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Delhi: Dust storm hits, delays flights

 A layer of dust covered the capital on Thursday bringing down visibility and delaying the landing of flights. “A 60 km per hour wind between 4.30-7.30 a.m. brought with it a lot of dust. The visibility dropped to 400 metres at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI),” said Rajendra Jenamani, India Meteorological Department director (IGI Airport). He attributed the dust storm ...

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Cloudy, dusty morning in Delhi

  It was a hot day in the capital on Thursday with partly cloudy skies and the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 38.2 degrees Celsius. The met office has forecast similar weather Friday. The day’s minimum temperature was 27.3 degrees, a notch above average, while the humidity levels wavered between a high of 40 and a low ...

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Heat wave in Odisha, Titilagarh sizzles at 45 degrees

Odisha continued to reel under a severe heat wave Wednesday with one of its towns recording a maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius, the day’s highest in the state, an official said. Titilagarh town in Balangir district, about 400 km from here, recorded 45 degrees Celsius, a senior official of the Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre told IANS. Titilagarh had recorded 44.5 ...

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Sunny morning, hot day ahead for Delhi

It was yet another hot day in Delhi on Wednesday with the maximum temperature settling three notches above average at 42 degrees Celsius. The day’s minimum temperature was 25.6 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the season, while the humidity levels wavered between a high of 41 and a low of 27 percent. The city has witnessed a gradual ...

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Sunny Tuesday morning in Delhi

It was a warm, sunny morning in the capital Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above average. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 43 percent. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhiites can expect a clear and sunny day in store with no forecast of rain and the maximum temperature expected to hover ...

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Uttar Pradesh sweats as mercury soars past 40 degrees

A sudden and steep rise in day temperatures has sent people of Uttar Pradesh scurrying for cover. With the mercury soaring past 40 degree Celsius, the met department has predicted a harsh week ahead. The temperature rise has taken people aback as April was slightly cooler, and in the past one week dust storms at night had made temperatures bearable. ...

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Pleasant morning in Delhi

It was a pleasant, cloudy morning for the capital Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 26.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above average for the season. A dust haze settled over the city. “Skies will mainly be clear but there will be a dust haze through the day. The maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 40 and 27 degrees ...

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Sunny morning in Delhi, rain likely

It was a pleasant, sunny morning for the capital Sunday with the minimum temperature settling at 22 degrees Celsius, three notches below the average for the season. The met department has forecast light rains. “Partly cloudy sky with thunder development is likely towards afternoon or evening. Maximum and minimum temperature will be around 37 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively,” said ...

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Snow, rain bring down mercury in Himachal

Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell slightly Saturday after snow and rains in some parts. More showers have been forecast. Shimla recorded a maximum of 24 degrees Celsius, down from Friday’s 25.4 degrees. Kalpa, a picturesque town 250 km from here, recorded a maximum temperature of 19.4 degrees Celsius. It was 30.4 degrees in Dharamsala and 33.6 degrees in Nahan. “The ...

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Sunny day in Delhi and thunderstorm expected

The capital woke up to a bright, sunny morning on Saturday with the minimum temperature settling at 25.3 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season. The met department has forecast thunderstorm in some areas. “We should see partly cloudy skies with light rains or thunderstorm accompanied with strong winds in some areas towards evening. The maximum temperature is ...

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Bright day in Delhi, thunder storm expected

The capital woke up to a sunny Friday with the minimum temperature settling one notch above normal at 26.6 degree Celsius. The met department has forecast thunder storm in some areas. “We should see partly cloudy skies with light rains or thunderstorm accompanied with strong winds in some areas. The maximum temperature is expected to be 40 degree Celsius,” an ...

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Sunny morning for Delhi, light rain likely

 A bright, sunny morning greeted Delhi Thursday with the weather office forecasting the possibility of light rain in some parts of the city towards the evening. The minimum temperature settled at 27.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above average. “Skies will become partly cloudy towards the evening. Light showers and thunder are expected towards evening,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official ...

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Warm morning in Delhi

Delhiites sweated it out again Wednesday as the hot weather continued in the capital with the maximum temperature settling two notches above average at 40.8 degrees Celsius. The met office has forecast the mercury would rise further Thursday. The day’s minimum temperature was three notches above average at 28.4 degrees Celsius while the humidity levels wavered between a high of ...

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Warm Tuesday morning in Delhi

The capital witnessed a hot day Tuesday with above-average maximum and minimum temperatures. The Met Office forecast similar weather Wednesday but with cloudy skies in the evening. “The maximum temperature Tuesday was 40.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum was 27.2 degrees — both two notches above average for this time of the year,” said an official of the India Meteorological ...

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