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Explained: Why Karnataka is battling torrential rain as North suffers from harsh heatwave
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Explained: Why Karnataka is battling torrential rain as North suffers from harsh heatwave

Karnataka has been witnessing incessant downpour for the past three days, leaving many roads inundated, low-lying areas flooded and destroying houses. The IMD predicts even more rainfall for the state for the next few days and has sounded an orange alert for a few districts

Bengaluru records highest 24-hour rainfall since 2017, orange alert issued for today; 2 labourers dead after heavy showers
India

Bengaluru records highest 24-hour rainfall since 2017, orange alert issued for today; 2 labourers dead after heavy showers

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai visited affected areas in RR Nagar, Hoskerehalli and announced Rs 25,000 compensation to owners of the flooded houses and Rs 5 lakh to family members of migrant labourers who died during the rainfall

Southern India braces for more rains this week, yellow alert sounded in Karnataka, Kerala; Bengaluru to get cooler
India

Southern India braces for more rains this week, yellow alert sounded in Karnataka, Kerala; Bengaluru to get cooler

The IMD has sounded an orange alert for Karnataka for Wednesday and a red alert for Thursday, indicating heavy rainfall at isolated places of the state

Delhi: 'No heatwave for next four days in National Capital and nearby areas', says senior IMD scientist
India

Delhi: 'No heatwave for next four days in National Capital and nearby areas', says senior IMD scientist

Calling the temperature in March "unusual" this year, the scientist said that the month recorded the highest all-India temperature in 122 years

Dust storm and thunderstorm in Delhi today, maximum temperature to be 41 degrees Celsius
India

Dust storm and thunderstorm in Delhi today, maximum temperature to be 41 degrees Celsius

The MeT department said a cyclonic circulation over Punjab and Haryana will induce pre-monsoon activity that will provide some relief from the intense heat on Monday and Tuesday

IMD predicts ‘extremely heavy rainfall’ in Kerala; five NDRF teams deployed
India

IMD predicts ‘extremely heavy rainfall’ in Kerala; five NDRF teams deployed

IMD issued a red alert, which indicates heavy to extremely heavy rains of over 20 cm in 24 hours, in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram and Kozhikode districts

Heatwave to worsen in Delhi, heavy rains in Kerala: IMD issues warning
India

Heatwave to worsen in Delhi, heavy rains in Kerala: IMD issues warning

This is the fifth heatwave -- one in March and three in April -- in the capital this summer season

Heatwave builds up in parts of Delhi; mercury crosses 46 degrees Celsius at Najafgarh
India

Heatwave builds up in parts of Delhi; mercury crosses 46 degrees Celsius at Najafgarh

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert, warning of a severe heatwave at many places in the capital on Saturday

Cyclone Asani update: Red alert in Andhra Pradesh as cyclonic storm changes direction; NDRF teams deployed in state
India

Cyclone Asani update: Red alert in Andhra Pradesh as cyclonic storm changes direction; NDRF teams deployed in state

In view of Cyclone Asani, the Odisha government has put five districts on high alert as the storm will come 'very close' to land at a place between Kakinada and Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Asani: Fishermen out in sea despite warning narrowly escape as boats capsize off Odisha’s Ganjam coast; WATCH
India

Cyclone Asani: Fishermen out in sea despite warning narrowly escape as boats capsize off Odisha’s Ganjam coast; WATCH

Fishermen from Sanaryapalli, Bada Aryapalli and Golabandha areas were returning to the coast in their six fishing vessels. However, the boats sank after being caught in the rough sea conditions at Aryapalli

Cyclone Asani update: Strong winds, rain lash Andhra Pradesh, flights cancelled; IMD says storm to weaken in next 24 hours
India

Cyclone Asani update: Strong winds, rain lash Andhra Pradesh, flights cancelled; IMD says storm to weaken in next 24 hours

The India Meteorological Department said there is a possibility that cyclonic storm Asani may not make landfall on Andhra Pradesh coast. It has also warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall at some places in north coastal Andhra for the next two days

Asani intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, Odisha, Bengal on alert
India

Asani intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, Odisha, Bengal on alert

Stating that the system will not make landfall either in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, IMD DG Mrutunjay Mohaptra said the cyclone will move parallel to the east coast and cause rainfall from Tuesday evening

Revising timings, restricting outdoor activities: NCR schools take steps as mercury soars
India

Revising timings, restricting outdoor activities: NCR schools take steps as mercury soars

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had earlier this week said a fresh spell of heatwave is likely to begin over northwest India from 7 May and over central India from 8 May

Cyclone won't make landfall in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, to move parallel to coast, says IMD
India

Cyclone won't make landfall in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, to move parallel to coast, says IMD

It will recurve north-northeastwards and move towards northwest Bay of Bengal after nearing the North Andhra-Odisha coast, IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said

IMD warns cyclone threat looms over east coast, Odisha on alert
India

IMD warns cyclone threat looms over east coast, Odisha on alert

The weather office also warned of thunderstorms and heavy rainfall over the districts of Gangetic West Bengal between Tuesday and Friday next week in view of the likely formation of the cyclonic storm

Delhi: Partly cloudy sky, thunder and lightning forecast for today, IMD says no heatwave in capital this week
India

Delhi: Partly cloudy sky, thunder and lightning forecast for today, IMD says no heatwave in capital this week

Delhi's minimum temperature was recorded at 22.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the average, while maximum temperature is likely to hover around 39 degrees Celsius

Hyderabad rains: Heavy downpour leaves several areas in Telangana waterlogged, people take out boats; more showers expected today
India

Hyderabad rains: Heavy downpour leaves several areas in Telangana waterlogged, people take out boats; more showers expected today

Heavy rainfall in Hyderabad occurred today with places including Mancherial, Jagtial, Yadadri-Bhongir, Medchal-Malkajgiri receiving maximum downpour

Hailstorm, rain lash parts of Delhi, Twitterati storm social media with videos
India

Hailstorm, rain lash parts of Delhi, Twitterati storm social media with videos

People in Delhi's Rohini, Pitampura and Paschim Vihar reported hailstorm around 2 pm along with a bout of rain and strong winds

Delhi: IMD issues Yellow alert, warns of dust storm; rains likely in parts of capital
India

Delhi: IMD issues Yellow alert, warns of dust storm; rains likely in parts of capital

At the Delhi's base station, Safdarjung Observatory, maximum temperature is likely to settle around 38 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal for this time of the year

Rains in Delhi tomorrow, heatwave over in most parts, temperature in Haryana, Punjab, UP not to rise for a week: IMD
India

Rains in Delhi tomorrow, heatwave over in most parts, temperature in Haryana, Punjab, UP not to rise for a week: IMD

The IMD has forecast partly cloudy skies with the possibility of dust and thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds in Delhi on Monday. The maximum temperature is expected to touch 39 degrees Celsius