UP on alert ahead of Friday prayers

The list includes Lucknow, Kanpur, Prayagraj, Agra, Mau, Sambhal, Meerut, Ambedkar Nagar, Bahraich, Ayodhya, Gonda and Saharanpur, among others.

IMD issues orange alert for NW India over heatwave

In an advisory, the IMD said that under the influence of another fresh Western Disturbance likely to affect northwest India from May 2, light/moderate isolated/scattered rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm/lightning is likely over the Western Himalayan Region during May 2-4.

IMD issues severe weather alert in J&K

Widespread intermittent rain most likely to continue till 30th. Heavy to very heavy rain is also possible at some places, Sonam Lotus, director of the IMD in Srinagar said