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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 Mumbai, Kolkata, Nagpur and Pune.

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Water Logging takes place in several parts of Pune due to continuous rain [Video]

Water Logging takes place in several parts of Pune due to continuous rain

Due to continuous rain in Pune, water logging has taken place on the streets of the city. Water was collected on the roads of Pune's Kondhwa area. Vehicular movement was also halted due to water..

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Cyclone Nisarga will weaken into deep depression within next 3 hours: IMD [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga will weaken into deep depression within next 3 hours: IMD

As cyclone Nisarga made landfall in Maharashtra and Gujarat, Director General of India Meteorological Department, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that Nisarga will weaken into deep depression within the next..

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Cyclone Nisarga: Landfall process begins, likely to complete in next 3 hours [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: Landfall process begins, likely to complete in next 3 hours

The center of the severe Cyclone Nisarga is very close to Maharashtra coast. Landfall process started and it will be completed during next 3 hours. The northeast sector of the eye of severe cyclonic..

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Cyclone Nisarga: Rain lashes parts of Goa [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: Rain lashes parts of Goa

As Cyclone Nisarga approaches Alibaug, heavy winds have hit nearby places. On the morning of June 03, heavy rains also lashed Goa's Panaji. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light to..

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Cyclone Nisarga will impact rail, road traffic: IMD DG [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga will impact rail, road traffic: IMD DG

While speaking to ANI in the national capital on June 06, the DG of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra spoke on cyclone Nisarga. He said, "Cyclone Nisarga has further..

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Nisarga has intensified into severe cyclonic storm: IMD [Video]

Nisarga has intensified into severe cyclonic storm: IMD

With Cyclone Nisarga approaching Alibaug, India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientist, Shubhangi Bhute informed that Nisarga has turned into severe cyclonic storm. "Cyclone Nisarga has turned to..

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Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF personnel on alert in parts of Maharashtra [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF personnel on alert in parts of Maharashtra

The sea beach in Kelwa village of Maharashtra's Palghar remains deserted due to the upcoming threat of cyclone Nisarga. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel have been deployed in the..

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Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF teams recceing Gujarat's Khambhat coast [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: NDRF teams recceing Gujarat's Khambhat coast

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel teams have been recceing the Khambhat coast of Gujarat on June 03. Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall near Alibaug on June 03...

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Stay indoors for next 2 days: Uddhav Thackeray's appeal to citizens on Cyclone Nisarga [Video]

Stay indoors for next 2 days: Uddhav Thackeray's appeal to citizens on Cyclone Nisarga

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on June 02 appealed to the citizens to stay indoors for the next two days as cyclone Nisarga is expected to hit the state on June 03. The cyclone is expected..

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Cyclone Nisarga likely to make landfall near Alibaug in Maharashtra: IMD Pune [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga likely to make landfall near Alibaug in Maharashtra: IMD Pune

Head of Weather Department, IMD Pune, Dr Anupam Kashyapi on Cyclone Nisarga said the cyclone is likely to make landfall near Alibaug on June 03. At the time of landfall, wind speed is expected to be..

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Cyclone Nisarga: Depression intensifies over east-central Arabian sea [Video]

Cyclone Nisarga: Depression intensifies over east-central Arabian sea

Depression has intensified into deep depression over east-central Arabian sea. It is likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm. While speaking to media on cyclone Nisarga, a scientist of..

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Heavy rainfall leads to water-logging in Thiruvananthapuram [Video]

Heavy rainfall leads to water-logging in Thiruvananthapuram

As monsoon arrived in Kerala, heavy rainfall led to water-logging in parts of Thiruvananthapuram on June 02. India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued yellow alert in 9 districts of Kerala..

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Watch: Monsoon arrives in Kerala [Video]

Watch: Monsoon arrives in Kerala

Monsoon arrived in Kerala on June 01. Thiruvananthapuram witnessed heavy rain. Today, India Meteorological Department had declared the arrival of southwest monsoon. The maximum temperature recorded in..

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Conditions becoming more favourable for good Monsoon: Ministry of Earth Sciences [Video]

Conditions becoming more favourable for good Monsoon: Ministry of Earth Sciences

Ministry of Earth Sciences, Secretary, Dr. Madhavan Nair Rajeevan, on June 01 stated that conditions are becoming more favourable for a good Monsoon. "So quantitatively, the Monsoon rainfall between..

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Monsoon 2020: IMD issues yellow alert in Kerala amid rainfall [Video]

Monsoon 2020: IMD issues yellow alert in Kerala amid rainfall

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for nine districts of Kerala on June 01. It came after rainfall lashed parts of the state today. Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam,..

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CM Uddhav Thackeray requests fishermen to avoid sea venture as cyclone is expected to hit state [Video]

CM Uddhav Thackeray requests fishermen to avoid sea venture as cyclone is expected to hit state

Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray on May 31 requested fishermen to avoid fishing in the sea for next 3-4 days as cyclone is expected to hit the Arabian Sea. The India Meteorological..

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Karnataka's Shivamogga receives light rain showers [Video]

Karnataka's Shivamogga receives light rain showers

Karnataka's Shivamogga received light rain showers on May 31. The showers dipped the temperature and brought respite to the residents from heat. The current temperate recorded in Shivamogga is 26..

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Rain lashes Raipur, Hyderabad [Video]

Rain lashes Raipur, Hyderabad

Grey clouds on May 31 brought pleasant rain in parts of Raipur and Hyderabad. The showers dipped the temperature and brought respite to the residents from heat. India Meteorological Department (IMD)..

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Low pressure area formed near southeast Arabian Sea to intensify into cyclonic storm: IMD [Video]

Low pressure area formed near southeast Arabian Sea to intensify into cyclonic storm: IMD

The Director General of India Meteorological Department, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra informed that a low-pressure area has been formed near southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep on May 31. IMD has predicted..

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Boatmen in Kochi seek financial support from government [Video]

Boatmen in Kochi seek financial support from government

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had informed that the south west monsoon will arrive in Kerala by June 1st week. Following which, Kerala government had announced the ban on fishing of Kerala..

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Watch: Peacock spotted in outskirts of Amritsar as temperature cools down [Video]

Watch: Peacock spotted in outskirts of Amritsar as temperature cools down

A peacock was spotted in the outskirts of Amritsar as temperature cooled down in the evening of May 30. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted maximum temperature in Amritsar to touch 31..

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Rainfall brings respite to scorching heat in Shimla [Video]

Rainfall brings respite to scorching heat in Shimla

Strong winds and rain hit Himachal Pradesh's Shimla on May 28. Rain brought respite to scorching heat. According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Shimla will receive lightning, thunderstorm..

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Heat intensity likely to decrease, central India may receive rainfall: IMD [Video]

Heat intensity likely to decrease, central India may receive rainfall: IMD

As different parts of country continue to witness heatwave, IMD senior scientist, Naresh Kumar informed that heat intensity is likely to decrease from today due to western disturbances. "Heat intensity..

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Delhiites step out for morning walk, cycling [Video]

Delhiites step out for morning walk, cycling

Amid last days of lockdown 4.0, joggers and cyclists flocked to India Gate in the national capital. Weather was comparatively gloomy in the morning on May 28 after spell of heatwave. One of the locals..

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Rainfall lashes parts of Kolkata [Video]

Rainfall lashes parts of Kolkata

Rainfall lashed parts of Kolkata on May 27. India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted moderate thunderstorm and lightning, accompanied with squall with wind speed 50-60 kmph and light to..

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Mumbai on tenterhooks as cyclone Nisarga approaches

Cyclonic storm Nisarga, set to make landfall at Alibaug in Raigad district in the afternoon, hovered over the Arabian Sea around 165 km south-southwest of the coastal town and 215 km south-southwest of..
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Deep depression in Arabian Sea intensifies into cyclone: IMD DG

The deep depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm and will cross the north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coasts on June 3, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on..
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Southwest monsoon to hit Goa on June 6

The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive in Goa on June 6, a senior official from the India Meteorological Department said on Tuesday.
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Cyclone 'Nisarga' to make landfall as 'severe cyclonic storm' by tomorrow; Maharashtra, Gujarat on high alert

The IMD scientists said that Nisarga can flood the low-lying areas, especially in Mumbai and its adjoining areas and cause noticeable structural damages in the city.
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Monsoon hits Kerala; north to get ‘good’ rain

The southwest monsoon hit Kerala on Monday on its normal date of onset, the IMD said as it forecast “above normal” rainfall in north India, including Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, and..
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NDRF deploys 9 teams in Maharashtra as cyclone Nisarga gets closer

NDRF said it is in close contact with Maharashtra government, IMD authorities and district administration.
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Maharashtra will be most affected by Cyclone 'Nisarga', warns IMD

Cyclonic storm 'Nisarga' will affect the coastal districts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, more than Gujarat and other neighbouring states, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday.
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Southwest monsoon hits Kerala: IMD

The southwest monsoon has made an onset over Kerala, marking the commencement of the four-month long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday. "The southwest monsoon has made..
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IMD issues yellow alert for 9 districts in Kerala today

With the onset of monsoon expected in Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert for nine districts of the state on Monday.
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Rain in north India reduces possibility of heat wave for a week; low-pressure system in Arabian Sea

The maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded below normal at 36 degrees Celsius due to light showers overnight and through the day, and the weatherman predicted the day temperature is likely to remain..
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Low pressure area over Arabian sea may become cyclonic storm: IMD

A low pressure area is formed into the Arabian sea which might develop into a cyclonic storm and could move towards the coasts of Maharashtra and Gujarat by June 3, a Met statement said on Sunday."A..
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Cyclonic storm likely to hit coastal Gujarat, Maharashtra next week, warns IMD

The weather agency has said that the depression is likely to move northwards and reach the north Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts by June 3.
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Monsoon expected to hit Kerala by June 1: IMD

Monsoon has not yet set over Kerala, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director-General Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Sunday."We are expecting favourable conditions to develop from tomorrow..
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IMD says monsoon advancing towards south Arabian sea


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Skymet announces arrival of monsoon over Kerala, IMD differs

The southwest monsoon has arrived in Kerala before its onset schedule, private agency Skymet Weather announced on Saturday, but India's official forecaster IMD said conditions are not yet ripe for the..
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Rains lash Delhi, parts of Punjab, Haryana; IMD says no heat wave for most of India from May 30-June 2

Rains lashed the national capital and parts of Haryana and Punjab bringing relief to people from scorching temperatures on Friday, even as many places in Uttar Pradesh and central India reeled under..
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Light rains in Delhi, UP, Haryana to bring slight relief from heatwave: IMD

IMD has predicted light rains over a few places including West Delhi, parts of Haryana and parts of Uttar Pradesh.
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Heatwave likely to continue during next 24 hours: IMD

The ongoing heatwave over several parts of north and central India is likely to continue during the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday, even as the southwest monsoon..
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Hisar hottest at 48 degrees C as heatwave intensifies in Haryana, Punjab

​Hisar in Haryana recorded its hottest day of the current summer so far, with the maximum temperature settling five notches above normal limits, the Meteorological Department here said.
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'Very heavy' rainfall expected in Assam, Meghalaya from May 26-28, IMD issues red alert

A red-colour coded weather alert has been issued for Assam and Meghalaya from May 26-28, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday, predicting very heavy rainfall in these two..
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Delhi heatwave to continue, temperatures will cross 45 degrees Celsius: IMD

The met department has issued a red alert in Delhi today due to the heatwave.
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No respite from heatwave in north India, IMD issues red alert

The weather agency has said that heatwaves will continue for the next two days.
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Heatwave likely to prevail over Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh: IMD

The heatwave condition is likely to prevail over Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh for the next few days, said Dr Naresh Kumar, (Scientist) India Meteorological Department (IMD) on..
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Orage alert for West Bengal as cyclone 'Amphan' moves over Bangladesh

It is very likely to continue to move in the north-northeastwards direction and weaken into a 'Depression', IMD said.
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These districts in West Bengal, Odisha likely to be worst-hit by Cyclone 'Amphan'

The latest IMD bulletin provides details about which districts are directly in the line of the potential damage:
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Cyclone 'Amphan' LIVE updates: Second super cyclone after 1999, moving with wind speed of 200-240 kmph, says IMD

Odisha and West Bengal state government have started evacuating people from coastal areas to safer places in view of the warning of strong winds and heavy rains.
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Cyclone Amphan very intense; has potential to wreak large-scale damage: IMD DG

Cyclone Amphan is a very intense storm which can wreak large-scale damage, IMD said. Amphan has intensified into a super cyclonic storm and is expected to make landfall on May 20 between the Digha..
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Amphan turns Super Cyclone, PM Modi reviews response preparedness

The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm 'AMPHAN' has intensified further into a Super Cyclonic Storm, IMD said.
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PM Modi reviews Cyclone Amphan situation in meeting with MHA, NDMA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to review the Cyclone..
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Cyclone Amphan further intensifies into 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm'

IMD further said that it would further intensify into an extremely severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours.
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Amphan to turn into extremely severe cyclonic storm on May 19, to cross Odisha and West Bengal on May 20

The IMD on Saturday said the deep depression over southeast Bay of Bengal intensified into a Cyclonic storm - called 'Amphan'. It will turn into an extremely severe Cyclonic storm on May 19 and bring..
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Cyclone 'Amphan' likely to intensify into 'Severe Cyclonic Storm' in next 12 hours, IMD issues warning

It is very likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during the next 12 hours and into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm by 18th morning.
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Onset of monsoon over Kerala likely to be delayed by four days: IMD

The southwest monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on June 5, a delay of four days as compared to its normal onset date, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.
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Cyclone 'Amphan' likely to bring rains to Andaman & Nicobar, Odisha, West Bengal on May 16: IMD

The weather agency sent an alert to the NDRF and chief secretaries of eight states and union territories on Thursday about the brewing cyclone.
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Advancement of monsoon over Andaman and Nicobar around May 16: IMD

The Southwest Monsoon is likely to advance over the Andaman Sea and the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago around May 16, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.
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IMD forecasts now include PoK's Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad

The weather agency now lists local weather report and forecast for towns in Gilgit Baltistan region in its daily forecast for 'north-east India'.
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IMD starts mentioning PoK areas in its forecasts

The India Meteorological Department has started mentioning areas in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) — Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad — in its regional forecast bulletin as part of its Jammu &..
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Areas under PoK now in IMD's forecast


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IMD issues names for upcoming cyclones in 13 countries

Worldwide, there are six Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres (RSMCs) and five regional Tropical Cyclone Warning Centres (TCWCs) which issue advisories and names of tropical cyclones.
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India to have normal monsoon this year, IMD comes out with new onset and withdrawal dates for cities

In what could be a positive signal to farm sector, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted ‘normal’ summer monsoon for the country during June-September period and released..
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Mercury touches 30° C for first time this year

The mercury breached the 30-degree mark for the first time this season on Thursday and is likely to touch 31°C by Friday, forecast by the India Meteorological Department show. Delhi’s Safdarjung..
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No let up in cold conditions in north India; IMD predicts rain, snowfall next week


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Your date with monsoon set to change with IMD’s fresh reference dates

Though the normal onset date of summer monsoon for Kerala may remain the same as June 1, the IMD will change the reference dates for some regions as also the dates for withdrawal. The withdrawal date..
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2010-2019 was India's hottest decade, past year 7th warmest

Heat from rising global temperatures is also singeing India, which experienced its warmest decade (2010-2019) on record, with temperatures in the country 0.36°C higher than average, the India..
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No cold conditions expected over north India during next 5 days: IMD


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Delhi Winter: These hilarious memes on #DilliKiSardi are all you need to survive in this cold weather

As per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), it is one of the coldest years since 1992.
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Reeling under cold spell, Delhi dips to 3.6 degrees Celsius; IMD issues red alert

Chilly weather is expected to continue in Delhi-NCR this week
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Severe cold wave conditions continue to grip north India

Cold wave conditions continued unabated in several parts of north India on Friday with Delhi recording the season's lowest temperature and the IMD predicting some relief in the region from December 31..
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Dense fog likely to engulf northern India during next 3 days: IMD

Dense fog at isolated pockets is very likely to prevail over the national capital and its adjoining areas during the next three days, IMD said. According to the weather forecast agency, cold day..
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At minus 5 degrees Celsius, Srinagar records coldest night of season

The minimum temperature across Kashmir and Ladakh remained several degrees below the freezing point on Thursday owing to clear sky, an official of the Meteorological Department said. He said Wednesday..
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