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The Indian weatherman has the last laugh

The Indian Meteorological Department on Sunday stood vindicated over its forecast that Phailin will not be a 'super cyclone' as predicted by some international agencies and said its assessment was......

Bihar on flood alert post cyclone Phailin

Bihar government has sounded alert in 28 flood-prone districts following a warning issued by Indian Meteorological Department in the wake of Cyclone Phailin that pounded Odisha and Andhra......

Cyclone Phailin hits Odisha, may rage on for 6 hours

 Cyclone Phailin has made landfall in Gopalpur in Odisha, the Indian Meteorological Department has confirmed.  The east coast will witness heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours, said the......

As floodwaters recede, Bihar braces for more nature's fury

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a warning about havoc rainfall or a cloud burst hitting Bihar's flood-affected districts in the next 24 to 48 hours, officials said on Sunday. Bihar......

Exclusive! Why we will never know what happened in Kedarnath!

‘How much rain fell on June 16 and 17 is NOT known because the area of Kedarnath is not covered by the Indian Meteorological Department,’ M Shashidhar Reddy, vice chairman of the......

2013 monsoon delivers 6% more rains than normal

India received 6 per cent higher rainfall than normal in the 2013 monsoon season ended on September 30, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Tuesday, strengthening prospects of a bumper......

Looming shadow of the monsoon-unfriendly El Nino

Now that the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has endorsed the fears expressed earlier by foreign weather bureaux about the emergence of the monsoon-unfriendly El Nino in the second half of......

Can you trust the IMD's weather forecast?

Given IMD's past record on forecasts, the latest one could also go wrong, says Surinder Sud. Can you trust India Meteorological Department's (IMD's) forecast that the country will get a rainfall of......

Rains may be weakest in seven years: IMD

After being in denial mode, the Indian Meteorological Department pared its forecast on Monday,for a second time in three months and said state governments were free to announce "drought". This came......

Monsoon projection: IMD cautious

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) seems to have taken a cautious stand over the World Meteorological Organisation's (WMO) projection of a 'poor monsoon' due to a probable 'El Nino' impact.......

Weather could affect Mohali Test

A truncated match is in store with the meteorologists predicting inclement weather ahead of the second Test between India and England startingin Mohalion Thursday.The Meteorological Department......

Bouncy pitch awaits SA, Holland in Mohali

With the city receiving showers till Tuesday and the conditions overcast in the past few days, it was a sigh of relief for the local organisers when sun came out on Wednesday morning, ahead of the......

CVC likely to summon officials related to CWG scam

Irked by delay in response to queries raised by it, the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) may summon officials of Union and State governments in connection with alleged financial irregularities......

  People speak for indian meteorological department

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QueSera Sera
Q. Indian Meteorological Department (IDM) got it right this time! Though it failed in Uttara Khand case this IDM has proved foreign experts (like USA met dept) wrong.
QueSera Sera:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/indian-meteorological-department-idm-got-it-right-this-time-/26560880/answers/

Iqbal Seth
Q. why should pakistan name our indian cyclone / why cant we name it ourselves ?
Iqbal Seth:  A. They have got it right to a very large extend........but let us not forget that they had regular feeds from foreign agencies like NASA. This has...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-pakistan-name-our-indian-cyclone--why-cant-we-nam/24380330/answers/26560890

Iqbal Seth
Q. Monsoon (Session) has started in the Parliament, why is the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) keeping quiet with no forecast and movement of the monsoon, is it over for them when it entered the Parliament House?
Iqbal Seth:  A. they didnot want to guess anything that is doubtful more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/monsoon-session-has-started-in-the-parliament-why-is-the-ind/24380330/answers/20398906

Sridhar
Q. THE STORM WHICH WAS HEADING TOWARDS GUJRAT IS KNOWN AS FATE, HOW IT HAS BEEN DERIVED?
Sridhar:  A. One has always wondered how these cyclones got their names and who selected them. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) says the practice of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-storm-which-was-heading-towards-gujrat-is-known-as-fate-/20398900/answers/17225117

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. why the name laila is given to the cyclone
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. Ever wondered how cyclone Laila that has wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh got such a lyrical name? Pakistan may have the answer. The name...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-name-laila-is-given-to-the-cyclone/17225002/answers/17155302

  Web results for Indian Meteorological Department
Governor reviews arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Apr 17: At a review meeting chaired by N.N. Vohra, Governor, who is the Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/governor-reviews-arrangements-for-amarnath-yatra/
Relief from heat as weather god smile

CHANDIGARH: After days of sweltering hot weather and sunny afternoons, residents of the Tricity on Thursday woke up to a pleasant morning. The... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533984/s/397c331a/sc/8/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cchandigarh0CRelief0Efrom0Eheat0Eas0Eweather0Egod0Esmile0Carticleshow0C33875350A0Bcms/story01.htm
Nifty attains one-week closing high

Key benchmark indices jumped after government bond prices surged after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today, 17 April 2014, fully sold the Rs... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/nifty-attains-one-week-closing-high-114041700940_1.html
Study

In the 2050s, the increase in the mean sea level along the Mumbai coast may be around 2 cm and it would increase to around 4 cm by 2100. The mean... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/mean-sea-level-along-mumbai-to-rise-by-4-cm-in-100-yrs-study/
Weak monsoon likely this year

New Delhi: El Nino is likely to hit rains in India but the country may escape an overall drought, private weather company Skymet said in the first... ...

http://www.asiainsurancepost.com/NewsFull.aspx?Id=1404000157

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