AI can now forecast weather 10,000 times faster than humans

AI can now forecast the weather 10,000 times faster than humans

Nature magazine has recently highlighted the presentation of two new weather forecasting systems based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). These systems have the potential to greatly improve the quality of forecasts. In fact, for the moment they already demonstrate a precision in their analyzes comparable to that of the methods currently used by meteorologists. The spectacular … Read more

Now NDMA will send extreme weather alerts on TV and radio too

Extreme weather update: heavy rainfall and strong winds expected

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has announced plans to expand its alert system beyond text messages to include television, radio and other media. The initiative aims to quickly inform citizens of impending extreme weather events and enable them to take the necessary precautions. The current text-based system, implemented in phase one of the project, … Read more

Weather update: Rainfall, thunderstorms, and temperature extremes across India

Weather warning: Thunderstorms and heavy rains sweep across India

From heavy rains and thunderstorms to extreme temperatures, the weather is making its presence felt in various regions of the country. In the latest weather update provided by the Meteorological Department, various weather events are affecting different regions of India. Let’s take a closer look at the highlights: Cyclonic circulation and moisture supply A low-level … Read more

Weather’s deadly impact: 150,000 Indian lives lost to extreme weather over 51 yrs

Extreme weather events making the year 2023 more deadly

India has recorded the second-highest number of deaths from weather-related disasters in Asia. Between 1970 and 2021, 138,377 Indians lost their lives in 573 weather-related events, according to a recent analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Bangladesh ranked first in Asia with 520,758 deaths in 281 events during the same period. Myanmar ranked third … Read more

Explained: Why is India witnessing unseasonal rains?

Govt in Parliament sheds light on El Niño's impact on Indian monsoon

In recent weeks, India has been experiencing unexpected rain showers, particularly in the northern and western regions. The abrupt change in climate has been attributed to the Western Disturbance, a weather phenomenon that occurs every year. During the months of March and April, India experienced six western disturbances, which experts believe could be the reason … Read more

J&K yet to witness summer bloom, experts term ongoing erratic weather as ‘true’ form of weather

J&K yet to witness summer bloom, experts term ongoing erratic weather as ‘true’ form of weather

Month of April records 13% excess rains in J&K, Ladakh, summer capital Srinagar records 76% increase in precipitation Soon after the end of March, which ideally marks the end of winters in J&K, people in the region anticipate warmer and sunny days, however, the valley along with the parts of Jammu and Ladakh is witnessing … Read more

Cyclonic circulation likely to develop over southeast Bay of Bengal

Cyclonic circulation likely to develop over southeast bay of Bengal

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on 2 May 2023 said that a cyclonic circulation in the south-eastern Bay of Bengal is likely to become a low pressure area within the next 48 hours. In its afternoon bulletin, India Meteorological Department said that “A cyclogenesis circulation is likely to develop over Southeast Bay of Bengal around … Read more

Top 20 hottest cities today in India: IMD

Top 20 hottest cities today in India: IMD

Most of the country experienced heatwave conditions, with temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius. The sweltering heat is affecting both people and the environment as the mercury continues to rise and shows no sign of abating. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released its latest report on the hottest cities in the country on Tuesday. As the … Read more

Delhi witnesses cold morning, temperature drops to 10.2°C

Delhi witnesses cold morning, temperature drops to 10.2°C

One day after Delhi received light showers, the national capital witnessed a windy and cold morning on Monday. The minimum temperature was recorded this morning at 10.2 degrees Celsius, one point above the average for the season. The city recorded 20 mm of rain in a 24-hour period. The maximum temperature is expected to be … Read more

‘Never seen before’ cold waves going to hit India, these parts will be affected

'Never seen before' cold waves going to hit India, these parts will be affected

The Indian Metrological Department (IMD) reported that the national capital, Delhi, had experienced its third worst cold snap in twenty-three years. The northern region of India is likely to see temperatures drop to a low of -4 degrees Celsius and a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius in the plains, according to a meteorology expert. Cold … Read more