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IMD: Southwest monsoon withdraws from country

The southwest monsoon had completely withdrawn from the country on October 28 last year; October 25 in 2017; October 28 in 2016; October 29 in 2010; October 25 in 2000 and October 27 in 1975
A woman drenched in rainwater reacts while crossing a road after heavy rains in New Delhi. IMD said southwest monsoon withdraws from country. (PTI)
A woman drenched in rainwater reacts while crossing a road after heavy rains in New Delhi. IMD said southwest monsoon withdraws from country. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 26, 2021 01:30 AM IST
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ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Capital just 30mm rainfall away from eclipsing all-time record

Since January 1, the Safdarjung weather station – representative of weather records for the city – has recorded 1,502.8mm of rain. In a typical year, Delhi gets 779mm, which means 2021 has brought the city close to twice the amount of rain as a normal year
A large chunk of the rainfall seen this year has come in the monsoon period. Between June 1 and September 30 (the period officially classified as monsoon), the city got 1,169.7mm of rainfall -- an excess of 80% over the long-period average of 648.9mm. (PTI File)
A large chunk of the rainfall seen this year has come in the monsoon period. Between June 1 and September 30 (the period officially classified as monsoon), the city got 1,169.7mm of rainfall -- an excess of 80% over the long-period average of 648.9mm. (PTI File)
Updated on Oct 26, 2021 04:30 AM IST
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Temperature to fall in the coming days, pollution expected to rise in Delhi

Forecasters said while the Capital has not shown any “abnormal” winter onset patterns till now, with the lowest temperature for the month falling to only around 16 degrees Celsius on October 21, the winter months ahead are likely to be frigid than usual
On Monday, the maximum temperature recorded at the Safdarjung observatory, which provides representative data for the entire city, was 28.4 degrees Celsius, three degrees below what is considered normal for this time of the year. The minimum temperature was 16.4 degrees Celsius. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
On Monday, the maximum temperature recorded at the Safdarjung observatory, which provides representative data for the entire city, was 28.4 degrees Celsius, three degrees below what is considered normal for this time of the year. The minimum temperature was 16.4 degrees Celsius. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on Oct 26, 2021 04:31 AM IST
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Monsoon set to depart, but more rain forecast from Tamil Nadu to Leh. Here's why

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted fresh rains and snowfall in the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh region from Friday, even amid predictions that the southwest monsoon will depart by October 26.
Monsoon started withdrawing very late this year, on October 6 against the normal date of September 17, but then withdrew rapidly from different parts of the country, according to scientists. (HT PHOTO)
Monsoon started withdrawing very late this year, on October 6 against the normal date of September 17, but then withdrew rapidly from different parts of the country, according to scientists. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 21, 2021 08:56 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Monsoon is over. But why is it raining so much in October? Here's the answer

Most of the places are witnessing record rain under the influence of western disturbance. The heavy rainfall has led to loss of lives of 47 people in Uttarakhand and 38 in Kerala. The IMD has forecast more rain for these states.
Houses get partially submerged in floodwater due to incessant rainfall, in Uttarakhand's Rudrapur on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Houses get partially submerged in floodwater due to incessant rainfall, in Uttarakhand's Rudrapur on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 20, 2021 07:55 AM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindistan Times, New Delhi

These districts in Bengal may receive heavy rain tomorrow, day after: IMD

The IMD has issued an orange warning and said the inclement weather was caused by a low-pressure system over north Telangana and strong southeasterly wind from the Bay of Bengal.
Passengers are seen with umbrellas at a train station in Kolkata. (ANI Photo)
Passengers are seen with umbrellas at a train station in Kolkata. (ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 18, 2021 05:05 PM IST
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By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

3 killed in Lansdowne, Badrinath highway blocked after heavy rain in Uttarakhand

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Uttarakhand and said that the hill state will witness heavy rainfall in the coming few days.
The Badrinath Yatra has been halted and passengers en route to the shrine have been stopped in safe places. (ANI File Photo/Representative Image)
The Badrinath Yatra has been halted and passengers en route to the shrine have been stopped in safe places. (ANI File Photo/Representative Image)
Published on Oct 18, 2021 03:58 PM IST
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By | Written by Meenakshi Ray

Red alert in 5 Kerala districts as rain lashes state

According to IMD, five districts of Kerala, including Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and Thrissur are expected to witness severe rainfall.
The IMD has forecast for heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in Kerala on Saturday.(File photo)
The IMD has forecast for heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in Kerala on Saturday.(File photo)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 01:46 PM IST
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IMD's low-pressure area forecast concerns Odisha in 'cyclone month' October

The low-pressure area in Andaman Sea is likely to become more marked and move west-northwestwards towards south Odisha and north Coastal Andhra Pradesh coast in the next 4-5 days, the IMD said.
Cyclone Gulab led to widespread rainfall in Odisha in neighbouring states.(PTI Photo)
Cyclone Gulab led to widespread rainfall in Odisha in neighbouring states.(PTI Photo)
Published on Oct 08, 2021 02:49 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Trace rain in Delhi, change in wind likely to bring pollutants

According to the India Meteorological Department, 0.5 mm rainfall was recorded on Tuesday till 5.30pm.
Central Delhi saw heavy downpour, while parts of north Delhi and other areas received light showers.(HT Photo)
Central Delhi saw heavy downpour, while parts of north Delhi and other areas received light showers.(HT Photo)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 03:33 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Monsoon withdrawal to begin from north-west India today: IMD

The withdrawal of the June-September monsoon means a gradual fall in temperature and humidity as dry winds blow in from the northwest.
Parts of Delhi received rainfall on Tuesday. (Arvind Yadav/HT photo)
Parts of Delhi received rainfall on Tuesday. (Arvind Yadav/HT photo)
Updated on Oct 06, 2021 04:16 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Rainfall in parts of Uttar Pradesh's Noida brings down temperature

In its weather bulletin on Tuesday evening, the IMD had reported rainfall and thundershowers at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and other states in the last 24 hours.
The IMD had predicted that isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh will experience rain.(Representative Photo/PTI)
The IMD had predicted that isolated places in western Uttar Pradesh will experience rain.(Representative Photo/PTI)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 06:08 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Met dept projects light to moderate rainfall in 3 districts of Bengal today

According to the Kolkata-based Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), Alipurduar, Malda and Birbhum will see light to moderate showers for 2-3 hours, beginning 3am.
Weather department has forecast light to heavy rainfall in 3 districts of Bengal today (Representative Image)
Weather department has forecast light to heavy rainfall in 3 districts of Bengal today (Representative Image)
Published on Oct 03, 2021 05:46 AM IST
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By | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi

Rain fury in Maharashtra: At least 17 dead, 560 people rescued

Parts of Mumbai also received heavy rainfall on Tuesday; the forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted “extremely heavy rainfall” over Marathwada, Mumbai, and the coastal Konkan region over the next 24 hours.
Commuters take shelter under a bridge amid heavy rainfall, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Commuters take shelter under a bridge amid heavy rainfall, in Mumbai on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 29, 2021 09:09 AM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Pune on orange alert

Officials noted that an orange alert was issued for Pune district for September 28 as an intense spell of rainfall is likely.
IMD officials said that an orange alert was issued for Pune district for September 28 as an intense spell of rainfall is likely. (HT FILE)
IMD officials said that an orange alert was issued for Pune district for September 28 as an intense spell of rainfall is likely. (HT FILE)
Updated on Sep 28, 2021 03:28 PM IST
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ByNamrata Devikar

Telangana: IMD says Cyclone Gulab impact can cause heavy rain, red alert issued

Chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao took stock of the situation after heavy rain today. Rao directed the chief secretary to take all necessary precautions to avoid any loss of life or property in the wake of heavy rain forecast.
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road in Hyderabad following heavy rain on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged road in Hyderabad following heavy rain on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Published on Sep 27, 2021 07:23 PM IST
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By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Cyclone Gulab: Landfall process continues; rainfall to increase in Odisha

  • Catch all the latest updates related to Cyclone Gulab here.
The IMD made a forecast of rainfall alert in several states due to the approaching Cyclone Gulab, which is likely to make landfall around Sunday midnight between Odisha's Gopalpur and Andhra Pradesh's Kalingapatnam.
The IMD made a forecast of rainfall alert in several states due to the approaching Cyclone Gulab, which is likely to make landfall around Sunday midnight between Odisha's Gopalpur and Andhra Pradesh's Kalingapatnam.
Updated on Sep 27, 2021 01:25 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Heavy rain to continue in 10 states due to cyclonic circulation: IMD

The IMD bulletin forecasted that heavy rainfall will continue over Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh, among others, for the next four days. 
Godavari river flooded due to rise in water level after heavy rain in Maharashtra's Nashik, on Wednesday, (Ravi Rajput/HT Photo)
Godavari river flooded due to rise in water level after heavy rain in Maharashtra's Nashik, on Wednesday, (Ravi Rajput/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 23, 2021 11:09 AM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

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

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.
A person crosses the road during rain at Janpath on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
A person crosses the road during rain at Janpath on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2021 07:42 AM IST
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By | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

IMD issues warning for extremely bad weather in Delhi on Wednesday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an "orange" alert for Wednesday and a "yellow" alert for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle around 32 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.(HT Photo)
The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle around 32 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2021 07:45 PM IST
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Here's how many weather, rain records Delhi has broken in last 1 year

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 India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Delhi on Thursday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
The India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Delhi on Thursday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Published on Sep 16, 2021 08:57 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in these states on Saturday, Sunday

IMD forecast: The monsoon activity has picked up in the country, bringing the rain deficiency to 5% from 9% in the end of August. Monsoon rains are nearing the normal category which is 104% to 96% of the long period average.
A man covers his head with a cardboard following incessant rainfall in Varanasi on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
A man covers his head with a cardboard following incessant rainfall in Varanasi on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Published on Sep 16, 2021 05:33 AM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

IMD projects weakening of deep depression in Odisha

However, the weather department has also warned the state to prepare itself for another low-pressure area, which, it said, would form over Bay of Bengal on September 17.
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Published on Sep 14, 2021 07:52 AM IST
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By | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal to turn into depression

The IMD has issued a red-colour coded alert to Odisha and Chhattisgarh for September 13, cautioning that the states are expected to witness heavy rainfall activity.
"Isolated extremely heavy rainfall activity (is likely) over Odisha and Chhattisgarh during next two days," the IMD said.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 12, 2021 06:14 PM IST
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Delhi gets light rain, IMD says more showers likely this week

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.
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)
Updated on Sep 08, 2021 12:42 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

IMD forecasts very heavy rain in Goa, authorities on alert

IMD said on Saturday monsoon activity may get strengthened over south Konkan and Goa in the coming days with the likely formation of a low-pressure area over north and adjoining central Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours.
IMD also predicted that intense spells of showers for a short duration are very likely over the North and South Goa districts. (Representative Image)
IMD also predicted that intense spells of showers for a short duration are very likely over the North and South Goa districts. (Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 12:24 PM IST
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By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

IMD forecasts more intense rains, Delhi headed for wettest monsoon in a decade

Compared to the normal monsoon rain 552.6mm, Delhi has already had a 79% surplus -- 988.4mm rain so far, shows IMD data. Monsoon in Delhi is officially considered between June 1 and September 30. It has also exceeded the monsoon season’s average rainfall of 648.9mm.
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged stretch near Sector 22, Dwarka, on September 1. IMD has predicted another intense rain spell over Delhi and adjoining areas between September 6 and 10. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Vehicles wade through a waterlogged stretch near Sector 22, Dwarka, on September 1. IMD has predicted another intense rain spell over Delhi and adjoining areas between September 6 and 10. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 02:29 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in 5 states till September 2, warns of landslides

The IMD on Sunday issued an orange alert for Uttarakhand. There have been intermittent rains in the state since Saturday night, which triggered landslides and waterlogging in various places.
The IMD has said that during heavy rainfall could lead to localised flooding.(Representative Photo/HT)
The IMD has said that during heavy rainfall could lead to localised flooding.(Representative Photo/HT)
Published on Aug 30, 2021 03:25 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Rains likely to revive this week in Delhi: IMD

Monsoon entered a ‘break’ or a ‘partial break’ phase thrice this season, mainly between June 29 to July 11
Delhi received considerable rain on Saturday after remaining relatively dry for around a week (Sanhit Khanna /Ht photo)
Delhi received considerable rain on Saturday after remaining relatively dry for around a week (Sanhit Khanna /Ht photo)
Updated on Aug 29, 2021 12:28 AM IST
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ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

IMD forecasts heavy rain in 21 Madhya Pradesh districts, issues yellow alert

Earlier this month, 1,171 villages in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh were flooded due to heavy rainfall. Most of these areas are located in the Sheopur and Shivpuri districts.
At least 8 districts in Madhya Pradesh received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours, according to IMD.(Representative Photo/HT)
At least 8 districts in Madhya Pradesh received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours, according to IMD.(Representative Photo/HT)
Published on Aug 19, 2021 05:16 PM IST
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By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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