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May 11, 2024 12:25 PM

Two killed, over 20 injured as dust storm lashes Delhi-NCR

A severe dust storm accompanied by high-speed winds and thundershowers wreaked havoc in the national capital and its surrounding areas late on Friday night, leaving two people dead and over 20 injured. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the wind speed during the storm ranged between 60 to 70 kilometers per hour, causing widespread disruption across Delhi-NCR. The sudden onslaught of the dust storm caught residents off guard, with uprooted trees, broken branches, and flying...

May 11, 2024 11:49 AM

IMD predicts rain, thunderstorms across country after dust storm wreaks havoc in Delhi

Several parts of the country are likely to witness a wet spell accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning on Saturday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. "Light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning is likely over Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu, and Rajasthan during the next 3 hours," IMD posted on X. The weather department also predicted light rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning also likely over south Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and west Uttar Prades...

May 2, 2024 1:35 PM

Heatwave scorches East, South India; Telangana temperatures may hit 45°C: IMD

Vast swathes of eastern and southern India continued to reel under an intense heatwave on Thursday, with temperatures soaring well above the 40°C mark in several regions. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that the scorching conditions are likely to persist over the next few days, with some areas in Telangana potentially experiencing maximum temperatures of up to 45°C. IMD scientist Dr. A. Sravani highlighted the severity of the heatwave gripping Telangana. "The maximum temp...

May 1, 2024 11:24 AM

Heat wave continues to scorch East and South India

Large swathes of East and South India remain in the grip of a severe heat wave, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The severe heat wave conditions are expected to persist over East India, including Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, and parts of Jharkhand until May 2 before gradually declining. South India experienced its second-hottest April in terms of maximum temperatures, while the average mean temperature in east and northeast India was the highest for the month in ...

April 22, 2024 3:49 PM

Lok Sabha polls: ECI holds meeting to discuss measures for mitigating heatwave risks

The Election Commission of India convened a high-level meeting on Monday to discuss measures aimed at protecting voters from predicted heatwaves, expected to intensify over the next two months during the remaining six phases of the Lok Sabha polls. Chaired by Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar along with Election Commissioners Gyanesh Kumar and Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, the meeting involved key stakeholders such as officials from the India Meteorological Department (IMD), National Disaster Man...

April 22, 2024 12:34 PM

Heatwave warnings for East Indian states issued for four days

Severe heat wave conditions will continue over East India during four days. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that a heat wave will prevail over parts of Odisha today and over West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh during the next 4 days. The IMD also said that hot and humid weather will continue over West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka and Kerala till the 25th of this month. Meanwhile, the weather agency has forecast heavy rainfall with...

April 18, 2024 12:12 PM

Odisha continues to grapple with intense heatwave, 18 cities record above 41 degrees Celsius

Odisha is grappling with an unrelenting heatwave, with 18 cities in the state recording temperatures above 41 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. The coal mining region of Talcher reported the highest temperature at 43.2°C, according to an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official. "43.2 degrees Celsius has been recorded in Talcher. In 18 cities, more than 41 degrees Celsius has been recorded," IMD Director Manorama Mohanty told ANI. "In Bhubaneswar, the record stands at 41.7 degrees Celsius; ...

April 12, 2024 4:09 PM

Light to moderate rainfall warnings issued for Central India amid thunderstorms, hail, and gusty winds

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a special weather bulletin warning of an impending spell of inclement weather over parts of Central India starting April 12th. According to the alert, isolated to scattered light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds are expected across Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Marathwada, and Madhya Maharashtra over the next three days. The weather system responsible for this unsettled weather is a cycl...

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