Tag: Rainfall

Delhi-NCR hit by heavy showers, hailstorm; See pictures

Heavy rain and hailstorms lashed parts of Delhi and the adjoining areas of Noida, Ghaziabad on Thursday afternoon. This came after Delhi recorded a significantly warm day on Wednesday with the maximum temperature recording 25.1 degrees Celsius – two notches above normal for this time of the season, while the[Read More…]

Widespread rainfall in Punjab, Haryana

Widespread rainfall in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Widespread rainfall was experienced in most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday. Temperatures are likely to fall further due to snowfall in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh, the Met said. Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced light rain since Monday evening. There was winds accompanying it. The Met Department has[Read More…]

Floods create havoc across country, toll rises to 200

Floods create havoc across country, toll rises to 200

Rendering thousands of people homeless and causing massive destruction of land and property, floods across many parts of the country have created a havoc. The flood toll has now reached a whopping 200. Rescue and relief operations are in full swing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the injured are[Read More…]

Despite rains, El Nino fear looms large: Skymet

Heavy downpour clogs the streets of Delhi-NCR

New Delhi and NCR witnessed a heavy amount of downpour on Thursday morning. The showers began early morning. Commuters heading to work had a tough time wading through waterlogged areas in the National Capital Region. Although the rains brought relief from the scorching heat, it clogged several roadways in the[Read More…]

24% of monsoon kills 32 in Gujarat

24% of monsoon kills 32 in Gujarat

With the dawn of the monsoon over India, the state of Gujarat recorded a total of 23.82% rainfall till Monday. As the monsoon hit Gujarat last week, it caused many flood-like situations, the meteorological department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall across Gujarat on Tuesday as well. The monsoon[Read More…]

Deadly cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh, 6 killed

As Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh on Tuesday, at least 6 persons have been killed. Speeding winds of up to 150 kilometres per hour have damaged several houses. The authorities have been struggling to evacuate over half a million people from the coastal areas. According to reports, the severe cyclonic storm[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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