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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...

22-Jan-2018 Srinagar

No snow in sight in J&K till Jan end : Met

Cold wave continued unabated in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region on Monday as the Met forecast little probability of any snowfall till January end."It is unlikely that the valley will have any appreciable snowfall this 'Chillai Kalan' although precipitation...

19-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Kashmir reels under 'Chillai Kalan', Kargil at minus 20

Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region dropped several notches below the freezing point on Friday. The Met said the cold wave will continue till Sunday.At minus 20, Kargil was the coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir followed by Leh...

18-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Foggy Thursday morning in Delhi, 15 trains cancelled

It was a foggy morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 7 degrees Celsius, which is the season's normal, the weather office said."They sky is expected to be clear with moderate or dense fog in the morning and mist during...

17-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Cloud cover pulls up minimum temperatures in Valley

Overnight cloud cover in the Valley on Wednesday improved minimum temperatures even as Kargil town of Ladakh region remained the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir at minus 19 degree Celsius."Cloud cover during the night resulted in improvement of minimum temperatures...

15-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Kargil freezes at minus 20, Kashmir shivers in cold wave

Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained several degrees below the freezing point on Monday with Kargil town freezing at minus 20 degree Celsius."At minus 20 degree Celsius as the minimum temperature, Kargil was the coldest town in Jammu and...

14-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Cold Sunday morning in Delhi

It was a cold Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 5.7 degrees celsius, two notches below the season's average, the Met Office said.The Met Office has forecast a clear sky during the day and shallow fog in the...

12-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Cloud cover brings respite from cold wave in J&K

Throughout the valley and Ladakh region temperatures were sub-zero on Friday although a nightlong partial cloud cover marginally broke the cold wave sweeping Jammu and Kashmir."At minus 14.8 Kargil town recorded the lowest night temperature in the state while it...

11-Jan-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Weather improves in J&K

Minimum temperatures throughout Jammu and Kashmir improved on Thursday due to a nightlong cloud cover as people got some respite from the week-long intense cold wave sweeping the state."The minimum temperature was minus 3.0 in Srinagar as against Wednesday's...

11-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, 22 trains cancelled

It was a misty Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 8 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average, the weather office said.Visibility stood at 800 metres and the humidity was recorded at 87 per cent at 8.30 a.m. The maximum...

10-Jan-2018 Lucknow

40 more die in UP cold wave

Despite being sunny, a cold wave continued in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. More than 40 persons were reported dead in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 143 so far.Early morning fog disrupted normal life in the state capital and...

10-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Severe cold grips J&K, Kargil at minus 23.6

Intense cold wave continued in the valley on Wednesday as Kargil in Ladakh region recorded bone-chilling night temperature at minus 23.6, lowest so far in Jammu and Kashmir this season."Cold wave conditions are likely to continue in the valley and the Ladakh...

10-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Cold Wednesday morning in Delhi, 22 trains cancelled

It was a foggy morning here on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.8 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the weather office said.Visibility stood at 800 metres and humidity was recorded at 87 per cent at 8.30 a.m.The Railways cancelled...

09-Jan-2018 Agartala

Agartala records season's lowest temperature

The mercury on Tuesday dropped to the season's lowest here at 6.3 degrees Celsius against the average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, according to the Met Department."The lowest temperature in the coming few days is likely to plummet up to 5 degrees Celsius....

08-Jan-2018 Lucknow

UP shivers as fog, cold wave returns

After a brief respite, the weather turned extremely cold in most parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow and neighbouring areas on Tuesday, officials said.Fog descended on the state capital since Monday night and continued till early Tuesday morning. The...

08-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Cold wave-like conditions to prevail through week : IMD

Amid cold wave-like conditions in several regions of the country, especially the north and north-western regions, the Met on Monday forecast no change in minimum temperatures this week.On Monday, while the national capital woke up to a cold morning, recording...

08-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Kargil at minus 18.5, mercury to dip further in J&K

Minimum temperatures continued their free fall on Monday as the Kashmir Valley shivered and the Ladakh region remained in deep freeze."As the night sky is likely to be clear, the minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir will drop further during the next...

08-Jan-2018 Lucknow

12 more die in UP despite slight respite from cold

There is some respite from the intense cold wave in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Monday with bright sunlight at many places.Icy winds, however, continued to blow here and in neighbouring areas. Twelve more deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, an official...

07-Jan-2018 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh shivers as mercury remains sub-zero

An intense cold wave saw most parts of Himachal Pradesh shivering on Sunday with Shimla at a biting 1.3 degrees Celsius while nearby Kufri recorded 1.8 degrees below the freezing point.Shimla experienced its coldest night of the season despite long sunny...

07-Jan-2018 Jammu/Srinagar

Srinagar, Jammu record season's lowest temperatures

The cities of Srinagar and Jammu on Sunday recorded the season's lowest minimum temperature at minus 6 and 4 degrees as an intense cold wave has tightened its grip on the state, the weather office said."The cold wave has further intensified due to the clear...

06-Jan-2018 Beijing

China remains on alert as snowstorms kill 13

China has maintained its blue alert for intense snowfall in the central parts of the country, which has so far killed 13 people, the National Meteorological Centre said on Saturday.The NMC issued a blue snowstorm alert, the least severe of its four-tiered...

06-Jan-2018 Shimla

Shimla, Manali freeze, record season's lowest

Himachal Pradesh tourist destinations Shimla and Manali on Saturday saw the season's lowest temperature. The minimum temperatures across the state remained two-three degrees below average.At many places in the state the temperatures remained below freezing point,...

06-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Bitter cold wave sweeps through J&K

Ladakh region remained in a deep freeze as Jammu and Kashmir shivered on Saturday with night temperatures dropping several degrees below the freezing point, the Met said.Leh at minus 15.6 was the coldest town in the state as a bitter cold wave continued to...

06-Jan-2018 Lucknow

Intense cold kills over 70 in UP

Extreme cold wave conditions prevailed in most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Lack of night shelters and amenities have already led to the death of over 70 homeless and poor people.Phone calls to senior officials, including Director Information Anuj Jha...

06-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Cold, Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi

It was a cold and foggy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 4.2 degree Celsius, three notches below the season's averag.Visibility at 8.30 a.m. was 400 metres. The Railways had to cancel 18 trains while 49 were...

05-Jan-2018 Gulmarg, Pahalgam

Gulmarg, Pahalgam received light snowfall

The tourist resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam received light snowfall during the night, even as the minimum temperature marked an improvement at most places in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region.An official of the MET department said there was a possibility...

05-Jan-2018 Srinagar

Light rain, snow likely in J&K

The cold wave continued in the valley and the Ladakh region on Friday as the Met forecast light rain or snow in Jammu and Kashmir till Saturday.Kargil town was the coldest at minus 20 in the state, while Gulmarg at minus nine was the coldest in Kashmir Valley,...

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