North India

  • 'Do you wear 'lungi' at home? How are you so fair?!' 11 questions from north Indians that south Indians are tired of answering 1 week ago

    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...
  • Monsoon reaches Delhi and parts of UP, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The much awaited monsoon reached Delhi-NCR 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. CNN-IBN 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, Jammu-Srinagar highway remains shut January 23, 2014

    Srinagar: The cold wave has intensified across North India with heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir. The Jammu-Srinagar 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: Jammu-Srinagar 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 Jammu-Srinagar 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...
  • Cold wave continues in North India, Agra records 1.4 deg C December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Mercury on Sunday dipped to 4.5 degree on Delhi Celsius while Srinagar experienced a minimum temperature of -3.7 degree Celsius. Cold wave conditions are likely to continue in the region for the next few days. Meanwhile, temperature in most of the cities varied between 20 to 1 degree...
  • Cold wave continues in North India, Met predicts decrease in snowfall December 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The cold wave continues across North India with temperatures dipping further. However, there is some silver lining as the Met department has predicted a decrease in snowfall in the coming days, but the cold will continue. Temperatures in Himachal Pradesh have been hovering around freezing point with mercury...
  • Snowfall in North India, 2 people killed in avalanche in J&K December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Northern India was fully in the grip of cold weather conditions with widespread snowfall in the hilly areas even as the winter claimed its first casualties in Jammu and Kashmir where two teenage girls lost their lives after being trapped beneath an avalanche. In Jammu, traffic came to...
  • North India battles extreme cold, Shimla, Srinagar snowed in December 22, 2013

    New Delhi: North India is battling with extreme cold conditions with temperatures dropping to a new low everyday. In Jammu the temperature has dropped to 4 degree Celsius and in Srinagar, the temperature is minus 3 degree Celsius. Shimla and Srinagar too are witnessing the first snowfall of the season....
  • Cold wave intensifies, temperature in Kashmir goes below zero November 18, 2013

    New Delhi/Srinagar: The winter chill has set in in North India with the mercury plummeting to minus 1 degree in the Kashmir valley. Leh recorded a low of minus 10.6 degrees. The minimum temperature in Srinagar continues to remain below freezing for the sixth consecutive day. In Delhi too the...
  • Pakistan hit by 7.7 magnitude earthquake September 25, 2013

    Pakistan was hit by the earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale. The massive quake was also felt in the adjoining province of Sindh and as far as Karachi. North India too felt the tremors in the aftermath of the quake. ...
  • Pawar calls vegetables price rise once-in-a year phenomenon August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as vegetables prices rise across the country, Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has defended the price hike, saying it is once in a year phenomenon. "Once out of 365 days of the year, we always see there is the problem of vegetables or onions. Immediately the whole media,...
  • Vegetable prices soar across North India due to heavy rains August 6, 2013

    Heavy rains across North India have sent vegetable prices soaring but wholesalers say that there is still a huge gap between wholesale and retail prices. ...
  • North India has maximum doctors in India: Survey July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: North India has the highest number of doctors in the country while the eastern region has the least, highlighting disparity in access to healthcare, according to a survey by market research firm IMS Health. According to IMS Health Physician and Chemist Census, while North India accounts for 31 per...
  • Monsoon tracker: Heavy rains expected in North India July 9, 2013

    With rainfall continuing in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Assam, more rains are expected in other parts of the country too. ...