Weather update: Orange alert in Delhi as monsoon hits north India, heavy rain lashes Mumbai

The monsoon current finally rolled into Delhi, yielding the season’s first spell of heavy rain on Thursday and bringing down the National Capital’s maximum temperature to 29.4 ° C, the lowest in four months. Several parts of the city received moderate-to-heavy rainfall, with the Safdarjung observatory recording 116.6 mm precipitation between 8.30 AM and 5.30 … Read more

Bengaluru receives heavy rains, hailstorm as country reels under heatwave; details here

Here’s to some respite from the ongoing heat wave across various parts of India. Some parts of Bengaluru have received heavy rains and a hailstorm on May 2. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rains across the capital city of Karnataka for three more days. The met department said in its forecast that … Read more

IMD to launch Urban Meteorological Services in 50 cities

The India Meteorological Department is all set to launch highly localized weather information services in 50 cities across the country on the lines of a similar initiative being implemented in the national capital region. The weather office had launched the Urban Meteorological Services for Delhi-NCR in June last year from 13 weather stations to provide … Read more