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Shimla records highest precipitation in 13 years

Shimla records highest precipitation in 13 years

Shimla – Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla on Tuesday recorded the highest precipitation of 118 mm within 24 hours since 2005, a MeT official said here.”The state capital had recorded 118 mm precipitation over the past 24 hours till 8.30 a.m. It is the highest even rainfall recorded within 24 hours in Shimla. The previous best

Monsoon likely to hit Delhi in next 24 hours

Monsoon likely to hit Delhi in next 24 hours

New Delhi, Jun 27 (PTI) Monsoon has reached few parts of North India, including east Rajasthan and West Uttar Pradesh and is likely to hit Delhi in the next 24-48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said tonight. Rain and thundershowers were observed at most places over Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, East Rajasthan, east Uttar Pradesh,

Kutch in Gujarat records magnitude 3.4 earthquake

Kutch in Gujarat records magnitude 3.4 earthquake

Ahmedabad, Jun 27 (PTI) An earthquake measuring 3.4 on Richter scale was recorded in parts of Kutch district of Gujarat this evening, the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said. Data provided by Gandhinagar-based ISR showed that a magnitude 3.4 earthquake was recorded around 6.25 PM, with its epicentre around 16 km south-south west of Rapar

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD   New Delhi, June 24 (PTI) A India Meteorological Department (IMD) data has revealed that less than 25 per cent of the country received normal or excess rains till now, with the weatherman today saying that monsoon activity has revived over the

Cold wave prevails in Delhi

Cold wave prevails in Delhi

Cold wave prevails Delhi: Delhi has been witnessing chilly winter mornings and nights for the last couple of days, and according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the cold wave will continue to prevail in the national capital region.Operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) continue to be affected, owing to the grim weather.

26 trains delayed, 17 canceled in Delhi

At least 26 trains delayed, 17 trains were cancelled and six rescheduled due to fog in several parts of northern India. The minimum temperature recorded at 7 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the Met Office said. The high pollution level in the region has further added to the fog causing low visibility. The

Fog engulfs Delhi region

Fog engulfs Delhi region

Fog engulfs Delhi region: At least 12 trains are cancelled , 25 being delayed due to foggy weather and low visibility in the national capital. Delhi region was engulfed in fog early this morning.In order to manage the train operations and avoid any accidents the trains are being cancelled or are being delayed. The fog

magnitude 4-5 hits Jammu-Kashmir

Quake of magnitude 4.5 hits J-K

A medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 4-5 hits Jammu-Kashmir on Monday, India Meteorological Department reported in a statement.There was no immediate report of any injury or destruction in any part of the state, which was jolted at 4:48 a.m.Earlier on Saturday, an earthquake of magnitude 4.7 hit Jammu and Kashmir. Further details are awaited.

Rainfall in Punjab and snowfall in higher riches of J&K expected

Snowfall in higher riches of J&K and rainfall in Punjab expected

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences, India Meteorological Department Government of India, a fresh western disturbance is most likely to affect the State of Jammu & Kashmir and parts of Punjab with effect from today till 15th of December 2017 with moisture feeding from the Arabian Sea. Under the influence of this system moderate

Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday

Cylcone Ockhi: Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday in schools, colleges

Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday: A precautionary holiday has been declared in schools in Mumbai and adjoining districts on Tuesday due to “serious weather predictions” in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi, said Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde. Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde took to Twitter to make the announcement.”Precautionary holiday declared on December 5 for schools and colleges

Clear sky with very-poor air quality in Delhi

Clear sky with very-poor air quality in Delhi

Air quality Delhi: It was a clear sky on Tuesday morning with minimum temperature recorded at 8.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average. The national capital saw “very-poor” air-quality at 14 out of 15 active monitored areas, with major pollutant PM2.5 or particle with diameter less than 2.5 micrometres, ranging 205 units —

Misty Saturday morning in Delhi

Misty Saturday morning in Delhi

Misty Saturday morning in Delhi: New Delhi, It was a misty Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.6 degrees Celsius, three notches below the normal, the Met Office said.”The sky will be clear throughout the day with mist in the morning,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official told IANS.The maximum

Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits Manipur

Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 hits Manipur

Manipur Earthquake: A low intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.4 on Richter scale hits Manipur’s Imphal at around 2.30 am, Saturday night. No damage to property and loss of life have been reported so far.According to the official website of India Meteorological Department (IMD), the earthquake occurred at 2:34 am and its epicentre was located at latitude

29 Indian cities and towns highly vulnerable to quakes

29 Indian cities towns highly vulnerable earthquake. Twenty-nine Indian cities and towns, including Delhi and capitals of nine states, fall under “severe” to “very severe” seismic zones, according to the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). A majority of these places are in the Himalayas, one of the most seismically active regions in the world.Delhi, Patna

Monsoon makes entry with 4% surplus in June

The first month of the monsoon season ended on a bright note, with a countrywide rain surplus of 4% and well-distributed rainfall in most regions except for eastern India. The average rainfall across India during June was 170.2mm, as against a normal of 163.6mm, according to the India Meteorological Department. Twenty-nine meteorological subdivisions, out of 36 in the

Cloudy sky, rain in Delhi on Wednesday

Cloudy sky, rain in Delhi on Wednesday

Cloudy sky, rain in Delhi on Wednesday. There will be some respite from the hot and humid weather as the MeT office forecasts thundershowers and rain in the national capital on Wednesday.The sky will remain overcast.The minimum temperature recorded was 28 degrees Celsius, normal for the seasons average.The maximum temperature was likely to hover around

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Overnight drizzle in Delhi brings relief

A slight overnight drizzle offered some relief to the national capital on Wednesday. Similar weather condition in the day ahead is likely to keep the temperature down, the MeT office said. “After a drizzle on Tuesday night, there is possibility of some rain, thunderstorm and lightening to occur during the day,” an official of the