India Meteorological Department

  • 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...
  • India on red alert as super cyclone Phailin nears Andhra, Odisha coast 12-10-2013 10:49 AM

    Rain and wind lashed India's east coast and nearly 400,000 people fled to cyclone shelters after the government issued a red alert and warned of severe damage when one of the largest storms the country has ever seen makes landfall later on Saturday. Muslims and Hindus gathered at mosques and...
  • Rainy Sunday in store for Delhi 18-08-2013 11:11 AM

    It was a cloudy on Sunday morning in the capital with the minimum temperature settling two notches below average at 24.4 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast rains later in the day. "The skies will remain cloudy and some parts of the capital may get rains," said an official...
  • 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...
  • Good news! Monsoon seen covering India before mid-July 15-06-2013 09:28 AM

    New Delhi: In a good news for farmers, monsoon has hit North India a week ahead of its schedule and it is likely to cover the entire country before the slated date of July 15. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the country will receive 101 per cent of...
  • Monsoon onset over Kerala still a week away 26-05-2013 10:14 AM

    New Delhi: As temperatures zoom northwards, the wait for south-west monsoon could be a bit longer with the weatherman saying the annual rains would arrive in Kerala only next week. "There is no further progress as yet," India Meteorological Department's (IMD) chief forecaster D Sivananda Pai told reporters when asked...
  • 3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Jaipur 20-12-2012 09:19 PM

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  • Fishermen asked to avoid sea in south Gujarat 12-06-2011 05:17 PM

    Ahmedabad: Fishermen in south Gujarat have been advised not to venture into sea for the next 24 hours as rough weather and strong winds will prevail along and off south coasts in the state, local Met department said. Strong winds with speed of 45-55 km per hour and reaching occasionally...
  • Earthquake measuring 5.9 jolts Nicobar Islands 03-06-2011 04:46 PM

    Chennai: The Nicobar Islands were rocked by an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale at 12.57 pm on Friday, an India Meteorological Department official said. There were no reports of loss of life or property. "It was of moderate intensity, and initially there are no reports of any damage...
  • Early monsoon onset in Andaman, Kerala 28-05-2011 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: The stage is set for a grand entry of south-west monsoon in Andamans and in quick succession in Kerala, raising hopes for a favourable season for millions of farmers across the country. "Conditions are favourable for setting in of the south-west monsoon over Andaman Sea during the next...