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IMD to soon give district-specific cyclone warnings

NEW DELHI: India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Thursday said that the department will soon launch a dynamic, impact-based cyclone warning system, aimed at minimising economic losses and damage to property due to the cyclones that hit Indian coasts every year. The post-monsoon months of October and November offer favourable atmosphere and […]

Monsoon retreat begins from parts of north India: IMD

NEW DELHI: The southwest monsoon retreated from parts of west Rajasthan and Punjab on Monday, 11 days after its normal withdrawal date, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Conditions are becoming favourable for its further withdrawal from some more parts of Rajasthan and Punjab and some parts of Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya […]

IndiGo to share weather data with IMD

NEW DELHI: Amid the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, IndiGo said on Tuesday its aircraft will provide crucial data on wind, humidity and temperature during all flight operations to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to help it make accurate weather predictions. “The data, which is imperative for accurate predictions of weather, has been unavailable to the IMD since […]

Thunderstorm warning for parts of Marathwada region: IMD

NEW DELHI: A warning of a thunderstorm with lightning and gusty winds was issued by Met department for Kolhapur, Satara, Sangli, Solapur and parts of Marathwada region starting Thursday. The forecast is valid for the next four days. “The higher severity of the thunderstorm is predicted for Kolhapur, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Pune, Satara, Sangli and Solapur […]

Several parts of country to receive rain this week: IMD

NEW DELHI: Several parts of the country are likely to receive light to moderate rain, with instances of thunderstorm activities at isolated places, this week, the India Meteorological Department said on Sunday. North India is likely to witness light to moderate rainfall this week due to two western disturbances that will bring precipitation and thunderstorms […]

Nearly half of the country saw excess rain in August, says IMD

NEW DELHI: Nearly half of the country received excess rainfall in August, which recorded 15 per cent more precipitation than normal, according to data shared by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). This is the second consecutive month the country recorded above normal rainfall. June recorded deficient rainfall at 87 per cent of the Long Period […]

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