Tag: Science

Jul 7

Delhi: No major respite from muggy weather till Saturday

Delhi may get marginal relief from sultry weather on Thursday due to cloudy sky and light rain, the weather office said.The Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi’s primary weather station, recorded a minimum temperature of 30 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 37 degrees Celsius. Moderate rainfall on Saturday may bring the temperature down […]
Jul 1

Weather update: Orange alert in Delhi as monsoon hits north India, heavy rain lashes Mumbai

The monsoon current finally rolled into Delhi, yielding the season’s first spell of heavy rain on Thursday and bringing down the National Capital’s maximum temperature to 29.4° C, the lowest in four months. Several parts of the city received moderate-to-heavy rainfall, with the Safdarjung observatory recording 116.6 mm precipitation between 8.30 AM and 5.30 PM. […]
Jun 27

Delhi weather update: Partly cloudy sky likely in city

Delhiites woke up to a warm Monday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 29.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average.The relative humidity at 8.30 am was 62 per cent. The weather department has predicted partly cloudy sky with the possibility of thunder and lightning. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around […]
May 30

Skymet casts doubts over IMD’s announcement of monsoons arrival; met office stands by forecast

Private weather forecaster Skymet on Monday questioned the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) announcement that the southwest monsoon arrived in Kerala on Sunday, three days ahead of the “normal” date. “Declaring monsoon based on single day observations amounts to gross violation of standards, never attempted in the past,” Skymet said. Going by what it called “specified objective […]
May 27

Monsoon to hit Kerala coast in 2-3 days: IMD

The southwest monsoon is likely to hit the Kerala coast in two to three days marking the start of the three-month season of rainfall across the subcontinent, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast on Friday. “There is an increase in cloudiness over Kerala coast and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea. Hence, conditions are becoming favourable for […]