Cold and dry northerly/northwesterly winds from the western Himalayas have been barrelling through the plains, bringing down the minimum temperature
Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the IMD's regional forecasting centre, said 'very dense' fog lowered visibility to 'zero' metres at Safdarjung and Palam at 6 am
Air quality remains in very poor category in Delhi, enters severe zone in Ghaziabad and Greater Noida
There is a possibility of air quality reaching the severe category between 4 and 7 December, the Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi predicted
Delhi sees coldest November in 71 years, registers mean minimum temperature of 10.2 degree Celsius: IMD
Delhi had recorded a mean minimum temperature of 10.2 degrees Celsius in November 1949. Normally, the mean minimum temperature for November is 12.9 degrees Celsius.
The National Capital had recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 11.5 degrees Celsius last year, 10.5 degrees Celsius in 2018 and 7.6 degrees Celsius in 2017 in the month of November
This comes in the wake of the National Capital witnessing 6 'severe' air days, prompting a ban on firecrackers till 30 November
People complained of itchy throats and watery eyes while health experts said air pollution has become a serious concern for residents amid the pandemic
Heavy rains in Delhi cause traffic snarls in ITO, Dhaula Kuan, Munirka; downpour to continue till Thursday, says IMD
Trees were uprooted in many areas and several vehicles were damaged after a boundary wall of a school in Saket collapsed due to the rains
Delhi rains: Incessant heavy rainfall overnight inundates several parts of city; IMD predicts more to come
Till Wednesday evening, Delhi had recorded 72 percent less rainfall than normal in August so far, the lowest in 10 years, according to the IMD
Over 6,800 people have been evacuated in Bihar as several rivers, including Gandak, Burhi Gandak and Koshi are flowing in spate, said a NDRF spokesperson
Thunderstorms, winds gusting up to 50 kmph lash Delhi; heat expected to reduce in next few days, says IMD official
Light rains and thunderstorms were witnessed in parts of Delhi with winds gusting up to 50 kilometres per hour, said Kuldeep Srivastava, an IMD official.
Monsoon advances further, likely onset in Mumbai by weekend, say reports; mercury rises in north India
The monsoon is expected to arrive in Mumbai by end of this week, reports said, as conditions become favourable for the advancement of the southwest monsoon
Delhi-NCR, other parts of north India to receive rainfall from 3-6 May, says IMD; hailstorm expected in some areas
Several parts of north India, including Delhi-NCR, will receive light to moderate rainfall from 3-6 May, while some areas may see hailstorm owing to a western disturbance, IMD officials said on Saturday
Delhi witnesses dense fog, records minimum temperature of seven degree Celsius; 22 trains running late in Northern Railway region
On Tuesday, Delhi recorded a low of 9.2 degrees Celsius, which was two notches more than normal.
Mercury rises marginally across northern plains as Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand receive fresh snowfall
Popular tourist destinations Shimla and Manali in Himachal Pradesh witnessed the first snowfall of 2020, bringing cheers to tourists and hoteliers alike, while cold conditions persisted in the northern plains despite a marginal increase in temperature.
Cold wave across North India: Heavy fog in Delhi hits rail traffic, four flights diverted; schools in Haryana to remain shut on 30, 31 Dec
Three flights were diverted from Delhi airport on Monday morning due to heavy fog, an official said. Airlines like IndiGo and SpiceJet have tweeted about poor visibility and asked passengers to keep a track of their flight status
Schools in Haryana to remain shut for two days as cold wave persists in north India; rail, road traffic affected due to dense fog in parts of Delhi, Rajasthan
Delhi, which is witnessing the longest spell of cold weather in the last 22 years, is likely to get some relief from the intense cold wave as the wind direction is expected to change, the Met office said.
Delhi records coldest December since 1901 as minimum temperature drops to 2.4 degrees Celsius; heavy fog affects air, rail traffic
Delhi on Saturday recorded its coldest day of the season as the minimum temperature plummeted to 2.4 degrees Celsius in the morning, officials said
Delhi rains bring down temperature, improve city's air quality significantly; AQI at 316 as of Friday morning
National capital, which received 33.5 millimetres of rain since Thursday, recorded a minimum temperature of 12.8 degrees Celsius and Air Quality Index stood at 316 at 9.45 am which falls in the 'very poor' category as against 428 on Thursday morning
Delhi air quality plunges to ‘severe’ category, AQI at 407 as of Thursday morning; SAFAR advices 'sensitive groups' to reduce prolonged, heavy exertion
At Dhirpur, the AQI was 352 at 8.00 am, while in Mathura Road it was 424, AQI near Chandni Chowk, Airport Terminal 3 and Delhi University stood at 448, 305 and 367 respectively