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At 2.6 degrees C, Delhi records season's lowest temperature

Misty morning, very poor air in Delhi

New Delhi: A misty Saturday morning in the national capital that notched 10.8 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature, experienced ‘very poor’ quality air, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). “There will be clear sky in the day ahead,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official[Read More…]

Cold Thursday morning in Delhi

Shallow fog, ‘very poor’ air covers Delhi

New Delhi, The national capital on Thursday witnessed shallow fog with ‘very poor’ air quality, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 12.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of the[Read More…]

Cabinet extends scheme on improving weather forecasting

Cabinet extends scheme on improving weather forecasting

New Delhi, The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the continuation of its scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” which will provide improved weather, climate and ocean forecasts and services. “Chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Cabinet has approved the continuation of[Read More…]

Rains turn Delhi cool, maximum temperature to fall further

New Delhi may experience light showers today

A temperature of 27.4 degree Celsius was recorded on cloudy Tuesday morning in New Delhi. According to the weather office, light showers are expected during the day in the national capital. “The sky will be generally cloudy. There is a possibility of light rain or thunderstorm towards afternoon or evening,”[Read More…]

Northeast India to be hit by Cyclone Mora

Northeast India to be hit by Cyclone Mora

The Meteorological Department on Monday said that the cyclonic storm, Mora, is likely to make a landfall in Bangladesh near Chittagong in the next 24 hours. The deep depression is said to have originated over the east-central Bay of Bengal and has intensified into a cyclonic storm. The states of[Read More…]

'Good monsoon for central region, low in east, northeast and south'

India will see normal monsoon this year: IMD

Monsoon will be normal this year, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday. The development comes despite lingering likelihoods of the unruly El Nino weather pattern that led to consecutive drought in 2014 and 2015. “India is in for a normal monsoon which will be good for agriculture and[Read More…]

Brace for a warmer summer ahead, warns IMD

In its summer forecast for the season (March to May), India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted an “above normal” temperature across the nation. Notably, even the coldest January was recorded as the eighth warmest in 116 years. Many states may witness heatwave conditions, said the weathermen. As per the IMD,[Read More…]

Heavy rainfall declared in 6 states; NDRF alerted and on standby

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains and issued a red alert in Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha and Rajasthan at different times for the next two days. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are on standby in these states. Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are expected to receive heavy[Read More…]

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