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Mercury crosses 40 degrees in Himachal hills


Shimla: Himachal Pradesh continued to experience hot weather on Wednesday with the day temperature crossing the 40 degree mark in the lower hills, a Met official said. Una town, located adjoining Punjab, was the hottest with a high of 43.2 degrees Celsius. “Temperatures remained 2 to 5 degrees above average across the state due to lack of rainfall,” an official of ... Read More »

Rain, landslides disrupt railway services in northeast India

A family wades through a flooded road towards higher land in Dharmanagar after incessant rain in Tripura. (Photo: IANS)

Agartala: Torrential rains and heavy landslides have once again disrupted rail services in southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram, officials said on Wednesday. “Railway workers have been working round-the-clock to clear the debris in many places in southern Assam’s Dima Hasao district. The huge mudslides together with stones covering a large portion of railway tracks at Fidhing and other places ... Read More »

Rain to continue in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry


Chennai: Heavy rainfall will continue in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during the next 24 hours, said the weather department on Wednesday. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), a depression over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved to 90 km east of Chennai and 70 km of the coast. It is expected to move north-northeastwards and intensify into a deep ... Read More »

Hot Wednesday morning, more heat expected

Kids enjoying ice cream on hot morning. (File Photo: IANS)

New Delhi: It was a hot Wednesday morning here with minimum temperature recorded at 26.4 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. However, the day is expected to get warmed-up, with maximum temperature likely to hover at 44 degrees Celsius. “The sky will remain clear. Dust storm and haze are likely to occur towards the evening and morning,” an official of ... Read More »

Hot Monday morning in Delhi

Children beat the heat on a hot day in New Delhi. (Photo: IANS)

New Delhi: It was a hot Monday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.4 degree Celsius, the season’s average, weather officials said. “The skies will remain clear which would become partly cloudy. Thunderstorm and dust storm are likely to occur towards the evening or night,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Maximum temperature is ... Read More »

IMD forecasts slightly delayed Southwest monsoon – 2016 over Kerala


#TravelMail ( ) #DailyNews #TravelNews #Tourism #Hospitality #Aviation New Delhi: India Meteorological Department forecast suggests that the onset of Southwest monsoon this year over Kerala is likely to be slightly delayed. The statistical model used by IMD, for predicting the onset of monsoon, indicates that the southwest monsoon is likely to set over Kerala on June 7, with a model error of ... Read More »

Rains cool several states, north again heating up

A rainbow appears in Hyderabad sky after rains on May 7, 2016. (Photo: IANS)

New Delhi/Hyderabad/Patna/Chandigarh/Shimla/Jaipur: (IANS) Unseasonal rains cooled down temperatures in several states on Saturday, giving people respite from searing heat wave, while mercury again rose in some north Indian states but the weathermen held out hope of respite soon. The mercury fell by five to eight degrees in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana, where rains continued for a second consecutive ... Read More »