Indian Meteorological Department
India  /  Published 17.08.22

Heavy rain causes flood levels to rise

Heavy rainfall has caused flood levels in rivers to rise across the country on Wednesday.  The Yamuna crossed the warning mark of 204.5 metres in Delhi again with Haryana releasing more water fr...
By PTI in New Delhi, Amravati

India  /  Published 11.08.22

Floods wreck havoc in West India

Three persons were swept away in swollen drains after heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, while the India Meteorological Department predicted a risk of flash floods in the Vidarbha region, ...
By PTI in Mumbai, Indore, Nagpur

India  /  Published 10.08.22

Kerala: Dams still open, rainfall predicted

With the Mullaperiyar dam and Idukki reservoir in Kerala releasing water to prevent any sudden pressure on their storage capacities, it has led to a rise in water levels in the Periyar river basin, di...
By PTI in Idukki, Wayanad

India  /  Published 02.08.22

Kerala rains: Red alert in 10 districts

As incessant rains continue to lash Kerala with reports of landslides and rising river water levels in some parts of the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in 10 distr...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

North East  /  Published 17.06.22

Assam, Meghalaya get excess rainfall

Three members of a family were buried alive in their house due to landslide in Laitlarem village under Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district on Thursday morning. Four other family members were ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


India  /  Published 16.05.22

Experts warn of worse climate change

The spectre of climate change is here to stay and even worsen, say climate scientists as searing winds blow across swathes of north India, including New Delhi where temperatures have crossed 49 degree...
By Shakoor Rather in New Delhi

News  /  Published 20.03.22

Cyclone Asani sticks to path, Kolkata impact unlikely

The system tipped to turn into cyclone Asani, was a well-marked low pressure area over southeast bay of Bengal on Saturday morning. The storm has stuck to its projected path so far, which a Met offic...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.02.22

Rainfall for 3 days on state's radar

IMD's Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Wednesday issued a forecast of rain for three days in Jharkhand from February 24. Weathermen said an induced cyclonic circulation over Mwestern Raj...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 10.12.21

Rain in tail end of Cyclone Jawad beats December chill in Kolkata

Nine days into December, umbrellas and raincoats are spotted more often than woollens.  Thursday was dark, gloomy and rainy in Kolkata, not much different from Sunday and Monday, when the remnan...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Cyclone Jawad may bring ‘very heavy rain’ to Kolkata, Bengal coast on Sunday

On Saturday, “heavy to very heavy” rain is expected in Purba Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur, North and South 24-Parganas, Jhargram and Howrah are likely to get “heavy” rain. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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