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Tag: India Meteorological Department

Low Pressure In South Andaman Likely To Intensify Into Cyclone
Cyclone To Brew In Bay Of Bengal In December, Says IMD Chief

Under the impact of the system, rainfall activities will increase and wind speed reaching 40 to 50 kmph is likely to prevail in the Andaman Sea and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal and the south-west Bay of Bengal from November 30 to December 2. 

Deep Depression Intensifies Into Cyclone Shaheen
Deep Depression Intensifies Into Cyclone Shaheen; To Move Away From Indian Coast: IMD

Cyclone Shaheen was formed from the remnants of Cyclone Gulab, which had hit the east coast on September 26. Cyclone Gulab's intensity had reduced further as it traversed central India, pounding parts of Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.

Odisha weather cold wave and rainfall
Monsoon To Be Normal For Next Five Days; Interior Odisha To Experience More Rain: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said that interior parts of Odisha will experience more rainfall as the monsoon will remain normal in the State for the next five days.

‘Cyclone Tauktae’: Low pressure forms; very likely to intensify into cyclonic storm

As per the India Meteorological Department, a low pressure has formed and it is very likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm over southeast Arabian Sea & adjoining Lakshadweep by may 16th.

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IMD Issues Thunderstorm, Lightening Alert Issued For Odisha; SRC Writes To 6 District Collectors

Bhubaneswar: The office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Thursday issued an advisory in view of the thunderstorm, lightning warning issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). In a letter, the SRC has asked the collectors of six Odisha districts- Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara and Mayurbhanj to take appropriate action in view of […]

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Rain, Thunderstorm To Lash Odisha Till March 23; IMD Issues Yellow Warning

Bhubaneswar: After witnessing a steep rise in the day temperature for the past couple of days, several parts of Odisha will experience rain and thunderstorm activities till March 23, predicted India Meteorological Department on Thursday. As per the IMD, yellow warning for thunderstorm and lightning has also been issued for several districts in the State. […]

Heavy Rainfall In Odisha
Rain, Thunderstorm To Lash Odisha In Next 48 Hours; IMD Issues Yellow Warning

Bhubaneswar: The people in several parts of Odisha have got marginal respite from scorching heat following light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorm activity in the past 24 hours. India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday predicted that rain and thunderstorm activity will continue in several parts of Odisha in the next 48 hours. At present, a […]

Rain Forecast In Odisha Districts Post Winter Chill, Yellow Warning Issued

Bhubaneswar: With the chilly weather and foggy conditions starting to normalise in most parts of Odisha, the Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast light to moderate rainfall and thundershower in several districts of the State from tomorrow (February 16). On Tuesday, light to moderate showers is predicted at one or […]

IMD Warns To Avoid Drinking As North India Braces For 'Severe' Cold Wave
IMD Warns To Avoid Drinking As North India Braces For 'Severe' Cold Wave

New Delhi: It is going to get very cold in north India, and drinking alcohol at home or year-end parties won’t be a good idea, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). In its latest impact-based advisory, the IMD said “severe” cold wave is expected over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan from […]

Cyclone Nivar Likely To Cross Coast Tonight, One More Day Holiday Declared In Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ would intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and it is likely to cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry before dawn on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department said. Chief Minister K Palaniswami, meanwhile, declared Thursday a public holiday for 13 districts including Chennai, Vellore, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Nagapattinam,Tiruvarur, Chengelpet and […]

Winter Could Be Colder This Year: IMD DG

New Delhi: Winter could be colder this season due to the prevailing La Nina conditions, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said on Wednesday. He said there should not be an impression that climate change leads to rise in the temperature, but on the contrary, it leads to erratic weather. “As weak La […]

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India Receives Highest Rainfall In August Since 1976: IMD

New Delhi: India has received the highest rainfall in August this year since 1976 — 25 per cent more than the average, after recording 10 per cent less downpour than the average in July, thus setting a new record after 44 years, the IMD said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) however, has forecast that the […]

Odisha Weather: MeT Predicts Heavy Rain Next Week, Check Details
Odisha Weather: MeT Predicts Heavy Rain Next Week, Check Details

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha are likely to witness heavy rainfall between August 24 and 26 under the influence of a fresh low pressure which is likely to develop over north-west Bay of Bengal around August 23, said Charana Behera, weather expert at India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar. “The previous well-marked low […]

Weather Alert: Met Dept issues heavy rain alert
Weather Alert: Met Dept Issues Yellow Warning For 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar on Sunday issued ‘Yellow Warning’ for seven Odisha districts- Koraput, Nuapada, Bargarh, Balangir, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh and Sambalpur. Even though the well-marked low-pressure system over the Bay of Bengal is weakening, the seven districts are likely to experience heavy rain in the next 24 hours, the weather […]

Heavy Rainfall Alert: IMD Issues ‘Orange Warning’ For 10 Odisha Districts
Heavy Rainfall Alert: IMD Issues ‘Orange Warning’ For 10 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: Many parts of Odisha are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall and thundershowers in the next 24 hours under the influence of the low pressure formed over the Bay of Bengal, the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar said on Wednesday. In view of the same, orange warning has been […]

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Low Pressure Likely In 24 Hours, Odisha Puts Collectors On Alert

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure is likely to form over East Central Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours and is likely to move west -northwestwards and become more marked in subsequent 24 hours, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. The system is likely to trigger rain, thunderstorm and lightning activities in different parts […]

Odisha Govt Says IMD Forecast Getting Better With Time, Thanks 'Cyclone Man' Mohapatra

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday showered praises on the India Meteorological Department (IMD), saying weather forecast is getting better with time, a day after cyclone ‘Amphan’ rolled past its coast causing minimal damage in the state. The government thanked IMD’s Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra for accurate predictions. The IMD’s predictions on the cyclone’s trajectory, […]

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Temperature To Soar In Next Two Days In Odisha, Mercury Hits 40 Degree Celsius At Some Places

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar predicted that temperature across the State will rise by two to three degree Celsius in two days in Odisha. “The maximum day temperature is very likely to rise by 2-3 degree Celsius and no large change thereafter,” said IMD in its official release. Besides, three places of […]

‘Rain Likely To Dampen Holi Festivities In Odisha’; Yellow Warning For 14 Districts

Bhubaneswar: Rain may dampen Holi celebrations across Odisha tomorrow as several parts of the State will experience light to moderate showers in the next 24 hours, predicted Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today. Under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, light to moderate rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm and gusty wind reaching 30 to 40 km […]

Low Pressure Over BoB, Orange & Yellow Warning In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in several parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours. As per the latest weather bulletin, a low pressure area has formed over west central Bay of Bengal (BoB) and adjoining south west Bay of Bengal which is likely to trigger light to moderate rainfall […]

Odisha Less Likely To Witness Heavy Rainfall For Next 24 Hours

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre has predicted light to moderate rainfall at one or two places in northern Odisha but ruled out possibility of heavy rainfall activity in most other parts of the State even in the presence of a cyclonic circulation lying over Jharkhand and its neighbouring areas. Downgrading orange warning issued for several […]

Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour in several districts of the state in the next three days. While a red warning has been issued for four […]

Kerala limps to normalcy,rain in parts of K'TAKA, toll 170

Thiruvananthapuram: With the rains abating in parts of Kerala, water receded in many low-lying areas of the flood-hit State on Thursday while in Karnataka there was widespread rain in coastal and Malnad areas, as the toll rose to 170 with 48 still missing in the two states. Over five lakh people have been housed in […]

Weather Alert: IMD Issues ‘Red Warning’ for 7 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: India Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted that seven districts in Odisha will receive extremely heavy rainfall tomorrow. As per the latest bulletin, ‘Red Warning’ has been issued for Sundergarh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Nuapada and Jharsuguda districts. It is pertinent to mention that several parts of Odisha are experiencing flood-like situation owing to heavy […]

Heavy Rain Forecast In Odisha: Collectors Of 5 Districts Asked To Remain Alert

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government today directed Collectors of five districts to remain alert in view of the heavy rain forecast by India Meteorological Department (IMD). In a letter, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed Collectors of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Nuapada to closely monitor the situation as flood situation is likely to crop up […]

Odisha's Heavy Rain Hopes Fade Away As Low Pressure Unlikely On Aug 4

Bhubaneswar: The farmers of Odisha had pinned their hopes on a low pressure system formation over Bay of Bengal by August first week. However, their hopes have been shattered as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) today categorically ruled out that there is no possibility of formation of low pressure by August 4. “So far, Odisha […]

Risk-Based Warning Top Priority For IMD: DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s priority is to provide impact-based weather forecast and risk based warning in next five years, noted scientist from Odisha, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said after assuming charge as the new Director General of the country’s premier weather forecasting agency today. “The main challenge is to make people aware about region-based […]

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2 killed as thunderstorm hits flights, trains, road traffic in Mumbai

Mumbai: Two minors were killed as a severe thunderstorm, accompanied by lightning and heavy rains, disrupted air, road and rail traffic in Mumbai late on Monday night, officials said. Two boys — Tushar Jha (12) and Rushabh Tiwari (11) — were electrocuted near their tenement in Poisar slums in Kandivali East, the BMC Disaster Control […]

Monsoon delayed, heat wave to last for another week

New Delhi: Large parts of the country will continue to be gripped by a heat wave for another week as the monsoon’s arrival has been delayed, an expert said on Thursday. Although the monsoon is expected to hit Kerala in the next 48 hours, it would take at least seven days to reach the central […]

Mrutyunjay Mohapatra appointed Chief of India Meteorological Department

New Delhi: Renowned scientist Mrutyunjay Mohapatra was appointed on Tuesday as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD), an order issued by the Personnel Ministry said. Mohapatra, who is Scientist ‘G’ in the IMD, has been appointed as Director General of Meteorology, IMD for a period of five years, it said. He will assume charge […]

Weather Alert: Thunderstorm, Lightning In Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Regional Centre of India Meteorological Department (IMD) today issued thunderstorm and lightning alert for three Odisha districts. As per the latest forecast, a moderate thunderstorm and lightning will occur at one or two places in the districts of Kandhamal, Rayagada and Kalahandi till 5:30 PM. The IMD officials further advised the people […]

Centre asks states for better preparedness ahead of monsoon

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday asked states to step up their preparedness by advance planning and deployment of human, physical and financial resources ahead of the southwest monsoon which will arrive in the first week of next month. Addressing the annual conference of Relief Commissioners and Secretaries to review preparedness for southwest monsoon 2019, Union […]

Amid scorching heat, power cuts, drinking water crisis compound woes in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Scorching heat, frequent power cuts and acute shortage of drinking water are compounding the woes of Odisha people. The grueling summer heat has virtually turned the state into a boiling cauldron with the temperature soaring above 40 degrees Celsius in as many as 15 places in Odisha today with Titlagarh recording 45.8 degrees Celsius. […]

Fani: Rain lashes Tripura, houses damaged, trees uprooted

Agartala: Tripura and adjoining northeastern states have witnessed intermittent rains since Friday due to the impact of cyclone Fani, officials said here on Saturday. “Due to Fani, at least six houses were fully damaged and around 140 houses partly damaged in three of the eight districts – Khowai, Gomati, Sepahijala. A school structure was partially […]

Monsoon to be 'near normal' this year: IMD

New Delhi: The country is likely to have ‘near normal’ monsoon this year with a well distributed rainfall which could be beneficial for the agriculture sector, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced Monday. The seasonal rainfall is likely to be 96 per cent of the Long Period Average (LPA) with a model error of plus […]

Weather Department predicts normal rainfall for this year

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted that the monsoon will be near-normal this year. “India is going to have a near normal monsoon in 2019 as the south-west monsoon is likely to be near-normal,” said M. Rajeevan Nair, Secretary Ministry of Earth Sciences. He said that over a Long Period Average, […]

Weather Alert: IMD issues thunderstorm warning in Odisha for next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD), Bhubaneswar on Friday predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and rainfall in many parts of Odisha for the next 24 hours. As per the latest bulletin, the Regional Meteorological Centre has also warned of thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and light rainfall at one or two places over Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur, […]

Cyclone 'Pabuk': Latest Updates On Its Effect On Odisha

Bhubaneswar: While the tropical cyclone ‘Pabuk’ is approaching gradually and is likely to emerge in the Andaman Sea in the 5th of January, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar has stated that it will not have any impact on Odisha. “The cyclonic storm ‘Pabuk’ lay centred at about 870 km east-southeast of Port Blair and […]

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Cold wave grips Odisha; Bhubaneswar records lowest temperature in December

Bhubaneswar: People across Odisha are reeling under intense cold wave conditions with minimum temperatures dipping to almost to 3 degree Celsius in Daringbadi. Bhubaneswar also recorded a lowest minimum temperature in of 8.2 degree Celsius on Sunday. Sources said that the minimum temperature recorded in Bhubaneswar in the month of December is lowest in the […]

Weather: intense cold wave in Odisha
Weather Alert! Cold Wave To Intensify Further In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With the temperature already hovering around 10 degree Celcius in several districts, the Indian Meteorological Department has stated that cold wave conditions are likely to intensify further in Odisha. While the temperature dipped in parts of West Odisha and interior areas of the State yesterday, the Meteorological department predicted that it will continue to […]