Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Strong 6.6-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no potential for tsunami

Jakarta:A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake jolted Indonesia's eastern province of North Maluku on Wednesday, but it did not have the potential to trigger a tsunami, the country's meteorology agency said.

Cyclonic storm 'Midhili' weakens into a low pressure area over north Tripura: IMD

NEW DELHI: Cyclonic storm 'Midhili' on Saturday weakened into a low pressure area over north Tripura and neighbourhood, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Delhi's air quality dips to 'severe' yet again

NEW DELHI: Air quality across Delhi yet again dipped to 'severe' category with the AQI hitting alarming levels at several places on Wednesday.

Fresh snowfall in mountains as rain lashes J&K plains

SRINAGAR: Fresh snowfall in the hills and rains in the plains of J&K on Friday closed mountain passes and brought down day temperatures.

5.6 earthquake in Nepal within 3 days, mild tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

NEW DELHI: Tremors were felt in Delhi after an earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale struck Nepal on Monday evening, said the National Centre for Seismology (NCS).

Kejriwal calls high-level meeting amid worsening air pollution

NEW DELHI: Amid alarming air pollution in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has convened a high-level meeting on Monday afternoon.

Primary schools to remain shut till Nov 10, says Delhi Minister amid 'severe' air pollution

NEW DELHI: With the pollution in the national capital still in the 'severe' category, the Delhi government on Sunday announced that the primary schools will remain closed till November 10 while the students of Class 6 to 12 are being given the option of shifting to online mode.

Delhi remains gas chamber with AQI in 'severe' category

NEW DELHI: In yet another smoggy day, the air quality in Delhi-NCR continued to remain in the 'severe' category on Saturday with the overall Air Quality Index at 410.

Nepal quake death toll rises to 145

Kathmandu:The death toll from a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Nepal has risen to 145 as the rescue operation is going on, government officials said on Saturday.

Vaigai dam water release: TN officials to hold discussions with farmers today

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Public Works Department (PWD) will hold a meeting with the officials and farmers regarding the release of water from Vaigai dam, said officials on Thursday.

6.2-magnitude quake hits Philippines

Manila:An offshore earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 rocked Cagayan province in the northern Philippines on Wednesday, authorities said.

5.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal

Kathmandu:A 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday afternoon, with tremors felt as far as Delhi-NCR, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Centre.

5.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia

Jakarta:A 5.1 magnitude quake hit Indonesia's Northern Sumatra province on Thursday, the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences said.

5.4-magnitude quake hits Assam, Meghalaya

Guwahati: An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Assam and Meghalaya on Monday, an official said.

Typhoon Khanun to pass through S. Korea from Thursday-Friday

Seoul:Typhoon Khanun is expected to make landfall on South Korea's southern coast this week and proceed northward to North Korea, putting the entire country under its influence and dumping heavy rains nationwide, the weather agency said on Tuesday.

Climate litigation more than doubles in five years: Report

NEW DELHI:The total number of climate change court cases has more than doubled since 2017 and is growing worldwide, a new report has revealed.

Heavy rain lashes Mumbai again, low-lying areas waterlogged

MUMBAI: After an overnight lull, Mumbai witnessed another spell of showers and heavy rain in different parts of the city and suburbs, with many low-lying areas submerged, officials said here on Friday.

4 Indian-Americans in Forbes' 2023 Richest Self-Made Women list

NEW YORK: Indian-Americans Jayshree Ullal, Neerja Sethi, Neha Narkhede, and Indra Nooyi feature in the ninth Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women list of 2023.

Delhi records 25 degrees as minimum temperature, light rain predicted

NEW DELHI: The national Capital on Friday recorded a minimum temperature of 25 degree Celsius, three notches below the season's average, the India Meteorological Department said.

5.4-magnitude quake jolts Delhi-NCR

NEW DELHI: An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale jolted Delhi-NCR and neighbouring areas on Tuesday.

IMD forecasts light thunderstorms, rainfall in parts of Gujarat

Ahmedabad:The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a forecast indicating the likelihood of light thunderstorms and rainfall in certain regions of Gujarat on June 3 and 4.

IMD issues 'yellow' alert for Delhi after rain

NEW DELHI: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a 'yellow' alert for the national capital after rain lashed the city on Wednesday, giving a much needed respite to the residents from the heat.

Hailstorm hits Rajasthan, orange alert issued

JAIPUR: The MeT department on Wednesday issued an orange alert in Rajasthan after severe hailstorm battered the northern parts of the state.

Dry, warmer weather likely in J&K

SRINAGAR: Weather was dry in Jammu and Kashmir as the Met Office has forecast mainly dry and warmer weather during the next 24 hours.

Light to moderate rain likely at scattered places in J&K

SRINAGAR: Rain lashed Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours as the MeT office said on Thursday that light to moderate rain at scattered places is likely during the next 24 hours.

Dry weather likely in J&K today

SRINAGAR: The weather was generally dry in Jammu division and cloudy in Kashmir during the last 24 hours as the MeT office said on Wednesday that weather would be dry during the next 24 hours.

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway reopens

SRINAGAR: The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway that was closed for vehicular traffic due to shooting stones and mudslides at Mehar Cafeteria Ramban on Friday evening, has reopened, officials said on Saturday.

Dry weather with clear sky likely in J&K during next 24 hrs

SRINAGAR: The weather was cloudy in J&K during the last 24 hours as the MeT office said on Wednesday that dry weather with clear sky is likely during the next 24 hours.

Delhi wakes up to light rain, slight drop in temperature

NEW DELHI: Some parts of the national capital city and adjoining NCR witnessed light rainfall on Saturday morning leading to a slight drop in the temperature.

Cloudy weather likely in J&K during next 24 hrs

SRINAGAR: Weather was dry and pleasant in J&K during the last 24 hours as the MeT office said on Thursday that cloudy weather is likely to continue for the next 24 hours.

Pleasant sunny weather likely in J&K in next 24 hrs

SRINAGAR:Weather was dry in Jammu & Kashmir during the last 24 hours. The MeT office said on Saturday that pleasant sunny weather is likely during next 24 hours.

No likelihood of rain/snowfall till Feb end in J&K

SRINAGAR: The weather was inclement in J&K during the last 24 hours as the MeT office on Tuesday said that there was no likelihood of rain and snowfall till February end.

SC seeks Centre's response on failure to assess bearing capacity of fragile Himalayan region

NEW DELHI: Against the backdrop of the recent land cracking and sinking issues in Joshimath, a plea has been filed in the Supreme Court raising the failure of Centre and state governments in assessing the "carrying capacity or bearing capacity" of the ecological fragile Indian Himalayan region.

Dry weather to continue in J&K in next 24 hrs

SRINAGAR: Weather remained dry in J&K during the last 24 hours. The MeT office said on Wednesday that same conditions would continue in the next 24 hours.

Coimbatore to face acute water scarcity as water level in Siruvani dam dips

CHENNAI: With the water level in Siruvani dam falling to 20 ft, Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu is heading towards an acute water scarcity this summer.

Scattered light rain, snow in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Weather was generally dry in J&K during the last 24 hours as the MeT office said on Friday that weather would be generally dry in Jammu division with light rain and snow at scattered places in Kashmir division during the next 24 hours.

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed again

JAMMU:After opening briefly a day ago, the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was again closed on Wednesday for vehicular traffic due to shooting stones at Banihal, officials said.

After two days of rain & snow, weather improves in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: After two days of rain and heavy snowfall, the weather improved in J&K on Tuesday with bright sunshine in Jammu division and dry yet foggy morning in the Valley.

Avalanche warning issued for different areas in J&K

SRINAGAR: The J&K Disaster Management Authority (JKDMA) on Monday issued avalanche warning for different areas of the UT and advised people in these areas not to venture out unnecessarily.

Hailstorm gives Kashmir-look in Raj's Udaipur, Rajsamand; farmers seek compensation

JAIPUR: A thick blanket of hail covered parts of Rajasthan giving them a Kashmir-look. While the pictures have gone viral, the farmers in the areas have been badly affected and are demanding compensation.


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