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Both alerts are valid till Saturday morning, the India Meteorological Department said.
Weather update today: The IMD has issued an yellow alert for Friday in several states, including Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, as well as certain parts of Uttar Pradesh and northeast India.
Published on Aug 06, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Records from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) show that the first week of August has so far remained dry with most parts of the city receiving trace rainfall.
The India Meteorological Department has issued an ‘orange’ alert forecasting ‘heavy to very heavy’ rainfall in Rajgarh, Shajapur, Agar-Malwa, Mandsaur, Guna and Ashok Nagar districts of the state.
Climatological data between 1901 and now also indicates that four of the five warmest Julys on record have been in the past decade, indicating a rising trend in temperatures in recent years.
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 01:49 AM IST
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The weather department issued a 'red alert' for 10 districts and an 'orange alert' for 16.
Published on Aug 01, 2021 04:57 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".
Published on Jul 27, 2021 06:54 PM 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.
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.
Published on Jul 26, 2021 06:41 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.
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.
Updated on Jul 24, 2021 07:22 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
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.
Published on Jul 21, 2021 09:48 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.
Published on Jul 18, 2021 11:29 AM IST
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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.
Published on Jul 18, 2021 07:18 AM 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.
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.
Published on Jul 16, 2021 07:39 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:
Scores of people have lost their lives in the last 24 hours due to lightning strikes across three states in north India.
Published on Jul 12, 2021 05:17 PM 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.
Published on Jul 12, 2021 07:36 AM 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.
Updated on Jul 11, 2021 11:16 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
A senior official from the IMD's Bhopal office said monsoon has become active in Madhya Pradesh after a gap of 10 days.
Published on Jul 10, 2021 02:20 PM 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.
Published on Jul 06, 2021 07:19 AM IST
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The research paper, published earlier this year, said 706 heat wave incidents have taken place in the country from 1971-2019.
Published on Jul 04, 2021 03:45 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Meenakshi Rai, New Delhi
The weather department also said that no heat wave is likely over plains in northwest India over the next five days.
Published on Jul 03, 2021 04:47 PM IST
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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.
Published on Jun 28, 2021 07:44 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
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 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.
Updated on Jun 23, 2021 02:39 AM IST
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