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Mar 31, 2017
Heat wave in India: Climate change is here, prepare for irregular weather, says senior meteorologistFirstpost spoke to Jeevanprakash Kulkarni, a senior meteorologist from the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, who is presently associated with a forum called Satarkindia that issues warning based on various climatic scenarios
Mar 01, 2017
Summer of 2017 will be sweltering, warns IMD; even hill stations will not be sparedAccording to the IMD summer forecast, the temperatures will be "above normal" in the months of March to May. And even the mountains of north India are expected to be sweltering
Feb 16, 2017
India gets its heat index: IMD launches new map that tells you how hot it really isA heat index – a measure of how hot it really feels to humans– is calculated based on actual temperatures and relative humidity levels.
Sep 15, 2016
Monsoon worry: Don’t press the panic button yet; the rain Gods aren’t angry this yearSo far, rain distribution has been fairly reasonable this year.
Aug 08, 2016
Heavy rain alert issued for seven districts in UttarakhandA heavy rain alert has been issued by the weather department for seven districts of Uttarakhand during the next 48 hours beginning on Monday evening.
Jul 10, 2016
Around 89 percent of the country received normal and excess rainfall: IMDAround 89 percent of the country has received normal and excess rainfall, owing to a good amount of monsoon in several parts.
May 31, 2016
GDP numbers add to all-round Modi feel good but challenge not over yetThe six infrastructure industries posted a growth of 8.5 percent in April, which caps a steady climb up since December 2015.
May 12, 2016
Maharashtra to get 27 percent more rainfall than annual average this monsoon: IMDIn what could give some respite to Maharashtra battling drought, Meteorological Department has said the state is likely to receive 27 percent more rainfall.
Apr 20, 2016
German experts develop method for better prediction of India's monsoonUsually the focus has been on southern India's Kerala region, said Stolbova, lead author of the study published in the scientific journal the Geophysical Research Letters.
Apr 13, 2016
'Above-normal' monsoon: Here's the basis for IMD's positive forecast for rainsFrom a weakening El Nino to the Indian Ocean Dipole, here are the reasons behind the IMD's forecast for an 'above normal' monsoon.