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Weather Update: Heavy rain in over 10 states today, know latest weather forecast
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Weather Update: Heavy rain in over 10 states today, know latest weather forecast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rain in many areas of South India along with snowfall in the hilly areas today. There are chances of increasing winter cold in the plains of the country

Nine killed in rain-related incidents in UP; schools in several districts to remain closed today
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Nine killed in rain-related incidents in UP; schools in several districts to remain closed today

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, claiming at least nine lives and throwing common life out of gear.

Weather Forecast: IMD issues alert for heavy monsoon rain in these states
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Weather Forecast: IMD issues alert for heavy monsoon rain in these states

The Monsoon 2022 has withdrawn from many states, but it is still raining in many states due to the south-west monsoon. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast monsoon rain in some places today

Weather Forecast: Monsoon rain may disturb Vijayadashami celebrations, IMD issues warning
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Weather Forecast: Monsoon rain may disturb Vijayadashami celebrations, IMD issues warning

There will be a change in the weather due to the cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal due to Super Cyclone Noru. According to the IMD forecast, due to this monsoon rain, Durga Puja celebrations may also be disturbed in these areas

Weather Forecast: Rain alert for 2 days in these states including UP, Bihar, Delhi
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Weather Forecast: Rain alert for 2 days in these states including UP, Bihar, Delhi

According to the latest forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the withdrawal of Southwest Monsoon is likely to be delayed due to the Cyclone Circulation over the Bay of Bengal due to Cyclone Noru. Therefore, Monsoon 2022 will continue to cause rainfall in many parts of the country

Weather Forecast: These states will have monsoon rain today, know IMD  alert
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Weather Forecast: These states will have monsoon rain today, know IMD alert

There is a possibility of monsoon rain in many areas of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Uttarakhand, Meghalaya, Andaman and Nicobar today

Southwest monsoon likely to start withdrawing in first week of September, says IMD
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Southwest monsoon likely to start withdrawing in first week of September, says IMD

Monsoon rains have been nine per cent above normal for the country as a whole, but states such as Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Manipur have reported deficit rainfall of over 40 per cent

Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll rises to 22, six people still missing
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Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll rises to 22, six people still missing

Flash floods and other weather-related incidents were reported from as many as 30 different locations in the state. There have also been reports of damage to several houses with Mandi, Chamba, Kangra, Kullu, Hamirpur and Shimla districts being the most affected

India Meteorological Department predicts heavy rains for Odisha in next five days
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India Meteorological Department predicts heavy rains for Odisha in next five days

A low-pressure area is likely to form over the North Bay of Bengal around 19 August

Heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand's Sonprayag halts Kedarnath Yatra once again
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Heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand's Sonprayag halts Kedarnath Yatra once again

The India Meteorological Department has predicted isolated heavy rainfall over Uttarakhand on Sunday and Wednesday

Flood situation critical in Assam, neighbouring states as heavy rains leave major rivers in spate
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Flood situation critical in Assam, neighbouring states as heavy rains leave major rivers in spate

The situation is no better in Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, where roads have been damaged due to landslides and villages are largely flooded

IMD says conditions favourable for monsoon advancement, says rainfall to reach Maharashtra in 2 days
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IMD says conditions favourable for monsoon advancement, says rainfall to reach Maharashtra in 2 days

The monsoon usually accounts for around 70 percent of the country’s annual rainfall and is vital for supporting its agriculture-based economy.

Heavy rains continue to lash parts of Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in seven districts
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Heavy rains continue to lash parts of Kerala; IMD issues orange alert in seven districts

The IMD issued an Orange alert in the districts of Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod for today.

As Asani intensifies, a look at why and how cyclones are named
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As Asani intensifies, a look at why and how cyclones are named

Cyclones occur several times across the globe throughout the year and each time with an interesting name like Asani, or Aila or Amphan they become an intriguing topic of discussion

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

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

After Delhi-NCR, IMD to launch Urban Meteorological Services in 50 other cities
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After Delhi-NCR, IMD to launch Urban Meteorological Services in 50 other cities

Metro cities such as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru are expected to see the launch of the services in the first phase that will be later expanded to more cities

No respite from heat for northwest, central India in May, predicts IMD
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No respite from heat for northwest, central India in May, predicts IMD

Releasing the monthly outlook for temperature and rainfall for May, IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said most parts of the country, barring parts of southern peninsular India, were likely to experience warmer nights in May

Explained: What is a heatwave and what does it do to your body?
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Explained: What is a heatwave and what does it do to your body?

Temperature above certain levels can not only affect bodily functions, but can even prove fatal if ignored