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  • Morning rains greet Dellhiites, more expected 23 hours 40 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Early morning rains greeted Delhiites on Saturday with the skies expected to remain overcast throughout the day. According to the MeT department officials, the humidity recorded at 8.30 AM was 90 per cent. The Safdarjung observatory which is the official reading for the city recorded rainfall of about 10.2 mm...
  • Odisha likely to experience heavy rainfall 3 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha's southern and coastal districts are likely to experience heavy rainfall in view of a low pressure being created in the Bay of Bengal, a Met office bulletin said. "A cyclonic circulation over West Central Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood areas has turned into...
  • Delhi reels under severe heat wave, Met says relief likely after August 28 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi is reeling under a sever heat wave. The national capital witnessed the hottest day of August on Monday. Monday, August 25, was the hottest in 12 years at this time of the year as the mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius. facing the brunt are those who are...
  • Delhi witnesses hottest day of August in last 12 years 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The national capital on Monday witnessed the hottest day of August in the last 12 years as mercury breached the 39 degree Celsius mark. The maximum temperature was recorded at 39.1 degree Celsius at Safdarjung observatory, considered the official reading for the city. It was five notches above...
  • Another hot day ahead in Delhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhiites on Monday woke up to a hot and humid day with no sign of rain. The minimum temperature settled at 27.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal. Humidity was recorded at 64 per cent at 8.30 AM and is expected to rise during the day, a Met...
  • Rain deficit in Kerala narrowed down to minus five per cent 1 week ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: With monsoon becoming active again after a lull, rain deficit in Kerala has narrowed down to five per cent less for the season. The state received 1620.1 mm rainfall against a normal of 1701.4 mm from June 1 to August 22, according to meteorological centre...
  • Mumbai: Heavy waterlogging contribute to residents' woes in Dadar August 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Heavy water logging has been reported in the area of Dadar in Mumbai after heavy rainfall continue unabated. Residents complained of waterlogging as a recurring phenomena every monsoon. "Waterlogging happens every year. BMC has done some work this year but we haven't see any improvement", reported one resident. Mumbai is expected...
  • Billy Crystal to pay tribute to late actor Robin Williams at Emmys August 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Billy Crystal will pay tribute to Robin Williams, his longtime friend and fellow comedian, at next week's Emmy Awards. Crystal will honor Williams as part of the traditional "in memoriam" segment for industry members who died during the past year, Emmy executive producer Don Mischer said in a statement...
  • Kareena Kapoor dresses her wax statue in red 'Chammak Challo' saree August 19, 2014

    London: Actress Kareena Kapoor's wax statue at ‎Madame Tussauds has undergone a style change with the actress donating her famous 'Chammak Chalo' red saree from 'Ra.One' for the replica. The statue was earlier styled in the black tank top and harem pants that Kareena wore in 'Mauja hi mauja' song from...
  • Light to moderate rains in isolated places of Rajasthan August 19, 2014

    Light to moderate rains were witnessed in isolated parts of Rajasthan with Kanwas in Kota district receiving a maximum 10 cm of rainfall, even as Southwest monsoon weakened further in the state, Met department said on Monday. Light to moderate rainfall occurred at isolated places in eastern, northern and southern parts...
  • Uttarakhand: Heavy rains wreak havoc, 32 dead August 18, 2014

    Heavy rains and flash floods continue to wreak havoc across north India. In Uttarakhand, the death toll has risen to 32. Met Department Director Anand Sharma said, " We are expecting mainly dry weather in many areas of Uttarakhand. We have said that at one or two places slight rainfall...
  • Cloudy Sunday in Delhi August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a sunny Sunday morning with a minimum temperature of 25.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day. "The sky will be partly cloudy. There is a possibility of thundershowers in some areas," said an official of the...
  • Weather mainly dry in Rajasthan, with isolated areas receiving light rains: MeT report August 15, 2014

    Weather was mainly dry in Rajasthan, with only isolated areas receiving light rains, a MeT report said on Friday. Isolated areas in Udaipur division received light to moderate rains. Kotada and Sajjangarh in the division recorded 1 cm rains each till Friday morning, according to the report. Chittorgarh and Ajmer also received traces...
  • Rajasthan: Floods hit several areas, Met says rains will continue August 12, 2014

    Jaipur: Torrential rains continue to lash Jaipur. Met department has predicted that the rainfall will continue till the next 48-72 hours. Army, State Disaster Response Force and District QRT officials deployed in Jaipur continue to help in relief and rescue operations as floods have hit several villages. The district has witnessed...
  • Rain continues in parts of eastern UP August 10, 2014

    Light to moderate rain or thundershowers occurred at isolated places over the eastern region of Uttar Pradesh. According to the MeT department, Varanasi recorded 9-cm of rainfall since Saturday evening, followed by Auraiya 5-cm and Mirzapur 4-cm. Jaunpur, Basti, Bahraich, Lalgunj (Azamgarh) received 3-cm of rains each, while Phoolpur, Banda and...
  • 'When Harry Met Sally' turns 25: Five things the iconic film taught us about friendship and how Bollywood seems to agree August 4, 2014

    Probably one of the most-loved movies of all time, 'When Harry Met Sally' bust a lot of myths around friendship, love, and relationships in an engaging, endearing manner. The film, which turns 25 this year, was directed by Rob Reiner and written by the legendary Norah Ephron. Starring Meg Ryan and...
  • Mumbai to experience heavy rainfall in 48 hours, predicts Met department July 31, 2014

    Mumbai is due to experience heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours, as predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department. There have been intermittent showers all day long on Thursday. Waterlogging has been reported in Byculla, Matunga and Parel regions of the city. Heavy rain is being reported from South Mumbai and...
  • Light to moderate rainfall lashes parts of state July 31, 2014

    Light to moderate rainfall on Thursday lashed parts of Rajasthan with Chittorgarh recording maximum of 16.5 mm rains. According to MeT office, Bikaner and few other places also received drizzles till evening on Thursday since morning. Light to moderate rainfall occurred at many places in Udaipur and Jodhpur divisions and at few places...
  • Quake hits Andaman Sea, tsunami ruled out July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit the Andaman Sea on Thursday but the Met department ruled out tsunami. According to Laxman Singh Rathore, Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department, the earthquake occurred in the Andaman Sea at a depth of 44 kms at 7.10...
  • Centre rules out drought-like conditions, says no SOS from states July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst speculations of scanty rainfall across the country, the Centre has ruled out any possibility of a drought-like situation. With the MeT department predicting good rainfall in the days to come, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday assured that the state governments have adequate funds to handle...
  • Monsoon improving; normal rainfall likely in August: IMD July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a forecast that would bring cheer to vast swathes of the country, weather officials have said that the momentum picked up by Southwest Monsoon in July is likely to continue in August with normal rainfall expected in August. While July is likely to receive rainfall of 93 per...
  • Light to moderate rainfall continues in parts of Rajasthan July 20, 2014

    Light to moderate rainfall on Sunday continued in parts of Rajasthan with Malsisar in Jhunjhunu district recording maximum of 12 cm rains. According to MeT office, Chabbara (Baran) and Tibbi (Hanumangarh) towns also recorded 8 and 7 cm rains respectively. Many places in Jaipur, Kota, Ajmer and Bikaner and few places...
  • Monsoon picking up, no need to be 'alarmist': Government July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Monsoon deficit has come down to 31-32 per cent with rains picking up in July across the country giving relief to farmers, Government said on Sunday asserting that there is "no reason to be unnecessarily alarmist". "The monsoon deficit has come down by 12 per cent and the overall...
  • Two killed as rains lash Uttarakhand for fifth consecutive day July 20, 2014

    Two persons were killed and as many swept away by swirling waters of rivers as rains lashed different parts of Uttarakhand for the fifth consecutive day on Sunday, keeping roads to Himalayan shrines blocked at nearly six places and cutting off many villages. A woman was buried alive last evening under...
  • Moderate to heavy rains in UP July 19, 2014

    Moderate to heavy rains or thundershowers occurred at most places in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours, the Met office said here on Saturday. South-west monsoon remained normal in east UP and was active in the western part of the state. Dhampur received the highest rainfall at 22 cms, followed...
  • Incessant rainfall disrupts normal life in Northern India July 19, 2014

    Dehradun Heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand on Saturday blocking several roads in the state. The Chardham yatra has been suspended, even as the Centre decided to provide two Mi-17 helicopters to deal with the emergency. Uttarakhand authorities had earlier issued alerts in Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi. Most parts of Himachal Pradesh also...
  • Char Dham yatra suspended, high alert issued as rains lash Uttarakhand July 19, 2014

    Moderate to heavy rains in north India on Friday dipped temperatures providing relief to people from sultry weather and bringing cheers to farmers, but forced suspension of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage in Uttarakhand. With moderate to heavy rains continuing to lash several parts of the State and major rivers flowing...
  • Late monsoon impacts storage position of major reservoirs July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Late arrival of monsoon has its impact on the storage position of major reservoirs which is less than what it was last year and also lower than the average storage of last 10 years. The Central Water Commission on Friday said that the water storage available in 85 important...
  • Rains continue to lash Delhi, throw traffic out of gear July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Intermittent rains lashed the national capital since Friday morning, causing water-logging and traffic snarls in many areas. According to a MeT official, about 56.7 mm of rainfall has been recorded in the national capital during the last 24 hours till 8:30 am on Friday. The temperature on Friday morning registered...
  • Met predicts monsoon rains, thunderstorm in parts of eastern UP July 17, 2014

    Light to moderate rains and thundershowers occurred at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours. According to the MeT department, Gorotha and Lalitpur recorded 7 cms of rainfall each while Muzaffarnagar and Mirzapur received 3 cms of rains. Rajghat, Kunda, Robertganj, Fatehpur, Bindki, Bara, Dudhi, Dalmau, Churk, Allahabad...