Thunderstorm

  • Boeing asks Air India not to fly Dreamliners near thunderstorms July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has asked Air India to avoid flying its Dreamliner planes near thunderstorms as it enhanced the risk of icing on engines and the airline has changed its operating procedures accordingly. "Boeing has issued an advisory to Air India to avoid flying the B-787 (Dreamliner) aircraft...
  • 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...
  • Thunderstorm sweeps north-eastern region, 10 killed June 7, 2014

    Lightning claimed ten lives and injured several others when a thunderstorm swept the north-eastern part of Bihar early on Saturday. While four casualties were reported from Paschim Aurahi Hingna and Purvi Aurahi Hingna villages, one person each died at Pranpur and Kursakatan villages during the storm in Araria district, police said. Two...
  • Monsoon on schedule, to hit Kerala by June 5 June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The monsoon is on schedule and is expected to hit Kerela in the next 48 hours, according to Met department. "Conditions are favourable for the onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala and its further advance into some more parts of south Arabian sea, remaining parts of Maldives-Comorin area, some...
  • Delhi thunderstorm: Parts of the city likely to be hit by 6 hours of power cuts June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Two days after strong winds, thunderstorm and rains hit Delhi, the supply of power to many parts of the national capital continues to be a problem. South West and West Delhi are likely to be hit by 6 hours of power cuts that will be phased in 6...
  • MeT predicts storm, rain in Delhi-NCR; Monsoon to hit Kerala today June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: After as many as 45 people lost their lives in thunderstorm in Delhi-NCR on Friday, the Meteorological department has predicted similar weather on Sunday. The weatherman has predicted partly cloudy skies on Sunday and one or two spells of light rain accompanied by squall in some areas. "Although...
  • Massive storm, lightning kills 45 in North, Eastern parts of India June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: At least 45 people were killed in North and Eastern parts of the country due to massive storm and lightning, while accompanying rains brought down mercury in many places reeling under heat wave. At least 14 people were killed in Delhi and the NCR region and over two...
  • Storm kills five in UK and Netherlands, causes travel chaos October 29, 2013

    London/Netherlands: Hurricane strength winds battered Britain and the Netherlands on Monday, killing five people, cutting power and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and train journeys before the storm barrelled further into mainland Europe. Gusts of up to 99 mph (160 kph) lashed southern England and Wales in the worst...
  • Monsoon tracker: Severe thunderstorm expected in Western Coast, Northeastern states July 5, 2013

    Severe thunderstorm is expected in the Western Coast and North Eastern states. There will be widespread rainfall in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal, Gujarat. ...
  • 9 dead, many injured as tornadoes, thunderstorms hit Oklahoma June 2, 2013

    Thunderstorms and tornadoes swept the Oklahoma city on Saturday killing at least nine and injuring dozens. The storm hit the area at rush hour as people were leaving work and trying to get home, flipping cars and causing extensive damage to local buildings. Torrential downpours followed for hours. ...
  • US: Death toll rises to nine from Oklahoma tornadoes June 2, 2013

    Oklahoma City: Nine people were killed in tornadoes that swept through central Oklahoma on Friday, part of a storm system that caused widespread flooding in Oklahoma City and its suburbs, the state's chief medical examiner said on Saturday. The dead included two children and seven adults, said Amy Elliott, a spokeswoman...
  • US: Five killed as tornadoes hit Oklahoma City again June 1, 2013

    Oklahoma City: Violent thunderstorms on Friday produced tornadoes in central Oklahoma that killed five people including a mother and her baby and menaced Oklahoma City and its hard-hit suburb of Moore, authorities said. The mother and baby were killed while traveling on Interstate 40, just west of Oklahoma City, when their...
  • No respite from heat wave, North India continues to simmer May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: As the mercury touched 43 degrees Celsius in the national capital, there is no respite from the heat yet. Rajasthan continued to remain in the grip of the heat wave with Churu recording a maximum of 45.2 degrees Celsius. Temperatures across North India on Tuesday hovered over 43...
  • Chill continues in Delhi, Met department predicts more rain, thunderstorm in the capital February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The chill continues in Delhi as heavy rains hit parts of the capital. The Met department recorded 1.6 mm of rainfall on Monday with rain and thunderstroms continuing overnight. Parts of Faridabad saw hail as well. Cloudy weather conditions are likely to continue on Tuesday as the Meteorological...
  • Nine killed as thunderstorm hits West Bengal April 8, 2012

    Kolkata: At least nine persons were killed when a thunderstorm hit several districts of West Bengal on Sunday. In Murshidabad, four farmers who were busy working in the field at separate places were killed by lightning, officials said. Similarly in South 24 Parganas district, Rita Mandal, 70, and Sanath Mistri, 65, were...
  • Nine killed as thunderstorm hits West Bengal April 7, 2012

    Kolkata: At least nine persons were killed when a thunderstorm hit several districts of West Bengal on Saturday. In Murshidabad, four farmers who were busy working in the field at separate places were killed by lightning, officials said. Similarly, in South 24 Parganas district, Rita Mandal, 70, and Sanath Mistri, 65,...
  • Tornado devastates US town, 116 dead May 24, 2011

    Joplin: A monster tornado killed at least 116 people in Joplin, Missouri when it tore through the heart of the small city, ripping the roof off a hospital and destroying thousands of homes and businesses. Weather officials said the tornado that hit the city of 50,000 at dinner time on Sunday...
  • India: Weather creates havoc, 29 dead in north May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Thunderstorms claimed at least 29 lives in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar as hot and humid conditions on Thursday threw normal life out of gear in many parts of the country, including the national capital where the day temperature stayed three degree Celsius above normal. Delhiites reeled under severe heat...
  • US tornados, thunderstorms kill 48, injure hundreds February 7, 2008

    New Delhi: At least 48 people have been reported killed and hundreds injured as tornadoes and thunderstorms ravaged the southern United States. Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mississippi and Alabama were the worst hit. Several houses are reported to have been destroyed and fires have broken out in some places. The city of...
  • Lightning kills 6 Ranchi schoolkids June 20, 2007

    Patna:Tragedy struck in Jharkhand with the coming of the monsoon as six children were killed and 25 others injured when lightning struck a school bus in the Namkum area of Ranchi on Wednesday. The incident occurred at around 11 am when students from Greenland School were boarding their school bus to...