Indian Meteorology Department

  • No failure on part of Met department in Uttarakhand calamity: Government 18-12-2013 09:08 AM

    There was no failure on the part of the Met department as it had issued warning of heavy to very heavy rains in Uttarakhand and also advised state authorities to postpone the Char Dham Yatra just before the disaster, government has said. "As far as issuance of severe weather warnings...
  • Cyclone to intensify to severe cyclonic storm 07-12-2013 04:53 PM

    Chennai: A cyclonic storm named 'Madi' would intensify into a severe cyclonic storm, bringing rain or thundershowers over some parts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh during the next 48 hours, Indian Meteorological Department said on Saturday. "The depression over southwest Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm 'Madi'...
  • Monsoon to soak Delhi at least 10 days earlier than expected: IMD 14-06-2013 11:31 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi will receive monsoon showers within next five days, way ahead of the expected June 29 date, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday. "Monsoon has been progressing well over the country and is likely to reach the northern India ahead of the schedule. Monsoon is most likely...
  • Monsoon likely to hit Kerala by June 2: IMD 30-05-2013 07:50 PM

    New Delhi: The south-west monsoon, crucial for the country's agriculture-based economy, is likely to hit the Kerala coast by June 2, the IMD said on Thursday. "Conditions are becoming favourable for the onset of south-west monsoon over Kerala during the next three days," DP Yadav, Director of the Indian Meteorological...
  • Andhra Pradesh gets some respite as mercury levels dip 27-05-2013 11:05 PM

    Hyderabad: People of Andhra Pradesh, which has been reeling under severe heat wave conditions for the past many days, today got some respite as the mercury level dipped slightly due to a low pressure area created over the Bay of Bengal. The highest temperature of 43.5 degrees Celsius was recorded...
  • Dust storms bring respite to Delhiites from scorching heat 27-05-2013 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: Delhiites on Monday got some respite from the intense heat after few parts of the city experienced dust storms which brought down the temperature. The temperature which had been registered at 42.6 deg C earlier in the day dropped to 36.4 deg C in the evening after dust...
  • 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....
  • Monsoon will hit Kerala coast on June 3: Met 15-05-2013 07:22 PM

    Monsoon rains may arrive on the southern coast around June 3, the weather office said on Wednesday, a late debut that will raise fears any revival for drought-hit tracts of southern and western farmland could be delayed. The rains, which run from June to September, are vital for the 55...
  • Depression intensifies into cyclone Nilam: IMD 30-10-2012 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Met Department on Tuesday confirmed that the depression over the Bay of Bengal had intensified into a cyclone and that it would hit land by Wednesday afternoon. "Cyclone Nilam will hit the area between Nellore and Nagapattinam by Wednesday evening," IMD Deputy Director MR Ramanan said. The...
  • TN: Depression over Bay of Bengal brings heavy rains 30-10-2012 10:40 AM

    Chennai: A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal, which would further intensify into a cyclonic storm, on Tuesday brought heavy rains in many parts of Tamil Nadu, especially in coastal areas, prompting the government to declare a holiday for schools. Chennai, Kancheepuram, Cuddalore and Villupuram received heavy rains in...
  • Cyclone fear looms over TN after depression in Bay of Bengal 30-10-2012 07:39 AM

    New Delhi: A major cyclone fear looms over Tamil Nadu after a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal, the Met office in Chennai said on Monday. "There is no cyclone alert. However, if the depression intensifies, it could turn into a cyclone," the Met office said. Heavy rains have...