Delhi Rains

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IMD Forecasts Minor Chance Of Rain & Thunder Throughout Week: Delhi

Delhi experienced overnight rainfall and strong winds on May 24. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts gloomy skies with a minor chance of precipitation and thunder in the week. "The heat will return once the impact of this Western Disturbance is over," stated a senior IMD scientist. After more than two months, Delhi experienced moderate to heavy rains on May 23. 

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 01:18 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: rain, thunderstorms, Delhi, IMD, IMD Forecast

Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Visits Dima Hasao To Review Landslide Situation

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma visited Dima Hasao district to review the flood and landslide situation, on May 24. Dima Hasao district has been badly affected by landslides, due to which, centre had earlier sanctioned Rs 180 crore for development works in the rail network which was disrupted. Reportedly, 12 villages in the district have reported landslides, over 80 houses have been affected and three persons lost their lives.

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 08:53 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: landslide, Flood, Assam, Dima Hasao, Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Rain

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Rain Forecast In Northwestern India, Except West Rajasthan, During Next 5 Days: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a heatwave in West Rajasthan for the next five days. An extratropical weather system moving in from northern Pakistan caused rain-bearing clouds to develop, bringing rainfall to areas of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh. On May 24, the IMD forecasted thunderstorms with hail in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, as well as gusty winds in North-Western India. 

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 09:55 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: IMD, IMD Forecast, rainfall, North West Region, India

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Lightning

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Lightning Strikes, Kills 1 & Leaves Another Injured In Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur

In Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district, a person was killed and another was injured after being hit by lightning on May 22, according to an official from the state disaster management authority. Reportedly, the incident occurred at Bungreni village in Paonta Sahib Tehsil, after which the injured was rushed to a Nahan hospital. In another similar incident, a mud house caught fire at Kajwa village.

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: lightning strike, Lightning Kills, Himachal Pradesh, Sirmaur, Bungreni

Pangolin

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STF Arrests One Person For Wildlife Trafficking In Odisha

In Odisha's Kalahandi district, the police rescued a pangolin from Karnikhunti village, after a tip-off was given to the special task force personnel.  On May 23, the police confirmed the arrest of one person on charges of wildlife trafficking. The endangered animal was handed over to the divisional forest officer under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.  pangolin's body is covered with overlapping scales made of keratin, trafficked for… read-more

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 12:56 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Wildlife , pangolin, Odisha, stf, Trafficking

Delhi Rains

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Delhi Thunderstorm Brings Relief To People, Temperature Falls Sharply

Delhi people got relief from scorching heat due to heavy rainfall and thunderstorm. On May 23, the IMD said, "Today, just from 5:40 am till 7 am, the temperature fell by 11 degrees Celsius, from 29 degrees Celsius to 18 degrees Celsius". The rain will continue for the next few hours, bringing chaos to the national capital with issues like uprooted trees, traffic and cancellation of flights.

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 12:17 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi, Temperature, NCR, rainfall, IMD

Assam Floods

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Assam Flood: 6 More Deaths Reported, 7.2 Lakh Affected Across 22 Districts

The grim situation in Assam is continuing to deteriorate due to the current flood situation. In the latest development, six more persons lost their lives including two children, taking the death toll to 24. As of May 23, 7.2 lakh persons have been affected across 22 districts. Nagaon is the worst hit district with 3.46 lakh people affected. Followed by Cachar (at least 2.29 lakh people) and Hojai (58,300 people).

Mon, 23 May 2022 - 11:39 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Assam, Flood, Cachar, Nagaon, Hajoi

Rain

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IMD Predicts Thunderstorms & Mild Rain In Delhi Over The Next 3 Days

Thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain were forecasted by India Meteorological Department (IMD) for the Delhi-NCR region, as well as surrounding regions in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. On May 20, parts of Delhi saw light rain and strong breezes, which persisted for a second day on May 21. IMD stated, "Wet spell over Northwest and East India during May 21 to 24 with peak intensity on May 23." 

Sun, 22 May 2022 - 08:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Delhi, Delhi-NCR, IMD, rainfall, IMD Forecast

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Ashok Gehlot

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Rajasthan CM Gehlot Dials Punjab CM Mann, Requests To Repair Sirhind Canal

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot spoke to Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann and requested him to make arrangements for the repair of the damaged portion of Sirhind canal. He stated that water was scheduled to be distributed from the Indira Gandhi canal from May 21. However, water from the Sirhind feeder could not be released into the Indira Gandhi canal due to the damaged portion. Reportedly, Manna assured to take immediate measures.

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 06:14 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: ASHOK GEHLOT, Bhagwant Mann, Rajasthan, Punjab, Indira Gandhi Canal

Assam Floods in Dhemaji

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Parents Use Boat To Take Children To School: Assam Floods

In Assam's Dhemaji district, parents were seen taking their children to a primary school in boat, since the area has been flooded. A teacher of the school stated that there are about 29 students in the school, and due to the flood situation, some are not able to turn up. Reportedly, 2.88 lakh people have been affected in Nagaon, 1.22 lakh in Cachar and 1.07 lakh in Hojai.

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 05:42 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Assam floods, Boat to school, Nagaon, Cachar, Hojai

Courtesy: ANI