Saturday, January 28, 2023

IMD

‘Entire country will be covered by doppler weather radar network by 2025’

Union minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said the Met department’s severe weather prediction accuracy improved by around 40 per cent in the last eight to nine years.Addressing the 148th foundation day of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minister...

Delhi logs season’s lowest of 4.4 degree Celsius

Delhi’s minimum temperature on Wednesday morning plunged to 4.4 degrees Celsius -– the season’s lowest -- making the national capital colder than Dharamsala, Nainital and Dehradun.A dense layer of fog lowered visibility to 200 metres, affecting the movement of...

Dense fog in isolated pockets

India Metrological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted that dense fog was very likely in isolated pockets over Nagaland during next two days.In its weather forecast, IMD regional meteorological centre, Guwahati stated that dry weather with shallow to moderate fog...

4 dead in TN as Cyclone Mandous wreaks havoc

Cyclonic storm Mandous, which crossed the coast at Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu, has weakened into a deep depression after wreaking havoc in Chennai and its neighbourhoods.According to initial information, two people died due to rain-related incidents in Chennai, and...

Cyclone Sitrang spares India, hits Bangladesh

Cyclone Sitrang crossed the Bangladesh coast near Barisal after skirting the West Bengal coast, the IMD said on Tuesday.The weather in the southern West Bengal districts is likely to improve from forenoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.The system,...

‘Sitrang’ intensifies into severe cyclonic storm

As Cyclone ‘Sitrang’ intensifies into a severe cyclonic storm by early hours of October 26, a maximum alert has been sounded in North Eastern states.All the concerned districts, disaster management authorities and agencies have been asked to remain maximum...

Alert sounded in Tripura in wake of cyclone ‘Sitrang’: CM

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha on Monday said an alert has been sounded across the state, after the Met Department forecast downpour, owing to the impact of cyclone ‘Sitrang’.The weather system is likely to bring heavy to extremely heavy...

Cyclone Sitrang: NE states on alert

A “red alert” has been issued for Tripura, Assam, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland. An “orange alert” has been issued for Arunachal Pradesh and West Bengal as a deep depression over Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm...

Cyclone Sitrang: Heavy rains to lash NE

A low-pressure system over the Andaman Sea that is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm is likely to bring rain to North East region. The cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, to be named ‘Sitrang’ when it forms,...

Rainfall to continue in NE till Oct 15, says IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted fairly widespread moderate rains and isolated heavy rainfall across the North Eastern region till October 15.According to IMD, fairly widespread moderate rains and Isolated heavy rains in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram,...