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Massive dust storm hits Chandigarh, disrupts life

Chandigarh: Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were hit by a massive dust storm on Friday evening followed by rain. The city and nearby areas were plunged into darkness around 5 p.m. with high velocity winds, dust and rain continuing for over one hour. Trees were uprooted and branches fell at several places. Power supply was […]

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23 killed, over 1.66 lakh affected as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

Colombo: At least 23 persons were killed and over 1.66 lakh persons were affected due to heavy monsoon rains in Sri Lanka in the past 10 days, official figures indicated on Sunday. Over 75,013 of the affected people have been evacuated from flooded areas whereas 13 persons have been reported missing, the country’s Disaster Management […]

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Thunderstorm, hail in most parts of Odisha in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Thunderstorm accompanied by hail and rain is likely in most parts of the State in next 24 hours, predicted the Regional Meteorological Centre on Thursday. Gusty surface wind speed will reach 45 km/hr to 65 km/hr during these hours, the forecast added. As high tides are expected, fishermen in the state have been advised […]

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Weather alert: Thunderstorm warning for 15 districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department here issued a thunderstorm warning for 15 districts across Odisha and advised people to remain alert between 7.30 am to 11.30 am today. As per the latest forecast, thunderstorm accompanied with hail and gusty surface wind reaching a speed of 50 to 60 kmph is likely to occur in Dhenkanal, […]

Thunderstorm leaves trail of destruction in Bonda Ghati

Malkangiri: Nor’wester rain wreaked havoc in two panchayats located in the Bonda Ghati area of Malkangiri district today. According to sources, while roofs of most houses in the area have been completely blown away, rain has damaged harvested crops stored inside houses. Gusty winds have also uprooted many trees and battered standing crops. The district […]

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Weather Forecast: Relief from heatwave till May 4

  Bhubaneswar: A considerable drop in temperature was recorded in Odisha on Sunday after Nor’wester (locally known as Kalabaisakhi) rain lashed several parts of the state yesterday. According to MeT office, there will be hail shower along with rain at some places of the Northern and Southern parts of the state. Gusty winds reaching up […]

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Nor'wester rain likely in Odisha in next 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: Nor’wester rains accompanied by wind with speed reaching up to 50 -60 km per hour is likely to occur at several places in Odisha in the next 24 hours, the latest prediction by the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar revealed. Rains and hailstones are likely to lash Nabarangpur, Nuapada, Koraput, Gajapati, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Keonjhar, […]

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1 killed, another injured in Nor'wester in Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Balasore/ Bolangir: One person was killed and another critically injured when a tree branch fell on them near Patakarapalli in Bargarh during Nor’wester rains on Sunday. Normal life at many places of the State was also affected as trees were uprooted while disruption in power supply was also reported during thunderstorm today. However, the Nor’wester […]

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Nor'wester rain to bring down temperature in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: People of Odisha heaved a sigh of relief on Saturday after temperature came down sharply both in interior and coastal districts following rain and thundershowers yesterday. Officials of Regional Meteorological Department today predicted that Nor’wester rain is likely to occur in several parts of coastal, north and south Odisha in the next 48 hours. […]

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Rain to lash Odisha from tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The interior and Western parts of the State are likely to witness rain and hail storm from tonight under the impact of a trough line and high pressure, said regional meteorological department on Sunday. “The rain and hail storm is likely to occur in interior and western pockets of the States including Nuapada, Bolangir, […]

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Rain predicted in Odisha on New Year eve

Bhubaneswar: Revellers planning for grand celebrations may consider this important as the Regional Meteorological Department, Bhubaneswar has predicted mild rain on December 30 & 31. According to the met office, a low pressure area has formed in South Andaman and its nearby areas. Moreover, a trough line is passing through the Odisha coast which would […]

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Deep depression to trigger rains in Odisha from today evening

Bhubaneswar:  With the depression over southeast Bay of Bengal likely to intensify further into a deep depression in next 24 hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted that rain will occur in various parts of the state starting this evening. As per a release issued by the Regional Met Department, under the influence of […]

Cyclone alert: IMD predicts rain in Odisha from December 7

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure formed over the south Andaman sea is likely to trigger rain in several parts of Odisha from December 7, the latest forecast of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. The Special Relief Commission (SRC) sources said the system is likely to intensify into a cyclone or deep depression on December […]

Heavy rains disrupt flights in Mumbai

Mumbai: Heavy rains lashed Mumbai, entire coastal Konkan region and parts of western Maharashtra affecting normal life and hitting flight operations, officials said here on Wednesday. This comes exactly a month after the Mumbai deluge of August 19 and 20. Flight operations at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMI) took a major hit owing […]

Mumbai braces for another day of heavy rains; schools shut

Mumbai: People of Mumbai and adjoining region braced for another spell of heavy rains today, a day after incessant downpour disrupted normal life in the megapolis, affecting rail, road and air traffic. Commuters stuck at various stations since last night due to disruption of suburban train services were seen making their way home this morning […]

Rain threat looms large as India look to continue momentum against Australia

Kolkata: Their tails up after overcoming initial jolts to pull off an emphatic victory in the series opener against Australia, India would look to retain the momentum in the second One-Day International on Thursday despite the leaden eyed skies threatening to play spoilsport here at the Eden Gardens. India were down in the dumps at […]

Uttarakhand rains disrupt Badrinath, Kailash Mansarovar Yatras

Dehradun: Heavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand as routes have been blocked at many places due to landslides, an official said on Saturday. The Badrinath highway has been shut at the Lambagad area in Chamoli district. The 14th group of pilgrims to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has been […]

Flood-hit districts slowly return to normalcy as water recedes

Bhubaneswar/Rayagada/Bhawanipatna: Situation in flood affected areas of Rayagada, Kalahandi, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts is limping back to normalcy on Wednesday as water receded in most places with relief and restoration on. Vehicular traffic between Malkangiri and Motu was restored as water level on the road decreased after 24 hours. Flood victims have taken shelter at […]

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Rayagada flood situation improves as rivers recede; food airdropped to marooned

Kalyansinghpur/Rayagada: Flood situation in Rayagada district improved slightly as river Kalyani and Nagavali started receding since last night. Thousands of people were still marooned in several villages. The government started airdropping of food packets to the marooned people at Majhiguda, Kumbharguda, Brahmana Sahi, Kumbharsahi and Sai Nagar. The district administration has also started serving cooked […]

Rain wreaks havoc in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Heavy downpour across Kalahandi district especially in Thuamul Rampur block has paralysed normal life as road communication to interior areas has been disrupted. Vehicular communication between Junagarh and Dharmagarh, Bhawanipatna, Nabarangpur came to a standstill as water in Hati river has crossed bridge level due to incessant rain in upper catchment and release of […]

Heavy rains predicted in coastal and south Odisha till July 18

Bhubaneswar: The State’s coastal and southern parts will experience heavy rainfall till July 18 under the influence of a low pressure over north-west Bay of Bengal, predicted the Regional Meteorological Centre here on Sunday. The low pressure over the Bay of Bengal will intensify further in next 24 hours, the weather office added. The heavy […]

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Destination Puri: Million eyes wait to see Rath Yatra tomorrow

Puri: Preparations are in full swing for the world famous Rath Yatra beginning tomorrow. The chariots of the deities were taken to Singhadwara before the Nabajoubana darsan of the Trinity. Devotees made a serpentine queue to have a glimpse of Lord Jagannath and his siblings even as the darshan started three hours late following delay […]

Monsoon arrives in Odisha, rains lash coastal districts

Bhubaneswar: After a delay of two days, southwest monsoon finally arrived in Odisha with rainfall lashing several coastal districts here on Monday. Announcing the monsoon arrival, the Regional Meteorological Department informed that four districts of the State –Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore witnessed the first showers this season today. Also Read:Low pressure induced rain in […]

Monsoon arriving in Odisha in next 24 hrs says Met office

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Heavy rains with gusty winds are likely to occur in several parts of Odisha in next 24 hours as the southwest monsoon is making a steady advance into Maharashtra, West Bengal and nearby states, predicted the India Meteorological Department (IMD) office on Sunday. The well-marked low pressure over the Bay of Bengal will […]

Low pressure to cause more rains in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A low pressure developed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger more rains in some places of the State tomorrow. The system now centred over the northern parts of the central Bay of Bengal is likely to turn into a well marked low pressure during the upcoming 48 hours, the local meteorological […]