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Monsoon in Mumbai: Very heavy rains predicted, IMD issues orange alert
Fri, Jul 03, 2020
Ratnagiri district, which bore the brunt of cyclonic storm Nisarga last month, is likely to receive extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on Friday, while Raigad will receive similar downpour on Saturday, senior director of IMD Mumbai, Shubhangi Bhute, said.
Monsoon in India: IMD to release 2nd South-West Monsoon Season rainfall forecast today - June 1
Mon, Jun 01, 2020
"We will have a normal monsoon this year. Quantitatively the monsoon rainfall during the monsoon season 2020 is expected to be 100 per cent of its long period average with an error of +5 or -5 per cent," Madhavan Rajeevan, Earth Sciences Secretary, had said on April 15.
Weather update: Delhi sizzles at 44.1 degrees in season's hottest day so far
Fri, May 22, 2020
For Friday, the weather agency has predicted "partly cloudy sky with possibility of light rain with wind speed of 30 to 40 km per hour. Maximum and minimum temperatures will be over 42 and 25 degrees, respectively.
IMD alert! Super cyclone Amphan to hit coastal areas from afternoon
Wed, May 20, 2020
According to the observations from the coast, the IMD said that wind speed at Paradip was 102 kilometre per hour, at Chandbali 74 kilometre per hour, at Bhubaneshwar it was 37 kilometre per hour, at Balasore 61 kilometre per hour and in Puri the speed was 41 kilometre per hour.
IMD weather outlook: Delhi set to touch 40 C in 48 hours or so
Thu, May 07, 2020
India will likely have a normal monsoon, with a chance of `above normal` rain in August and September, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted last month. This year, the monsoon will hit the national capital on June 27 as against June 23.
IMD issues names for cyclones; from Gati, Tej, Murasu, Aag to Vyom, check full list
Wed, Apr 29, 2020
The list comprises names of 13 cyclones each for the 13 member countries, totaling to 169. The names for India include Gati, Tej, Murasu, Aag, Vyom, Jhar, Probaho, Neer, Prabhanjan, Ghurni, Ambud, Jaladhi and Vega.
Mumbai rains: IMD issues orange alert in Mumbai
Sun, Jul 28, 2019
The financial capital of India, Mumbai is facing tough life battling the harsh monsoon season this year. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a 'heavy to very heavy' rains in Mumbai for Sunday, including 'extremely heavy' rain in isolated areas of city.
Very heavy rains predicted for today, BMC asks citizens to stay alert
Sun, Jul 28, 2019
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted "heavy to very heavy" rains in Mumbai for Sunday, including "extremely heavy" rain in isolated places. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said it was prepared for the monsoon onslaught and asked citizens to be careful.
Delhi Rains: Big respite - National Capital heave a sigh of relief as downpour brings mercury down
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
The mercury levels hovered between 26.6-34.7 degrees Celsius.
Cyclonic Storm Vayu to skit along Saurashtra Coast: IMD
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
While speaking to ANI, India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientist Manorama Mohanty on Cyclone Vayu said, "Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Vayu to skit along Saurashtra Coast this afternoon with a wind speed 135-160 kmph. Coastal districts Diu, Gir Somnath, Junagarh, Porbandar, Dwarka will be affected. Its effect will be seen in the coastal regions as there will be heavy wind speed and heavy rain as well.
Severe heatwave leaves India huffing, puffing, No respite for next 2 days
Mon, Jun 03, 2019
The country is in the grips of a severe heatwave and there likely will not be any respite, at least for the next few days. The India Meteorological Department said Sunday that the heatwave will persist over north Indian plains, central and south India for two more days before abating gradually. Several places in India recorded temperatures of more than 45 degrees Celsius over the weekend. Temperatures in Rajasthan's Churu crossed 50 degrees Celsius on Sunday, making it the hottest place in the country.
Northeast monsoon likely to make onset by Nov 1: IMD
Mon, Oct 29, 2018
The northeast monsoon, which brings rains to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and parts of Andhra Pradesh, is likely to make an onset by November 1, the IMD said Sunday.
Deficit rainfall in northeastern India, crop production could fall
Sat, Oct 06, 2018
Mountainous northeastern India experienced a 26 per cent deficit during the monsoon, causing fears of falling crop production and scarcity of water, experts said.
IMD forecast: Tool to predict monsoon flash floods to be deployed soon
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
IMD forecast: A flash-flood guidance system which will forecast the impact of rainfall — and whether a particular spell of rain could lead to flooding — based on assessments of soil condition, moisture level and topography of a particular area, is set to be operational within a month. The system is a project of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
IMD forecast: Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat to face 5 days of torrid weather
Wed, May 23, 2018
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued heatwave warning for the next five days for several states including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Delhi and said that temperatures could rise by three to five degree Celcius at some places.
IMD forecast boost: Monsoon in India yet to arrive, but rain linked stocks skyrocket
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
A good monsoon augurs well for the rural economy and sales, so smart investors are already accumulating such stocks in hopes of bigger gains, experts said. While a monsoon linked broad-based rally is yet to kick in, there are already encouraging signs of pockets of growth.
Monsoon rains in India seen at 100% of long term average: Skymet forecast
Wed, Apr 04, 2018
India defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96 percent and 104 percent of a 50-year average of 89 cm for the entire four-month season beginning June.
Southwest monsoon may hit Maharashtra in next two days: IMD
Thu, Jun 08, 2017
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the southwest monsoon to arrive in Maharashtra in the next two days on account of favourable conditions supporting the parameters required for the arrival of monsoon.
India to see "normal" monsoon in 2017; 99% of normal monsoon in August: IMD
Tue, Jun 06, 2017
India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said this year rainfall over the country for the period June-September is likely to be Normal with 96% to 104% of long period average (LPA).
Monsoon rains arrive at southern Kerala coast, says India Meteorological Department source
Tue, May 30, 2017
According to a source of India Meteorological Department(IMD), monsoon rains have arrived at southern Kerala coast on Tuesday in line with forecast indicating good outlook for higher agricultural output and strong economic growth.