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Winter-like chill grips Himachal as day temperature stays 10-20°C below normal

Himachal Pradesh experienced winter-like chill in peak summers with day temperatures staying 10 degrees Celsius to 20 degrees Celsius below normal as relentless rains lash the hill state on Wednesday. The sky remained overcast throughout the state and strong winds accompanied by heavy rains swept across the region.

People walk with umbrellas during rain in Shimla on Wednesday. Winter-like chill gripped Himachal. (Deepak Sansta /HT)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 12:16 AM IST
By, Dharamshala

Coldest May reported in Himachal Pradesh after 36 years, reveals IMD data

The state witnessed below normal minimum and maximum temperatures during these days and the last time mercury plunged this low in May was during 1987

The minimum temperature in Dharamshala on May 1 and 8 was recorded 8.4°C. (ANI photo)
Updated on May 10, 2023 03:04 PM IST

Rain pulls down mercury; more likely in East U.P. today

The Met department has issued a warning of thunderstorms accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over the East UP.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 08:19 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Lucknow likely to witness rain/thundershower: Met

The change in weather is due to western disturbances and cyclonic circulation over Madhya Pradesh, says Mohd Danish, Lucknow met incharge.

Lucknow likely to witness rain/thundershower: Met (file)
Updated on Apr 23, 2023 07:56 PM IST

Thunder showers may bring temp down in west UP

According to the meteorological department, rain and thundershowers are very likely at isolated places over the state. The department also issued a warning of possible thunderstorms and lightning at isolated places over west Uttar Pradesh.

Lucknowites might get a little respite from the scorching heat on Friday as the city and its neighbouring areas will have a partly cloudy sky as per the met department (Pic for representation)
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 12:18 AM IST

West U.P. may have it cooler today, East U.P. tomorrow: Met

On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in most cities of Uttar Pradesh remained over 40 degrees Celsius

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 10:48 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Heatwave in parts of Delhi, temp hits 40°C — but rain likely ahead

The minimum temperature, however, continued to be unseasonably cool, with the city logging a low of 20°C — one degree below normal for this time of the year.

A heatwave is declared when the maximum is over 40°C, and the deviation from normal is at least 4.5 degrees. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 05:00 AM IST

Isolated rain fails to keep searing heat in city at bay

Delhi experienced a maximum temperature of 36.7°C on Wednesday, one degree above normal for this time of year, with isolated parts experiencing a drizzle in the morning. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said southwesterly winds blew towards the region in the last 24 hours, which brought some moisture from the Arabian sea, leading to localised rain spells in some parts. The rise in mercury is likely to continue, with temperatures forecast to touch 37°C on Thursday, 38°C by Friday and 39°C on Saturday, and cross the 40-degree mark by Sunday.

Delhi University students on a hot day in the Capital. (Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 11:45 PM IST

Bengaluru rains: Fourteen flights diverted from Kempegowda airport

Rain and thunderstorms with lightning are likely to occur at isolated places across Karnataka, said IMD

Bengaluru rains: Fourteen flights diverted from Kempegowda airport(AFP)
Updated on Apr 04, 2023 08:55 PM IST
Written by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

At the mercy of weather, say farmers as fresh rain wreaks havoc to wheat crop

The fresh rainfall which started on Thursday night has added to the woes of Punjab farmers who have already suffered damages to the near-harvest wheat crop during the previous spell of rain, high-velocity winds and hailstorm last week.

Farmer inspect the damage to wheat crop flattened by strong winds and rains, on the outskirts of Amritsar on Friday. (PTI)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 01:15 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Bengaluru city likely to see rain for the rest of the week: Forecast

Bengaluru and several other parts of Karnataka are most likely to witness heavy rain in the coming days, forecasts from agencies said.

Several parts of coastal Karnataka along with other regions are set to see showers for the rest of the week. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 13, 2022 10:06 AM IST
ByYamini C S

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)
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 03:45 AM IST
By, New Delhi

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)
Published on Sep 03, 2019 01:28 PM IST
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)
Updated on Jun 13, 2020 05:44 PM IST
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)
Published on Jun 10, 2019 10:57 AM IST
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)
Published on Jun 02, 2019 01:58 PM IST
Noida | By

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)
Published on Mar 25, 2019 08:01 AM IST
New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

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)
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 11:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By, Shimla/srinagar

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)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 04:45 PM IST
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)
Updated on Oct 01, 2018 07:41 AM IST
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)
Updated on Sep 17, 2018 01:11 PM IST
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)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 10:57 PM IST
New Delhi | By

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)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 08:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

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)
Updated on Jul 05, 2018 05:55 PM IST
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)
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 07:41 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Dehradun | By

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)
Updated on May 24, 2018 11:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

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)
Updated on May 21, 2018 06:12 PM IST
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)
Updated on Mar 29, 2018 11:57 PM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By
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