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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is an agency of the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India. It is the principal agency responsible for meteorological observations, weather forecasting and seismology. IMD is headquartered in Delhi and operates hundreds of observation stations across India and Antarctica. Regional offices are at Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Nagpur, Guwahati and New Delhi.


Temperature to increase by 3 degrees in next three days, predicts IMD [Video]

Temperature to increase by 3 degrees in next three days, predicts IMD

As temperature is soaring, heat waves have gripped several states in the northern India. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that heat wave conditions will further intensify in..

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Rajasthan's Churu reels under 43 degree Celsius [Video]

Rajasthan's Churu reels under 43 degree Celsius

Parts of Rajasthan are reeling under severe heat waves as the temperature in Churu touched 43 degree Celsius. India Meteorological Department had predicted "Dust raising strong surface winds" over..

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Strong winds in Delhi day after recording hottest March day since 1945 [Video]

Strong winds in Delhi day after recording hottest March day since 1945

Delhi witnessed a sudden change in weather on March 30, a day after recording the hottest day of the month since 1945. Speaking to ANI, the scientist (DGM) in Delhi's India Meteorological Department..

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At 40.1 degrees, Holi was hottest March day in Delhi since 1945 [Video]

At 40.1 degrees, Holi was hottest March day in Delhi since 1945

While speaking to ANI in the national capital on March 30, the scientist (DGM) in Delhi India Meteorological Department (IMD), Dr Kuldeep Srivastava spoke about second-highest temperature recorded in..

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Dry spell to continue in Odisha, temperature likely to increase: IMD [Video]

Dry spell to continue in Odisha, temperature likely to increase: IMD

Odisha's weather in March has been tricky with frequent change in temperature pattern. The weather would remain dry for next 72 hours, according to India Meteorological Department. HR Biswas, Director..

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Drizzling in Delhi brings down temperature [Video]

Drizzling in Delhi brings down temperature

Light rain accompanied by cool breeze lashed in parts of national capital on March 12. The IMD has predicted thunderstorm, moderate to intensify rain over few places in Delhi-NCR. Rain brought some..

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Bhubaneswar boils in February, temp touches 40.6 C [Video]

Bhubaneswar boils in February, temp touches 40.6 C

India Meteorological Department (Bhubaneswar) Director, HR Biswas said that hot weather conditions prevailing in Bhubaneswar and in some districts of Odisha. He said that Bhubaneswar and Cuttack..

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Watch: Landslide in Uttarakhand's Tehri, Rishikesh-Srinagar road closed [Video]

Watch: Landslide in Uttarakhand's Tehri, Rishikesh-Srinagar road closed

A massive landslide occurred near Kaudiyala in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal on Saturday. The vehicular movement on the Rishikesh-Srinagar road was suspended due to the landslide. So far, no injuries..

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Thick layer of fog shrouds national capital [Video]

Thick layer of fog shrouds national capital

National capital continues to witness dense fog on February 21. Barapullah flyover in Delhi was covered in thick layer leading to low visibility. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD),..

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February fog continues to haunt commuters in Delhi [Video]

February fog continues to haunt commuters in Delhi

National capital witnessed a thick layer of fog during the early hours of February 20. Decreased visibility led to traffic slow down at Singhu border. According to India Meteorological Department..

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Many firsts from IMD in this year's monsoon forecast

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IMD predicts 'normal' monsoon rainfall, farm sector and overall economy to get major boost with good rainfall

Bringing good news for India’s overall economy, the country’s national weather forecaster, India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Friday predicted overall ‘normal’ monsoon rainfall during..
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March third warmest in 121 years: IMD

The IMD, in its review for the month, said the observed monthly average maximum, minimum and mean temperature for the country as a whole during March this year are 32.65 degrees Celsius, 19.95 degrees..
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Day temperatures likely to be above normal over north India from April to June: IMD

Day temperatures are likely to be above normal over north and east India from April to June, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its summer forecast. The IMD said below normal seasonal..
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IMD issues orange alert for northeastern states, forecasts wet spell for March 30-31

The IMD has predicted rains & thunderstorm over northeastern states along with a forecast of "intense wet spell" over northeast India until April 2.
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Weather Alert: IMD predicts rain in THESE states over next few days

The IMD has predicted maximum temperature over most areas of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, and west Uttar Pradesh to be 28-33 degrees Celsius.
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Scorching summer looming for north India: IMD

In its outlook for the months of March to May, IMD said the mean maximum temperatures in Delhi and Haryana could be 0.71 degree Celsius higher than normal, the highest predicted deviation from normal..
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Above normal summer temperatures likely across country except South, central India: IMD

Day temperatures are likely to be above normal in north, northeast, parts of east and west India, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Monday in its summer forecast for March to May.
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Mercury likely to soar by 5 degrees in northwest India: IMD

The department said that two western disturbances are prevailing the weather condition which may bring rain and thunderstorms to the western Himalayas
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Uttarakhand: No adverse weather expected on Feb 7-8, says IMD

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat took to Twitter on Sunday to explain the chain of events which resulted in the disaster.
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Rains, fog to hit these states in next two days, IMD says this for Delhi-NCR

With the arrival of cold, dry winds from the snow-covered mountains, the temperature can reach four degrees Celsius by Monday.
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IMD predicts cold wave conditions over North India for next 3-4 days

Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh can witness cold to severe cold waves during January 26 to January 27.
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IMD forecasts rain over parts of north west India, says this about Delhi

According to the IMD, isolated thunderstorms and lightning are likely in north Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.
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Poor visibility in Delhi-NCR due to dense fog, AQI turns 'severe' too

According to the IMD, Delhi recorded minimum and maximum temperature of 6.4 and 20.8 degrees Celsius respectively on January 15, a notch above normal.
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IMD predicts heavy rainfall over these states for next 3 days - Details here

According to IMD, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls is very likely over Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.
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Cold wave: IMD issues cold wave alert for north Indian plains

"Due to the prevalence of dry north/northwesterly winds, the minimum temperature is very likely to be below normal over most parts of northwest India during next 4-5 days which are very likely to cause..
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Extreme weather events claimed 1,400 lives in 2020

The year 2020 was the eighth warmest year in India since nation-wide records commenced in 1901, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its ‘Climate of India during 2020’ report, highlighting..
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2020 was 8th warmest year since 1901: IMD

"The year 2020 was the eighth warmest year on record since nation-wide records commenced in 1901. However, this is substantially lower than the highest warming observed over India during 2016 (+0.71..
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IMD alert: Heavy rains, hailstorms predicted in these parts of country till January 5

The weather agency has also said that the temperature will increase by three to five degrees Celsius in North India.
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Intense cold wave to hit North India from Jan 7: IMD

Cold wave in North India will continue till January 2 and it will get intense from next week, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday. The weather department also predicted light..
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IMD issues orange alert as minimum temp to dip by 3-5 deg C in next three days

Delhi could witness a minimum of 3 degree Celsius temperature on the morning of December 31, IMD said.
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Mercury below 5 degrees celsius at many places in north India; IMD forecasts cold wave later this week

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Avoid alcohol, says IMD as 'severe' cold wave grips North India

The IMD said in its prediction that the cold and severe cold wave conditions will affect Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, among other areas from December 29.
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Avoid drinking, says IMD as north India braces for 'severe' cold wave

In its latest impact-based advisory, the IMD said "severe" cold wave is expected over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan from December 28 and there is increased likelihood of..
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No respite to Delhiites from pollution as air quality remains 'severe'

A moderate fog has been observed in isolated pockets over the national capital, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
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Bitter cold persists in north India, light snowfall likely in Kashmir over weekend

There was slight improvement in cold conditions in Kashmir as the minimum temperature rose across the valley, even as the Meteorological office forecast the possibility of light snowfall over two days..
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As cold wave continues in Delhi, Mumbai records lowest minimum temperature at 15.8 degrees Celsius

The Santacruz station of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded the lowest temperature of this season at 15.8 degrees Celsius.
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Cold wave conditions likely in Delhi over next 4 days: IMD

NEW DELHI: Cold wave conditions are predicted in parts of Delhi over the next four days as the minimum temperature is expected to drop to three to four degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological..
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Cold wave in Uttar Pradesh: Met department issues orange alert

The IMD has four colour-coded warnings as per the intensity of the weather system -- green, yellow, orange and red.
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Cold wave to continue in Delhi for next two days, foggy weekend ahead

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted both 'cold day' and 'cold wave' in Delhi on Thursday and Friday.
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Yellow alert avalance warning issued for higher reaches of J&K districts

A yellow alert avalanche warning has been issued for higher reaches of several districts in Jammu and Kashmir by the Disaster Management Authority. These districts include Rajouri, Ramban, Kishtwar,..
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Cyclone Burevi weakens into deep depression, Met department withdraws red alert for 7 Kerala districts

The IMD had in a late-night bulletin issued on Thursday withdrawn the red alert and issued a yellow alert for some districts of Kerala.
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PM Modi discusses cyclone situation with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

PM Modi virtually discussed the cyclone situation with Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday.​​Vijayan informed the prime minister about the arrangements made by the state to battle..
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Bay of Bengal system intensifies into cyclone Burevi, to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4

Fishermen out at sea have been advised by IMD to return to the coast, and suspend fishing operation until December 4.
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IMD issues pre-cyclone watch for southern Tamil Nadu, Kerala

The Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal is very likely to intensify further into a Deep Depression during the next six hours.
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Cyclone to cause heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Kerala: IMD

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IMD issues heavy rain alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh as depression in Bay of Bengal intensifies

According to the meteorological department (IMD), a low-pressure area has formed in the Bay of Bengal which has now turned into a depression.
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India Weather Report: December winter weather report of your region

The Meteorological Department says that in the early week of December, the temperature in North India may fall to around 11 to 10 degrees Celsius.
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December to February nights, mornings could be colder than usual

Nights and early mornings are likely to be colder than usual while day temperatures may be above normal in most parts of north, northwest and central India and some parts of east India during..
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After Nivar, another cyclone forming over Bay of Bengal? Here is what IMD has to say

The premier weather agency stated that the low depression will intensify in the coming days.
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Amit Shah speaks to CMs of TN and Puducherry on post-Cyclone relief measures, IMD’s ‘perfect forecast’ appreciated

Even as the Cyclone ‘Nivar’ weakened into a depression after making landfall near Puducherry on early Thursday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the system was under..
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Rain, snowfall in J&K; weather improvement likely from Thursday

The Met Department has predicted snow on higher reaches and rain on lower reaches till tonight.
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‘Very severe cyclonic storm’ to hit TN, Pondi & Andhra today

With the India Meteorological Department (IMD) upgrading its alert on Cyclone Nivar, which will made landfall as a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ between Karaikal and Mamallapuram late on Wednesday..
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Kashmir valley experiences season's first snowfall; IMD issues orange alert for higher reaches

Most of the plain areas in Kashmir experienced the season's first snowfall on Monday, leading to the closure of the Srinagar-Leh road.
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IMD warns of cyclonic storm approaching Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast; six NDRF teams deployed

A cyclonic storm is expected on the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast in the next 24 hours, the IMD had informed earlier on Monday.
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Forecast of heavy rain in Kerala tomorrow, meteorological department issues alert

IMD's regional meteorological centre in Thiruvananthapuram has also issued an Orange alert for 48 hours in these districts. The remaining parts of Kerala are likely to receive light to moderate rain.
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Diwali weather: Delhi's air quality continues to be 'very poor', likely to become 'severe' by night

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the Air Quality Index (AQI) of the national capital is expected to go in the 'severe' category on Diwali.
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IMD predicts heavy snow, rain in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

The IMD said that an active western disturbance is most likely to affect J&K and Ladakh as well as its surroundings from the evening of November 13 to 15
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Commission constituted to curb pollution; officials from Delhi, Haryana, UP, Rajasthan, Punjab included

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday that Mukesh Khare of IIT, Ramesh KJ, former Director-General of Metrological Department, Arvind Kumar Nautiyal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment,..
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Delhi AQI shows slight improvement at 280, reaches 'poor' category

The high-speed winds helped the AQI from deteriorating, according to the scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
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