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  • Heavy rains across north India cause damage to crops in several states 9 hours 32 minutes ago

    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...
  • Rain lashes Uttar Pradesh; CM Akhilesh Yadav reviews loss of Rabi crops 13 hours 7 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Moderate to heavy rain/thundershowers which lashed most parts of Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours came as a dampener for farmers whose ready crops suffered losses due to it. MeT department here said that heavy rain/thundershowers occurred at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav reviewed...
  • Heavy rainfall and hailstorm hit normal life in Rajasthan 14 hours 55 minutes ago

    Jaipur: Heavy rain coupled with hailstorm on Monday threw normal life out of gear in Rajasthan besides affecting highway traffic in the state. Moderate to heavy rain occurred in the state due to ongoing strong western disturbances arriving from Lal Sagar behind Pakistan and thick moisture from Arabian sea, a MeT...
  • Rosamund Pike, Marion Cotillard, Eddie Redmayne express their views on Neil Patrick Harris as Oscar host February 22, 2015

    Los Angeles: If Neil Patrick Harris' nerves are running high as a first-time host of the Academy Awards on Sunday, he need look no further than the night's nominees for a friendly face. Here's what they had to say about the multitalented entertainer taking the Oscar reins: - "I think he...
  • Cold conditions return to J&K; Kargil coldest February 10, 2015

    Srinagar: Kargil continued to be the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir where the minimum temperature fell below the freezing point in most places including summer capital Srinagar, after a day's respite from the winter chill. However, the sunny morning provided relief to the denizens with local Meteorological department...
  • Kashmir Valley receives fresh snowfall February 1, 2015

    Srinagar: Kashmir Valley, including summer capital Srinagar and other plain areas, received fresh snowfall on Sunday, a day after 'Chillai-Kalan', the 40-day period of harshest winter ended, even as the minimum temperatures rose by several degrees to provide relief from the intense cold conditions. "Snowfall was recorded in higher reaches including...
  • Season's first snowfall eludes Kashmir valley's plains January 22, 2015

    Srinagar: Belying high hopes, the Kashmir valley's plains did not get the much-awaited snowfall on Thursday although there has been some in the higher reaches. People had expectantly been waiting for the season's first snowfall, but Srinagar city and all other major towns of the valley got nothing more than a...
  • Dense fog in Delhi, 30 flights, 55 trains delayed January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Dense fog on Saturday enveloped Delhi, disrupting the schedule of 30 flights and 55 trains even as the minimum temperature settled at 8.4 degrees Celsius. The visibility, which was 800 meters at 5.30 AM, decreased significantly to 50 meters at 8.30 AM with vehicles plying on the roads...
  • Dense fog cover in Delhi, visibility drops to zero January 13, 2015

    The capital recorded a minimum temperature of 6 degrees and a maximum of 16 degrees on Tuesday. Visibilty is 'zero' due to the dense fog that has engulfed several places. ...
  • Cold wave to intensify in North India, heavy fog predicted January 3, 2015

    At least 10 people are injured after heavy fog caused a traffic pile up on the Amritsar-Gurdaspur highway on Saturday morning. Shimla witnessed another spell of moderate snowfall while the mid and lower hills received rains accompanied by icy winds. ...
  • Delhi shivers at 2.6 degrees, fog hits 60 trains December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi shivered at 2.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the season's coldest day, as thick fog brought visibility to less than 50 meters seriously affecting train and road traffic. The temperature was five notches below the normal average. But the Met office forecast a clear day ahead. "There was dense fog...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Cold wave intensifies, 20 more dead December 27, 2014

    Lucknow: The cold wave intensified in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday with the return of fog and icy winds. In most parts of the state the mercury dipped further and dense fog resulted in poor visibility, hitting both rail and road transport. The Regional Met Office has predicted that in some Terai...
  • Delhi witnesses moderate foggy conditions December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites on Tuesday woke up to a chilly morning with moderate foggy conditions in several parts of the city. The minimum temperature was recorded two notches below the season's average at 6 degrees Celsius and 1.8 degrees less than Monday's minimum, which was the lowest so far. The...
  • Coldest December 22 in Delhi in 5 years, mercury drops to 4.2 degress Celsius December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: It was the coldest December 22 in the last five years with mercury dropping to the season's lowest of 4.2 degree Celsius in national capital on Monday, even as a thick blanket of fog severely hit flight and train operations besides affecting vehicular movement. According to the MeT department,...
  • Heavy fog will reduce by Tuesday, says MET department 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. BP Yadav from MET department said, "The heavy fog will reduce tomorrow. Temperature is expected to rise by a few degrees." ...
  • Don't know if Kareena Kapoor is a part of 'Udta Punjab': Shahid Kapoor December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who once dated actress Kareena Kapoor, has said that he has never refused to work with the latter and that he is not sure about her joining the cast of "Udta Punjab". Rumours are abuzz that Shahid and Kareena have been signed for "Udta Punjab" to be...
  • Coldest day in Delhi so far with temperature at 5.1 degrees Celsius December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi on Friday experienced the coldest day of the season so far with the mercury dipping further even as the weatherman predicted rains in the city. The minimum temperature was recorded three notches below normal at 5.1 degrees Celsius at the Safdarjung observatory, considered the official for Delhi. This...
  • Delhi: Minimum temperature dips, rains likely tonight December 12, 2014

    Delhi: Delhiites on Friday woke up to a chilly morning with the minimum temperature settling at 5.1 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. MeT department has forecast overcast conditions after noon and light rains after midnight which is likely to bring the temperature further down. "There was mist and shallow...
  • Rajnath Singh to attend Interpol meet today; to visit Israel too November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at Interpol's General Assembly beginning on Monday in Monaco, where he is expected to seek support for cases having international ramifications, including those related to terror. The Home Minister is leading a four-member delegation comprising CBI Director Ranjit Sinha and two Home...
  • Cyclone Nilofar weakens, wind speed won't exceed 35 kmph: Met October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclone Nilofar is fizzling out as it is approaching the Gujarat coast and the Met Department has said that the wind speed will not exceed 35 kmph when it makes landfall. The Kutch district administration has asked 40,000 local residents staying at the relief camps to return home following...
  • Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat between October 31 and November 1 as 'marginal cyclonic storm' October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Weeks after cyclone Hudhud ravaged Visakhapatnam coast, Gujarat is bracing itself for cyclone Nilofar. As per the latest prediction of the Met department, cyclonic storm Nilofar is expected to hit Gujarat on the night of October 31 as "marginal cyclonic storm", against the earlier prediction of it being...
  • Nilofar to hit Gujarat with less intensity than predicted October 29, 2014

    Gandhinagar: As per the latest prediction of the MeT department, cyclonic storm Nilofar is expected to hit Gujarat on the night of October 31 as "marginal cyclonic storm", against the earlier prediction of it being "severe". "Nilofar has weakened and is expected to hit Gujarat as Marginal Cyclonic Storm only....
  • Nilofar to have mild affect in Rajasthan: MeT October 28, 2014

    Jaipur: Cyclone Nilofar, developing in the Arabian Sea, would have mild affect in Rajasthan's border districts of Barmer, Jalore and Jodhpur on its arrival later this week, a MeT official said on Tuesday. The cyclone which was still away from Kutch in Gujarat was getting weak and wind speed was...
  • More rain expected on Tamil Nadu by next 24-48 hours: Met October 24, 2014

    Chennai: The Met office here has forecast more rains in South Tamil Nadu, Puducherry during the next 24 to 48 hours as the North East monsoon has been active over the last few days. "Isolated heavy to very heavy rain may occur over the South Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep. Isolated...
  • Air quality to drop in Delhi on Diwali October 22, 2014

    New Delhi: With the onset of Diwali, air quality in the national capital is set to deteriorate over the next two days, with the Met department terming the condition as "severe". According to System of Air quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), pollution levels will be high in areas...
  • How I Met Your Oscar? Neil Patrick Harris to host Academy Awards October 16, 2014

    (Reuters) - Actor Neil Patrick Harris, popular with younger TV viewers as the star of the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," has been tapped to host next year's Academy Awards ceremony, the organizers of Hollywood's biggest night said on Wednesday. Harris, 41, best known as Barney Stinson on the long-running...
  • Cyclone Hudhud has little impact in West Bengal October 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Cyclone Hudhud, which hit Andhra Pradesh coastal areas on Sunday, had little impact in West Bengal, at most scattered rainfall in parts of the state. The coastal districts of the state which the MeT department had predicted would experience rainfall had no or little rain. The day started with...
  • PM assures Andhra Pradesh CM of all support as Hudhud strikes October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday promised Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu all possible assistance as Cyclone Hudhud made landfall leaving five persons dead in the state and neighbouring Odisha. The Prime Minister, who had on Saturday held an emergency high-level meeting to review preparedness for the cyclone...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: IMD says 'worst is already over' as storm makes landfall in Vizag October 12, 2014

    As the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud makes landfall in Visakhapatnam on Sunday noon, the Met department has issued a statement saying that the worst phase of the cyclone is already over. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Heavy rainfall likely to continue across large areas October 12, 2014

    Hudhud causes damage as trees get uprooted in Visakhapatnam. The windspeeed which is about 160 kmph is likely to increase soon along with heavy rainfall in some areas. "Epicentre of the cyclone has not yet touched. All concerned departments have been alerted," said Director of Cyclone Warning Division. ...