North India

  • Hailstorms continue in Maharashtra, unseasonal rains in the North 11-03-2014 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: Hailstorms continue to wreak havoc in Maharashtra. Damage to thousands of hectares of crop in the past two weeks is now giving rise to fears of price rise. Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Monday said EC's permission will be sought to give financial assistance to affected farmers...
  • Shimla witnesses heavy snowfall; foggy morning in Delhi 16-02-2014 11:31 AM

    New Delhi: No respite from weather woes in North India. Shimla on Saturday witnessed heavy snowfall while Delhi woke up to substantial fog on Sunday. The minimum temperature was recorded at minus one degrees Celsius in Shimla. The Met officials have said that the snowfall is likely to continue. The...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall in Shimla 15-02-2014 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: There is no respite from the cold in North India. After heavy snowfall in Shimla, highways and roads in many parts of Himachal Pradesh were blocked on Friday. The minimum temperature in Shimla was 1 degree Celsius and in Manali was minus 1 degree Celsius. Met officials said...
  • Heavy snowfall in J&K, Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut 23-01-2014 09:57 AM

    Srinagar: The cold wave has intensified across North India with heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu-Srinagar highwat was shut for second consecutive day on Thursday. While university exams have been postponed, most districts are cut off as power has not been fully restored. Drinking water has also been...
  • Foggy morning in Delhi, North India reels under cold wave 10-01-2014 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: There is no respite from cold wave in the North India. The national capital woke up to a dense fog cover on Friday morning with the minimum temperature settling two notches below average at 5 degrees Celsius. The Met department has forecast a clear day ahead. "The day...
  • Cold wave: Jammu-Srinagar highway shut again after heavy snowfall 09-01-2014 09:23 AM

    Srinagar: While there is some respite in the US from cold, there is no such luck in Kashmir. The valley continues to receive heavy rainfall and snowfall. The temperature in Srinagar remained below freezing point. The Jammu-Srinagar highway was closed again on Wednesday due to heavy snowfall. "We face major...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall warning in HP 08-01-2014 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave continues to sweep North India with temperatures dropping further. The Met department has now issued warnings of heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh on January 8 and January 9. This even as the several places in the state face sub zero temperatures. Bharmaur is at a...
  • At minus 10 degrees, J&K village cut off from the state 05-01-2014 10:02 AM

    Srinagar: The intense cold wave in North India has left a village in south Kashmir virtually cut off from the rest of the state. The recent snowfall has not only isolated Kulgam village, which is near the Pir Panjal mountains, but has literally frozen its people with mercury plummeting to...
  • Delhi: Homeless battles cold as night shelters lack basic facilities 01-01-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: As North India is hit by biting cold, the homeless seems to be worst hit. They might have a roof over their heads but the denizens of night shelters have little protection from the cold. "Quite often I don't get a blanket or a mattress at night," said...
  • North India braves the cold as temperatures continue to dip 31-12-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The temperatures in North India continue to remain low. Delhi continued to be chilly on Tuesday, with the minimum temperature recorded at 4 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. The met department has forecast light rain during the day. "The day will remain cloudy with light...
  • Cold wave continues in North India, Agra records 1.4 deg C 30-12-2013 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: Mercury on Sunday dipped to 4.5 degree on Delhi Celsius while Srinagar experienced a minimum temperature of -3.7 degree Celsius. Cold wave conditions are likely to continue in the region for the next few days. Meanwhile, temperature in most of the cities varied between 20 to 1 degree...
  • Cold wave continues in North India, Met predicts decrease in snowfall 26-12-2013 08:21 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave continues across North India with temperatures dipping further. However, there is some silver lining as the Met department has predicted a decrease in snowfall in the coming days, but the cold will continue. Temperatures in Himachal Pradesh have been hovering around freezing point with mercury...
  • Snowfall in North India, 2 people killed in avalanche in J&K 23-12-2013 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: Northern India was fully in the grip of cold weather conditions with widespread snowfall in the hilly areas even as the winter claimed its first casualties in Jammu and Kashmir where two teenage girls lost their lives after being trapped beneath an avalanche. In Jammu, traffic came to...
  • North India battles extreme cold, Shimla, Srinagar snowed in 22-12-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: North India is battling with extreme cold conditions with temperatures dropping to a new low everyday. In Jammu the temperature has dropped to 4 degree Celsius and in Srinagar, the temperature is minus 3 degree Celsius. Shimla and Srinagar too are witnessing the first snowfall of the season....
  • Cold wave intensifies, temperature in Kashmir goes below zero 18-11-2013 09:19 AM

    New Delhi/Srinagar: The winter chill has set in in North India with the mercury plummeting to minus 1 degree in the Kashmir valley. Leh recorded a low of minus 10.6 degrees. The minimum temperature in Srinagar continues to remain below freezing for the sixth consecutive day. In Delhi too the...
  • Pakistan hit by 7.7 magnitude earthquake 25-09-2013 10:15 AM

    Pakistan was hit by the earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale. The massive quake was also felt in the adjoining province of Sindh and as far as Karachi. North India too felt the tremors in the aftermath of the quake. ...
  • Pawar calls vegetables price rise once-in-a year phenomenon 06-08-2013 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: Even as vegetables prices rise across the country, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has defended the price hike, saying it is once in a year phenomenon. "Once out of 365 days of the year, we always see there is the problem of vegetables or onions. Immediately the whole...
  • Vegetable prices soar across North India due to heavy rains 06-08-2013 01:30 PM

    Heavy rains across North India have sent vegetable prices soaring but wholesalers say that there is still a huge gap between wholesale and retail prices. ...
  • North India has maximum doctors in India: Survey 31-07-2013 02:30 PM

    New Delhi: North India has the highest number of doctors in the country while the eastern region has the least, highlighting disparity in access to healthcare, according to a survey by market research firm IMS Health. According to IMS Health Physician and Chemist Census, while North India accounts for 31...
  • Monsoon tracker: Heavy rains expected in North India 09-07-2013 10:12 AM

    With rainfall continuing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Assam, more rains are expected in other parts of the country too. ...
  • Uttarakhand: CM briefs on the situation; says no resource crunch 19-06-2013 05:29 PM

    Hardwar: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Wednesday reiterated that the administration was facing no shortage of funds or resources in carrying out relief and rescue operations in the flood and landslide ravaged areas of the state. Even as the death toll crossed 100, Bahuguna said that he was not...
  • Monsoon covers India early, bounty for some, mayhem for others 17-06-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: Monsoon has covered the entire country one month in advance with Delhi receiving its first showers of the season on Sunday, almost over a fortnight before its scheduled date of June 29, and breaking the 52-year-old record. South-west monsoon, which kept its June 1 date with Kerala, made...
  • Dharamshala girl Isha Singh wins Miss North India title 16-06-2013 12:05 PM

    New Delhi: Isha Singh, who hails from Dharamshala, has won the FEM Miss North India 2013. The 26-year-old bagged the title Friday. Jagmeet Kaur, 24, was the first runner-up and Shweta Singh, 23, the second runner-up. The participants at the pageant, organised by Shree Sai Entertainment, were selected from various...
  • Heavy showers in north India as monsoon advances 16-06-2013 05:34 AM

    New Delhi: Parts of north India, including Delhi, received heavy showers on Saturday as the southwest monsoon advanced further into central and northern India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The monsoon this year had set over Kerala on schedule June 1 and advanced fast, covering the southern, eastern and...
  • Monsoon to advance to TN, Karnataka in the next two days 02-06-2013 07:00 PM

    New Delhi: After hitting Kerala, the monsoon is expected to advance to parts of Tamil Nadu and drought-hit states of Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh over the next two days. Arriving in Kerala two days ahead of schedule, the monsoon has boosted farming prospects and raised hopes in the cotton and...
  • No respite from heat wave, North India continues to simmer 29-05-2013 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: As the mercury touched 43 degrees Celsius in the national capital, there is no respite from the heat yet. Rajasthan continued to remain in the grip of the heat wave with Churu recording a maximum of 45.2 degrees Celsius. Temperatures across North India on Tuesday hovered over 43...
  • North India continues to bear the brunt of the heat wave 25-05-2013 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: Temperatures continued to remain high across North India on Friday with the national capital touching 45 degrees Celsius and Amritsar boiling at 47 degrees Celsius. Rajasthan sizzled between 44 and 47 degrees Celsius. However, the Met department has said that a marginal fall in temperature can be expected...
  • Delhi: Max temp expected to be around 46 degree Celsius today 24-05-2013 12:00 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Delhi recorded its hottest day in May in the last 10 years, the mercury is expected to rise further Friday, the India Meteorological Department said. "The heatwave conditions will prevail over the city Friday. The maximum temperature is expected to be around 46 degrees Celsius,"...
  • North India sizzles as mercury continues to soar 24-05-2013 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Mercury levels continued to rise across North India, with the national capital registering a record breaking 45.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday, the hottest in a decade for the month of May. Amritsar in Punjab faced its hottest day in three decades with a maximum of 48 degrees Celsius....
  • Heat wave continues to grip North India 23-05-2013 11:03 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The heat wave continues to grip northern India with the Met department predicting a further rise in temperatures. The heat wave continued unabated in Delhi on Thursday with the minimum temperature settling five notches above average at 31.4 degrees Celsius and the maximum expected to hover around the 45...