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Locals not consulted on Bhagirathi plan: Experts

India, Aug. 23 -- Independent expert members on a committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to prepare the Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone's zonal master plan (ZMP) and independent member... Read More


IMD issues heavy rain forecast for Rajasthan, Gujarat

India, Aug. 23 -- Monsoon rains have intensified over central and western regions because of the formation of low-pressure areas over the Bay of Bengal. India Meteorological Department (IMD) authoriti... Read More


IMD issues red alert for central, western regions

India, Aug. 22 -- The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red category warning about heavy rain in parts of central and western India over the weekend and Monday as the monsoon is likel... Read More


Heavy rain likely in central India this week

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- Two low pressure systems are likely to bring widespread, heavy rains in some central and western states in the coming week, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)... Read More


Blue sky, twice in a blue moon

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- Delhi woke up on Friday to a clear blue sky for the second time this month. A rare phenomenon in one of the most polluted cities in the world, experts attributed it to an overlap... Read More


IMD's heavy rainfall forecast accuracy improves to 70%

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- New Delhi The Indian weather office has become more accurate on all four measures it uses to audit the accuracy of its predictions, the top government officer overseeing it said,... Read More


Season's highest monsoon rain recorded last week: IMD

New Delhi, Aug. 22 -- The week of August 13 to 19 recorded 42% excess rain compared to the long period average (LPA) for the week, according to India Meteorological Department data. This is the highes... Read More


Heavy rain likely in central, western states this week: IMD

India, Aug. 21 -- Two low pressure systems are likely to bring widespread, heavy rains in some central and western states in the coming week, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). A... Read More


Delhi wakes up to a clear blue sky

India, Aug. 21 -- Residents in many parts of Delhi woke up to an azure sky, an unusual sight in one of the most polluted capitals in the world. A similar natural phenomenon was also noticed by many D... Read More


IMD's heavy rainfall forecast accuracy improves to 70%

New Delhi, Aug. 21 -- The Indian weather office has become more accurate on all four measures it uses to audit the accuracy of its predictions, the top government officer overseeing it said, adding th... Read More