Heavy rain affects life in coastal Odisha; Bhubaneswar, Puri register all-time high record

According to preliminary reports, two persons lost their lives because of wall collapse in Kendrapara district while vast areas were inundated. Extremely heavy rain has thrown normal life out of gear in coastal Odisha with Bhubaneswar and Puri cities registering all-time high record rainfall on Monday. According to rainfall recorded between 8.30 a.m. on Sunday … Read more

Above normal summer temperatures likely across country except South, central India: IMD | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Day temperatures are likely to be above normal in north, northeast, parts of east and west India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Monday in its summer forecast for March to May. However, it has forecast a likelihood of below normal temperatures in south and adjoining central India. “During the upcoming hot weather … Read more

Cold wave conditions intensify in north India | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Cold wave conditions intensified in north India on Tuesday with fresh snowfall reported from hill areas and Delhi recording a minimum temperature of 3.6 degrees celsius. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a western disturbance led to “scattered to fairly widespread” snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Cold … Read more

Cyclone to cause heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Kerala: IMD | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A fresh low-pressure area, formed over the Bay of Bengal after landfall of cyclone ‘Nivar’, is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm of low intensity and cross the Sri Lankan coast on Wednesday evening, bringing heavy rainfall to India’s southernmost parts, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said. After crossing the Sri … Read more

IMD to start issuing predictions for major malaria outbreak from next monsoon: Official | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will start issuing forecast for malaria outbreaks from next monsoon, Ministry of Earth Sciences secretary M Rajeevan said on Saturday. Delivering a lecture on ‘recent advances in weather and climate predictions‘, organised by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Rajeevan said India also plans to ramp up its high … Read more

Mumbai Rains: Heavy downpour triggers waterlogging in parts of city, IMD issues red alert

Image Source : FILE Mumbai Rains: Heavy downpour triggers waterlogging in parts of city, IMD issues red alert  Mumbai on Wednesday experienced heavy overnight rains along with thunderstorms and lightning, causing water-logging in some low-lying areas. The city recorded the decade’s highest 24-hour October rainfall. Also, due to intermittent spells of heavy downpour, Mumbai recorded its … Read more

Will release impact-based cyclone warnings this season: IMD

Image Source : AP Will release impact-based cyclone warnings this season: IMD (Representational Image) The India Meteorological Department will release dynamic impact-based cyclone warnings for districts this season to help minimise economic losses and damage to property due to the intense weather system, Director-General Mrutunjay Mohapatra has said. The months before and after monsoon form … Read more