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15-Aug-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Heavy rains hit Kerala, Cochin airport shut

Heavy rains again hit Kerala on Wednesday killing four more people and taking the death toll to 43 since August 8.It has been raining heavily in several parts of the state since Tuesday evening. The authorities were forced to open 33 dams across Kerala.Those...

13-Aug-2018 Shimla

Heavy rains in Himachal close highways, hundreds stranded

After heavy overnight rains, most of the roads in the interiors of Himachal Pradesh remained closed to traffic on Monday, stranding hundreds of travellers and commuters.The Chandigarh-Manali National Highway-21 has been closed for vehicles near Mandi town,...

11-Aug-2018 Bengaluru

Heavy rains lash coastal, south Karnataka

Heavy rains of up to 15 cm lashed coastal and southern Karnataka, causing rivers to overflow and creating a flood-like situation in villages and towns in the region, said an official on Saturday."Heavy rains are being received in the coastal districts of Dakshina...

10-Aug-2018 Idukki/Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala flood situation worsens as dams release water

The flood situation in Kerala worsened on Friday as all the five gates of the Idukki hydel project were opened and shutters of over two dozen dams were lifted, inundating various parts of the state which reeled under the unprecedented downpour in decades....

07-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Incessant rains trigger water logging in parts of Srinagar

Parts of Srinagar on Tuesday faces water-logging due to incessant rains throwing life in the summer capital out of gear.It was difficult for the  commuters to walk on various city roads even the commercial hub Lal Chowk, Residency Road and MA Road here...

06-Aug-2018 Guwahati

116 Assam villages flooded after excess water released from dam

Thousands of people in 116 villages of Assam's Golaghat district have been affected by flooding after excess water was released from a dam located at Nagaland's Wokha district, officials said.The dam is run by the North East Electric Power Corporation Limited...

05-Aug-2018 Shimla

Himachal gets moderate to heavy rainfall

The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Sunday, causing landslides and blocking roads, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were gain in spate, officials said.More rains are in store this week, the...

04-Aug-2018 Dehradun

Heavy rain alert for Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand authorities on Saturday issued an alert about heavy rains in the next 72 hours.The annual 'Chaar Dhaam Yatra' has also been halted at some places due to landslides and rains.The Kali and Gore rivers are already in spate, officials said. Regional Met...

01-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Yamuna flowing 1cm below danger mark

The water level in the Yamuna river, which was flowing over the danger mark of 204.83 metres since Saturday, reached 204.82 metres on Wednesday afternoon in Delhi -- 1 cm below the red sign."The water level is now flowing a centimetre below the mark and...

28-Jul-2018 Lucknow

37 killed in UP rains in two days

At least 37 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh in the past 48-hours since Thursday, an official said on Saturday.Rains have continued to batter many parts of the state for the third consecutive day on Saturday, the Met said.District...

27-Jul-2018 Lucknow

Several killed as rains continue in UP

Heavy rains battered Uttar Pradesh over the last 24-hours and claimed several lives, an official said on Friday.The rains will continue for the next 48-hours but with a lower intensity, the Met said.According to the government official, nine persons, including...

27-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Rains lash north India amid flood fears

Triggering a flood-like situation at many places, the rains across north India continued for the second day on Friday.Normal life was been thrown out of gear in Delhi and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana...

24-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Cloudbursts, flash floods hits Ganderbal

The cloudbursts and flash floods triggered by incessant rains hits higher reach in Hayan, Kangan area of Ganderbal District.Reports said that the River Sindh flows through most parts of Kangan areas like Hayan, Thune and people in many areas live near the...

24-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Duo goes missing in Srinagar outskirts flash floods

A cloud burst along with massive rainfall hit Dachigam and its adjacent areas in the outskirts of Srinagar city creating flood like situation.Reports said that flood like situation emerged in Harwan, Dachigam and Tailbal areas of these were lashed by massive...

22-Jul-2018 Kolkata

Heavy rainfall warning in five Bengal districts in 48 hours

The Met officials on Sunday warned of spells of thundershowers accompanied by strong winds in five West Bengal districts even as moderate rain lashed parts of Kolkata and adjoining suburbs since morning.According to the regional Meteorological Department,...

21-Jul-2018 Bhubaneswar

Heavy rains lash Odisha, throw life out of gear

Heavy rainfall triggered by a low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has thrown normal life out of gear in several parts of Odisha.This prompted  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to call an emergency meeting on Saturday to review the situation. He directed...

20-Jul-2018 Thiruvananthapuram

Three more deaths in Kerala even as rains lessen

Even the incidence of rains that caused huge damage across Kerala have come down, three more deaths were reported on Friday, taking the death toll to 20 since the last two weeks.On Friday morning, residents at Wandoor near Thrissur woke up to see their neighbours'...

20-Jul-2018 Bhubaneswar

13 killed in lightning strikes in Odisha

As many as 13 persons were killed and four injured in lightning strikes at different places in Odisha, officials said on Friday."We have received reports from various districts regarding the death of 13 persons due to lightning. We are inquiring into the...

30-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Flood water enters many homes in Srinagar, many people evacuated

Many residents who live along the Jhelum banks here are experiencing flooding from the river and several people have also evacuated to safety. While water seeped into many homes, flood and rainwater were pooling in backyards of many others.Reports said dozens...

29-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Heavy rains lashes several parts of Valley, people to remain vigilant

Heavy rains lashed several parts of the Valley, including the summer capital here today, even as the authorities advised people residing near streams in south Kashmir to remain vigilant.Many parts of Kashmir received heavy rains since early morning, an official...

14-Jun-2018 Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal

Northeast flood situation grim, Army help sought

The flood situation in the Northeast continued to be grim on Thursday with at least nine people losing their lives and thousands displaced in Assam, Manipur and Tripura, where the state governments have sought Armys help in rescue operations.Two people lost...

26-May-2018 Chandigarh

Heat wave conditions intensify in Haryana, Punjab

Heat wave conditions intensified in most parts of Haryana and Punjab on Saturday with most areas reeling under severe heat.The maximum temperatures, which were already touching 43-45 degrees at several places, went up by one to two degrees Celsius.Narnaul...

08-May-2018 Dharamsala

Rain snow brought down temperature in Himachal

The Dhouladhar ranges of Himalayas in Kangra district of Himachal had the fresh and heavy snowfall this morning as the entire Kangra Valley including the famous hill station Dharamshala experiencing the light to moderate rain since yesterday evening. The...

25-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar- Leh highway reopens after closure of six days

The 434 km Srinagar- Leh highway, the only road connecting Kashmir with the frontier region of Ladakh, reopened on Wednesday after remaining closed for six days due to snowfall and slippery road conditions.“We have resumed traffic on the 434 km long Srinagar-Leh...

23-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Sonamarg-Drass stretch remains shut for fourth day

The Sonamarg-Drass stretch of 434-km on strategic Srinagar-Leh highway continued to remain shut on fourth consecutive day on Monday.The highway was closed on Thursday following heavy snowfall at Zojilla and Drass, said an official.He said men and machinery...

20-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Rains lash Kashmir,roads inundated

Rain lash Kashmir Valley yet again on Friday while some parts in upper reaches received fresh snowfall.Reports said that Kashmir Valley on Friday received rainfall resulting in the dip in day temperatures. Besides, rainfall in plains, the upper reaches received...

10-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Rains continue, Gulmarg receives 27.4mm

Incessant rain continued across the Kashmir valley for the third day on Tuesday, bringing down the temperature.In Srinagar, 9.0 mm rain was received during the day from 0830-1730 hours as the day temperature dropped by five degrees, recording a maximum of 13.4...

09-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Amid rains, Basant Rath removes encroachment from foot paths

It was a tough day for those city centre traders who are habitual of encroaching foot-paths by erecting their merchandize there.IG Traffic Basant Rath accompanied by a fleet of SMC and Traffic Department vehicles seized merchandize of traders erected on...

09-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Leh highway closed due to landslides, fresh snowfall

The Leh highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir valley, and 86-km-long historic Mughal road were closed due to landslides and fresh snowfall.However, despite the heavy rains during the night, the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu highway was through for...

06-Apr-2018 New Delhi

Dust storm throws life out of gear in Delhi

Normal life was thrown out of gear on Friday evening as dust-laden storm blew across Delhi, followed by drizzle that brought down the temperature.Commuters were left stranded due to the storm, recorded at 81 km per hour, which brought down visibility in the...

30-Mar-2018 Shillong

Several houses, crops damaged by hail in Meghalaya

Several houses and crops were damaged when heavy rains accompanied with hailstones and strong winds lashed Meghalaya on Friday, an official said. However no casualties were reported.Several rooftops were blown away and houses were damaged. Many trees and electric...

28-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Rain, snow likely in J&K

The Met on Wednesday forecast three days of rain and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, beginning Thursday evening."Fairly widespread rain in the plains and snow in the higher reaches is likely to occur tomorrow evening onwards," the Met office said.The overall...

24-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Light rain, snowfall in J&K

Light rain in the plains and snowfall in the higher reaches occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The Met said the weather will improve Sunday onwards.Worries of an impending dry summer have been revisiting the people as no major snowfall occurred in...

22-Feb-2018 Dehradun

Heavy snowfall on Uttarakhand hills

Heavy snowfall was reported on Thursday from the hilly tracts of Uttarakhand, including Hemkund Saheb, Badrinath and Kedarnath. This has lead to a dip in the mercury.At other places, especially the plains the temperature has increased to warm which was normal,...

15-Feb-2018 Srinagar

After 4-days closure, highway to re-open for fresh traffic tomorrow

The Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday while as over 450 stranded vehicles at Ramban were allowed to move towards Kashmir. The strategic road will re-open for fresh traffic on Friday.The 300-km highway, the...

15-Feb-2018 Jammu

Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed

The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday as authorities said landslide clearance work is still in progress."No traffic will be allowed on the highway as road clearance operations are on at Battery Cheshma...

14-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Traffic on Srinagar-Jammu national highway suspended

Traffic on Srinagar-Jammu strategic national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the world remained suspended for the third  consecutive day on Wednesday due to fresh landslides.Reports said that hundreds of vehicles remained stranded at...

14-Feb-2018 Jammu

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides

Fresh landslides in Udhampur and Ramban districts forced the closure of the Srinagar-Jammu highway for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.A Traffic Department official said no traffic would be allowed on the highway following the landslides that occurred...

13-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remains shut for second day

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway remains shut for the second day today due to snowfall, even as air traffic to and fro Kashmir resumed this morning, officials said."The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is closed for traffic as landslides have occurred...

13-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Minimum temperature settled below freezing point across Valley, Ladakh

Intermittent snowfall continued at many places across Kashmir, even as the minimum temperature settled below the freezing point across the Valley and the Ladakh region.Kashmir experienced the seasons's first major snowfall yesterday with the plains receiving snowfall...

13-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Weather starts to improve in J&K

After heavy snowfall in the hills and moderate rain and snow in the plains a day ago, the weather across Jammu and Kashmir is set to improve Tuesday onwards, the Met said.After over a two-month-long dry spell, the Kashmir Valley received its first major snowfall...

12-Feb-2018 Shimla

Roads in upper Shimla cut off with snowfall

Himachal Pradesh's capital Shimla and its nearby tourist destinations on Monday were wrapped in snow, giving them a picturesque look. Likewise, Manali and its uphill Solang ski slopes and Kalpa, 250 km from here, saw snowfall.Towns in upper Shimla district were...

12-Feb-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Heavy snowfall in Kashmir Valley as rain lashes Jammu

Moderate to heavy snowfall started in the valley as rain lashed the plains on Monday breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell in Jammu and Kashmir.The snow and rain is likely to continue till Tuesday, the weather office said.Heavy snowfall in Banihal sector...

09-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Cold wave lashes valley, Ladakh region in J&K

Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region on Friday as minimum temperatures dropped several notches below the freezing point.The Met department has forecast cold, dry weather in Jammu and Kashmir till Saturday although some...

08-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Dry spell continues in J&K

Minimum temperatures again dipped in the Kashmir Valley on Thursday due to a clear night sky as the Met forecast no change in weather conditions till Friday."It is expected to remain dry in Jammu and Kashmir over the next 24 hours," a MET official said.There...

07-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Clouds rekindle hope of rain, snow in Kashmir Valley

Minimum temperatures remained below the freezing point in the Kashmir Valley on Wednesday as a thin cloud cover rekindled hope of some rain and snow in the coming days.While Kargil in the Ladakh region was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir at minus 16.5 degrees...

05-Feb-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Bright sunny days, colder nights in Kashmir

The mercury continued with its nocturnal free fall in the Kashmir Valley on Monday although the day temperatures improved both in Srinagar and Jammu cities due to bright sunshine."The night temperatures have dropped further in the valley while the day temperatures...

02-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Minimum temperatures in J&K dive again

Due to clear overnight sky, the minimum temperatures in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region again dropped below the freezing point on Friday."The weather is likely to remain dry in Jammu and Kashmir in the next 24-hours with minimum temperatures expected...

01-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Clouds, rain improve J&K temperatures

Respite from cold wave conditions continued across Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday as overnight rains helped to raise the minimum temperatures further."There has been remarkable improvement in minimum temperatures across the state due to cloud cover and rain....

30-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Partly cloudy Tuesday in Delhi, 18 trains cancelled

It was a partly cloudy Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.8 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the Met Office said.At least 18 trains were cancelled, 37 delayed and seven rescheduled, due to fog in several...

29-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Cloud cover improves J&K temperatures, rain, snow likely

Minimum temperatures in Jammu and Kashmir rose on Monday due to cloud cover as the weather office forecast light rain or snow by Tuesday.Cloudy weather with haze is expected during the next 24 hours with possibility of light rain or snow in the state during...

28-Jan-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Cold wave continues in J&K, Kargil coldest at minus 16

Minimum temperature in Jammu city dropped further on Sunday while it continued to remain several notches below the freezing point in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region, the Met Office said."Jammu city recorded 4.1 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature on...

27-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Cold, dry weather to continue in J&K

With barely three days left for the 'Chillai Kalan' to end, the traditional 40-day period of harsh winter has disappointed Kashmiris this season, as biting cold continued on Saturday without any prospect of snow."Weather is likely to remain cold and dry during...

25-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Bone chilling cold wave in J&K, snow gives a miss to 'Chillai Kalan'

The cold wave further tightened its grip in the Valley on Thursday as the weather office said hazy and dry weather will continue in Jammu and Kashmir till Saturday.The minimum temperatures could drop further during this period, an official of the Met department...

25-Jan-2018 Shimla

Himachal's Keylong freezes at minus 8.5 degrees

The cold wave intensified in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with Keylong freezing at minus 8.5 degrees Celsius.The temperature in Keylong, the headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, was down by 2.7 degrees Celsius compared to Wednesday, after this week's...

24-Jan-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Chill grips J&K as gap between maximum, minimum narrows

The cold wave intensified further in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as the gap between the maximum and minimum temperatures narrowed down both in Jammu and Srinagar city.The Trikuta Hills housing the holy Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Reasi district received...

23-Jan-2018 Jammu

Rain, snow likely in many parts of J&K

The Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Tuesday continued to be gripped by a cold wave, with officials forecasting rain and snow in various parts of Jammu and Kashmir.MET Director Sonam Lotus told IANS that a feeble western disturbance could trigger light...

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