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1,600 lives fell victim to extreme weather patterns in India in 2016, says IMD report

1,600 lives fell victim to extreme weather patterns in India in 2016, says IMD report

 40 percent of the population fell victim to severe heat wave, with the rest killed by flooding and lightning.

The day after cyclone Vardah: As it happened

Tamil Nadu CM O Panneerselvam wrote to PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday, seeking immediate release of Rs 1,000 crore from National Disaster Response Fund as cyclone relief. 

 

Cyclonic storm 'Nada' to cross Tamil Nadu coast on December 2

In its warning, the weather office forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on December 1 and 2.Puducherry on December 1 and 2.

North East monsoon to begin from October 30: IMD

North East monsoon to begin from October 30: IMD

The much anticipated North East monsoon, which brings the bulk of rainfall in Tamil Nadu and other southern states, is likely to commence by October 30, the India Meteorological Department said today.

Deep depression in Bay of Bengal intensified into cyclone

Deep depression in Bay of Bengal intensified into cyclone

The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal today further intensified into cyclonic storm 'Kyant', the India Meteorological Department today said.

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into cyclonic storm

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into cyclonic storm

A depression over east-central Bay of Bengal moved east-north-eastwards, intensified into a deep depression today and lay centered over Bay of Bengal.

Punjab, Haryana again receive scanty rains this year

Punjab and Haryana, the grain bowl states of the country, received scanty monsoon rains this year for the second consecutive year, with deficit standing at 25 per cent each between June and September.

Monsoon to be 'normal' due to delay in La Nina weather pattern: IMD

Going back on its earlier forecast of "above normal" monsoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said the monsoon will be "normal" this year due to delay in La Nina weather pattern.

IMD forecasts 'very heavy' rain in Mumbai and parts of central Maharashtra over next two days

IMD forecasts 'very heavy' rain in Mumbai and parts of central Maharashtra over next two days

The country has recorded a five per cent deficiency in rainfall this monsoon, the IMD on Thursday said.

India monsoon rains to start withdrawing in 3-4 days: IMD

India monsoon rains to start withdrawing in 3-4 days: IMD

India`s June-September monsoon rains could start withdrawing from the north-western region of the country in the next 3-4 days, the weather department said on Tuesday.

Odisha alert: IMD predicts heavy rainfall, 3/4 meters high seawave

With a low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood likely to intensify further, the IMD today warned Odisha government about heavy rainfall and an increase in the height of sea waves upto four meters.

Vaishno Devi yatra suspended after landslide

Vaishno Devi Yatra stopped after the land slide. IMD has issued a warning about the more rain in the area.

July ends, 21% of India still suffers rainfall deficiency

July ends, 21% of India still suffers rainfall deficiency

Which means September is expected to receive excess rainfall.

Rains in Punjab and Haryana in coming days: MeT

The south-west monsoon is likely to pick up pace in Punjab and Haryana bringing good rains to the region in the coming days, a senior MeT department official said here today.

Rainy Tuesday morning in Delhi

Rainy Tuesday morning in Delhi

After a week long spell of hot and humid weather, Delhiites enjoyed a rainy morning on Tuesday at some locations with the minimum temperature settling at 28.8 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season`s average, the weather office said.

Northeast India receives deficient monsoon rains

Except Mizoram and Sikkim, most parts of northeast India have so far experienced deficient monsoon rains, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

Monsoon arrives in Delhi but only patchy rains likely

Monsoon arrives in Delhi but only patchy rains likely

A day after the long-awaited monsoon arrived in the national capital, weather experts on Monday poured water on the hopes of Delhiites forecasting only patchy rains with little possibility of sustained downpour.

Heavy rains pound Mumbai, Pune; throw life out of gear

The IMD has predicted "very heavy" showers for the mega-polis in the next 24 hours.

After good rainfall, monsoon deficiency has dropped to 9%: IMD

After good rainfall, monsoon deficiency has dropped to 9%: IMD

The overall monsoon deficiency has reduced to 9 per cent after several parts of the country received a good amount of rainfall.