Is Noida the new hill station of North?

Heavy rains and hailstorm hit several parts of Delhi-NCR on Thursday evening, bringing the temperature down to around 16 degrees Celsius. Hailstorms were reported from several parts of Noida, Gurugram and Faridabad. The weather forecast department had predicted a hailstorm and heavy rain in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, and Uttarakhand. “Is this snow in Noida?” “This is not Shimla, this is Noida.” “Noida me aaj OLA nahi OLE chal rahe the.” The excited residents of Noida soon took to social media to share their excitement. Worst…

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Delhiites Wake Up to Cold Monday Morning; Air Quality Drops to ‘Severe’

Delhiites Wake Up to Cold Monday Morning; Air Quality Drops to 'Severe'

New Delhi: The residents of national capital on Monday woke up to a cold morning as the mercury touched 3.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, the Met Office said. “There was shallow to moderate fog in the morning along with dense fog in some parts of Delhi. The sky will remain clear with no chance of rainfall. Later in the evening, there will be haze and mist,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 100 per cent. The maximum temperature is…

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Daringbadi receives snowfall as temperature drops across state

Daringbadi receives snowfall as temperature drops across state

Phulbani: Daringbadi, which is known as the Kashmir of Odisha, experienced snowfall on Saturday even as temperature dropped across the state. Daringbadi recorded a temperature of 7 degree Celsius early on Saturday morning. People preferred to stay indoors due to spine chilling winter.Mercury dipped to below 10 degrees Celcius in the following regions of the state. The districts which registered temperatures below ten degrees Celcius are: Angul (7.7), Keonjhar (6.8), Phulbani (7), Sundergarh (7), Sambalpur (8.1), Balasore and Baripada (8.5).The capital city Bhubaneswar recorded 9.5 degree Celsius while Cuttack experienced…

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Nagpur Shivers at 3.5 Degrees, Lowest for Day in Five Decades

Nagpur: Nagpur city in eastern Maharashtra on Saturday recorded the lowest temperature of the day in the last five decades, said a Met department official. The mercury plunged to 3.5 degrees Celsius in the city early morning Saturday, the Regional Meteorological Centre said. Deputy Director General of Meteorology JR Prasad said that Nagpur had recorded a minimum temperature of 5 degrees Celsius on December 29, 2014, but today’s low of 3.5 degrees is the lowest for this day in nearly five decades. Ahmednagar in Central Maharashtra recorded the lowest temperature…

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Srinagar Records Coldest December Night in 28 Years as City Shivered at Minus Seven Degrees

Srinagar Records Coldest December Night in 28 Years

Srinagar: Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season as the city shivered at minus 7.6 degree Celsius, the Met Office said on Thursday. After December 7, 1990, when the minimum temperature had dropped to minus 8.8 degree Celsius, the city recorded the coldest night of the season at minus 7.6 degree, breaking the December 31, 2007 record of minus 7.2 degree, an official of the Met department said. Water taps, lakes, ponds and other water bodies were frozen in and around Srinagar in the morning. Very few people ventured…

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Cold wave sweeps through north India, Delhi’s temperature at 3.7 degrees Celsius

Cold wave sweeps through north India, Delhi’s temperature at 3.7 degrees Celsius

Temperatures dropped in several places across north India on Thursday and Delhi witnessed a very cold morning with the overall air quality recorded in the ‘very poor’ category with fog disrupting rail and road traffic in the region. The minimum temperature in the national capital was recorded at 3.7 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, the weather office said. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 21 degrees Celsius, and the humidity at 8.30am was 97%, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official told IANS. The overall air…

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