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…

Record-breaking rains leave at least 54 dead, 5 missing in Uttarakhand, India

Record-breaking rains leave at least 54 dead, 5 missing in Uttarakhand, India

Heavy rains triggered by two simultaneous low-pressure systems — one over the Arabian Sea and the other over the Bay of Bengal regions — caused severe floods and landslides in parts of the Indian state of Uttarakhand, since Sunday, October 17, 2021. Massive damage…

At least 26 dead as floods and landslides hit Kerala, India

At least 26 dead as floods and landslides hit Kerala, India

At least 26 people have been killed in Kerala, India over the past couple of days after floods and landslides caused by heavy rains destroyed roads and homes and cut off many towns and villages. Heavy rains began on October 11, intensified late October 15, and…

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

Eight-story building collapses after heavy rain hits Shimla, India

An eight-story building in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India collapsed on Thursday, September 30, 2021, after heavy rain and landslides hit the region. According to the Himachal Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta, the building at…