Met Office

  • Heavy rains, lightning in Lucknow leads to massive power cuts 25-03-2014 09:44 AM

    A massive storm accompanied by lightning and heavy rains lashed Lucknowon Tuesday leaving several trees uprooted. The Met Office recorded wind speed of around 30 km per hour here. No loss of life has been reported so far though there was some damage to property as many hoardings and tin...
  • Cyclone looms: Fishermen told to stay home 29-12-2011 01:58 PM

    Chennai: A "very severe" cyclonic storm lay centred about 250 km of Chennai, with the weather office forecasting winds touching up to 135 kph and advising fishermen against venturing into sea for the next two days. "The very severe cyclonic storm 'Thane' over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-southwestward and...
  • Coastal Andhra braces for cyclone 'Thane' 29-12-2011 10:36 AM

    Hyderabad: High tidal waves lashed the coast of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday under the impact of severe cyclonic storm 'Thane' over the Bay of Bengal, the Met Office said. The storm is expected to hit the southern shoreline by Friday morning. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an 'orange'...