NAGPUR: The Prime Minister's Office has sought action on the various irregularities at the Koradi Thermal Power Plant. It has also asked for an action taken report in 15 days.

India will get normal rainfall this monsoon season, the weather office has said, somewhat allaying fears that an El Nino phenomenon may disrupt the weather system that’s the lifeline for the countr

India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues various monthly and seasonal forecasts of rainfall for the southwest monsoon season (June to September). Operational forecasts for the southwest monsoon season rainfall are issued in two stages. The first stage forecast is issued in April and the second stage forecast is issued in June.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on El Nino Impact on Monsoon, 06/04/2017. As per the global El Niño forecast issued in early March 2017, chances of occurrence of El Niño exists after July. World Meteorological Agencies have indicated possibility of El Nino conditions to develop over the Pacific later this year.

India's temperature has risen by nearly 0.60 degree celsius over the last 110 years and extreme events like heat waves have increased in the last 30 years, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

Under the influence of prevailing winds & clear sky conditions over northwest & adjoining central India and approaching western disturbance over western Himalayan region, the maximum and minimum temperatures had risen over some parts of plains of northwest, west & central India and adjoining north peninsular India and are above normal by 4-60 C. It has led to the heat wave conditions at a few places over West Rajasthan & Gujarat and at isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh during past 24 hours.

Ever wondered why you feel hotter than it really is outside?

NEW DELHI: For the second consecutive year, Delhi missed its characteristic January chill.

After 2016 being declared the hottest year on record and the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) revealing that extreme weather patterns in 2016 were responsible for 1600 deaths in India, anothe

This includes the imposition of the odd-even policy if PM 2.5 crosses 300 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3) or PM 10 crosses the 500 mark.

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