India Meteorological Department (IMD): News

28 Dec 2022


Delhi: Cold wave to abate till Sunday, return thereafter

Delhi and the rest of northwest India are set to get some respite from the biting cold wave, exacerbated by low daytime temperatures, from Wednesday till Sunday, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

27 Dec 2022


Cold wave: Dense fog across Delhi, North India; temperatures dip

Dense fog prevailed in Delhi, reducing visibility to as low as 50m as a cold wave continued to sweep North India.

26 Dec 2022

Cold Wave

Cold wave sweeps Delhi, fog delays trains by 3 hours

A cold wave continued to grip Delhi on Monday as dense fog brought down visibility to 50 m in some areas.

25 Dec 2022


Delhi, nearby states to experience biting cold wave till Tuesday

Delhi and numerous regions in northern, north-western, and central India witnessed a foggy morning on Christmas Day as a cold wave continued to grip these parts on Sunday.

21 Dec 2022


Fog affects trains, flights; school timings revised in several states

Delhiites woke up to cold and thick fog morning for the third day in a row on Wednesday as the general visibility went down to 500 meters at the Indira Gandhi International Airport at 5:30 am, per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

20 Dec 2022


IMD issues 'yellow' alert as dense fog shrouds Delhi, Punjab

The Indo-Gangetic plains remained shrouded in dense to very dense fog on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.

12 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous: Unseasonal rains in Maharashtra, Mumbai sees poor AQI

Several areas in Maharashtra experienced unseasonal showers on Monday as the mercury dipped below the normal mark.

10 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous leaves roads waterlogged, uproots trees in Chennai

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday announced that the severe cyclonic storm "Mandous" has weakened into a deep depression over the northern coast of Tamil Nadu.

08 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous: IMD issues heavy rain alert for TN, Andhra

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released an alert for the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry (Union Territory) on Thursday morning as the depression over the southeast and southwest of the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic story.

07 Dec 2022


Cyclone Mandous: NDRF, navy on alert in TN, Andhra, Puducherry

Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry (Union Territory), and Tamil Nadu are currently on high alert, with a cyclone picking up pace in the Bay of Bengal.

03 Dec 2022


Delhi wakes up to hazy morning with 'very poor' AQI

Delhiites woke up to a chilly morning as the national capital reported a minimum temperature of 8.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

27 Nov 2022


Smog blanket covers Delhi as air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi on Sunday witnessed smog as the air quality index (AQI) remained in the "very poor" category for the second consecutive day.

11 Nov 2022


Chennai: Heavy rains leave several localities waterlogged; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall lashed Chennai overnight leaving parts of the city waterlogged on Friday, which prompted authorities to shut down schools and colleges in 14 districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

02 Nov 2022


Tamil Nadu: Heavy rains leave 2 dead; schools shut

Heavy rains in Chennai and its adjoining areas over the last few days have thrown life out of gear especially due to waterlogging.

01 Nov 2022


Northeast monsoon: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Chennai, schools shut

Chennai witnessed heavy rainfall followed by thunderstorms on Monday with the onset of the northeast monsoon in southern India.

25 Oct 2022


Cyclone Sitrang spares India, crosses Bangladesh coast; 7 dead

At least seven people died in Bangladesh as Cyclone Sitrang made landfall on the country's shore on Monday, sparing India's coast near West Bengal, AFP reported.

23 Oct 2022

Cyclone Asani

Cyclone Sitrang likely to cause heavy rains in several states

Cyclone Sitrang—formed over India's eastern coast—is predicted to shift direction in the next 12 hours, intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

19 Oct 2022


Cyclone Sitrang likely to hit Bay of Bengal on Diwali

The threat of a tropical storm is looming over India's eastern coast and especially Odisha as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) confirmed the probability of a cyclonic formation over the Bay of Bengal around Sunday or Monday.

11 Oct 2022


Rains continue to lash Delhi, Karnataka; 11 dead in UP

Nonstop rains over the last few days have thrown life out of gear in many regions of the country.

10 Oct 2022


Rains continue to lash Delhi-NCR, UP; Noida, Lucknow schools shut

Torrential rains continued to lash Delhi-NCR and parts of Uttar Pradesh for the third consecutive day on Sunday.

09 Oct 2022


Yellow alert for parts of Maharashtra, incessant rains lash Delhi

October witnesses the retreat of the monsoon but this year after a prolonged dry spell, incessant rains in Delhi and other parts of the country have thrown life off gear.

03 Oct 2022

West Bengal

Heavy rains to dampen festive spirit in Bengal, other states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderate to heavy rains over the South Bengal region during the next 72 hours, which is likely to dampen the Durga Puja festive mood in West Bengal.

24 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 10 die in 2 wall collapse incidents in Etawah

Two incidents of wall collapse due to heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah have led to the death of 10 people over the last three days.

23 Sep 2022


Rains to continue unabated in Delhi-NCR over weekend, schools closed

A spell of intermittent rains for three days left many parts of Delhi-NCR severely waterlogged and caused traffic congestion while the India Meteorological Department (IMD) sounded a yellow alert for Friday.

18 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Cyclonic formation over Bay of Bengal, warning issued for Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a warning for Odisha predicting heavy rainfall in the state over the next few days because of the formation of a cyclonic circulation over the west-central Bay of Bengal.

17 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

22 dead in rain-related incidents across UP

At least 22 people died in separate rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh on Friday while India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more showers for the eastern part of the state on Saturday.

16 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Heavy rains lead to wall, roof collapse; 12 dead

Two incidents of heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh have led to the death of 12 people over the last 24 hours.

15 Sep 2022


Rain waterlogs Bengaluru yet again as anti-encroachment drive continues

Rainfall lashed Bengaluru once again this week leading to waterlogging in certain areas of the tech capital.

12 Sep 2022


Monsoon mayhem: Rains batter Odisha, Gujarat; orange alert for Pune

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert over Pune which witnessed heavy rainfall on Sunday causing waterlogged roads, traffic snarls, and power cuts.

10 Sep 2022


Heavy rains predicted in Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha; Bengaluru still inundated

Amid a week of heavy rains and knee-deep water throwing life out of gear in Bengaluru, the city is likely to continue receiving showers till Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted.

07 Sep 2022


Inundated Bengaluru braces for more rains in next 5 days

After being pounded by torrential rains for a week, it appears like the worst is yet to come for Bengaluru.

06 Sep 2022


Bengaluru rains: Schools go online, flights delayed, water supply hit

After a night of torrential rains on Sunday, Bengaluru witnessed heavy inundation on Monday, leading to water logging and many areas being submerged.

05 Sep 2022


Bengaluru: Water supply halted in 50 areas for 2 days

Amid torrential rains, the supply of drinking water will be affected in a number of areas of Bengaluru for two days: Monday and Tuesday.

05 Sep 2022


Bengaluru: Heavy rains leave city waterlogged, disrupt traffic

Torrential rains lashed Bengaluru on Sunday night, leaving many roads and residential areas waterlogged with people wading through knee-deep water.

28 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Heavy rainfall causes Ganga to rise; flash floods in J&K

Monsoon continues to wreak havoc across the country. While flash floods were reported in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), rivers are flowing above the danger mark in Uttar Pradesh (UP).

25 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Incessant rains batter MP, Rajasthan; red alert in Himachal districts

Heavy monsoon rains have thrown life out of gear in several districts of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where people are facing a flood-like situation.

23 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh

9 lakh affected in flood-hit Odisha, 32 dead in Himachal

Incessant monsoon rains continued wreaking havoc in several parts of the country, with cloudbursts triggering landslides and flash floods in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, which left 38 dead.

21 Aug 2022


33 dead as heavy rains wreak havoc in several states

Several states have been devastated by torrential monsoon rains since Saturday killing at least 33 people.

20 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Monsoon mayhem: Landslide kills 2 in J&K, cloudburst rocks Uttarakhand

The monsoon continues to rage across the country, with floods becoming common in several states.

13 Aug 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why drought is looming over UP, Jharkhand and Bihar

According to the Indian Express, never in the last 122 years have Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and Jharkhand witnessed such low monsoon rainfall.

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