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IMD: Dry winter in hills, fog in northern India due to El Nino, lack of strong western disturbances

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 19: The western Himalayan region logged an 80% precipitation deficit in December, and January so far has been almost dry, with the India Meteorological Department attributing it to the lack of active western disturbances this winter season. The absence of active western disturbances - weather systems that originate in the Mediterranean region and bring unseasonal rainfall to northwest India - is also the reason behind the blinding layer of fog persisting over the plains in the region since December 25, the IMD said on Thursday. The precipitation...

El-Nino effect: IMD predicts warmer winter, heavier rains

NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 9: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) have concurred that the upcoming winter will be warmer than normal and also indicate a bountiful monsoon next year due to the ongoing El Niño, which is expected to last at least until April 2024. El Niño, or Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a naturally occurring climatic event synonymous with a poor southwest monsoon in India. It will further spike in temperature both on land and in the ocean. Unlike the below-normal monsoon this year, the...
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More rains during next 5 days: IMD

DIMAPUR, JUNE 25: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted fairly widespread to widespread, light/moderate rainfall with isolated thunderstorm and...
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IMD says more rain

DIMAPUR, MAY 22: Nagaland will likely experience another spell of heavy rainfall in isolated pockets between May 24 and 26,...
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