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Cyclonic storm ‘DAYE’ crosses Odisha coast

Under the impact, heavy rain accompanied by high-speed wind occurred in coastal and southern parts of the state.  Bhubaneswar Met office Director HR Biswas said the cyclonic storm Daye over north-west Bay of Bengal moved west-northward with a speed nearly 23 kilometres per hour crossed south Odisha and adjoining Andhra ... Read More »

Engineered sand zaps storm water pollutants

University of California, Berkeley, engineers have created a new way to remove contaminants from storm water, potentially addressing the needs of water-stressed communities that are searching for ways to tap the abundant and yet underused source of fresh drinking water. Using a mineral-coated sand that reacts with and destroys organic ... Read More »

Delhi’s air quality ‘severe’ due to dust storm in western India

High pollution levels in Delhi are mainly due to the dust storms from the desert state, the ministry said after air quality in the national capital deteriorated beyond “severe” level. It has also alerted major construction agencies, municipal corporations and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to ensure water sprinkling, and ... Read More »

Dust storm, light rain in Delhi

The weatherman said light rain was witnessed in many areas. The dust storm pushed the temperature down by a few notches on what was a sultry day. The city recorded a high of 40.5 degrees Celsius and a low of 30 degrees Celsius, according to the MeT office. The humidity ... Read More »

Rajasthan reels under heatwave; dust storm ‘very likely’ in UP

People in the national capital woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 27.7 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The maximum temperature also ended one notch below season’s normal at 39.7 degrees Celsius as the sky remained partly cloudy. Thunderstorm and ... Read More »

Temperature slips in north India, dust storm in UP claims 17 lives

Rajasthan, however, continued to reel under heatwave with Bikaner recording a high of 47.4 degrees Celsius, the Met office said. In Uttar Pradesh, the dust storm and thunderstorm were accompanied by light to moderate rains at isolated places on Friday evening with 11 people being also injured, a government spokesperson ... Read More »

71 people killed in storm-related incidents across country

In Uttar Pradesh alone, at least 42 people have died and at least 53 were injured due to high velocity wind and storm. State Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath ordered government officials to rush to affected areas to expedite rescue and relief work besides assuring all possible help. Dust storms also ... Read More »

North India hit by strong winds and dust storm; 16 killed in UP

Dust storm and rain lashed many parts of North India disrupting normal life at several places on Wednesday. In Uttar Pradesh, dust storm, lightning and heavy rain claimed 16 lives in Mathura, Etawaha, Aligarh, Hathras and Agra districts. 27 people were also injured. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the ... Read More »

Storm alert across North India; evening schools shut in Delhi

High-velocity dust storm affected life in several parts of Delhi. Rain and dust storm is likely to cross capital delhi this afternoon. Following the weather department’s warning, the Delhi government has decided to close all evening schools across the national capital on Tuesday.  It has also asked other schools to ... Read More »

IMD lowers storm warning but keep guard up

The weather forecast for the next few days does not bode well for many states. The Met dept on Monday issued an alert for  sandstorms in many border districts of Rajasthan. Schools in Haryana have been closed for 7-8 may after the met department issued a warning of rain and ... Read More »

Storm Alert: Schools in Haryana to remain shut for two days

The MeT department has warned of thunderstorms accompanied by squall, hail and heavy rain in at least 13 states and two Union Territories across the country today and tomorrow.The IMD said due to the impact of western disturbance, thunderstorm accompanied with squalls and hail are likely to occur over Jammu ... Read More »

IMD warns of severe dust storm in next few days across northern India

The government has asked the officials for taking precautions as per alert issued by the MeT department to save people. In Uttarakhand, disaster management department is maintaining vigil due to inclement weather and asked all district officers to be cautious.  In Uttar Pradesh,  death toll in dust wind, thunder and heavy ... Read More »

India Dust Storm: Nepal expresses condolences on loss of lives

President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli have sent separate messages of condolences to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In their messages, President Bhandari and Prime Minister Oli have expressed heartfelt condolences and sympathies to President Kovind and PM Modi and through them ... Read More »

Lightning, heavy storm claim 11 lives in Bihar

Expressing grief over the deaths, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has directed for the provision of ex-gratia to dependants of the deceased. The Chief Minister has also issued orders for providing all possible aid to the families affected by the storm and adequate medical aid to the injured. In an official ... Read More »