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IMD issues red alert: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa brace for torrential rains

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a depression on Tuesday, moving northwards towards Odisha

IMD issues red alert: Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa brace for torrential rains
Updated On : 20 Jul 2024 | 9:38 AM IST

IMD forecasts heavy rains in Odisha as low pressure area intensifies

With a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal intensifying into a depression, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday forecast heavy rainfall across Odisha over the next four days. According to the IMD, the depression was centered at 8.30 am over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal, situated approximately 70 km southeast of Puri (Odisha), 130 km east of Gopalpur (Odisha), 130 km south-southeast of Paradip (Odisha), and 240 km east-northeast of Kalingapatnam (Andhra Pradesh). "It is likely to move northwestwards and cross Odisha coast near Puri as a depression in the early morning hours of Saturday (July 20). Thereafter, it would move west-northwestwards across Odisha and Chhattisgarh and weaken gradually during the subsequent 24 hours," the bulletin said. The IMD also noted that squally weather with wind speeds reaching up to 60 kmph is likely to prevail over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal and along and off North Andhra Pradesh, Odisha a

IMD forecasts heavy rains in Odisha as low pressure area intensifies
Updated On : 19 Jul 2024 | 1:45 PM IST

IMD weather 2024: Red alert for heavy rainfall in T'gana, K'taka, Odisha

Isolated areas in Goa, Maharashtra, Telangana, Karnataka, Gujarat, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and South Odisha are expected to experience extremely heavy rainfall

IMD weather 2024: Red alert for heavy rainfall in T'gana, K'taka, Odisha
Updated On : 19 Jul 2024 | 1:11 PM IST

IMD weather 2024: Prediction of heavy rainfall in Maha, Telangana and MP

The IMD has predicted heavy rainfall over several states, including Chhattisgarh, Saurashtra, Telangana, Madhya Maharashtra, and Coastal Karnataka during the following five days

IMD weather 2024: Prediction of heavy rainfall in Maha, Telangana and MP
Updated On : 18 Jul 2024 | 2:02 PM IST

IMD Weather today: Heavy rainfall likely in Kerala, Goa, other South states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its recent weather forecast informed that the Monsoon is anticipated to stay active in most parts of India over the next 4-5 days

IMD Weather today: Heavy rainfall likely in Kerala, Goa, other South states
Updated On : 15 Jul 2024 | 1:29 PM IST

IMD issues 'red' alert for heavy rains in Maharashtra, Goa, and Kerala

IMD weather update: The IMD issued a red alert for several districts in Kerala, including Malappuram, Kannur, and Kasaragod indicating severe weather conditions

IMD issues 'red' alert for heavy rains in Maharashtra, Goa, and Kerala
Updated On : 15 Jul 2024 | 12:30 PM IST

Heavy rainfall expected in K'taka; schools, colleges in Uttara Kannada shut

Karnataka is likely to witness active to vigorous rainfall till July 16, according to Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC). Meanwhile, Uttara Kannada district deputy commissioner (DC) Laxmipriya has declared a holiday for all schools and PU colleges in Karwar, Ankola, Kumta, Honnavar, Bhatkal, Sirsi, Siddapur, Yellapur, Dandeli and Joida taluks on Monday, citing 'red alert' issued by India Meteorological Department (IMD). A red alert indicates heavy to extremely heavy rain of over 20 cm in 24 hours. According to the IMD, Castle Rock in Uttara Kannada received the highest rainfall on Sunday, with 220 mm. The weather department has issued a heavy rain and red alert from 1 pm on July 14 to 8.30 pm on July 16 in Uttara Kannada district. The vigorous monsoon conditions over Karnataka was due to the existing off-shore trough along the Maharashtra-north Kerala coast as well as the cyclonic circulation over west-central Bay of Bengal, off coastal Andhra Pradesh, whi

Heavy rainfall expected in K'taka; schools, colleges in Uttara Kannada shut
Updated On : 15 Jul 2024 | 9:10 AM IST

Relief from prolonged humidity after parts of Delhi receive rainfall

Several parts of the national capital witnessed rain on Sunday, finding relief from prolonged humidity. The maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded as 37.1 degree Celsius, two notches above the season's average, according to the India Meteorological Department. The weather department has predicted a generally cloudy sky with light rain during the evening. The minimum temperature was 27.6 degree Celsius. The Air Quality Index (AQI) of the national capital was recorded in the "moderate" category with a reading of 109 at 6 pm, according to the Central Pollution Control Board. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered "good", 51 and 100 "satisfactory", 101 and 200 "moderate", 201 and 300 "poor", 301 and 400 "very poor", and 401 and 500 "severe".

Relief from prolonged humidity after parts of Delhi receive rainfall
Updated On : 14 Jul 2024 | 7:35 PM IST

UP plans early lightning detection and warning system to prevent casualties

The Uttar Pradesh government has planned to set up an early lightning detection and warning system in a bid to prevent casualties caused by lightning strikes in the state especially during the monsoon season, officials said on Saturday. They said the Uttar Pradesh Lightning Alert Management System will be set up in three phases. According to the state's relief department, 84 people have died in lightning strikes so far this month across Uttar Pradesh. Of these, 43 people died in a 24-hour period from 6:30 pm on July 10. The toll is even higher than the number of fatalities caused by lightning strikes in the state during last year's monsoon -- which according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) was 41. Another IMD report said Uttar Pradesh ranks among the states with the highest lightning strike casualties in the country. "Considering the data points of lightning-related deaths in Uttar Pradesh, we were already working on setting up a lightning detection system," Dr Manish

UP plans early lightning detection and warning system to prevent casualties
Updated On : 14 Jul 2024 | 7:06 AM IST

IMD issues red alert for Raigad, Ratnagiri; predicts heavy rainfall on Sun

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a red alert for the coastal districts of Raigad and Ratnagiri, and Kolhapur and Satara in western Maharashtra, warning of extremely heavy rainfall on July 14. The MeT department has issued an orange alert for Thane district for Sunday and a yellow alert for Mumbai, forecasting moderate to heavy showers in the city and suburbs with a possibility of very heavy rainfall at isolated places. A red alert was already in place for Raigad and Ratnagiri for Saturday. As per the IMD forecast, Satara and Kolhapur are likely to record extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places in the ghat areas and moderate rain in the plains on Sunday. A yellow alert has been issued for the rest of the state. IMD scientist Sushma Nair said the monsoon activity has picked up since July 11 and was likely to continue for two to three days.

IMD issues red alert for Raigad, Ratnagiri; predicts heavy rainfall on Sun
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 5:12 PM IST

Heavy rains lash parts of Kerala, IMD issues orange alert in 4 districts

As heavy rains lashed several parts of Kerala, the India Meteorological Department on Saturday issued an orange alert in three northern districts of the state for the day. The IMD issued an orange alert in Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod and a yellow alert in nine other districts of the state for the day. The weather department also predicted thunderstorms with moderate rainfall and gusty winds at one or two places in Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, and Ernakulam districts for the day. It further issued an orange alert in Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasaragod districts of the state from June 14 to June 16. An orange alert means very heavy rain of 11 cm to 20 cm and a yellow alert means heavy rainfall between 6 cm and 11 cm. The IMD said that Kerala will receive fairly widespread rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning and gusty winds during the next five days due to the influence of the cyclonic circulation over north Gujarat and another over west centr

Heavy rains lash parts of Kerala, IMD issues orange alert in 4 districts
Updated On : 13 Jul 2024 | 3:47 PM IST

IMD weather 2024: Rainfall in northern parts; Delhi to get showers today

IMD forecast today: Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Meghalaya, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand are also likely to experience isolated heavy rainfall

IMD weather 2024: Rainfall in northern parts; Delhi to get showers today
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 2:08 PM IST

IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, heavy rainfall predicted today

There is a monsoon trough and a cyclonic circulation has also developed over Mumbai which has resulted in strong westerly winds

IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, heavy rainfall predicted today
Updated On : 12 Jul 2024 | 9:21 AM IST

IMD Weather today: Red alert for heavy rainfall in many parts of India

IMD has issued a red alert for West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, and Meghalaya for July 10. IMD has also warned an orange alert in the states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

IMD Weather today: Red alert for heavy rainfall in many parts of India
Updated On : 10 Jul 2024 | 3:33 PM IST

News updates: Tomato rates surge to Rs 90 per kg in Delhi markets as supplies hit due to rains

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News updates: Tomato rates surge to Rs 90 per kg in Delhi markets as supplies hit due to rains
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 10:59 PM IST

Delhi to upgrade weather forecast system amid climate change concerns

The national capital will establish 50 new automatic weather forecast centres, with potential expansion to 100

Delhi to upgrade weather forecast system amid climate change concerns
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 2:37 PM IST

Mumbai rain: IMD issues 'red' alert; schools, colleges to remain shut today

IMD weather update: The IMD has predicted heavy rain in isolated areas of Mumbai until July 12; two rain-related deaths have been reported so far from Mumbai

Mumbai rain: IMD issues 'red' alert; schools, colleges to remain shut today
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 9:35 AM IST

IMD weather 2024: Heavy rainfall alert in Goa, Karnataka, 10 other states

IMD issued a red alert for Goa today, and Orange alert for Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Maharashtra and Karnataka for heavy showers

IMD weather 2024: Heavy rainfall alert in Goa, Karnataka, 10 other states
Updated On : 08 Jul 2024 | 1:18 PM IST

IMD predicts thunderstorms for parts of Andhra Pradesh for five days

The India Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted thunderstorms accompanied by lightning in parts of Andhra Pradesh from July 7 to 11. Thunderstorms are expected in parts of North Coastal Andhra Pradesh (NCAP), Yanam, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh (SCAP) and Rayalaseema. "The cyclonic circulation over the west central Bay of Bengal off the south Andhra Pradesh coast persists and is now seen at 5.8 km above mean sea level," said the Met Department in a press release. Specifically on Sunday, the department forecast the possibility of heavy rain in parts of NCAP and Yanam. Strong winds up to the speed of 40 km per hour (kmph) have been predicted in the rain-affected places for two days from Sunday.

IMD predicts thunderstorms for parts of Andhra Pradesh for five days
Updated On : 07 Jul 2024 | 3:44 PM IST

IMD weather 2024: Heavy rainfall likely in many states for next 5 days

IMD estimates heavy rainfall in Northwest & East India over next five days with isolated severe rainfall in regions including Himachal Pradesh, Haryana-Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, and UP

IMD weather 2024: Heavy rainfall likely in many states for next 5 days
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 2:59 PM IST