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IMD said there won't be any significant change in the maximum temperatures over most parts of the country during next four to five days. (PTI Photo)

Rainfall likely in several parts in next 4-5 days: IMD

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 04:43 PM IST
The rainfall is likely because of the influence of cyclonic circulations in different parts of the country, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Delhi is likely to receive light to moderate rainfall on Monday coupled with thunder and dust storms.(Representational/ HT Photo/ Raj K Raj)
Delhi is likely to receive light to moderate rainfall on Monday coupled with thunder and dust storms.(Representational/ HT Photo/ Raj K Raj)

News updates from HT: Rainfall, thunderstorms predicted in parts of Delhi today

UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 08:49 AM IST
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The last time the city received rain and thunderstorm was on March 12, when the city woke up to light to moderate showers, with hailstorm in parts of NCR. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The last time the city received rain and thunderstorm was on March 12, when the city woke up to light to moderate showers, with hailstorm in parts of NCR. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

IMD forecasts rainfall, thunderstorms in Delhi today; mercury may plummet

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2021 02:21 PM IST
  • Met officials said while the rain on Monday and Tuesday is likely to cause a dip in mercury, this respite will be short-lived
A severe heatwave is declared when the maximum temperature is at least 40°C and more than 6.4°C higher than the normal or when the maximum temperature is more than 47°C.(Rahul Raut/HT File Photo)
A severe heatwave is declared when the maximum temperature is at least 40°C and more than 6.4°C higher than the normal or when the maximum temperature is more than 47°C.(Rahul Raut/HT File Photo)

Heatwave in Gujarat’s Saurashtra, Kutch; IMD issues yellow alert

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 08:31 AM IST
The weather bureau has also issued a yellow alert over the Saurashtra and Kutch region.
Gulmarg: Locals climb up a snow covered mountain after fresh snowfall at the ski resort of Gulmarg, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo/S. Irfan) (PTI02_28_2021_000236B)(PTI)
Gulmarg: Locals climb up a snow covered mountain after fresh snowfall at the ski resort of Gulmarg, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo/S. Irfan) (PTI02_28_2021_000236B)(PTI)

Gulmarg gets over 13 inches of fresh snow as Kashmir weather remains erratic

By Mir Ehsan, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 10:59 AM IST
  • Gulmarg recorded minimum night temperature of minus 2.4 degree Celsius.
People walks along a sidewalk during a rainfall in Srinagar on March 10, 2021. (Photo by Tauseef Mustafa / AFP)(AFP)
People walks along a sidewalk during a rainfall in Srinagar on March 10, 2021. (Photo by Tauseef Mustafa / AFP)(AFP)

Rains, light snowfall continue in Kashmir, improvement likely from March 16

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 09:55 AM IST
  • In the light of the current erratic weather, the farmers in Jammu and Kashmir have been advised to avoid spraying orchards and suspend other farm operations till March 15th.
Delivery persons transporting LPG gas cylinders in a rickshaw cart in Patna (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)
Delivery persons transporting LPG gas cylinders in a rickshaw cart in Patna (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)

Patna has a hot day at 34.4°C, relief and light rains likely on Thursday

By Megha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 09:08 AM IST
  • Humidity has increased in Bihar as winds carrying moisture entered Bihar 72 hours ago, said a weather department official.
Men row their makeshift raft made of plastic pipes on the Dal Lake.(AP)
Men row their makeshift raft made of plastic pipes on the Dal Lake.(AP)

Snowfall and rains bring down Kashmir temperature

By Mir Ehsan, Srinagar, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:38 PM IST
  • Another spell of scattered to widespread rain with thunderstorm and snowfall is most likely during March 11-13th, as per the weather department.
Fresh snowfall and rains are predicted in Jammu and Kashmir later this week. (AP)
Fresh snowfall and rains are predicted in Jammu and Kashmir later this week. (AP)

Another wet spell in J&K to bring down temperature, may disrupt traffic

By Mir Ehsan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 11:39 AM IST
  • He added there was a possibility of disruption in surface transport over the higher reaches due to wet spell and snow later this week.
The weather department says both maximum and minimum temperatures were expected to be higher this summer in Bihar.(AFP)
The weather department says both maximum and minimum temperatures were expected to be higher this summer in Bihar.(AFP)

Hotter summer forecast for Bihar with maximum temperatures rising in March-May

By Megha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 08:40 AM IST
  • The maximum temperature in Bihar till March 15 is likely to hover around 32°C to 34°C, which is 2°C to 4°C above the normal for the season. Similarly, the minimum temperature is also likely to range between 14°C to 16°C, around 2°C higher than the season’s normal.
Further increase in maximum temperature is likely after March 1(HT Photo)
Further increase in maximum temperature is likely after March 1(HT Photo)

Temperature soars to nearly 34°C in Gaya, Bihar as summer knocks early

By Megha | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 12:03 PM IST
  • Usually mercury above 30°C is recorded in March, but this year the mercury has exceeded the normal temperature in February-end itself, said a weather department official.
A Kashmiri boy walks homeward after attending private classes, after a brief spell of fresh snowfall in the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday.(AP)
A Kashmiri boy walks homeward after attending private classes, after a brief spell of fresh snowfall in the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday.(AP)

Rain, thunderstorm likely over J&K, Uttarakhand, Himachal in next 24 hours

By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 09:08 AM IST
  • No significant change in temperatures is likely over most parts of northwest, west and central India during the next 24 hours.
Sonamarg: Tourists take sledge ride after fresh snowfall during Sonamarg Winter Festival, at Sonamarg in Ganderbal district 110 km�s from Srinagar, (PTI)
Sonamarg: Tourists take sledge ride after fresh snowfall during Sonamarg Winter Festival, at Sonamarg in Ganderbal district 110 km�s from Srinagar, (PTI)

Fresh rains and snowfall in Kashmir since early Friday morning

By Mir Ehsan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:20 AM IST
  • IMD had predicted there could be heavy rains at some places on February 25 and 26, causing a possible disruption in flights on February 26th from Srinagar.
The weather department has predicted that the wet spell will continue for a few more days.(HT Photo)
The weather department has predicted that the wet spell will continue for a few more days.(HT Photo)

Rains lash some parts of Kashmir, wet spell to last till February end: IMD

By HT Correspondent, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 10:32 AM IST
  • Kashmir witnessed dry weather for the past more than two weeks as day temperatures hovered around 8 to 9 degrees above normal in most parts.
The Khari Baoli wholesale market in New Delhi springs back to life after lockdown relaxations on June 2. The Delhi government noted that while most migrants had left for their homes in the past month, others had decided to stay back with lockdown restrictions were slowly being eased and the economy opening up. (Amal KS / HT Photo)
The Khari Baoli wholesale market in New Delhi springs back to life after lockdown relaxations on June 2. The Delhi government noted that while most migrants had left for their homes in the past month, others had decided to stay back with lockdown restrictions were slowly being eased and the economy opening up. (Amal KS / HT Photo)

Temperatures likely to rise over NW India in the next 3-4 days

By Jayashree Nandi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 08:43 AM IST
  • The maximum temperature in Delhi on Saturday was 27.3 degree C, three degrees above normal and minimum was 10.4, one degree C below normal
A sign warns motorists after a sudden heavy bout of snow and frozen rain on MS Highway 463 in Madison, north of Jackson, Mississippi, US.(via REUTERS)
A sign warns motorists after a sudden heavy bout of snow and frozen rain on MS Highway 463 in Madison, north of Jackson, Mississippi, US.(via REUTERS)

Snow emergency, massive power outages in US states | All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 03:42 PM IST
The National Weather Service (NWS) said that arctic air with frigid temperatures and dangerous wind chills will persist over the central third of the US this week.
A Delhi metro runs during a foggy morning, in New Delhi. ANI photo
A Delhi metro runs during a foggy morning, in New Delhi. ANI photo

Dense fog recorded over Haryana, Punjab and UP

By Jayashree Nandi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 09:15 AM IST
  • Delhi recorded a min temp of 8.6 degree C, 2 degrees below normal on Sunday.
A cyclists rides on a slippery snow covered road after a brief snowfall in Srinagar,(AP)
A cyclists rides on a slippery snow covered road after a brief snowfall in Srinagar,(AP)

Fresh snowfall in Kashmir, weather to improve from Thursday afternoon

By Mir Ehsan | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Srinagar
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2021 12:29 PM IST
  • Traffic officials said snowfall is going on both sides of Jawahar tunnel since morning and it could hamper traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway.
A fresh western disturbance is likely to affect western Himalayan region from Sunday night. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)(HT Photo)
A fresh western disturbance is likely to affect western Himalayan region from Sunday night. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)(HT Photo)

Rain, thunderstorms likely over northwest India from February 3 to 6

By Jayashree Nandi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 08:42 AM IST
  • Widespread light to moderate rain/thundershowers is likely over the plains of northwest India and adjoining central India during February 3 to 6 with maximum intensity on February 4.
Farmers sit around a bonfire to warm themwselves on a cold morning during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.(HT_PRINT)
Farmers sit around a bonfire to warm themwselves on a cold morning during their ongoing protest against the new farm laws, at Ghazipur border in New Delhi.(HT_PRINT)

Cold wave likely to persist over parts of NW India for 2-3 days

By Jayashree Nandi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 09:02 AM IST
  • The lowest minimum temperature over plains of northwest India was -0.3°C recorded at Bathinda on Friday.
Ganga river in Patna.There is unlikely to be any respite from the cold weather as meteorological conditions will remain unchanged for the next two days. (HT File Photo)
Ganga river in Patna.There is unlikely to be any respite from the cold weather as meteorological conditions will remain unchanged for the next two days. (HT File Photo)

No respite for Bihar from cold conditions till weekend: Weather department

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 12:14 PM IST
  • Patna and Gaya recorded a maximum temperature of 16.1°C and 16.8°C respectively, eight notches below the season’s normal, according to the weather department forecast.
Large scale dense to very dense fog (visibility<200m) has been reported over the northern plains as per satellite images(Courtesy- IMD)
Large scale dense to very dense fog (visibility<200m) has been reported over the northern plains as per satellite images(Courtesy- IMD)

Dense fog covers entire northern plains, cold wave conditions to return in Delhi

By Jayashree Nandi, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 10:09 AM IST
  • Cold wave conditions are likely to return to the capital starting Republic Day, when the minimum temperature is likely to drop by 3 to 4 degree Celsius.
Dense to very dense fog is likely over pockets of Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during the next 5 days(PTI Photo)
Dense to very dense fog is likely over pockets of Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during the next 5 days(PTI Photo)

Light rain likely over parts of north west India including capital Delhi

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 11:23 AM IST
  • The current weather is influenced by a Western Disturbance over east Afghanistan and neighbourhood and an induced cyclonic circulation, present in the lower levels over central Pakistan and adjoining Punjab.
Children stand on the&nbsp;frozen ice layer waters of Dal lake in Srinagar,(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)
Children stand on the frozen ice layer waters of Dal lake in Srinagar,(HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)

Srinagar temperature dips to -7 degrees C, city witnesses another cold night

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 12:20 PM IST
  • Since the last one week, the Valley is gripped by the cold wave as the night temperature has been hovering around minus 7 to 8 degrees Celsius.
Children playing football on the frozen part of the Dal Lake during a cold winter morning in Srinagar.(PTI Photo)
Children playing football on the frozen part of the Dal Lake during a cold winter morning in Srinagar.(PTI Photo)

Jammu and Kashmir to get more snow due to Western Disturbance, says IMD

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Srinagar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:05 PM IST
  • The Kashmir valley has been reeling under intense cold, leading to the freezing of water bodies and snowed roads and fields.
INSAT 3DR image from IMD of fog layer at 5.45 am on Sunday(Photo courtesy-IMD)
INSAT 3DR image from IMD of fog layer at 5.45 am on Sunday(Photo courtesy-IMD)

Fog layer over entire stretch of Himalayan foothills, from Punjab to Meghalaya

By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:42 AM IST
  • A cold wave occurs in the plains when the minimum temperature is 10 degrees Celsius or below and/or is 4.5 notches lower than the season’s normal for two consecutive days.
Low wind speed is not allowing dispersal of pollutants in the air in Delhi NCR.
Low wind speed is not allowing dispersal of pollutants in the air in Delhi NCR.

Delhi-NCR air in severe category, temperatures to dip in northwest India

By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 09:21 AM IST
  • Cold wave or 'severe’ cold wave conditions are also very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and east Madhya Pradesh during the next two days
Indian laborers warm themselves around a fire on a cold morning.(AP)
Indian laborers warm themselves around a fire on a cold morning.(AP)

Temperature starts dropping over NW India, cold wave conditions likely

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 09:15 AM IST
  • Minimum temperatures are likely to fall further gradually by 3 to 5 degree C during the next 3-4 days, causing cold wave conditions over Punjab, Haryana and north Rajasthan from January 11 to 13.
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