Sunday, Dec 05, 2021

Weather: storm / winds

India Meteorological Department Reveals That 100% More Rains In Southern States In November

Nov 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In IMD parlance, departure means an increase or decrease (here increase) from the average mean temperature/rainfall of the given time period based on 30 years' records.

Storms, Flash Floods Predicted In Wild Fire Ravaged California

Oct 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The National Weather Service for the San Francisco Bay Area issued a high surf advisory through Friday for a portion of the coast and a flash flood watch Sunday for parts of the region, especially in areas burned by last year's wildfires.

Thousands Of French Homes Left In Dark, Trains Disrupted As Storm Sweeps Across Europe

The powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium causing damage and electricity disruptions.

Cyclone Shaheen Leaves 14 Dead In Oman

Oct 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The cyclone Shaheen made landfall Sunday with winds reaching up to 150 kph (93 mph). The storm quickly lost power and was downgraded, but it caused flooding and damage across Oman.

London Cleans Up After Torrential Rains Wreak Havoc

The Met Office weather agency said 41.6 centimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central London on Sunday afternoon, four flood warnings remains in place for southeast England

24 July, 2021

Typhoon In-fa To Make Landfall In China Over Weekend

Associated Press (AP)

Forecasters say Typhoon In-fa is moving toward China and is expected to make landfall in Zhejiang province either Sunday afternoon or early Monday morning.

15 July, 2021

Swaying Of Chinese Skyscraper Result Of Winds Causing Vibrations On Roof

Associated Press (AP)

China has experienced a construction boom in recent years, along with the graduation of record numbers of engineers and project managers

11 July, 2021

Geomagnetic Storm: High Speed Solar Winds May Hit Earth Today

Outlook Web Desk

A storm resulting from solar winds travelling at the speed of a million miles an hour is expected to hit Earth between Sunday and Monday.

10 July, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa Hits New York City, Rail Services Affected

Associated Press (AP)

The storm is expected to bring heavy rain – up to 4 inches (10 centimeters) on the Maine coast – before blowing into the Bay of Fundy and Canada

04 July, 2021

Tropical Storm Elsa Leaves Three Dead As It Hurtles Towards Cuba

Associated Press (AP)

Elsa brushed past Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Saturday and threatened to unleash flooding and landslides before taking aim at Cuba and Florida.

26 November, 2020

Cyclone Nivar Makes Landfall; Heavy Rain In Chennai, Puducherry


Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed the coast near Puducherry, the IMD said.


18 May, 2020

'Amphan' Intensifies To Super Cyclone; Authorities Warn Of Tidal Waves And Extensive Damage

Sandeep Sahu

Extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan', over the west and central parts of Bay of Bengal, has intensified into a "super cyclone" with wind speed above 200 km per hour.

12 June, 2019

Delhi Airport Flight Operations Hit Due To Severe Dust Storm

Outlook Web Bureau

A severe dust storm hit several parts of the national capital Wednesday evening, following which a thick haze was hanging over the city, affecting visibility.

07 June, 2019

19 Dead, 48 Injured In UP Thunderstorm, Relief Operations Underway

Outlook Web Bureau

Police said most of the injuries occurred, when people sleeping inside their mud houses were caught unawares by the thunderstorm accompanied by showers that led to wall collapse.

09 May, 2019

Cyclone Fani: Bhubaneswar And Cuttack Reeling Under Darkness, NASA Reveals Images

Outlook Web Bureau

Cyclone Fani left a trail of destruction ripping apart all the major infrastructure in over 11 coastal districts affecting more than 1.5 crore people. Over 5.08 lakh houses have been damaged in the cyclone which had made landfall in Puri last Friday.

03 May, 2019

Cyclone Fani Leaves 8 Dead In Odisha, Moves Towards West Bengal

Outlook Web Bureau

The airports in Odisha and West Bengal have been shut down due to Cyclone Fani, resulting in the cancellation of many flights. Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has directed his Ministry officials to continuously monitor the situation.

29 April, 2019

Cyclone Fani To Intensify Into Severe Cyclonic Storm, PM Modi Asks Officials To Take Preventive Measures

Outlook Web Bureau

Spoke to officials regarding the situation arising due to Cyclone Fani. Asked them to take preventive measures and be prepared to provide all possible assistance., Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.


28 April, 2019

Cyclone 'Fani' Likely To Intensify Into 'Very Severe' Cyclonic Storm In Next 24 Hours: IMD

Outlook Web Bureau

In its 1 pm bulletin, the IMD said cyclone 'Fani' currently lays over 745 kilometres east-southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 1,050 kilometres southeast of Chennai and 1,230 kilometres south-southeast of Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

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Akhada Parishad seers felicitate Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami in Haridwar.

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Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu talks to the media as he joins guest teachers' protest near Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence, in New Delhi.

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