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Rain to intensify later this week: Met

Some parts of the city received over 100mm rainfall on Wednesday, and officials of the India Meteorological Department said showers were likely to intensify in the coming days.
Vehicles make their way through flooded road after heavy rainfall at NH-24, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Vehicles make their way through flooded road after heavy rainfall at NH-24, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 03:45 AM IST
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Widespread and heavy rains likely in central India, says Met department

An associated cyclonic circulation extends upto 7.6 km above mean sea level, tilting southwestwards.
A low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Odisha-West Bengal coasts will bring widespread rain to parts of central India for the next three to four days, said a India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin on Tuesday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
A low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Odisha-West Bengal coasts will bring widespread rain to parts of central India for the next three to four days, said a India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin on Tuesday.(Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 03, 2019 01:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

More rain expected in central India, Kerala over next two days: Met department

More than 78 people lost their lives to heavy rains and flooding in Kerala in the past four days. In Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra due to intense flooding more than 150 people were killed over the past one week.
A flooded village in Kerala(HT photo)
A flooded village in Kerala(HT photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 05:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

‘Severe heat wave’ conditions likely at some places in UP, says Met department

The MeT department says ‘severe heat wave’ conditions are likely at isolated places in the state over the next two days.
The maximum temperature in Lucknow on Sunday was 43.1°C (three degrees above normal) while the minimum was 28.8°C (three degrees above normal).(Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)
The maximum temperature in Lucknow on Sunday was 43.1°C (three degrees above normal) while the minimum was 28.8°C (three degrees above normal).(Deepak Gupta / HT Photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2019 10:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By, Lucknow

With mercury soaring, Met department warns of ‘severe heat waves’ in some areas

With little respite in sight, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also warned of ‘severe heat waves’ in some pockets on Sunday.
With the maximum temperature of Noida and Greater Noida at 46 degree Celsius, the same as Friday, heat wave in the region continued to prevail on Saturday as well(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
With the maximum temperature of Noida and Greater Noida at 46 degree Celsius, the same as Friday, heat wave in the region continued to prevail on Saturday as well(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 02, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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Partly cloudy skies with light rain likely today in Delhi, predicts Met department

The weather department has forecast partly cloudy skies with light rain or thunderstorm for Monday along with strong surface winds during the day.
The weather department has forecast partly cloudy skies with light rain or thunderstorm for Monday along with strong surface winds during the day.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
The weather department has forecast partly cloudy skies with light rain or thunderstorm for Monday along with strong surface winds during the day.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 25, 2019 08:01 AM IST
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Shimla gets season’s first snowfall, Jammu-Srinagar National Highway shut

Forecasts limit the snow to one day, and no further precipitation is predicted for the next one week. Met department director Manmohan Singh predicts 3 to 4° C dip in the minimum temperature.
Tourists enjoying horse riding during the fresh snowfall at kufri near Shimla, Shimla on Wednesday, December 12 2018.(Deepak Sansta / HT Photo)
Tourists enjoying horse riding during the fresh snowfall at kufri near Shimla, Shimla on Wednesday, December 12 2018.(Deepak Sansta / HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 11:35 AM IST
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Low pressure in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into depression: Met dept

Under the influence of the low pressure, most places in Tamil Nadu registered moderate rainfall in the last 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Sunday, while Mimisal, a coastal village in Pudukottai district, received 13 cms of rainfall.
Indian fishermen heading out to the sea on the Bay of Bengal near Visakhapatnam. A well-marked low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal and is expected to intensify into a depression in the next 36 hours, the Regional Meteorological Department said on Sunday.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Indian fishermen heading out to the sea on the Bay of Bengal near Visakhapatnam. A well-marked low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal and is expected to intensify into a depression in the next 36 hours, the Regional Meteorological Department said on Sunday.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 04:45 PM IST
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Chennai | ByPress Trust of India

Rain deficit over 9%, northeastern states driest, says Met department

“Deficiency in the northeastern region doesn’t matter much because excess water usually drains as run-off from the hills, but in the plains it would have led to drought,” said an IMD scientist who asked not to be named.
Jharkhand and Bihar were largely dry in past four months.(HT File Photo)
Jharkhand and Bihar were largely dry in past four months.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 01, 2018 07:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

Met Department issues hailstorm alert in some parts of Uttarakhand

Dehradun is likely to witness a cloudy sky and the maximum temperature in the state capital is expected to be around 33 degrees Celsius.
People walking at Ridge during hailstorm in Shimla. The Met department has issued an alert for a hailstorm in Uttarakhand in the next 24-hours, an official said on Monday.(HT File Photo)
People walking at Ridge during hailstorm in Shimla. The Met department has issued an alert for a hailstorm in Uttarakhand in the next 24-hours, an official said on Monday.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 01:11 PM IST
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Dehradun | ByIndo Asian News Service

Soon, another radar to help predict severe weather in Kerala

Along with the existing radars in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram, the new one will help the Indian Meteorological Department monitor the entire state of Kerala.
Men take a small boat to travel across flood waters past a marooned farm building to reach their homes in Pandanad in Alappuzha district in Kerala on August 21.(AFP Photo)
Men take a small boat to travel across flood waters past a marooned farm building to reach their homes in Pandanad in Alappuzha district in Kerala on August 21.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 10:57 PM IST
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Heavy rains lash Delhi, waterlogging leads to traffic congestions

The meteorological (MeT) department warned of moderate to heavy rains throughout the day. The Delhi police has been alerting the commuters about the routes that can be avoided.
Delhi woke up to heavy rains and had to face waterlogging and traffic snarls at various places of the city for the second consecutive day on Friday.(PTI Photo)
Delhi woke up to heavy rains and had to face waterlogging and traffic snarls at various places of the city for the second consecutive day on Friday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 27, 2018 12:33 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

More rains expected in Delhi this week, says Met department

The sky is expected to remain cloudy during the week, which would help to keep the mercury around 35 degrees.
A vendor covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain at Rajpath, in New Delhi, on Monday, July 16, 2018.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
A vendor covers himself with a plastic sheet during heavy rain at Rajpath, in New Delhi, on Monday, July 16, 2018.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 08:31 AM IST
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Heavy rains lash Delhi, showers likely overnight, says weather department

More rains are expected towards the evening and may continue overnight
A girl walks under an umbrella with her mother during sudden rain, at Rajpath, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
A girl walks under an umbrella with her mother during sudden rain, at Rajpath, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 05:55 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPTI

24-hour heavy rain alert for Uttarakhand, says MeT department

Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places especially in Pithoragarh, Nainital, Champawat, Udham Singh Nagar, Dehradun, Haridwar and Pauri districts over the next 24 hours, the MeT office in Dehradun said.
SDRF personnel conducting rescue operations after heavy rains in Uttarakhand, India.(HT File Photo)
SDRF personnel conducting rescue operations after heavy rains in Uttarakhand, India.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 07:41 PM IST
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Heat wave to continue across northern, central India for four days, temperatures likely to touch 45 degrees Celsius

Temperatures rose across northwest and central India on Wednesday and the weather office issued extreme heat wave alerts for west Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi and Chandigarh.
The Met department said the heat wave is likely to continue till May 27.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
The Met department said the heat wave is likely to continue till May 27.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Updated on May 24, 2018 11:19 AM IST
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Maximum temperature likely to settle at 44 degrees Celsius in Delhi

the sky will remain partially cloudy through the day and there are chances of “thundery developments” in the evening.
Tourists walk under umbrellas to protect themselves from scorching heat as they visit Humayun's Tomb, in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Tourists walk under umbrellas to protect themselves from scorching heat as they visit Humayun's Tomb, in New Delhi, on Tuesday.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on May 23, 2018 01:02 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

PMO asks Met dept to advise people on action to take during severe weather warnings

The India Meteorological Department issues “nowcasts” in the case of extreme weather warnings with specifics about conditions expected within two hours.
An overcast sky in Gurugram on May 13.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
An overcast sky in Gurugram on May 13.(Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
Updated on May 21, 2018 06:12 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Heatwaves are developing across India, warns Met department

Heat wave conditions are expected to start forming by Friday in the national capital region centred on New Delhi, and Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Rajasthan, northeast Rajasthan and north Madhya Pradesh.
Typically, the met department declares a heatwave when the day temperature shoots up by at least 5 degrees above the climatic normal.(HT file photo)
Typically, the met department declares a heatwave when the day temperature shoots up by at least 5 degrees above the climatic normal.(HT file photo)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 11:57 PM IST
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