Temperature

  • Rain cools Delhi, nearby areas August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: A spell of rain on Sunday cooled Delhi and the adjoining areas in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The Met office has forecast more rainfall during the day. Sunday's minimum temperature settled at 25 degrees Celsius, slightly below the season's average. The rains, which cooled the capital, also led to water...
  • Delhi heat: Have we crossed our carbon footprint? August 26, 2014

    In the month of August, Delhi usually witnesses monsoon rainfall, but this year, it is reeling under a severe heat wave. In fact, on Monday, temperature in Delhi broke a 23-year-old record. So, why is Delhi unusually hot this year? And when can Delhiites expect a relief? Watch this video...
  • Delhi reels under severe heat wave, Met says relief likely after August 28 August 26, 2014

    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...
  • 28 of 38 Bihar districts facing a drought-like situation August 6, 2014

    As many as 28 of the 38 districts in Bihar are facing a drought-like situation because of a 28 percent rainfall deficit, officials said Wednesday. "The state government is likely to declare 28 districts drought-hit either at the end of this week or early next week," Vayasji, principal secretary of the...
  • 19 districts of Rajasthan register monsoon deficit August 5, 2014

    With delayed monsoon activity and movement, Rajasthan's 19 out of 33 districts were still under the category of deficit rainfall as the whole state received 19.23 per cent less rainfall this season so far as against the previous year, according to MeT report. From June 1 to August 5, the state...
  • Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, but heat wave persists in lower areas July 31, 2014

    Shimla: Heavy rains occurred in parts of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday but maximum temperatures were up by two to three degrees. The lower hills of Himachal reeled under the heat wave. Baldwara was wettest with 90 mm of rains while Hamirpur and Chelsea recorded 49 mm and 45 mm rains respectively. The...
  • Baby left in sweltering car in France dies July 19, 2014

    France: A year-old baby left by his mother in a car on a blazing summer day in southern France has died. Medical services failed to revive the infant, who had been left unattended for at least an hour in the heat in Courthezon, near Avignon on Friday, where temperatures reached 34...
  • 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...
  • Power demand in Delhi breaks all previous records July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Power demand in the national capital again broke all records on Friday touching an all-time high of 5810 MW, a day after registering the highest demand. on Thursday, the power demand soared to 5789 MW. "The maximum power demand in the city was recorded at 5,810 MW at...
  • Humid start to day for Delhi; showers likely July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Moderately humid conditions marked the opening of the day in Delhi on Saturday with scattered rain likely later on in the national capital. The minimum temperature recorded by the MeT office at 8.30 A.M. was 29 degrees Celsius, a notch above the normal. The mercury, however, was expected to...
  • Light to moderate rain brings respite from heat in UP July 1, 2014

    Light to moderate rains accompanied by thundershowers today gave respite from heat to people in Uttar Pradesh even as mercury fell markedly in parts of the state. According to MeT office, the chief amount of rainfall recorded in cms was Basti, Muzzaffarnagar 9 each, Khalalibad 8, Gorakhpur, Harriya 7 each, Turtipar...
  • Delhi: Rains bring down temperature, cloudy day ahead June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Spells of rain cooled the national capital Thursday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.5 degrees Celsius, five notches below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a partly cloudy day ahead. "The sky will remain partly cloudy. Very light rain and thunderstorm could occur some areas,"...
  • Cloudy day ahead in Delhi June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites woke up to a pleasant Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead. "The sky will remain cloudy throughout the day and some parts of the city may receive light...
  • Mercury rises again in Delhi June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: After a brief respite from sweltering heat due to intermittent rains, hot and humid conditions returned to haunt Delhiites on Tuesday with mercury rising to 43.3 degree Celsius, which was four degrees above normal. The night too was considerably hot as minimum temperature was recorded at 32 degree...
  • June: All-time maximum temperature records in major Indian cities June 17, 2014

    The month of June is considered to be the hottest month of the year in many parts of India. This graph takes a look at the all-time high temperature records in major cities of India in June - from a scorching 48.9 degrees in Bikaner to a relatively cool 29.5...
  • Light to moderate rainfall lashes parts of UP June 16, 2014

    Light to moderate rainfall lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh on Monday even as there was not much change in the temperature. The areas received rainfall include Robertganj and Churk, in Sonbhadra district, Handia in Allahabad district, Baheri in Bareilly district and Phoolpur in Azamgarh district. Day temperatures rose in Meerut, Faizabad, Kanpur,...
  • Moderate rains drench UP, bring respite from scorching heat June 14, 2014

    Light to moderate rains accompanied by thundershowers on Saturday brought respite from scorching heat in parts of Uttar Pradesh even as Orai in Jalaun district recorded the maximum day temperature at 45 degrees Celsius. According to MeT office, chief amount of rainfall recorded in cms was Kanpur, Ankinghat, Kannauj, Etawah, Fatehgarh,...
  • Temperature drops further as rains continue in Delhi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Met department has predicted weak monsoons this year, Delhi has got some respite from the scorching heat as rains continue to lash the national capital. The temperature dropped on Friday to 41 degrees Celsius. The temperature is expected to drop further after the morning showers on...
  • 60-year-old beggar dies due to heat stroke June 11, 2014

    A 60-year-old man died of heat stroke in Lekhari town in Kota, police said. Bholanath Yogi, resident of Vrindavan in Uttar Prasesh, collapsed on the road and died instantly, SHO Lakheri Police Station Rakesh Meena said. Yogi used to meet his ends by begging in the city, he said. The post-mortem was...
  • Beating the heat in Delhi June 9, 2014

    Heat is at its peak and people who are out on the streets face the brunt of it the most. CNN-IBN reporter Saahil tells us how people are drinking lots of water and saying no to junk food to prevent themselves from getting a heat stroke. ...
  • Cloudy day in Lucknow, but mercury set to rise June 9, 2014

    Residents of Lucknow woke up to a pleasant Monday morning as it turned cloudy and cool breeze swept the city. The Met Office called it a "temporary" respite and said the temperature is likely to hover around 45 degrees Celsius during the day. The city has witnessed extreme heat wave condition...
  • North India sizzles under blistering heat, Nowgong records 47.8 degree Celsius June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: There seems to be no respite from the scorching heat in the next couple of days as the Met department has predicted that the day temperature may continue to hover around 45 degree Celsius and the minimum around 30 degree Celsius till June 10. According to the predictions done...
  • 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...
  • Heat wave: Temperature touches 47 degree Celsius in Vidarbha, likely to reach 46 in Delhi June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no respite from the heat not just in North India, but in other parts of the country too. The heat wave conditions continue in Vidarbha in Maharashtra with Nagpur registering its highest temperature of the season at 46.7 degree Celsius. Temperature in Wardha and Chandrapur touched...
  • 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...
  • No respite from heat wave conditions, Allahabad sizzling at 47.2 degree Celsius June 6, 2014

    Severe heat wave conditions prevailed in Uttar Pradesh with Allahabad sizzling at 47.2 degree Celsius. Met office said weather was mainly dry today and heat wave conditions prevailed in some parts of Varanasi, Faizabad, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Bareilly, Jhansi, Agra, Meerut divisions. Temperature was markedly above normal in faizabad, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow,...
  • Red hot: Temperature map of India June 6, 2014

    It is the peak of the summer season in India and many parts of the country are reeling under extreme heat wave conditions. This map gives an indication of how hot it is out there. The colour-coded map that gives an overview of which parts of India are hottest at...
  • 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...
  • Hottest day in Delhi in 5 years, temperature touches 44.7 degrees June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi experienced the hottest day of the season with the mercury touching 44.7 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature was four degrees above normal, the Met department said. The maximum temperature in Palam was recorded at 46.6 degrees Celsius which is also highest for the area for the season. The...
  • Heat wave continues in UP, temperature in Allahabad rises to 44.3 degree C June 4, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh continued to reel under scorching heat on Wednesday with weather continuing to remain dry. Met office here said day temperatures rose appreciably in Allahabad, Lucknow divisions; rose in Varanasi, Faizabad, Agra, Moradabad, Meerut divisions and changed little in the remaining divisions of the State. They were appreciably above normal in Faizabad,...