Environment

Keylong in Himachal freezes at minus 4.1

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 11:40

Shimla, Nov 28 (IANS) Cold continued to grip the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, with Keylong recording a minimum temperature of minus 4.1 degrees Celsius. There are chances of snow, the Met said.

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Leh records lowest temperature in J&K

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:34

Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Leh town was the coldest at minus 7.3 degrees Celsius, while Katra recorded 9.6, the highest night temperature in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

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Clear sky with very-poor air quality in Delhi

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:04

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) It was a clear sky on Tuesday morning with minimum temperature recorded at 8.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

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Delhi government issues health advisory over pollution

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 21:58

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) As Delhi residents continued to battle pollution, the AAP government on Monday issued a health advisory and urged people not to smoke and go in for carpooling, among other things, to tide over the environmental crisis.

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Kargil records lowest temperature in J&K

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:34

Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) At minus 10.4, Kargil town in the Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir recorded the lowest temperature on Monday. While the Mata Vaishno Devi base camp town of Katra recorded the highest minimum temperature at 9.5 degrees Celsius.

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Misty Monday morning in Delhi

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 09:58

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) It was a misty morning here on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at nine degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met has forecast a clear day ahead.

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Himachal sees mercury below freezing point

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 17:44

Shimla, Nov 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but chilly night on Sunday with temperatures in many areas staying below freezing point.

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Temperatures drop below freezing point in Kashmir Valley

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 11:40

Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) Minimum temperatures again dropped below the freezing point at most places in the Kashmir Valley on Sunday. Leh at minus 8.2 degrees Celsius was the coldest in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

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Misty Sunday morning in Delhi

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 10:34

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) It was a misty Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.6 degrees Celsius, three notches below the normal, the Met Office said.

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Delhi-NCR air quality still toxic as stubble burning on, winds slow

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 21:52

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) While some regions across Delhi-NCR saw an improvement in the air quality from "severe plus or emergency" to "severe" on Saturday, the national capital continues inhaling toxins with no respite likely for at least a week, officials and experts said.

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Hyena caught in trap near Agra, rescued

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 20:52

Agra, Nov 25 (IANS) A six-year-old hyena was found trapped in a deadly jaw trap set up by poachers in Phulpur village of Agra district. The critically injured hyena, a protected species, was rescued and is under treatment.

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Night temperatures improve in Jammu, Srinagar

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 10:18

Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Night temperatures in Jammu and Srinagar rose on Saturday after the twin capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed their coldest night of the season on Friday, officials said.

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