Weather (India)

Massive cyclone to hit Odisha, Andhra Pradesh in next 12 hours, IMD issue alert

In view of the weather conditions, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) have issued a warning for a massive cyclone that will hit the coasts of …

Andhra Pradesh

Alert sounded as weather system in Bay may turn into a deep depression

The low-pressure area over the East-Central Bay of Bengal has become ‘well-marked,’ and the latest outlook indicates that it could go on to become not

Andhra Pradesh

Rains to lash north TN, as depression forms over Bay of Bengal

The Met Department says that the depression is set to bring rains together wind speeds going up to 70kmph.<p>Even as temperatures across Tamil Nadu have …

Tamil Nadu

Low pressure brews, heavy rain likely

A low pressure area has formed over East Central Bay of Bengal and it is likely to concentrate into a depression and move towards North Andhra-South …

Andhra Pradesh

City may get light rain for two more days

Light rain may keep Chennai cool for one or two more days due to a prevailing weather system.<p>However, chances of widespread rainfall over other parts …


An app to ensure fisher’s safety at sea

Sagara, an android application developed by the Fisheries Department and National Informatics Centre (NIC), will soon feature the details of around …


India targets slight increase in 2018-19 foodgrain output

Despite patchy rainfall in some parts, the Agriculture Ministry has set a foodgrain production target of 285.2 million tonnes for 2018-19, a marginal …

Madhya Pradesh

Forecast relief: Low pressure in Bay of Bengal likely to bring rainfall to state

Though Gujarat has recorded 73.98 per cent average rainfall, so far, more than half of the state (19 of the 31 districts) are reeling under rain …

Bay of Bengal

Tamil Nadu likely to receive more rain

Meteorological department officials said the sea condition will be rough to very rough over and around Andaman and Nicobar islands.

Tamil Nadu

Weakening monsoon may be due to El Nino

Meteorologists at India Meteorological Department (IMD) have suggested a strong of a possibility of El Nino developing soon after the monsoon.<p>Written …

El Niño

Withdrawal of 2018 southwest monsoon delayed; North India to see heavy rain

The revised forecast said the monsoon withdrawal would start from September 10-12. Now, it seems this will take longer

Travel (India)

Heavy rain lashes Hyderabad, IMD issues thunderstorm warning

Heavy rain would return on Thursday and Friday to accompany the thunder storms and lightning, the IMD said.<p>Heavy rains lashed Hyderabad for a few …


Jammu: Home minister to inaugurate ‘smart border’ fence along part of India-Pakistan border

The pilot project, which covers two stretches each of 5.5 km, will create an invisible electronic barrier to prevent infiltration.<p>Union Home Minister …

Border Security

Moderate showers uproot trees, damage vehicles

Moderate rain with squally winds lashed the city on Sunday afternoon, ripping tree branches, damaging vehicles and paralysing normal life.<p>A tree was …


Pleasant weather likely to continue in city

After days of humid weather, the city received thundershowers on Sunday. Residents can look forward to enjoying the pleasant weather on Monday too, …

Tamil Nadu

Vehicles damaged as trees crash

Sporadic spells of rain that continued to lash the city left many roads flooded on Sunday. As many as three tree-falls were reported in the …

Met Department

Typhoon to bring heavy rain in North, Northeast Sept 17-19

Typhoon Mangkhut, now over the South China Sea, is expected to cause heavy rain in the North and Northeast during Sept 17-19, prompting the Thai …


Pulse from typhoon 'Mangkhut' in Bay may grow as a storm

A rudimentary cyclonic circulation has reached the Gulf of Martaban, an arm of Andaman Sea to the South of Myanmar, to set up the next low-pressure

Business (India)

‘Monsoon gradually giving way to winter’: Chandigarh MeT

The Met department has stated that it has started getting a bit chilly during late night hours and early morning as the cloudiness has decreased.<p>By: …

Met Department

Chennai receives thundershowers as Met Dept predicts rain for next two days

The sudden change in weather can be attributed to a low pressure belt formed over the Bay of Bengal, said Srikanth, a weather blogger.<p>Chennai …

Tamil Nadu

Rain likely in State next week

Weathermen have forecast formation of a low-pressure system in Bay of Bengal next week, which could bring rainfall to the State.<p>On Saturday, the …

Met Department

Tropical Cyclone One - South Indian Ocean

Updated: <b><br>Wind:</b> 40 MPH | <b>Location:</b> -9.9N 287.9E | <b>Movement:</b> W<br>More Information:<br>Tracking Map<br>Public Advisory<br>Coordinates<br>Computer Models

Tropical Cyclones

Monsoon set to withdraw, Gujarat stares at huge rain deficit

With monsoon set to withdraw soon, Gujarat, which has received just 74% of the average rainfall this season, is staring at a huge rain deficit.The …


Gujarat government to rescue crops by releasing Narmada water

As the monsoon season in this year bid adieu, Gujarat government has decided to release water from Narmada dam for irrigation in North Gujarat and …

Vijay Rupani

Despite monsoon lull, kharif planting increases marginally

Monsoon rainfall, which so far reported an 8 per cent cumulative shortfall, does not seem to have affected the ongoing kharif season with planting re

Business (India)

Take preventive steps against air pollution, Delhi Minister tells neighbouring states

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Thursday requested neighbouring states to take "preventive measures" against air …

Uttar Pradesh

Hazardous Pre-Monsoon Dust Pollution


As Kerala Rebuilds Itself After Floods, Will Centre’s Relief Policies Get In The Way?

The frequency of extreme weather events is increasing, and the Kerala floods point to a key tension in India’s disaster relief framework.<p>Idukki, …


Torrential rains expected from two incoming storms

A Meteorological Department graphic shows the paths of Tropical Storm Barijat and Typhoon Mangkhut, which are heading towards southern China.(Photo …


Weeks after flood, Kerala fights dry spell

IMD, Thiruvananthapuram, director S Sudevan said the state has received hardly any rain since the beginning of this month.<p>Written by | …

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