MUMBAI: Burdened by expectations of an error-free forecast now that the Doppler radar has arrived, the Met department on Tuesday issued a disclaimer about the much-hyped prowess of the instrument to give accurate and timely forecasts.

New delhi : The fierce winds on Sunday afternoon hit some areas of Central Delhi including Rashtrapati Bhawan, Teen Murti, Rajaji Marg, Talkatora, Shanker Road and Pusa Institute harder than the rest of the city. More than 100 trees were either broken or uprooted in these areas.

Mumbai Over the last 100 years, the average temperature in Mumbai increased by at least 1.6

May 11: The city meteorological centre has predicted heat wave conditions in parts of Telangana including Hyderabad.
Strong north-westerly winds and dry air from the Thar desert is leading to rise in temperature in the state. The maximum temperatures rose at one or two places over Rayalaseema and changed a little over coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

Mumbai The pre-monsoon showers may grace the city in less than 20 days from now. This may be the only positive upshot of the severely humid weather condition presently prevailing over Mumbai.

New Delhi: Political parties wondered about the impact of the heat wave on the third phase of the parliamentary polls and electrical appliance sellers rubbed their hands in glee as the weather reports promised a prolonged spell cutting across most parts of the country.

Pune Even as heatwave conditions prevail in most parts of the country, there is good news. The monsoon may arrive a week in advance.

On the advice of the Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, the Directorate of Health Services has launched an awareness campaign to prevent possible heat stroke in the State.

Thiruvananthapuram: The southwest monsoon could set in earlier this time, with the Andaman Sea shown as receiving the first wave of rains around May 9-10, according to international models.

Surinder Sud / New Delhi April 27, 2009, 0:13 IST

Post-winter rainfall has eluded most part of the country so far this year, portending acute water scarcity in the current summer. As many as 27 of the country