heavy rainfall means precipitation of more than 204.5 mm in 24 hours, the MeT office said.
Heavy rainfall led to landslide between Mangalore Junction and Thokur railway station. (PTI Photo)
Heavy rainfall led to landslide between Mangalore Junction and Thokur railway station. (PTI Photo)

IMD issues orange alert for coastal districts of Karnataka till July 21

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 11:29 AM IST
The incessant rains that have been lashing the state have filled 18 reservoirs, including the major one such as Krishnarajasagar in Mandya, Kodasalli, and Supa in Uttara Kannada district, Harangi in Kodagu, Linganamakki in Shivamogga.
Mumbai rains: Waterlogging on LBS Road near Sion station in Mumbai on Sunday morning.(Pratik Chorge / HT PHOTO)
Mumbai rains: Waterlogging on LBS Road near Sion station in Mumbai on Sunday morning.(Pratik Chorge / HT PHOTO)

WATCH: No respite from rains, Mumbaikars take a dip in waterlogged streets

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 07:18 AM IST
The met department has placed Mumbai under an orange category storm warning alert from July 18 to 20, indicating “heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places”, along with chances of extremely heavy rainfall (over 204.5mm in 24 hours) in some parts.
Regional Meteorological Center, Chennai, warned that heavy rain is likely in isolated places over the Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts on Friday.(AP | Representational image)
Regional Meteorological Center, Chennai, warned that heavy rain is likely in isolated places over the Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts on Friday.(AP | Representational image)

Heavy rains likely in Tamil Nadu's western districts

By hindustantimes.com, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2021 11:32 PM IST
As the southwest monsoon gains full traction, Tamil Nadu is likely to receive widespread rainfall on Friday and Saturday. The western districts like Coimbatore and the Nilgiris are going to receive very heavy rainfall in these two days, IMD warned.
Heavy rains have been lashing Mumbai since Tuesday night, with several key stretches of roads completely inundated.(File Photo / Representational Image)
Heavy rains have been lashing Mumbai since Tuesday night, with several key stretches of roads completely inundated.(File Photo / Representational Image)

Heavy rains continue in Mumbai, major areas of city waterlogged

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 07:39 AM IST
The heavy rainfall in Mumbai left the Gandhi Market area completely waterlogged by Friday morning, photos tweeted by the news agency ANI showed. Visuals from the Eastern Express Highway also showed the overnight heavy rains lashing parts of the city.
A view of the flooded Tawi river after heavy rain in Jammu on Monday. (PTI)
A view of the flooded Tawi river after heavy rain in Jammu on Monday. (PTI)

Flash floods continue to wreak havoc. Rainfall likely in multiple states

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2021 05:42 AM IST
Heavy rainfall is expected across several states in north India on Tuesday. Flash floods and lightning strikes, triggered by the relentless downpour, injured and killed many a day ago. The IMD has issued its colour-coded weather alerts for the week. All details here:
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Lightning strikes in north India: All you need to know about phenomenon

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 05:17 PM IST
Scores of people have lost their lives in the last 24 hours due to lightning strikes across three states in north India.
Though the rain has covered most parts of north India, Delhi still awaits the arrival of southwest monsoon.(Courtesy: mausam.imd.gov.in)
Though the rain has covered most parts of north India, Delhi still awaits the arrival of southwest monsoon.(Courtesy: mausam.imd.gov.in)

Central Delhi most rain-deficient district in India, shows IMD data

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2021 07:36 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department expects a revival in the monsoon in next two weeks, but the overall July rainfall is expected to be "below normal" for several parts of northwest India.
Members of a nomadic fishing community fish in backwaters during monsoon rains in Kochi, Kerala. (AP Photo)
Members of a nomadic fishing community fish in backwaters during monsoon rains in Kochi, Kerala. (AP Photo)

IMD issues orange alert for 4 Kerala districts, predicts rainfall for Delhi

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2021 11:16 PM IST
  • IMD’s predictions of rain in New Delhi could be of some relief for the residents of the Capital as the monsoon continues to elude the city.
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IMD forecasts 'good' rainfall in Madhya Pradesh from July 11 to 16

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 02:20 PM IST
A senior official from the IMD's Bhopal office said monsoon has become active in Madhya Pradesh after a gap of 10 days.
Several other parts of northwest India continued to record hot weather conditions.(Rahul Raut/HT File Photo)
Several other parts of northwest India continued to record hot weather conditions.(Rahul Raut/HT File Photo)

Heat wave: 10 hottest places in India where sun gets scorching

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 07:19 AM IST
The northern plains of India are experiencing hot weather conditions, according to India meteorological department. Even high altitude places like Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir are recording higher than normal temperatures.
Image used only for representative purpose (PTI)
Image used only for representative purpose (PTI)

Heatwaves claimed over 17,000 deaths in India since 1971: Study

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Meenakshi Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2021 03:45 PM IST
The research paper, published earlier this year, said 706 heat wave incidents have taken place in the country from 1971-2019.
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'Heat wave has abated from plains in northwest India': IMD

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2021 04:47 PM IST
The weather department also said that no heat wave is likely over plains in northwest India over the next five days.
Monsoon is unlikely to progress over the rest of northwest India till July 7, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Monsoon is unlikely to progress over the rest of northwest India till July 7, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

News updates from HT: IMD says monsoon revival unlikely before July 7

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2021 08:50 AM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion at this hour. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Central Delhi second-most rain-deficient in India, IMD data shows (Burhaan/HT Photo)
Central Delhi second-most rain-deficient in India, IMD data shows (Burhaan/HT Photo)

Central Delhi India's second-most rain-deficient district, IMD data shows

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2021 07:44 PM IST
According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), since June 1, central Delhi has received just 8.5 mm of rainfall, as against the average of 53.3 mm.
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 monsoon has so far covered most parts of the country except parts of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.(PTI)
The monsoon has so far covered most parts of the country except parts of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.(PTI)

Monsoon unlikely to hit Delhi this month, may weaken in 7 days: IMD

By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2021 02:39 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department also added that a weak monsoon phase is commencing over central, Peninsular and northwest India during next seven days owing to unfavourable meteorological conditions.
Clouds over the city on Saturday. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Clouds over the city on Saturday. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Rain likely today in Delhi, temp may dip, says IMD

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 12:53 AM IST
  • IMD forecast said that under the impact of Sunday’s rains, temperature will reduce, but it will start rising from next week
Delhi recorded an AQI of 81 on Friday, down from 108 the previous day. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Delhi recorded an AQI of 81 on Friday, down from 108 the previous day. (Photo by Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Showers in store for Capital over weekend, predicts Met

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2021 01:57 AM IST
  • IMD forecasts about the monsoon have been consistently wrong this season.
Light showers at Karol Bagh, on Thursday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Light showers at Karol Bagh, on Thursday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Monsoon will take another five days to reach Delhi: IMD

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 12:59 AM IST
  • IMD forecasts about the monsoon have been consistently wrong this season.
Overall, planting of summer crops this year has been higher by nearly 38% than the previous year. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Overall, planting of summer crops this year has been higher by nearly 38% than the previous year. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Excess early rains boost sowing trend

By Zia Haq, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 06:56 AM IST
The June-September monsoon covered two-thirds of the country a fortnight earlier than usual on June 13, according to the India Meteorological Department
Punjab and parts of Haryana, including Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar and Kurukshetra witnessed heavy rainfall on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Punjab and parts of Haryana, including Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar and Kurukshetra witnessed heavy rainfall on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Four of migrant worker’s family die under collapsed wall in Patiala

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 05:32 PM IST
  • Punjab and parts of Haryana, including Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar and Kurukshetra witnessed heavy rainfall on Thursday.
IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rains over the coming days in several states of the country. (. Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)
IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rains over the coming days in several states of the country. (. Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)

IMD issues alert, says heavy to very heavy rain in these states

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 09:47 AM IST
IMD said most of east India and adjoining central India is likely to witness fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity with isolated to scattered heavy to very heavy rains.
indiaCommuters make their way through the waterlogged road during heavy rain, at Kings Circle, in Mumbai, on June 9 (PTI)
indiaCommuters make their way through the waterlogged road during heavy rain, at Kings Circle, in Mumbai, on June 9 (PTI)

IMD forecasts 'heavy to very heavy' rain in parts of India. Check list of states

Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 07:52 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that the southwest monsoon would become more intense, leading to heavy rainfall in the east and central India in the coming six-seven days.
As part of its weather forecast, the IMD said that fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity is very likely over most parts of eastern India and adjoining central India regions from June 10.(PTI)
As part of its weather forecast, the IMD said that fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity is very likely over most parts of eastern India and adjoining central India regions from June 10.(PTI)

IMD forecasts likely formation of low-pressure area over north Bay of Bengal

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 08:17 PM IST
The India Meteorological Department said that a low-pressure area is likely to form over north Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood on June 11.
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