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Fluctuating pattern of rainfall connected to warming of the Indian Ocean

Fluctuating pattern of rainfall connected to warming of the Indian Ocean

The study shows that changing monsoon patterns "which are tied to higher temperatures in the Indian Ocean" are an "even greater driver of change" in groundwater storage than the pumping of groundwater for agriculture.

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

Assam reels under flood fury; 19 lakh affected

The worst affected districts are Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Bongaigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, Darrang, Morigaon and Sonitpur.

Heavy rain forecast in coastal Karnataka, Western Ghats

Heavy rain forecast in coastal Karnataka, Western Ghats

Heavy rains will occur in coastal and central Karnataka, while the rains will be moderate to light in northern parts of the state with one or two spells in the old Mysuru region.

U'khand cloudburst: Chamoli's Jakhni village turns a picture of destruction

Flashfloods wreaked havoc in Chamoli district, with houses washed away and the entire area strewn all over with huge boulders.

Cyclone ROANU: MeT dept predicts heavy rainfall across Odisha

Cyclone ROANU: MeT dept predicts heavy rainfall across Odisha

The deep depression over west-central and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal moved nearly north-northeastwards before intensifying into the cyclonic storm 'ROANU' and lay centred about 590 km southeast of Gopalpur, the Meteorological Centre here said.

92% Indians perceive climate change as a major threat: Survey

A total of 92 percent Indians polled by independent market research company Ipsos view global warming and climate change as major threats.

Haldwani-Ramnagar highway blocked due to landslide

The Haldwani- Ramnagar highway has been blocked after heavy rainfall triggered a landslide.

Heavy rains across India, 6 states affected

Flood like situation has developed in many parts of India with rainfall lashing 6 states.

Heavy rainfall kills 81 in Gujarat

At least 81 people have died in Gujarat over the past four days in the heavy rainfall, which has created flood-like situation in many areas of the state, officials said on Friday.

Schools, colleges in Mumbai to remain close on Saturday

Following Meteorological Department's predictions of heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, Maharashtra government on Friday announced that all schools and colleges will remain closed on Saturday in Mumbai and neighbouring Thane district.

High tide to hit Mumbai, high alert sounded

Mumbai which has been experiencing heavy rainfall since Sunday, is now bracing for a high tide on Monday.

Flash flood kills 13 in Pakistan

At least 13 people out of 20, who were washed away in a flash flood caused by heavy rainfall in Khuzdar district`s Sarona area in Pakistan, have died.

Bad weather hampering relief work in quake-affected Bihar

Bad weather and heavy rainfall is hampering the relief and rescue work in parts of Bihar which was the worst hit with the powerful earthquake that jolted Nepal's capital Kathmandu and rendered several dead and thousands injured.

Heavy rainfall lashes Uttar Pradesh

Several parts of Uttar Pradesh were lashed by heavy rainfall, bringing down the temperature by several notches, authorities said Tuesday.

Heavy rainfall alert in North East

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) today sounded an alert in Meghalaya and neighbouring states in the northeastern region that heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places in these states.

Heavy rainfall in Bangalore

Heavy rainfall has flooded India's tech hub Bangalore and disrupted normal life across the city Friday.

MeT forecasts heavy rainfall in Odisha

Pounded by heavy rains in the past couple of days, Odisha is unlikely to get any respite soon as heavy rainfall coupled with gusty winds has been forecast in some places till tomorrow.

Heavy rain forecast in Odisha

Heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind is likely to lash some places of interior and coastal Odisha till Saturday due to a low pressure which triggered rains in several areas during last couple of days.

Heavy rainfall likely in south Odisha: MeT office

Heavy downpour is likely to pound some places in south Odisha while rain and thundershower would continue in many parts of the state till Thursday due to a low pressure area, the MeT office said on Wednesday.

Mumbai: 1 killed in landslide, MeT forecasts very heavy rains

A six-year-old boy was on Thursday killed in a landslide at suburban Chembur following heavy rainfall lashing the city for last 48 hours, a civic official said.