Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

Very rare tornado hits Assam, India

A weak tornado hit the district of Barpeta, Assam, India on May 7, 2022, damaging 7 huts.
The tornado started from the banks of the Brahmaputra river, which flows close to Rowmari village, and remained restricted to a small area. While northern India is prone to tornadoes, this event was described by meteorologists as very rare.

Delhi under severe heatwave conditions after hottest March on record, India

Delhi under severe heatwave conditions after hottest March on record, India

Parts of New Delhi, the national capital of India, are under severe heatwave conditions since last week with maximum temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F). A ‘severe heatwave’ is declared if the departure from normal temperature is more than 6.4 °C (11.5 °F).

Very bright fireball over Western India and Pakistan

Very bright fireball over Western India and Pakistan

A very bright fireball was recorded over Western India and Pakistan at 14:17 UTC on January 29, 2022. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received only 3 reports and 1 video. The video was recorded from Hyderabad, Pakistan. If you witnessed this event, please fill…

Tropical Cyclone “Jawad” forms in the Bay of Bengal

Tropical Cyclone “Jawad” forms in the Bay of Bengal

Tropical Cyclone "Jawad" formed in the Bay of Bengal on December 3, 2021, and is expected to travel close to the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, India on December 4. Thereafter it is likely to recurve NNE and move along the Odisha coast reaching the…

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Myanmar-India border region

Strong and shallow M6.1 earthquake hits Myanmar-India border region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the Myanmar-India border region at 23:45 UTC on November 25, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 32 km (19 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 33 km (20 miles). The epicenter was…

9 dead, 2 missing after floods hit Sri Lanka and southern India

9 dead, 2 missing after floods hit Sri Lanka and southern India

At least 9 people have died and 2 others remain missing after heavy rains affecting Sri Lanka and parts of southern India since the start of the month. According to the AFP, nearly half of Sri Lanka's 25 districts have been hit by floods over the past couple of…