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Winter Season

Heavy Rain And Snowfall Continues To Batter Uttarakhand

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Meteorological Department had predicted a wet spell for Uttarakhand till January 9.

Cold Wave Warning Issued In Various States; Temperatures Likely To Increase Gradually

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

After the MeT issued cold wave warnings across various states in northern and northwestern India, the conditions are said to slowly abate from December 23 (Thursday), with a gradual rise in temperature.

How Kashmiris Cope With Harshest Winter Period ‘Chilai Kalan’

Kashmir: The 40 day harshest winter spell ‘Chilai Kalan’ commenced in Kashmir. It will end on January 31, however that will not end Kashmir’s long and harsh winter. Here is you need to know everything about Kashmir’s ‘Chilai Kalan’.

Cold Wave Grips North India: Dal Lake Freezes In J&K And Sub-Zero Nights In Rajasthan

Dec 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The minimum temperature in Delhi on Monday was recorded at 3.2 degrees Celcius, five notches below normal and the lowest this season so far. The cold wave is likely to continue till Wednesday, as per IMD.

Madhya Pradesh Shivers As Cold Wave Grips North India

Senior meteorologist Saha said cold winds were blowing in MP from Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand which have experienced snowfall.

18 December, 2021

Kashmir: Cold Wave Tightens Its Grip As Water Supply Lines Freeze


Kashmir: The region recorded the coldest night of the season so far, with Srinagar recording temperature of minus 6 degree Celsius. The sub-zero temperatures have led to freezing of water supply lines in many parts of Kashmir.

16 December, 2021

Explainer | What Is ‘La Nina’ And How It Can Lead To A Colder Winter In India This Year

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'La Nina', a climate pattern that causes ocean temperature to drop drastically, has reportedly raised sea levels by 20cm. What is this climate pattern often called a 'cold event'?

14 December, 2021

Kashmir: Slight Respite From Cold Wave But Temperature Continues Below Freezing Point


Kashmir has been witnessing sub-zero night temperatures, with the famous ski-resort Gulmarg recording a low of minus 5.6 degrees Celsius temperature.

07 December, 2021

Kashmir Battles With Cold Wave As Temperature Falls Below Freezing Point

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As per the official reports, Srinagar recorded a low of minus 1.4 degrees Celsius on Monday night, a plunge of four degrees from the previous night.

22 November, 2021

Kashmir Valley Minimum Temperature Settles Below Freezing Point

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Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season so far at minus 1.6 degrees Celsius as cold conditions continued in Kashmir on Monday and the minimum temperature settled below the freezing point across the valley, officials said.

20 November, 2021

Onset Of Winter Season Brings Down The Curtain On Badrinath Yatra For This Year

Outlook Web Desk

More than 4,000 pilgrims were present at the Badrinath temple on Saturday to witness the closure ceremony.


15 November, 2021

It Is Autumn In Kashmir; Season To Walk On Chinar Leaves

Naseer Ganai

Enter Chinar garden at Dal Lake in Srinagar. At one side of the garden, children were playing cricket on fallen Chinar leaves.

07 November, 2021

Climate Change: Excess Rainfall, La Nina Condition Likely To Cause Severe Winter This Year

Lola Nayar

Global warming impact on weather conditions in India saw prolonged monsoon and excess rainfall in September and October over different parts of the country, particularly the Northwest region.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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