NORTH INDIA

  • Heavy rains across north India cause damage to crops in several states Yesterday

    Just ahead of the summer, the rain has brought the mercury level down in the national capital and heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and showers in many parts of North India has brought temperature down by 5-10 degrees. The Met Department has predicted more rains in the next 24-48...
  • Delhi: 78 trains late, 20 rescheduled due to dense fog, temperature drops to 2 degree celsius December 29, 2014

    Delhi: Delhi recorded the season's coldest day on Sunday with the temperature dropping down to 2 degrees making the capital colder than Shimla which is at 3.8 degrees. It was also one of the foggiest days of the season. A thick layer of fog enveloped the capital, playing spoilsport for...
  • Cold wave continues unabated in North India, mercury touching new lows December 28, 2014

    Shimla: Dense fog over the past couple of days has disrupted traffic in most Northern states. The North India cold wave continues unabated. Shimla attracts a lot of tourists in the season as they come for skating. "It is fun coming here and skating in winters. One has to come...
  • Bitting cold, dense fog claim 12 lives in north India December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Intense cold wave swept across north India on Thursday and, coupled with dense fog, affected normal life across the region and led to the death of 12 persons - nine in Uttar Pradesh and three in Punjab. Hilly regions of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh reeled under...
  • Mercury dip, fog in north India affect travel business December 22, 2014

    Cold wave has intensified in North India with the National capital recording its coldest day of the season on Sunday at a minimum of 4.8 degrees Celsius. Monday too remained cold with minimum temperature hovering around 5.7 degrees Celsius. ...
  • Fog covers north India, Delhi freezes at 4.8 degree Celsius December 22, 2014

    Cold wave has intensified in North India with the National capital recording its coldest day of the season on Sunday at a minimum of 4.8 degrees Celsius. Monday too remained cold with minimum temperature hovering around 5.7 degrees Celsius. ...
  • Winter chill gains intensity in North India; snowfall in Himachal, fog in Rajasthan December 18, 2014

    Shimla: Chilly conditions persist in north India on Thursday with temperatures dipping in most parts including in Himachal Pradesh where many major roads have been blocked due to snowfall.. While Shimla received overnight snowfall, temperature in Manali has dipped to -5 degrees, -3 in Kullu and -7 in Kinnaur. "The...
  • 20 girl students from Jammu on an educational tour across north India September 21, 2014

    Jammu: Army sent a group of 20 girl students and two teachers of border areas of Jammu district on an 10day educationalcummotivational tour across north India under "Operation Sadbhavana". The tour was flagged off by General Officer Commanding (GOC), Crossed Swords Division from Akhnoor area of Jammu, defence spokesman said....
  • Heavy rains wreak havoc in north India, 48 people dead so far August 19, 2014

    Heavy rains in Uttarakhand and Nepal have led to an increase in water levels in several rivers of Uttar Pradesh. 48 people have died in the state due to the flooding. The floods have affected nearly 1,500 villages in nine districts of UP. ...
  • 'Do you wear 'lungi' at home? How are you so fair?!' 11 questions from north Indians that south Indians are tired of answering July 23, 2014

    Have you befriended someone from down south recently? Most north Indians are usually amazed to find fair south Indians, and especially the ones who don't have curly hair and speak perfect Hindi. What are the most common questions every south Indian is tired of hearing? That 'Madrasi' friend you know...
  • Rains hit many places in north India July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Many parts of North India received light to heavy rainfall on Monday, bringing down mercury but sultry conditions prevailed in the region. Extremely high humidity was recorded in Delhi a day after heavy rains lashed the national capital, making things uncomfortable for those who stepped out. While the day temperature...
  • No sight of monsoon, mercury soars to new highs in North India July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: With no sight of monsoon in north India, mercury soared in various parts of the region including the national capital, which on Thursday recorded the hottest day of July in the last two years. Delhi residents experienced the hottest day of July as the maximum temperature settled at 41.3...
  • Monsoon reaches Delhi and parts of UP, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The much awaited monsoon reached DelhiNCR on Thursday bringing down temperatures in the national capital. The rains brought some respite from a torrid summer. The Met department has said that the south west monsoon has further advanced into the whole of Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana,...
  • Rains bring respite from heat wave in north India June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Rains lashed parts of north India bringing some respite from the hot and humid conditions even as day temperatures settled at over 40 degrees Celsius at several places. Weather continued to be muggy in Delhi with humidity levels touching almost 80 per cent while the maximum was recorded at...
  • Hot Sunday morning in Delhi June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a hot Sunday morning in Delhi with a minimum of 28.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a clear day. "The sky will remain clear. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 44 degrees Celsius," said an India Meteorological...
  • Watch: Safety tips to beat the heat wave June 6, 2014

    North India is in the grip of an extreme heat wave with many states recording highest temperatures in years. Delhi recorded its hottest day in five years on Thursday with the maximum temperature soaring to 44.7 degree Celsius, that is 4 degrees above normal. CNNIBN takes calls of people across...
  • North India continues to reel under severe heat wave June 6, 2014

    Even as Monsoon hit Kerala on Friday, North India continues to reel under severe heat wave. ...
  • Heat wave grips the North, hottest day in Delhi in 5 years, 4 dead in Gujarat June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: North India is in the grip of an extreme heat wave with many states recording highest temperatures in years. Delhi recorded its hottest day in five years on Thursday with the maximum temperature soaring to 44.7 degree Celsius, that is 4 degrees above normal. Jaipur, too, experienced its hottest...
  • Monsoon to hit Kerala today, North India continues to reel under heat June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on Thursday as was predicted by the Met department. Fairly widespread rainfall is expected along Kerala, coastal Karnataka and in the north east states of Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and some parts of West Bengal. However, there still seems...
  • Heat wave continues to lash Odisha, 42 dead May 3, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Heat wave continues to lash Odisha as 42 people die in the state this summer season. Government, however, has kept the toll at 10. "The toll which stood at eight yesterday, soared to ten with two fresh casualties reported during the day," Odhisa's Special Relief Commissioner's office said. Three persons...
  • Hailstorms continue in Maharashtra, unseasonal rains in the North March 11, 2014

    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 in...
  • Shimla witnesses heavy snowfall; foggy morning in Delhi February 16, 2014

    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. ...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall in Shimla February 15, 2014

    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, JammuSrinagar highway remains shut January 23, 2014

    Srinagar: The cold wave has intensified across North India with heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. The JammuSrinagar 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 January 10, 2014

    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: JammuSrinagar highway shut again after heavy snowfall January 9, 2014

    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 JammuSrinagar 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 January 8, 2014

    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 January 5, 2014

    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 10...
  • Delhi: Homeless battles cold as night shelters lack basic facilities January 1, 2014

    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 December 31, 2013

    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 rain...