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India Meteorological Department

Patralekha Chatterjee | As India gets hotter, it’s time to act 'hyper-local'

In a hotter world, India urgently needs hyper-local heat action plans based on granular heat vulnerability assessment

13 Apr 2023 12:00 AM

Delhi air quality remains 'very poor', mercury dips to 10.9 degrees Celsius

The national capital on Wednesday recorded the lowest minimum temperature of the season so far at 9.6 degrees Celsius

19 Nov 2021 12:55 PM

Heat wave likely over northern plains in next 2 days: IMD

Heat wave likely over northern plains in next 2 days: IMD

01 Jul 2021 4:08 PM

Cyclone 'Yaas' set to be 'Very Severe'; IAF ready with 11 aircrafts, 25 choppers

Cyclone Yaas is feared to strike the Odisha and West Bengal coasts in a very severe shape, as deadly as last year’s Amphan

24 May 2021 12:59 AM

Cyclone Tauktae to intensify into very severe storm: IMD

The depression in the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm on May 17 and cross the Gujarat coast a day later

15 May 2021 1:03 AM


Maharashtra received 16% above normal rain so far, says IMD

averageThe state received 826.7 mm rainfall from June 1 to August 17, as against the normal average of 713.7 mm for the same period

18 Aug 2020 3:35 PM

Rain intensity eases in Mumbai; South Mumbai receives highest rains after 1974

Between Tuesday and Thursday, Mumbai got over 500 mm of rainfall every day

07 Aug 2020 5:14 PM

India Meteorological Department to use artificial intelligence in weather forecasting

Officials say this can help improve 3-6 hours prediction of extreme weather events, especially for issuing nowcasts

02 Aug 2020 2:37 PM

IMD says Southwest Monsoon has fully covered India two weeks ahead of schedule

The monsoon usually sets over Kerala on June 1 and it takes 45 days to reach Sriganganagar in west Rajasthan, its last outpost in India..

26 Jun 2020 2:52 PM

After IMD revises forecast, southwest monsoon to hit Kerala on June 1

Most of the districts in Kerala have been getting rains with thunderstorm and gusty winds for the last few days.

29 May 2020 5:10 PM


As Cyclone Amphan inches closer to coasts, Odisha records light rainfall

The cyclone is being continuously tracked by the Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) at Vishakhapatnam.

19 May 2020 3:42 PM

Cyclonic storm brewing in Bay of Bengal; rains likely in coastal districts from Tuesday

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into north Bay of Bengal along and off West Bengal-Odisha coasts from May 18 to 21.

16 May 2020 4:45 PM

Droplets of Winter

The rains are here on a cold-wintery day. So we caught up with some Delhiites to get a sense of how they soaked in the feels of a cold, yet wet day.

09 Jan 2020 12:23 AM

Rains lash Mumbai, Thane

On Friday, the maximum temperature in city was recorded at 30.9 degrees celsius, almost two degrees less than the normal average temperature.

09 Nov 2019 1:44 AM

Higher temperatures compared to last week

In last 24 hours since Monday, Santacruz observatory recorded max temperature of 32.4 degrees Celcius.

25 Sep 2019 2:46 AM


IMD predicts very heavy rainfall in Mumbai today

Additionally, the northwesterly moist winds coming from the Arabian Sea have become gustily strong which will cause heavy rainfall.

19 Sep 2019 3:25 AM

Heavy spells of rain likely today, says IMD

The Colaba and Santacruz observatories received 66 mm and 119 mm of rainfall respectively in the last 24 hours.

09 Sep 2019 1:55 AM

IMD targets impact-based weather forecast

IMD director general Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that the target has been set to provide impact-based weather forecast across the country.

07 Sep 2019 1:30 AM

Normal rains in most regions, only rice hurt

Despite normal monsoon, sowing for rice and all key cereals has been low this year, compared to the same period the previous year.

31 Aug 2019 1:39 AM

Heavy rainfall alert for Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan; predicts IMD

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely at isolated places over Jharkhand and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.

25 Aug 2019 10:07 AM