Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday February 28, 2014
Friday was February's wettest day in the capital. Traffic was severely affected due to the heavy rains and consequent flooding of the city roads.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 2, 2014
Hit by five cyclones on its eastern coast last year, India is planning to procure a NASA aircraft equipped with a lab to study wind patterns at high altitude for better prediction of such calamities.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 1, 2014
As many as 50 trains were running late due to fog in Delhi on Saturday. The Met Office has forecast a clear day.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 20, 2013
The fog was not dense in the national capital this morning, giving respite to the city and allowing for smooth air operations. Some trains coming into Delhi were, however, delayed.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 9, 2013
Very severe cyclonic storm 'Madi' over the Bay of Bengal remained stationary between Chennai and Triconamalee in Sri Lanka and would weaken gradually, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 29, 2013
Andhra Pradesh escaped devastation as the cyclonic storm Lehar in the Bay of Bengal weakened before crossing its coast on Thursday.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
As cyclone 'Lehar' approaches eastern coastline, the Centre has assured all help to Andhra Pradesh and Odisha to deal with the situation and sent National Disaster Response Force personnel to help the local authorities.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 27, 2013
The cyclonic storm Lehar in the Bay of Bengal today moved further towards the Andhra Pradesh coast and could cross it tomorrow causing extensive damage, officials said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
Four Port Blair-bound flights from Chennai were cancelled today following inclement weather in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, airport sources said.
Cheat Sheet | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday November 22, 2013
Heavy rains are lashing its coastal areas as Andhra Pradesh braced for severe cyclonic storm Helen which is expected to hit the state shortly. An alert has been sounded in the coastal districts, while authorities are taking precautionary measures to ...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
Cyclone storm 'Helen' packing a wind speed reaching up to 120 kmph is expected to cross close to Ongole in Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning but its intensity would be much less than cyclone Phailin, Indian Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
A depression over the Bay of Bengal would intensify into a deep depression and bring rain or thundershowers under its influence in coastal Andhra Pradesh from November 21, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in Chennai today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Heavy rains battered the Kerala capital and adjoining areas overnight, disrupting train services and bringing low-lying areas in the city and its outskirts under water.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 29, 2013
Shallow fog enveloped the national capital on Tuesday, but the day will be clear, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday October 16, 2013
The timely and accurate predictions by the meteorological department along with swift action by the government and disaster management forces may have minimised the loss of lives, but the twin calamity of Cyclone Phailin and the resultant floods have...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced Rs 2 lakh as ex-gratia assistance to the kin of each of those killed in Cyclone Phailin and Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday October 14, 2013
An unprecedented and timely evacuation drive, said to be the country's biggest ever, ensured minimum casualties as Cyclone Phailin slammed into coastal Odisha on Saturday evening. 23 people, including two in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, have died in ...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 13, 2013
Odisha would receive heavy rainfall for the next 24 hours in the wake of cyclonic storm Phailan, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 14, 2013
India Meteorological Department or IMD stood vindicated on Sunday morning over its predictions for Cyclone Phailin which were consistently below those from foreign meteorologists who foresaw higher wind speeds and greater damage.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Sunday October 13, 2013
The monster cyclone Phailin, packing heavy rains and destructive winds, hit very close to Gopalpur on the Odisha coast shortly after 9 on Saturday evening, as over eight lakh residents in the state and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh moved inland to shel...