By HT Correspondent | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 09:38 AM IST
The average wind speed in Delhi is likely to remain around 8-10kmph on Saturday and Sunday, which means that the air quality is likely to remain in the “poor” zone till Monday
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2020 09:18 AM IST
Delhi’s AQI on Sunday morning was marginally higher than Saturday’s overall AQI of 251, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:21 PM IST
The Central Pollution Control Board data showed that the AQI was 405 at 7 am on Sunday.
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 09:51 PM IST
By taking this bold step, the government has shown that it means business. Now the public must support the decision unreservedly.
By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 11:52 AM IST
Delhi’s air quality remained in the “very poor category” with an AQI of 366
By Mohit Khanna | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 11:32 AM IST
The study by Punjab Agricultural University says an analysis of wind speed done over three years shows that fall in temperature in October and November reduce the formation of air currents
By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 05:29 AM IST
In the past two years, there have been seven cyclones in the Arabian Sea, though, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD), the ratio of cyclones in the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal — which just witnessed the destructive cyclone Amphan on May 21 — is 1:4.
By Snehal Fernandes | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 01:23 AM IST
Built and operated since 2002 by the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, the GMRT facility studies a wide range of subjects in modern astronomy including the origin and evolution of the universe, pulsars, quasars, radio galaxies.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2020 04:02 PM IST
Skymet Weather CEO Jatin Singh said all conditions such as rainfall, Outwave Longwave Radiation (OLR) value and wind speed have been met to declare the arrival of the southwest monsoon over Kerala.
By Asian News International | Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Earlier today, Rajiv Bansal, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Air India, informed that a small private aircraft that was parked in a hangar has been damaged due to Cyclone Amphan.
By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 04:51 PM IST
According to IMD’s glossary an extremely severe cyclonic storm is considered when wind speed is between 167 to 221kmph and a super cyclone is considered when wind speed is more than 222kmph.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2020 12:52 AM IST
17.4mm rain recorded till 8:30pm at the India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s observatory in Sector 39
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 09:48 AM IST
A western disturbance has led to a cyclonic formation which is being fed by the moisture from Arabia Sea, the IMD said.
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 07:11 AM IST
The forecast of System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the weather and air quality monitoring centre of the ministry of earth sciences, also assured good air quality for the week.
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2020 09:04 AM IST
The western disturbance on January 6-7 will induce rain and snow in the Western Himalayan Region, which will show its impact on Delhi as well, the weather department said.
By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 10:58 AM IST
On Thursday, Delhi’s minimum temperature touched 5.7 degree Celsius, while the maximum temperature was 15 degree Celsius, seven notches below normal, the IMD said.
By Rajanbir Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2019 01:08 AM IST
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 03:47 AM IST
On Monday, the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded 252, a minor deterioration from Sunday’s 234 according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 03:06 AM IST
On Saturday, the overall Air Quality Index reading of Delhi was recorded at 312, which, though in the ‘very poor’ range, was slightly better than Friday’s 360.
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 09:07 AM IST
The change in the wind direction from easterly to northwesterly also played a part in pushing Delhi’s air quality across the danger mark. The northwesterly wind carrying crop stubble burning residue from the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana has been blowing into the city.
By Reuters | Dhaka
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 11:47 AM IST
No major damage was reported in camps in southeast Bangladesh where hundreds of thousands of refugees from neighbouring Myanmar are living.
By Rajanbir Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 01:05 AM IST
The average AQI remained at 107 on Tuesday, just past the 100 mark, placing it in the moderate bracket
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 07:01 AM IST
By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 03:30 AM IST
Scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that till Sunday afternoon, wind speeds in the national capital remained nearly 16kmph, but slowed down by evening. Experts said wind speeds are expected to remain low on Tuesday.
By Soumya Pillai and Vatsala Shrangi | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 05:54 AM IST
Experts said even though Delhi is experiencing ‘satisfactory’ air quality as of Wednesday, the situation is likely to deteriorate by mid-October, if weather conditions and wind speed are not favourable.
By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 06:15 AM IST
The IMD has predicted a very high probability of rain and thunderstorm between Friday and Sunday.
By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 12:55 AM IST
An AQI of 17 (good) has been predicted for Thursday.
By Badri Chatterjee | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 19, 2019 03:05 AM IST
Dr James Kossin, atmospheric research scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), said human-induced emissions like black carbon and sulphates increased six-fold since the 1930s.
By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 01:24 AM IST
The very severe cyclonic storm will also reduce in intensity and turn into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday morning, a senior India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
By Indo Asian News Service | Kathmandu
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 11:26 AM IST
The weather stations at Balcony area (8,430 m) and South Col (7,945 m), as well as three other weather stations on Mount Everest.