Delhi’s maximum temperature drops to 30.7 deg Celsius; light rain likely on Monday

The maximum temperature in the national capital on Sunday settled at 30.7 degrees Celsius, eight notches below the season’s average, the IMD said, adding light rain may hit the city on Monday. Delhi recorded 1 mm of rainfall in the past 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. … Read more

Pleasant Saturday in Delhi, light rain likely on Sunday

It was yet another pleasant day in the national capital on Saturday as the maximum temperature settled seven notches below normal at 32.7 degrees Celsius, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The city is likely to witness cloudy sky and light to moderate rain till June 21, the IMD said. The maximum and minimum temperature … Read more

Delhi weather update: Heavy rains lash parts of national capital; more likely during the day

Heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital on Friday morning bringing much-needed respite from heat as the minimum temperature fell five notches to 22.8 degrees Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).The weather office said the city received 7 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 am on Friday. The … Read more

Delhi weather update: Thundershowers likely in National Capital on Wednesday

The meteorological department has issued a yellow alert, warning of thundershowers and gusty winds towards Wednesday afternoon or evening in the national capital. The Safdarjung Observatory, the city’s base station, recorded a minimum temperature of 29.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal.The maximum temperature is predicted to settle around 40 degrees Celsius. On Tuesday, a … Read more

Weather Alert! After 13 days of incessant heatwave, mercury dips below 40 degree C in Delhi, IMD forecasts relief ahead

A cloud cover cocooned Delhi on Tuesday, causing the maximum temperature at the Safdarjung Observatory, the city’s base station, to drop below 40 degrees Celsius for the first time this month, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 39.6 degrees Celsius as against 43.7 degrees Celsius on Monday. … Read more

Monsoon arrives in Gujarat; heavy rains in Mahisagar and other areas

The southwest monsoon arrived in Gujarat on Monday, two days ahead of schedule, bringing heavy showers to Mahisagar district and some other parts of the state, an official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The conditions were favourable for further advancement of the monsoon in some parts of Gujarat, the IMD centre at Ahmedabad … Read more

Heatwave Update: IMD says no major relief from intense heat till June 15

The maximum temperature in Delhi-NCR and other parts of northwest India will come down by a few notches over the weekend but no major relief is likely till June 15, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday. It said moisture-laden easterly winds will provide significant relief from the searing heat June 16 onwards. Heatwave conditions … Read more

Monsoon in India: IMD says monsoon on track, likely reach Maharashtra in next two days

The monsoon is progressing normally and will likely reach Maharashtra in the next two days, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday. Senior IMD scientist R K Jenamani said the monsoon covered south and central Arabian Sea, entire Kerala, parts of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu between May 31 and June 7. In the meantime, it … Read more

Monsoon enters northeast, heavy rainfall likely in Assam, Meghalaya

After a brief lull, the Bay of Bengal arm of the south-west monsoon has stirred into action and entered north-eastern parts of the country and is set to bring heavy rains over Assam and Meghalaya over the next two days, the IMD said Thursday. “Southwest monsoon has further advanced into some parts of northwest Bay … Read more

Monsoon hits Kerala coast three days ahead of usual date

The southwest monsoon on Sunday hit Kerala coast, three days ahead of normal onset time of June 1, thus marking the start of a four-months season of rainfall across the subcontinent. “All the conditions for the onset of monsoon over Kerala have been satisfied today,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a statement. The … Read more