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5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Delhi NCR, Jammu Kashmir

New Delhi: Earthquake tremors were felt in various regions including Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir, and along the borders adjoining Afghanistan and Pakistan on Saturday.

Water level in Yamuna crosses danger mark again, Delhi govt on high alert

New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna has crossed the danger mark in Delhi again following heavy discharge from Hatnhnikund barrage in Haryana.

Behind Delhi’s floods is a history of encroachment and diminishing wetlands

Of Delhi’s 1,040 wetlands and waterbodies, none have been officially notified, leaving them vulnerable to exploitation. The city’s drainage plan and system have not been updated since the 1970s. This along with encroachment of the Yamuna floodplains by settlements and large development projects make the city vulnerable to flooding. Experts strongly recommend reviving the city’s water bodies and desilting its existing drains to help mitigate flood effects. Mongabay India writer Simrin Sirur reports 

Delhi floods: Fresh rains create more panic amid slow Yamuna water retreat

New Delhi/IBNS: Heavy rain battered Delhi once again even as the national capital is battling with a severe flood situation following record showers and the release of water from HathniKund Barrage in Haryana owing to swelled water levels in the Yamuna.  

Delhi’s overall AQI notes a sudden dip

New Delhi: Delhi’s overall air quality suddenly, rapidly and unanticipatedly deteriorated since late last night with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) clocking 407 on Sunday as per the 4PM AQI Bulletin provided by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), which is an increase of 113 points from the AQI recorded yesterday (294).

Delhi records season's lowest temp at 1.4 degrees today, IMD issues yellow alert

New Delhi/UNI: As another cold wave spell sets over Northwest India, Delhi has recorded the season's lowest temperature of 1.4 degrees on Monday.

Cold wave to drop temperatures in Delhi, NCR to 3 degrees Celsius next week: IMD

New Delhi/IBNS: A cold wave, predicted to hit Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) next week, will bring down the temperatures to as low as 3 degrees Celcius.

Northwest India likely to hit another spell of cold wave: IMD

New Delhi/UNI: As the national capital received light rain, the people of the city got some respite from the biting cold, as the minimum temperature settled at 9.8 degrees, two notches below normal.

North India to experience 'never seen' cold wave with temperatures at -4 degrees C next week: Weather expert

New Delhi/IBNS: As temperatures in north India got a little better this week, experts suggested that they can still go down with a dip as low as -4 degrees Celsius next week.

Delhi air quality plunges to severe category, minimum temp settles at 5.8 degrees C

New Delhi/UNI: The air quality in the national capital plunged into the severe category for the third consecutive day on Wednesday morning.

Dense fog envelops Delhi as mercury dips to 1.9 degrees Celsius

New Delhi: An envelope of dense fog covered National Capital Delhi on Sunday morning as the lowest temperature in the city was recorded at 1.9 degrees Celsius.

Delhi experiences mild tremors as 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Afghanistan's Hindu Kush

New Delhi/IBNS: Mild tremors were felt in Delhi and adjoining areas on Thursday as an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 5.8 struck the Hindu Kush region in Afghanistan.

3.8 magnitude earthquake hits Haryana today, tremors felt in Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 3.8 magnitudes on the Richter Scale was recorded in Haryana's Jhajjar with tremors felt in Delhi and surrounding areas on Sunday morning, the National Center for Seismology said.

Delhi and adjoining cities hit by 5.4 magnitude earthquake

Delhi: The national capital and its adjoining cities felt tremors around 8 pm on Saturday as an earthquake of magnitude 5.4 hit the region, media reports said.

Six die as 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal, tremors felt in New Delhi

Kathmandu: At least six people died as a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Doti district of Nepal on Wednesday.