Weather Forecast

  • Modern weather forcasting centre to come up in Jammu September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With assembly elections not far away in Jammu and Kashmir hit by flood, the Centre on Monday announced the setting up of two biotechnology parks and a most modern weather forecasting system in Jammu and Kashmir. Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said the...
  • Meteorological Department to tone up weather forecast system in Uttarakhand May 8, 2014

    For better preparedness to deal with natural calamities in future, the IMD is gearing up to install a wide range of facilities in the hill state to strengthen its weather forecasting system. The Indian Meteorological Department is preparing to install three doplar radars, 75 rain gauge metres, five micro rain radars,...
  • Watch: Weather forecast for Friday June 28, 2013

    Take a look at the weather forecast for Friday with CNNIBN's Amrita Tripathi. ...
  • Uttar Pradesh reels under intense heat wave May 28, 2013

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh is reeling under intense heat wave with the scorching sun ensuring that the hapless people have no relief. The heat wave in continuing in several parts of the state including capital Lucknow. The maximum temperature is many parts of the state is above the 46 degree Celsius mark....
  • Cold wave sweeps Uttar Pradesh, 114 deaths reported January 8, 2013

    Lucknow: The biting cold wave sweeping through Uttar Pradesh has claimed the life of more than people in the last 24 hours. The minimum temperature dropped below zero degree in Lucknow and was recorded at 0.2 degree Celsius at 8.30 am on Tuesday. On Monday the minimum temperature in Lucknow was...
  • Partial drought likely this year, says IMD August 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said the rainfall in the country as a whole from August to October will be below normal. Addressing a press conference, IMD Director General Laxman Singh Rathore said the seasonal rainfall in second half of the monsoon season will be deficient. Talking...
  • China: Bikiniclad TV presenters told to cover up June 14, 2012

    Beijing: Two models, hosting a latenight weather forecast programme on a Chinese television show, have been forced to cover themselves up after they drew sharp reactions from viewers for being bikiniclad. The Guangdong TV was trying to promote its bikini contest to be held after the ongoing Euro 2012 football championship,...
  • Monsoon rains 36 pc below average in first week June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Monsoon rains were 36 per cent below average in the week to June 6, the weather office said on Thursday, reflecting the delay in the arrival of the seasonal rains over Kerala from the usual June 1 start date. The fourmonth long rainy season is in the initial stages...
  • It's already the hottest March in Mumbai March 17, 2011

    Mumbai: Mercury hit the 41.6 mark yesterday, breaking the Colaba record set in 1981; it was just 0.1 degrees shy of the alltime record set in Santa Cruz in 1956. P.S.: Japan's quake is not the reason for the scorching heat. If you spent all of yesterday wondering why it was...
  • Computer for weather forecast to be imported February 18, 2011

    Pathankot: Concerned over changes in weather pattern, the Centre has decided to import stateoftheart super computer for accurate forecast which will help an estimated five crore farmers and fishermen. The super computer will alert the farmers who could take steps in advance to save their crops and also alert the fishermen...
  • Shattered glass hone scientists skills December 29, 2010

    Singapore: Studying the way glass or other brittle objects shatter can help scientists hone their weather forecasts and predictions of future climate, a study released on Tuesday says. The study found that tiny particles of dust, released into the air when dirt is broken apart, follow similar fragmentation patterns as glass. Dust...
  • Monsoon reaches Central India, no respite in North June 27, 2009

    New Delhi: The Southwest monsoon on Friday moved further into Central India, bringing heavy rain in many parts of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, an India Meteorological Department official said. "The monsoon has progressed into Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa causing heavy rainfall at some places," the official said. "The conditions are favourable...
  • Early onset of monsoon expected this year May 21, 2009

    New Delhi: The Met department has forecast an early onset of the monsoon this year. According to the department the southwest monsoons are expected to hit the mainland a week ahead and so people can probably bid an early goodbye to the heat and dust. According to the IMT, the...
  • Monsoon to be on time and strong, say reports April 16, 2009

    New Delhi: Monsoon rains, vital for the countrys economy and the success of major crops, may exceed the norm this year if the El Nino system that brings drier weather fails to appear, as expected, forecasters say. That would be good news for a country hit by the global recession, ensuring...
  • Vidarbha farmers, a superstitious lot April 26, 2007

    Baldana (Maharashtra): It always pays to know the future, especially if you are a farmer in Vidarbha, Maharashtra, infamous for its suicides. So when Ram Das Maharaj the unofficial local soothsayer makes his predictions for the year ahead, people listen. Says a resident, Samadhan Hiwake, "The predictions for rain are...