Temperature

  • Showers bring down temperature in Agra 19-04-2014 03:51 PM

    The temperature fell sharply Saturday in Agra following intermittent showers. The showers were heavy Saturday morning, causing alarm in the rural areas where wheat is yet to be harvested. "The unseasonal rain is particularly bad for barley crop," said farmer Govind Singh. The day temperature fell by around eight to...
  • Fresh snowfall, rains cause sharp drop in temperature 11-03-2014 06:45 PM

    High altitude areas of Chamoli and Uttarkashi districts of Uttarakhand received fresh snowfall on Tuesday even as the valleys were lashed by moderate rains causing a sharp drop in temperature at most places. Quite a few places in Chamoli district including Auli, Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib received the snowfall. As...
  • Rains, hailstorm damage legal opium crop in Malwa 01-03-2014 12:13 AM

    Recent heavy rains and hailstorm have damaged the opium harvest in Malwa region known for its legal cultivation. About 30,000 opium farmers from Neemuch, Mandsaur and Ratlam districts said rains lashed the region just when the opium harvest was at its peak. The district Congress president Nandkishor Patel met the...
  • Rains lash parts of UP, brings mercury down; Etawah coldest at 8.8 deg C 28-02-2014 06:45 PM

    Light to moderate rains occurred at a few places in Uttar Pradesh with heavy thundershowers reported from isolated places in the state. Thakurdwara recorded seven cms of rainfall, while Billari, Handa, Naraini recorded three cms each, Mahroni, Barra, Karchana, Varanasi, Allahabad, Muzaffarnagar two cms each and Ghazipur, Churk, Amroha, Lalitpur,...
  • Heavy rains lash Rajasthan, Churu records maximum rainfall 28-02-2014 05:26 PM

    Moderate to heavy rains lashed parts of Rajasthan since on Thursday night with Churu recording a maximum rainfall of 3 cms, a MeT official said on Friday. An upper air cyclonic system due to ongoing western disturbance caused precipitation and hailstorms in parts of Jaipur, Kota, Bikaner, Churu, Jhunjhunu, Ganganagar,...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall in Shimla 15-02-2014 12:21 PM

    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...
  • Fog affects train service, clear day ahead in Delhi 31-01-2014 11:05 AM

    Train operations were affected on Friday as Delhi people woke up to a foggy morning. However, the Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead. The visibility was 300 metres, officials said. According to Northern Railway, 68 trains were running late, seven were rescheduled and one was cancelled. The day's...
  • Winter chill fails to deter Republic Day spirit in Delhi 26-01-2014 02:33 PM

    Thousands of people braved the winter chill as they gathered on both sides of the majestic Rajpath, the country's ceremonial boulevard facing Raisina Hills, to cheer the marching contingents on the 65th Republic Day on Sunday. The minimum temperature was recorded at 9.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, but...
  • Delhi experiences chilly morning, cloudy day ahead 25-01-2014 12:40 PM

    Delhi residents experienced a chilly Saturday morning. The minimum temperature settled two notches below the season's average at 9.4 degrees Celsius. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead. "The day started with shallow fog in the morning while the sky throughout the day is expected to remain cloudy,"...
  • North India continues to shiver, moderate snowfall in Himachal Pradesh 25-01-2014 08:49 AM

    New Delhi: North India continues to shiver with temperatures dipping below normal in most part of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Punjab. Despite dry weather, the minimum temperature dropped by 9 degrees at Kelong to minus 12.4 degree celsius in Himachal Pradesh while Srinagar in Jammu and...
  • Rain lashes Delhi, cloudy day ahead 21-01-2014 12:21 PM

    Delhiites woke up to an overcast on Tuesday morning and were caught in unexpected rain as the day progressed. The Met Office has forecast rain throughout the day. "There will be light rain and thunder showers on Tuesday with the day remaining cloudy," said an official of the India Meteorological...
  • Delhi: Winter rains bring chill, cloudy day expected 18-01-2014 01:34 PM

    It was a chilly and rainy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.4 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead. "There was shallow fog in the morning. The skies will remain cloudy with the...
  • One killed in massive bushfire in southeast Australia 17-01-2014 03:04 PM

    At least one person has been killed in a massive bushfire in southeast Australia as scorching heatwave continued to grip the region with temperatures rising above 40 degrees Celsius. Police on Friday confirmed the death of one person in the Grampians bushfire. "The death is being treated as occurring as...
  • More heat waves expected across Australia 17-01-2014 12:15 PM

    Australia can expect even longer and hotter heat waves than the one now scorching wide swathes of the country, a climate research group said on Thursday, raising questions about its long-term position as an agricultural powerhouse. A blistering heat wave has settled over Australia's south and southeast for nearly a...
  • Heat stops play at Australian Open on Day 4 16-01-2014 09:20 AM

    Melbourne: Play at the Australian Open was called to a halt on day four of the championships on Thursday with temperatures at Melbourne Park hitting 41 degrees Celsius (106 Fahrenheit) and still rising. Organisers, who have been slammed for forcing players to play on in searing temperatures on Tuesday and...
  • Australia swelters as heat wave continues, temperature rises 50 degree Celsius 15-01-2014 04:24 PM

    Several parts of Australia are experiencing sweltering heat with mercury rising close to 50 degree Celsius in parts of South-eastern part of the country. Victoria, South Australia and southern New South Wales over recent days have witnessed high temperatures and are expected to remain the same till the end of...
  • Thick fog wraps Delhi, rains likely 15-01-2014 12:36 PM

    It was a foggy morning in Delhi on Wednesday, India Meteorological Department said. Visibility dipped to 200 metres at 8.30 am. Minimum temperature early on Wednesday was recorded three notches above average at 10.2 degrees Celsius. At least 22 trains coming to the national capital were running late due to...
  • UP shivers as Lucknow records season's coldest day 14-01-2014 12:28 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh continued to shiver in the intense cold on Tuesday, as the minimum temperature in Lucknow dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius on Monday - the coldest day this winter. Monday was the coldest day in the state capital with the maximum temperatures dropping to below 13 degrees Celsius,...
  • Cold eases in north but claims 2 lives in Muzaffarnagar 14-01-2014 10:26 AM

    Cold wave conditions eased in northern India on Monday although the winter chill led to two deaths in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Residents of Kashmir Valley got some respite from the freezing cold with the mercury rising several notches in Jammu and Kashmir. Srinagar recorded a minimum temperature...
  • Temperatures dip below normal in MP as cold intensifies 13-01-2014 02:53 PM

    Severe cold conditions continued to persist in most parts of Madhya Pradesh with several places recording temperatures below the normal mark. Damoh was the coldest place in the state on Sunday with a minimum temperature of 4.0 degrees Celsius while Guna recorded a minimum temperature of 5.7 degrees Celsius even...
  • No respite from cold despite nominal increase in temperature 11-01-2014 01:03 PM

    Night temperature rose by one to two degrees Celsius in Rajasthan though there was no respite from shivering cold in the desert state. Sole hill station Mount Abu recorded a low of 2 degrees Celsius, a MeT official said. Churu and Sriganganagar recorded a minimum of 2.2 deg C and...
  • Icy winds resurface, Mount Abu shivers at 0.6 C 10-01-2014 02:38 PM

    Cold conditions further gripped Rajasthan as the night temperature plummeted one to five degrees Celsius at most places in the state with icy winds sweeping the region and affecting normal life. Due to fog and mist in neighbouring states of MadhyaPradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, departure of Ajmer-Jabalpur Express train...
  • Cold wave: Jammu-Srinagar highway shut again after heavy snowfall 09-01-2014 09:23 AM

    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...
  • Snapshot: Kashmir turns into a 'white' valley after heavy snowfall 08-01-2014 05:04 PM

    Kashmir is witnessing a sudden drop in temperature after a heavy snowfall. From trees to cars, everything is covered by the snow, and the entire region has turned white. Take a look at these pictures. ...
  • Cold wave: Temperature map of India 07-01-2014 04:55 PM

    A cold wave is sweeping the northern parts of India. This temperature/heat map of India gives an idea of which parts of the country is the coldest at this time of the year. Deeper shades of blue indicate lower temperatures and darker shades of red stand for higher temperatures. ...
  • Dense fog leads to delays in flights, trains, passengers left stranded 06-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Travel plans being derailed this winter again, because of the fog. Delhi saw its worst fog of the season on Sunday evening which led to 90 flights being cancelled, and operations at the airport temporarily suspended. ...
  • US: Life-threatening cold in Midwest, temperature may fall to minus 51 degree 06-01-2014 02:23 PM

    As the Midwestern United States shivered through the region's lowest temperatures in two decades and forecasters warned that life-threatening cold was heading eastward, officials in Chicago and other districts said schools would be closed on Monday. Icy conditions snarled travel across the Midwest and thousands of flights were canceled or...
  • At 0.1 degrees Celsius, Taj city records its coldest night 04-01-2014 12:11 PM

    Agra recorded its coldest night at 0.1 degrees Celsius on Friday, the weather officials in Lucknow said, adding the Taj city was the coldest in Uttar Pradesh. "Today (Saturday) there is a cloud cover, but last (Friday) night it was cold as hell," said insurance agent Sudhir Gupta who was...
  • J&K: National Highway reopens for one-way traffic 03-01-2014 01:07 PM

    The Srinagar-Jammu national highway connecting Kashmir with the rest of the country was opened for one-way traffic on Friday, three days after heavy snowfall forced its closure. "The national highway is now open but only one-way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar will be allowed today," a spokesman of the traffic...
  • Australia swelters after record hot 2013 03-01-2014 12:51 PM

    A searing heatwave is baking central and northern Australia, piling more misery on drought-hit cattle farmers who have been slaughtering livestock as Australia sweltered through the hottest year on record in 2013. Temperatures have topped 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit)in large parts of Australia's key agricultural regions for most of...