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Fresh snowfall closes highway in J&K, Board exams postponed

The weather department predicts that the snowfall of the same intensity is likely to continue till afternoon and thereafter there will be a temporary break till the evening.
Snowfall is likely to continue till the forenoon of December 6 in Srinagar, according to the weather department’s forecast.(HT photo)
Snowfall is likely to continue till the forenoon of December 6 in Srinagar, according to the weather department’s forecast.(HT photo)
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 01:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Intense thunder, lightning and rain over several parts of Delhi

A western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation is lying over central Pakistan. It is likely to remain practically stationary during subsequent 2-3 days.
Pedestrians holding umbrellas walk in rain.(PTI Photo)
Pedestrians holding umbrellas walk in rain.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 10:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi minimum temperature back to normal range due to western disturbance

The minimum temperature recorded at the Safdarjung observatory had dipped to 1.1 degrees Celsius on Friday.
IMD says a weather disturbance is the reason for the sudden temperature spike in Delhi.(PTI Photo)
IMD says a weather disturbance is the reason for the sudden temperature spike in Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 12:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Delhi air quality remains in severe zone, winds likely to bring relief

Weather department scientist VK Soni said that the change in wind direction will also improve wind speeds on Saturday and help disperse pollutants.
Weather department scientist says the improvement in air quality in Delhi will be visible from Saturday morning.(PTI)
Weather department scientist says the improvement in air quality in Delhi will be visible from Saturday morning.(PTI)
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 09:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Air quality to worsen, temperature to drop in northwest as New Year approaches

A moderate intensity western disturbance is likely to lead to a substantial fall in minimum temperatures once again at the end of the year.
Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions are likely in isolated pockets over Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and Delh.(PTI Photo)
Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions are likely in isolated pockets over Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and Delh.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 09:17 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Srinagar records 2nd coldest December night of decade as intense cold wave sweeps J-K

Kashmir will get the next spell of snow with the onset of Chillai Kalan, the harsh 40-day winter period starting on December 21.
Tourists enjoying snow covered slopes in sonamarg on December 17,2020.(HT Photo/ Waseem Andrabi)
Tourists enjoying snow covered slopes in sonamarg on December 17,2020.(HT Photo/ Waseem Andrabi)
Updated on Dec 19, 2020 11:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

In photos: Snowfall in northern India, subzero temperatures in parts of Jammu and Kashmir

The minimum temperatures is set to fall by over two to three degrees Celsius over Northwest India during the next three days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Fresh snowfall in Srinagar(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Fresh snowfall in Srinagar(Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 14, 2020 01:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

Cold winds enter Bihar region, likely to bring dense fog, dip in mercury

Weather conditions are changing in the Bihar region with the cold north-westerly winds entering on Tuesday, which is expected to bring day and night temperature down from Wednesday onwards.
Fog and colder temperatures are likely to grip several regions in Bihar from Wednesday onwards, says the weather department.(HT photo/File/Representational use)
Fog and colder temperatures are likely to grip several regions in Bihar from Wednesday onwards, says the weather department.(HT photo/File/Representational use)
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 08:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Megha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

November 2020 third-warmest month for Mumbai in over 10 years

However, last year was the warmest November in over a decade since 2009 when the minimum temperature did not fall below 20 degrees Celsius.
File photo: People standing in the Hazy weather near the Bandra Worli Sealink in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
File photo: People standing in the Hazy weather near the Bandra Worli Sealink in Mumbai.(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 08:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Hot or cold, weather alone has no significant effect on Covid-19 spread

A research led by The University of Texas at Austin is adding clarity on weather’s role in Covid-19 infection, with a new study finding that temperature and humidity do not play a significant role in coronavirus spread.
Whether it’s hot or cold outside, the transmission of Covid-19 from one person to the next depends almost entirely on human behaviour.(Pixabay)
Whether it’s hot or cold outside, the transmission of Covid-19 from one person to the next depends almost entirely on human behaviour.(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 11:28 AM IST
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Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Jammu-Srinagar national highway remains closed for 3rd straight day, rains resume

The authorities have suggested that flash floods and landslides may occur at some places in present situation.
Incessant rains have made the restoration of damaged highway difficult.(ANI Photo/File/Representative)
Incessant rains have made the restoration of damaged highway difficult.(ANI Photo/File/Representative)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 10:26 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

Rain brings relief to Jammu and Kashmir after months of dry weather

The rain also brought relief to farmers reeling under dry weather conditions for the past three months.
Women row their Shikara at the Dal Lake in Srinagar during a spell of rain on Wednesday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT PHOTO)
Women row their Shikara at the Dal Lake in Srinagar during a spell of rain on Wednesday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 26, 2020 04:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Ashiq Hussain

Unfruitful year for Himachal: After extreme weather and Covid-19, it’s apple scab

Fungal infection has impacted Ani and Dalash areas of Kullu districts, Janjehli, Thunag and Karsog in Mandi district and Narkanda, Rohru, Kharapathar, Kotkhai, Jubbal and Chirgaon in Shimla district
An apple grower inspects fruit trees in his farm at Fagu near Shimla.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
An apple grower inspects fruit trees in his farm at Fagu near Shimla.(Deepak Sansta/HT)
Updated on Jul 27, 2020 11:34 PM IST
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Delhi: 6 days of June were coldest in 9 years with temperature below 40 degrees

The temperature will remain under 40 degrees Celsius till June 15, IMD has predicted.
Western Disturbance and severe cyclonic storms in the Arabian Sea have cooled Delhi’s weather.(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)
Western Disturbance and severe cyclonic storms in the Arabian Sea have cooled Delhi’s weather.(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 07, 2020 08:32 AM IST
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Hindustam Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray

47.6°C: Delhi sizzles on hottest May day in years

Back in 2010 in Palam and 2002 in Safdarjung, the same temperatures were recorded — 47.6 degree Celsius (C) in the former and 46 degree C in the latter.
It is likely to stay hot till the latter part of the week when a western disturbance could bring some rain — and respite from the heat.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
It is likely to stay hot till the latter part of the week when a western disturbance could bring some rain — and respite from the heat.(Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 27, 2020 01:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Hot March a bit colder in India

India in March recorded a mean temperature of 24.92 degrees C, -.29 below normal.
The 10 warmest months of March have been since 1990. March 2020 was also the 44th consecutive March and the 423rd consecutive month with temperatures above the 20th-century average, according to NOAA.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
The 10 warmest months of March have been since 1990. March 2020 was also the 44th consecutive March and the 423rd consecutive month with temperatures above the 20th-century average, according to NOAA.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 21, 2020 10:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi

Light rain and thunder forecast for Pune: IMD

While the highest maximum temperature in Maharashtra on April 10 was recorded at Akola, 41.3 degree Celsius, Pune is forcecast to have a maximum temperature of 38.0 degrees Celsius on April 11, with the minimum at 20.0 degrees Celsius and a generally cloudy sky.
On April 12, 13, 14 and 15, the maximum temperature will remain at 39 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature will be at 20 degrees Celsius, with partly cloudy skies.(HT file photo)
On April 12, 13, 14 and 15, the maximum temperature will remain at 39 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature will be at 20 degrees Celsius, with partly cloudy skies.(HT file photo)
Updated on Apr 11, 2020 02:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Prachi Bari

Chandigarh witnesses wettest March day in four years amid windy weather

17.4mm rain recorded till 8:30pm at the India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s observatory in Sector 39
Commuters caught in rain in Mohali on Friday.
Commuters caught in rain in Mohali on Friday.
Published on Mar 07, 2020 12:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent

Extreme weather may lead to next recession. Here’s why

The risks faced from climate change remains unaccounted for in financial markets, according to a study which warns that without better knowledge of the dangers posed, extreme weather events may lead to the next recession.
The risks faced from climate change remains unaccounted for in financial markets.(UNSPLASH)
The risks faced from climate change remains unaccounted for in financial markets.(UNSPLASH)
Updated on Feb 18, 2020 03:41 PM IST
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Los Angeles | By Press Trust of India

Anti-CAA stir, cold weather hit Punjab kinnow supply, wholesale rates crash

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Published on Feb 07, 2020 11:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By Vishal Joshi, Bathinda

Chilly weather persists in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur coldest at 3.5°C

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Published on Jan 27, 2020 10:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

UN warns more extreme weather ahead after hottest decade on record

WMO said its research also confirmed data released by the European Union’s climate monitor last week showing that 2019 was the second hottest year on record, after 2016.
The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday. (Representative Image)(AP)
The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday. (Representative Image)(AP)
Updated on Jan 16, 2020 03:40 AM IST
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All schools in Meerut, Hapur to remain closed till Dec 28 due to cold weather

The orders were given by Meerut District Magistrate Anil Dhingra and Hapur DM Aditi Singh for their respective administrative regions.
Students on a way to school during a cold and foggy morning(HT File)
Students on a way to school during a cold and foggy morning(HT File)
Updated on Dec 27, 2019 11:02 AM IST
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Meerut | By Asian News International

Bad weather, lack of facilities halt night work on Kharar flyover

The National Highway-21 connects Chandigarh with parts of Punjab, besides Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh
In September, the L&T had claimed that an additional workforce of 150 men had joined the team to meet the new deadline.(HT PHOTO)
In September, the L&T had claimed that an additional workforce of 150 men had joined the team to meet the new deadline.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 10:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Idrees Bukhtiyar, Mohali

Hot weather linked to rise in early childbirth

Hot weather can cause a spike in the number of babies being born early, a phenomenon that may harm infant health and is likely to get worse as temperatures climb due to climate change, scientists said.
Researchers in California said an average of 25,000 children were born up to two weeks early during warmer than average periods in the United States between 1969-1988 - equivalent to 150,000 lost gestational days annually.(Shutterstock)
Researchers in California said an average of 25,000 children were born up to two weeks early during warmer than average periods in the United States between 1969-1988 - equivalent to 150,000 lost gestational days annually.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 03, 2019 04:46 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent, Paris

Foggy weather: Northern Railways cancels 22 trains due to low visibility

The Chandigarh- Amritsar-Chandigarh Superfast Express (12241/12242), which runs seven days a week, will not run from December 16 till January 1
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Published on Nov 29, 2019 10:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Set up joint control rooms to issue weather alerts during winters in Kashmir: Chief Secretary

The chief secretary asked Disaster Management Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Department secretary to immediately liaise with principal secretary, civil aviation, on the commencement of air services to the snow-bound areas.
A girl walks on a snow covered foot bridge during the first snowfall of the season in the interiors of Dal Lake, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India (Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
A girl walks on a snow covered foot bridge during the first snowfall of the season in the interiors of Dal Lake, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India (Photo by Waseem Andrabi / Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 08, 2019 09:19 AM IST
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Jammu | By Press Trust of India

Extreme weather is the new norm

Climate change and poor urban planning are jeopardising lives
Long dry spells, accompanied with more intense rainfall concentrated over fewer days, are becoming the norm(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Long dry spells, accompanied with more intense rainfall concentrated over fewer days, are becoming the norm(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on Sep 30, 2019 06:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I: Mohali weather forecast - Will rain intervene again?

As far as the pitch is concerned, it is expected to be an absolute batting paradise. Mohali has always been known as a high-scoring venue in Twenty20s.
Ind vs SA: The first T20I match was washed out(AP)
Ind vs SA: The first T20I match was washed out(AP)
Updated on Sep 18, 2019 04:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

India vs West Indies, Weather forecast 2nd Test: Rain could impact proceedings in Jamaica

Indian captain Virat Kohli stands on the cusp of scripting a record for being the most successful Indian captain in Test history and would want a full day’s play in Jamaica.
Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane(AP)
Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane(AP)
Updated on Aug 30, 2019 08:15 AM IST
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