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Why India Urgently Needs An Urban Stormwater Management Plan

Why India Urgently Needs An Urban Stormwater Management Plan

Stormwater is a resource to conserve, but due to ill-equipped infrastructure, gushes into storm drains, sewer systems and drainage ditches, and causes soil erosion, silting, road damage, and property damage

01 August 2022
Sponge City: An Effective Solution For Urban Flood Management

Sponge City: An Effective Solution For Urban Flood Management

Chennai, Mumbai and Kochi are currently studying and planning to develop a sponge city roadmap to tackle urban flooding.

04 August 2022

Explained: How Unplanned Development And Disregard To Natural Water Bodies Cause Urban Flooding

Experts say flooding in urban and peri-urban areas are happening due to unplanned waste dumping and continuous disregard for natural recharge structures like...

Replan Cities Or The Poor Will Be Forced To Face The Music Of Floods In Urban Areas Every Year

Replan Cities Or The Poor Will Be Forced To Face The Music Of Floods In Urban Areas Every Year

Rapid urbanisation and population growth in urban centres make cities prone to disasters like floods. Also, recurring phenomena like building collapses and...

01 August 2022

Traffic Crawls In Central Delhi Due To Congress Protest, Waterlogging

Traffic came to a standstill in and around central Delhi on Thursday morning due to diversions put in place owing to a Congress protest and the Kanwar Yatra...

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11 July 2022
Rains Lash Delhi, Bring Relief From Sultry Weather

Rains Lash Delhi, Bring Relief From Sultry Weather

The Palam observatory received traces of rainfall while Pitampura received 77.5 mm of rainfall. The Delhi University received 11.4 mm of rainfall whereas...


03 March 2022
Delhi Records Minimum Temperature Of 13.7 Deg C, Light Rain Likely

Delhi Records Minimum Temperature Of 13.7 Deg C, Light Rain Likely

The meteorological department has predicted a partly cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or drizzle.


26 February 2022
Overnight Rain, Hailstorm Bring Down Mercury In Delhi

Overnight Rain, Hailstorm Bring Down Mercury In Delhi

The maximum temperature was recorded at 23.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.


24 January 2022
At 88.2 mm, Delhi Logs Highest January Rainfall In 122 Years

At 88.2 mm, Delhi Logs Highest January Rainfall In 122 Years

Before this, the capital recorded 79.7 mm of rainfall in 1989 and 73.7 mm in 1953.


23 January 2022
Delhi Records Highest Rainfall For Jan In Last 32 Years; Max Temp Dips To Season's Lowest

Delhi Records Highest Rainfall For Jan In Last 32 Years; Max Temp Dips To Season's Lowest

It is the highest since January 1989 when the capital received 79.7 mm rainfall.


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22 January 2022
Light Rains In Delhi, Min Temp Settles At 11.5 Deg C

Light Rains In Delhi, Min Temp Settles At 11.5 Deg C

The city has recorded 68 mm rainfall till January 22, the highest since 1995, when 69.8 mm rainfall was received.


16 September 2021
Rains Lash Several Parts Of Delhi As IMD Predicts Strong Winds During The Day

Rains Lash Several Parts Of Delhi As IMD Predicts Strong Winds During The Day

According to IMD, the capital Delhi is likely to witness cloudy sky with moderate rainfall on Thursday.


11 September 2021
Heavy Downpour Lashes Delhi, Leaves Parts Of Airport And City Waterlogged

Heavy Downpour Lashes Delhi, Leaves Parts Of Airport And City Waterlogged

A video on Twitter purportedly showed waterlogging in Madhu Vihar, some DTC cluster buses could be seen standing in the water, and other commuters manoeuvring...


11 September 2021
Delayed Monsoon Yields Highest Rainfall In Delhi In 18 Years

Delayed Monsoon Yields Highest Rainfall In Delhi In 18 Years

The national capital has received 1,005.3 mm rain so far. This is the first time since 2010 that monsoon rainfall in Delhi breached the 1,000 mm mark.


31 August 2021
Flood-Like Situation In Gurugram As Heavy Rains Lash Delhi NCR; Traffic Hit

Flood-Like Situation In Gurugram As Heavy Rains Lash Delhi NCR; Traffic Hit

Due to waterlogging, the traffic movement at a few stretches was restricted


01 September 2021
Heavy Rain In Delhi Causes Traffic Snarls

Heavy Rain In Delhi Causes Traffic Snarls

Delhi saw the highest single-day rainfall in September in at least 12 years, with weather stations in the city recording 112.1 mm rainfall in 24 hours ending...


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31 August 2021
Moderate Rain Likely In Delhi Today: Weather Department

Moderate Rain Likely In Delhi Today: Weather Department

The national capital on Monday recorded a maximum temperature of 34.6 degrees Celsius


27 July 2021
Delhi Rain: Waterlogging Blocks Entry And Exit Gates Of Saket Metro Station

Delhi Rain: Waterlogging Blocks Entry And Exit Gates Of Saket Metro Station

'Trains are currently not stopping at Saket metro station. Entry/exit gates have been closed due to waterlogging. Services otherwise normal on entire Yellow...


27 July 2021
Delhi Faces Waterlogging And Traffic Congestion Due To Heavy Rains

Delhi Faces Waterlogging And Traffic Congestion Due To Heavy Rains

'Morning rain was of high intensity so a few areas of the city witnessed waterlogging. Our field staff is on the ground and we are closely observing the...


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