With temperatures remaining above normal since November, this winter could well be the warmest ever recorded not only in North India, but across the country.

Many areas in the higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall while plains experienced intermittent rains as cold continued its grip over parts of north India, with Leh shivering at a low of

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded hottest December in last 114 years in 2015 despite several parts of the country experiencing cold wave conditions in that month.

Minimum temperatures expected to remain above normal into the New Year as well

MUMBAI: The city may not ring in the New Year on a very good note as the air you breathe in the next few days is expected to be heavily polluted.

Dense fog was also reported at the Indira Gandhi Airport Wednesday morning, with visibility dropping to 100 metres between 5.30 am and 9 am.

KANPUR: People of the industrial city received shivering all night long on Sunday as the minimum temperature dipped to just 0.8 degrees.

AHMEDABAD: There has been no respite from the icy chills as cold wave prevailed across the state again on Sunday and minimum temperatures continued to plummet at various places.

Meteorological data analysis forecasts more intense flood and drought cycles in the State by 2050

NEW DELHI: Overcast skies and a distinct layer of smog marked another highly polluted day in Delhi which saw further increase in the level of suspended particulate matter, with the average reading