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Delhi receive light rains

Parts of Delhi receive light rains

New Delhi, Aug 29, Delhi receive light rains. Parts of the national capital received light rains as the maximum temperature settled at 35.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average. The minimum temperature was recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, also a notch above the normal level, an MeT department official said.The Safdarjung observatory, the

No one can win from Mumbai monsoon rains

While the monsoon is expected to arrive in Mumbai between June 8-10, the city witnessed showers in the western suburbs of Andheri, Khar and Bandra on Thursday night.No one can win Mumbai monsoon rains indian weather.Rains have touched the Kerala coast on Tuesday, marking its entry into the Indian mainland.The weather bureau said the monsoon is likely to touch the

Heavy rains lash Punjab, Haryana

Heavy rains lash Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Moderate to heavy rains lashed several parts of Punjab and Haryana, with MeT Department predicting more showers in the region till tomorrow. Chandigarh was lashed by heavy rain and hailstorm last evening, disrupting normal life and affecting power supply for a brief period at some places. The Union Territory, which is the common capital

Rains, landslides block Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu: Incessant rains and landslides on Thursday blocked the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, authorities said. A senior traffic department official told IANS that overnight rains triggered lanslides in Khari area of the highway in Udhampur district. “Several vehicles are stranded in the landslide hit area of the highway. Efforts are on to clear the highway,” the

Kerry’s visit to religious sites cancelled after heavy rains

New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry’s proposed visit to three religious sites in the city was cancelled today as heavy rains lashed the national capital since morning. Kerry was scheduled to visit the Gauri Shankar temple, Jama Masjid and Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib in the old Delhi area around 11 AM today. “The visit

Seven killed as heavy rains lash Hyderabad

Hyderabad:  At least seven people were killed as heavy rains lashed Hyderabad on Wednesday morning, officials said. The downpour brought the life in the city and outskirts to a standstill. Low-lying areas were inundated while traffic was thrown out of gear. As many as four children were among those killed in the incidents of wall

Heavy rains in Lucknow, traffic travails

Lucknow: Heavy rains lashed Lucknow and some parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh early Wednesday. The rains brought down temperature and ended a brief spell of hot and humid weather over the last one week. Officials of the regional Met department said the rains would continue through out the day. Due to the rains that started

Heavy rains in Uttarakhand, rivers in spate

Dehradun: Uttarakhand has been experiencing very heavy rains, with rivers flowing near the danger mark and more downpours forecast. The Regional Meteorological Department has forecast very heavy rains in Uttarakhand over the next 48-hours. It has been raining heavily in Uttarkashi since Sunday night, following which the Gangotri highway was blocked at four places — at

14 die due to rains in China

Beijing: At least 14 people died and 72 went missing as torrential rainfall continued in China’s Hebei province, according to the civil affairs bureau. About 7,100 houses collapsed due to floods and landslides since Wednesday morning. So far, 123,000 persons have been evacuated over safety concerns, Xinhua news agency cited the National Commission for Disaster

13 killed, 13 missing in heavy rains in China

Beijing: At least 13 people have been killedand 13 others remain missing after heavy rains caused flash floods and landslides across a number of provinces in China. Floods had left three people dead in Jiangxi, according to the provincial civil affairs department. So far, 21,000 people in the province have been relocated to safer places.

Most rivers in Uttarakhand breach danger mark as rains continue

Dehradun: Heavy rains continued to pound Uttarakhand on Monday causing most rivers to breach its danger mark, an official said. Officials informed that Saryu, Sharda, Gori and Bhagirathi rivers are flowing above the danger mark while Alaknanda and Mandakini are in spate and could breach the danger mark any time. Seven persons were killed in

Rains bring mercury down across Haryana, Punjab

Chandigarh: Maximum temperatures acrossHaryana and Punjab today dropped by a few notches below normal after rains lashed some parts of the two states. The MeT department here has forecast more rains in the region over the next two days. Rains lashed places including Hisar, Ambala, Karnal, Yamunanagar, Patiala and Ludhiana. However, Chandigarh did not witness


Rains lash many places in Haryana and Punjab

Chandigarh: Moderate to heavy rains lashed many parts of Haryana and Punjab including Chandigarh today, resulting in marginal fall in day temperatures. Yamunanagar received 150 mm of rains, a MeT Department official said here. Jagadhri, Karnal, Ambala, Narwana, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Hathin, Beri, Gurgaon, Rewari, Naraingarh and Panchkula were among other places in Haryana that

Rains Ludhiana

Four hour rain spell leaves Ludhiana drenched 

City witnesses rainfall of 23 mm, recorded till 2.30 pm on Saturday Ludhiana: Continuous three hours rainfall flooded the city with water and made most of the city areas paralysed. City witnessed rainfall of 23 mm, recorded till 2.30 pm here on Saturday. Rainfall also affected the areas near Gandha Nullah and Buddha Nullah due to


Incessant rains lash Mumbai; heavy spells predicted in 48 hrs

Mumbai: Rains continued to lash Mumbai for the third consecutive day today, slightly disrupting suburban train services, even as the Met department predicted heavy showers over the next two days in Mumbai, Konkan and Goa region. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has also issued a warning to fishermen not to venture into the sea in


Rains disrupt Char Dham Yatra, president fails to reach Kedarnath

Dehradun: Heavy rains and inclement weather have disrupted the annual ‘Char Dhaam Yatra’ which takes devotees to the shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri. Heavy rains have lashed the region in the past 48-hours, leading to stoppage of the air service to Kedarnath shrine, which was ravaged in the flash floods in 2013 that

Rains may hamper International Yoga Day event in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Rainfall may hamper the main event of International Yoga Day to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday. “There are high chances of rainfall in Chandigarh and nearby areas on Tuesday morning,” Surinder Paul, director of the meteorological office here, told IANS. He said the

Heavy rains predicted in Uttarakhand for next 24-hours

Dehradun: Heavy rains have been predicted for Uttarakhand in the next 24-hours, an official said on Thursday. The hill state which has been receiving rains in the past two days has been warned of moderate to very heavy rainfall over the next two days. An alert has been issued for the five ‘high altitude’ districts

Rains, thundershowers bring temp down in north

Chandigarh: Haryana: Temperatures across northern saw a decline due to rains and thunder showers with the weatherman issuing a “heavy rains” warning in Uttarakhand on Monday Delhi had a rainy start. The national capital witnessed sporadic rainfall and strong winds throughout the night which led to water-logging in several parts of the city. Temperatures in

12 killed in UP storms, rains

Lucknow: At least 12 people were killed across Uttar Pradesh (UP) due to storms, lightning and heavy rains, an official said on Monday. According to the official, two people were killed in different incidents in Kanpur’s Bilhaur area. One person was killed in Mau district when a wall caved in on him. In Varanasi’s Shivpur