Western Disturbances

  • Western disturbances are causing heavy rains in J&K, says Met Director September 8, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Met Director accounted the heavy rains in J&K to the Western disturbances. "Rains have weakened; conditions may improve in next 24 hours", said Met Director. ...
  • Temperatures dip in Rajasthan, Abu coldest at 3.6 degree Celsius December 6, 2013

    Mount Abu was the coldest place in Rajasthan with a night temperature of 3.6 degree Celsius. Night temperature dipped at almost all places by 2 to 4 degree C with the passing out of a western disturbance in the state, a MeT official said. Churu recorded a minimum of 6.2 degree...
  • Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to snowfall February 4, 2013

    New Delhi: After a brief respite from the cold, The Indian Meteorological Department has warned that Western Disturbances could cause temperatures to drop by 4 to 6 degrees across North India. The cold spell started Sunday evening with Delhi experiencing light rain. Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed down on Monday due to...
  • Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh January 13, 2013

    Shimla: The cold wave sweeping most parts of Himachal Pradesh further tightened its grip as mercury dropped by a few notches following fresh snowfall in tribal areas and other higher reaches during the past 24 hours. The high altitude areas in tribal belt of Lahaul and Spiti, Pangi, Bharmaur and...
  • N India succumbs to weather whims June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: For the last four days, Delhi has been waking up to wet, cold and gloomy mornings. On Tuesday, temperatures dropped to an uncomfortable 13 degrees, unusual for this time of the year. It's a scene repeated through North India, but surprisingly, not too many people seem to mind. The...