Cold wave conditions intensify in north India; fresh snowfall in hill areas, Delhi shivers at 3.6 degrees Celsius
According to the India Meteorological Department, a western disturbance led to 'scattered to fairly widespread' snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand
J&K receives heavy snowfall; arterial Jammu-Srinagar highway closes after rainfall causes landslides
While two to three inches of snow had accumulated in Srinagar by daybreak, the hilly areas of the Kashmir Valley received snowfall between one foot to two feet
Kashmir, Himachal, Uttarakhand receive snowfall; western disturbance brings rains in Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab
Several areas of Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh also witnessed rainfall on Saturday. The minimum temperatures stayed above normal in most parts of Punjab and Haryana
Cloud cover raises minimum temperature across Jammu, light snowfall in high altitude areas of Poonch, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban
Jammu recorded a low of 9.3 degrees Celsius, up by 5.4 degrees from the previous night's 3.9 degrees Celsius
IMD issues orange alert in Himachal Pradesh for 13 and 16 Jan; over 800 roads remain blocked due to heavy snowfall, rain in state
While over 800 roads in various parts of Himachal Pradesh including a majority in Shimla zone remain blocked following heavy snowfall on Wednesday, the meteorological department has issued a fresh orange warning of heavy rain and snowfall on 13 and 16 January
IMD issues orange alert in Himachal Pradesh for 12 Jan, predicts for heavy rain, snowfall in state from 11 to 14 Jan
A day after snowfall, several parts of Himachal Pradesh including its capital Shimla woke up to a sunny morning on Thursday but the meteorological department issued a fresh orange warning for heavy rain, snowfall in the state on 12 January
Generating electricity using snow is now possible using a very tiny device.
North India likely to experience rainfall untill March; some hilly areas may also face hailstorm, strong winds in coming days
During the winter season, hills are first to get affected in terms of rains wherein the plains see weather activities a day later. As far as this season is concerned, rains were on the backseat in the beginning for plains, however, starting mid-January, rains started to peak. In fact, rains have been a little more frequent than the average due in the region.
One-way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway, after three days of disruption due to land-slides
The reopening of the strategic 270-kilometre Jammu-Srinagar highway came as a major relief to thousands of passengers who had been left stranded following the closure of the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country.
Western disturbances likely to bring in fresh rain, hailstorms in north, north-west India, predicts IMD
Another spell of rain, hailstorms and snowfall is expected to result in a dip in temperatures later this week in north and northwestern India
Schools in Kullu, Shimla to remain shut for two days due to snowfall; IMD predicts hailstorm in Himachal Pradesh
According to the authorities in Himachal Prdaesh, the schools will reopen on 13 February.
Indian Air Force airlifts 170 stranded people from Srinagar to Jammu amid heavy snowfall, avalanches along highway
The Indian Air Force on Saturday deployed C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift aircraft to transport 170 people stranded in Srinagar to Jammu. The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway has been closed due to heavy snowfall in the state.
Cold wave in Himachal Pradesh intensifies; Keylong continues to be coldest region in state at -11 degrees Celsius
Tourist spots in Himachal Pradesh including Dalhousie, Kufri and Manali received snowfall from 5.30 pm on Thursday to 8.30 am on Friday. Bharmour, Pooh, Keylong, Salooni and Kalpa also received snowfall during that time.
Himachal govt urges locals to avoid venturing near avalanche-prone slopes after fresh snowfall, 413 roads shut down in state
Shimla, Chamba, Lahaul-Spiti, Kullu and Kinnaur received fresh snowfall, triggering an advisory from the Himachal Pradesh government which asked locals not to venture close to avalanche-prone slopes.
Temperatures continue to dip in J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana; fog delays 16 Delhi-bound trains
A cold wave swept over the northern states of India – namely Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and New Delhi
Srinagar-Jammu highway closed after Kashmir receives fresh snowfall; MeT forecasts light precipitation for next 24 hours
Traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was suspended this morning due to fresh snowfall in Kashmir an official said. The decision to resume traffic on the national highway would be taken once there is an improvement in the weather and the snow is cleared off the road.
Jammu and Kashmir election officials, political parties urge MHA to hold simultaneous polls in April as withdrawal of CRPF continues
Fearing low voter turnout due to the escalation of violence in Jammu Kashmir and the recent snowfall which has cut-off most areas in south Kashmir, political parties and election officials in the state have urged the Ministry of Home Affairs to hold simultaneous state Assembly and Lok Sabha polls in April
Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district records sub-zero temperature at -2.1 degree Celsius; roads closed in several areas
On Friday, around 70 people were rescued from the Lahaul-Spiti valley after the vehicular movement was shut on the Manali-Leh Highway due to heavy snowfall.
Heavy snowfall hits Europe, kills 55; 'Beast from the East' blizzards snap transportation links across continent
Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lashed Europe on Thursday, forcing airports to cancel or delay flights around the continent, as a deep freeze gripped countries.
Russia faces one of its worst aviation disasters as Saratov Airlines flight carrying 71 crashes; Vladimir Putin offers condolences
A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed near Moscow on Sunday minutes after taking off, killing everyone on board in one of the country's worst ever aviation disasters.