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    Watch: Rain lashes parts of Delhi, temperature dips to 28 degree Celsius

    Rain lashed parts of the national capital on August 19. India Meteorological Department has predicted, 'generally cloudy sky with heavy rain' for Delhi today. Current temperature of Delhi is 28 degree Celsius.Watch: Rain lashes parts of Delhi, temperature dips to 28 degree Celsius

    Light rains, gusty winds make Delhi weather pleasant

    The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to settle at 37 and 22 degrees Celsius, respectively.

    Delhi's peak power demand crosses 6,000 MW-mark for first time this summer

    The peak demand crossed the 6,000 MW-mark the previous night for the first time this season and reached 6,193 MW at 10:43 PM, discom officials said. It was 6,214 MW at 3.27 PM on Friday, they said.

    Delhi peak power demand touches season's high at 5,925-mw

    BSES Delhi discoms, BSES Rajdhani Power (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) said they met the peak power demand of 2720 mw and 1341 mwrespectively. Last year, Delhi’s peak power demand had clocked 7409 mw. In BRPL’s area it was 3211 mw and in BYPL1686 mw.

    Cold wave worsens Delhi weather; foggy air, rail traffic

    Dense fog across north India disrupted flight and train operations in the region, also impacting air and rail services elsewhere in the country.

    Heavy rains, hailstorm lash parts of Delhi

    It was a cloudy morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling a notch above the season's average at 16.4 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said.

    Delhi weather worsens: cold breeze and dense fog in capital; temperatures drop across North India

    The MeT attributed the cold conditions to cyclonic circulation that lies over Iran & neighborhood between 3.1 and 5.8 km above mean sea level. Gradual fall in minimum temperatures by 2-3°C is expected most likely over east India during next 2-3 days.

    Delhi fog: 5 flights diverted from city, 22 trains delayed

    Heavy fog engulfed parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at a notch below normal. Five flights diverted as the captain was not trained to land under CAT conditions. The Agartala-Anand Vihar Terminus Rajdhani Express was delayed by over one hour while the Varanasi-New Delhi Kashi Vishwanath Express was delayed by over three hours.

    Delhi-NCR continues to shiver in cold waves

    As cold waves continue to hit the national capital, people resorted to bonfire to keep themselves warm. Homeless people took refuge in the night shelters. Fog in the northern region of the country has affected the rail route. According to IMD, the minimum temperature recorded in Delhi was 5.8 degree Celsius. Delhi-NCR continues to shiver in cold waves

    Dense fog engulfs Delhi, flight, train services hit

    People took refuge at a night shelter near Anand Vihar Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT) while homeless people were sleeping on the streets in Turkman Gate area.

    Why ‘hill station’ Delhi has been colder than Shimla, Mussoorie

    The maximum temperatures in both these hill towns over the weekend have been above 14 degrees Celsius. On both days, weather stations in the capital have registered lower temperature peaks.

    Delhi reels under intense cold waves at 3.4 degrees Celsius

    Delhi continued to reel under a severe cold wave on Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 3.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above Saturday's minimum temperature. Delhi had recorded season's coldest day on Saturday with minimum temperature dropping to 2.4 degrees Celsius. Dense fog enveloped the city reducing visibility to less than 500 metres.Delhi reels under intense cold waves at 3.4 degrees Celsius

    Delhi continues to reel under severe cold at 3.4 deg C

    Delhi had recorded season's coldest day on Saturday with minimum temperature dropping to 2.4 degrees Celsius. Dense fog enveloped the city reducing visibility to less than 500 metres. "The minimum temperature was recorded at 8.30 am at Safdarjang Observatory at 3.4 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal," a MeT official said.

    'Red colour' warning issued for Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, UP: Meteorologists

    The National Weather Forecasting Centre has issued a 'red colour' warning for Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, north Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh due to the record-breaking cold season. The weather in the national capital dropped to 2.4 degree Celsius and is likely to plunge further.

    This December is set to be Delhi’s 2nd coldest in over 100 years

    Met officials said the mean maximum temperature (MMT) — the average of each day’s maximum — so far this month is 19.5 degrees Celsius. The month is on course to end with an MMT of around 19 degrees C. If that happens, it would be the second lowest MMT recorded in December since 1901, after 17.3 degrees C recorded in 1997.

    'Artificial rain in Delhi unlikely due to unfavourable weather conditions'

    Delhi's air quality showed a deteriorating trend from Monday and is presently in the "very poor" category.

    Another thunderstorm hits Delhi, weather department issues warning for the next 72 hours

    Strong winds, accompanied by dust, lashed the city. This comes after the deadly storm on May 13-14 claimed over 80 lives across five states in the country.

    Delhiites exposed to five times more black carbon than Americans, Europeans

    According to the World Health Organisation, about 88 per cent of premature deaths in low- and middle-income countries in Asia can be attributed to air pollution.

    Air quality can drop anytime, experts suggest planning in advance for winter

    Monsoon rains helped the air quality improve to satisfactory level for the first time in nearly a year.

    Delhi's air quality remains 'severe', winds slightly improve pollution levels

    There was a dip in the air quality level on Tuesday due to dust storms in western India, particularly Rajasthan, which increased coarser particles in the air, the Central Pollution Control Board said.

    Thunderstorm, dust storm hit Delhi-NCR region; flights affected

    The MeT department has warned earlier today that 26 districts of Uttar Pradesh is likely to witness the harsh change in weather.

    Bad weather in Delhi led to 29 diversions, 50 delays

    “There have been 29 diversions as strong winds impacted operations between 1746 hrs to 1923 hrs,” said a Delhi airport source.

    Smog hits visibility in Delhi, temperature 8.3 degrees Celsius

    Officials said,"the minimum temperature recorded at the other stations was -- Palam (10 degrees Celsius), Ayanagar (8.5), Lodhi Road (8.3) and Ridge (8.8)."

    Delhi officially welcomes winter as dense fog envelops city

    The Met reports that with this development, not only wintry chill will make a comeback but pollution levels are also expected to spike.

    Breezy morning in national capital; fog delays 11 Delhi-bound trains

    "The minimum temperature was recorded at 6.8 degrees at 8.30 AM. The humidity was 93 per cent," a MeT official said. The visibility was 1,000 metres.

    Flight operations hit due to bad Delhi weather

    Dense fog disrupted flight operations at the IGI Airport here this morning with 40 flights delayed and four others cancelled.

    Delhi weather helps the NDM-1 superbug thrive

    The rate at which the NDM-1 gene is copied and transferred between different bacteria was highest at 30°C - a temperature common in Delhi.

    India weather: Fog hits flight operations at IGI

    Flight operations came to a standstill at the IGI Airport here this morning after dense fog enveloped the area.

    Delays, cancellations burn hole in flyers’ pockets

    While it struck Delhi when the temperatures had fallen really low, the dense fog did manage to burn a hole in pockets of many people.

    How 10 pm meetings with fellow co-founders of WCube Solutions helped Akash Mittal maintain checks & balances at work

    The first thing Akash Mittal did was setting up a dedicated workspace for himself.

    SC liquor ban: Manohar Parrikar wants some relaxations for Goa

    "India is a vast country...Goa is a tourist state, we need some relaxations. But I am not going to denotify highways," Parrikar said at an event.

    2015 saw erratic weather conditions

    "2015 was recorded as the hottest year," India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Laxman Singh Rathore said.

    Hot, humid conditions prevail in north India

    Weather remained hot and humid across north India today though day temperatures dipped marginally in many areas due to western disturbances.

    Excited to create India's own space shuttle: ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar

    ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar said that the objective of Reusable Launch Vehicle is to lower the cost of access to space.

    Heat wave claims 41 more lives in Andhra Pradesh, nationwide toll at 2248

    Torrid weather conditions continued to prevail in several parts of the country today, claiming 41 more lives in worst-hit Andhra Pradesh since yesterday as the nationwide death toll mounted to 2248.

    Skymet predicts below-normal rainfall in north after July 24

    A short break in rains during July is conducive for the kharif crop, particularly paddy, cotton and oilseeds.

    IMD launches weather application for smartphones, tablet

    The weather office today launched an application that enables smartphone and tablet computer users access near-real time weather-related information in Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and Mumbai.

    Global scientists predict normal monsoon rainfall in India this year

    Forecasters from US, Japan & Europe see a 50-60% chance for the El Niño phenomenon to emerge during summer, but don’t expect that to cause major worries for India.

    India-born designer Bibhu Mohapatra hopes to design for PM Modi soon

    I would want to make something for the Prime Minister. It would be really special and meaningful and I would definitely want to design for him- Bibhu Mohapatra

    Skymet raises $4.5 million to better R&D services

    Weather forecasting company Skymet Weather Services raised $4.5 million from a consortium of investors led by Asia Pacific.

    700 DTC buses break down every day in Delhi

    "We are working with the manufacturers to ensure the number of break downs come down," said DTC chief Debashree Mukherjee.

    Miraculous escape for Jharkhand CM Arjun Munda, 5 others in helicopter crash

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda today suffered injuries in a helicopter accident at the Birsa Munda Airport here today.

    West spreading El Nino rumours: India Meteorological Department

    Weather scientists from Australia to the US are seeing ominous signs of a ‘monster El Nino’ but Met dept insists there’s no cause for panic.

    What tourism minister Chiranjeevi stands to gain from a culinary school in Tirupati

    "The next generation of my family, my son, nephews, are all in films. I don't think I will do movies anymore."

    Through the third eye

    Last year, it was the then home minister P Chidambaram’s political management skills that came under scanner when Anna Hazare & Co.

    Through the Third Eye

    Strange as it may sound, the BJP is yet to file a police complaint seeking an investigation into the recent theft of Rs 2.6 crore from the party HQ in Delhi.

    Deep in debt, Air India chairman Arvind Jadhav has to keep AI afloat and face growing distrust of employees

    Air India is saddled with debt of Rs 40,000 crore, Rs 19,000 crore of which are working capital loans. Accumulated losses have burgeoned to Rs 13,000 crore.

    Prefer large gilt portfolios; may give as good returns as equities: Ajay Srivastava, Dimensions Consulting

    "I am not a great negative person because I am equity guy by nature. I do not like debt"

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