IMD

  • Odisha government gears up for possible floods as cyclone Hudhud loses speed October 12, 2014

    As cyclone Hudhud progressively loses speed, Odisha is reeling under the fear of heavy flooding in the aftermath of the cyclone. Heavy rainfall is predicted in the states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and even Bihar. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: IMD says 'worst is already over' as storm makes landfall in Vizag October 12, 2014

    As the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud makes landfall in Visakhapatnam on Sunday noon, the Met department has issued a statement saying that the worst phase of the cyclone is already over. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Heavy rainfall likely to continue across large areas October 12, 2014

    Hudhud causes damage as trees get uprooted in Visakhapatnam. The windspeeed which is about 160 kmph is likely to increase soon along with heavy rainfall in some areas. "Epicentre of the cyclone has not yet touched. All concerned departments have been alerted," said Director of Cyclone Warning Division. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: The eye of the cyclone will make landfall soon, says Met official October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is very close to the Visakhapatnam coast. "The eye of the cyclone will make landfall soon," said Met department official. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Eye of the storm approaches the coast of Andhra Pradesh October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is very close to the Visakhapatnam coast. "The eye of the storm is approaching the coast of Andhra Pradesh," said IMD official. More than lakh people have been evacuated and relief operations are on. ...
  • Met forecasts light to moderate rains in Delhi March 11, 2014

    The Met department has forecasted light to moderate rainfall and thundershowers over some parts of Delhi and the national capital region in the next couple of days. IMD official M Duraiswamy said that the rains will continue in hilly areas for the coming 48 hours and in plains for next...
  • Cyclone Phailin is not a super cyclone: Met October 12, 2013

    Indian Meteorology Department (IMD) Director General LS Rathore said that the Cyclone Phailin, which hit India's East coast near Gopalpur in Ganjam district of Odisha on Saturday night, is not a super cyclone. The Cyclone made the landfall at over 200 km per hour, making it the worst cyclone in...
  • Cyclone Phailin nears the coast, likely to hit between 6pm and 8pm October 12, 2013

    Deputy Director cyclone centre DK Bandhopadhya, explains the situation of the ground and the movement of cyclone Phailin which is expected to hit the coast by today evening. ...
  • Magnitude 6.3 aftershock felt after IranPak border quake: IMD April 16, 2013

    At least 40 people were killed in Iran after a massive earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter Scale hit the IranPakistan border. The tremors were also felt in India, Pakistan and the Gulf. ...
  • All mechanisms in place to tackle tsunami: IMD April 11, 2012

    RS Dattatreya, Director Seismology, Indian Meteorological Department, said that the Home Ministry has been asked to take necessary precautions. ...