August records monsoon deficiency of 22 percent

The month of August has recorded a monsoon deficiency of 22 per cent, highest in the season so far, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said even as the overall deficit declined marginally to 11 per cent.

Japan ready to provide assistance to India for flood relief

Japan on Wednesday offered assistance to India in the reconstruction of the areas affected by flooding and torrential rain.

Monsoon to pick up pace starting July 22: Skymet

Heavy rains will occur all over the country starting July 22 and will continue till the first week of August, making up for the overall rain deficit, private weather forecaster Skymet said on Monday.

Depression over Arabian Sea, heavy rains likely in West Coast: IMD
Depression over Arabian Sea, heavy rains likely in West Coast: IMD

India Meteorological Department (IMD) is closely monitoring a depression that has developed over the Arabian Sea and is expected to turn into a "deep depression", bringing heavy rains in Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat.

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala within 48 hours, says IMD
Monsoon likely to hit Kerala within 48 hours, says IMD

Monsoon seemed set to hit Kerala within 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

Monsoon expected to be normal this year: Arvind Subramanian

This year's monsoon rains are expected to be normal, the finance ministry's Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said on Thursday.

Rains continue to lash north India

Rains continued to lash large swathes of north India on Thursday as rivers in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand were flowing to the brim.

`Monsoon to hit North India by end of week`

After missing its deadline, the monsoon is likely to hit the national capital and parts of north India by the end of the week, a private forecasting agency said on Monday.

South West monsoon accounted for 98 percent rains between June, August

The south West monsoon is expected to continue the momentum this month as it enters its last phase.

Hot, humid north sweats in absence of rain

Sultry conditions seemed to have returned to trouble the north on Tuesday.

13 killed in UP; mercury rises in parts of North

Thirteen people lost their lives as moderate to heavy rains lashed several areas of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

Flood situation grim in UP, light rains in North

The rising water level in major rivers in Uttar Pradesh has created flood like situation in several districts.

Lightning, rain-related incidents claim 60 lives so far in Rajasthan

In the ongoing spell of South West monsoon rain-related incidents have claimed lives of at least 60 people so far in Rajasthan since June 1.

Parts of North suffer humid weather, Srinagar hottest in 7 yrs

Most parts of North India, bereft of rains, on Monday reeled under humid conditions.

Eight killed in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh

Eight persons were killed in rain-related incidents across Andhra Pradesh in the last few days.

Delhi sweats as mercury hovers near 40 deg C

Delhiites had to sweat it out on Monday with maximum temperature hovering near the 40-degree mark and high humidity adding to the woes.

Tihar inmates donate Rs10.50 lakh for Uttarakhand victims

Inmates of Delhi`s Tihar Jail collected over Rs 10.50 lakh from fellow prisoners for the victims of the Uttarakhand tragedy.

284 Andhra pilgrims still untraceable in Uttarakhand

As many as 284 pilgrims from Andhra Pradesh remained unaccounted for in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.

`VIP tourism` not to help victims in Uttarakhand: Samajwadi Party

Samajwadi Party on Wednesday said extending relief to victims was of prime importance in Uttarakhand and not "VIP tourism".

14 Andhra pilgrims dead in Uttarakhand

Fourteen pilgrims hailing from Andhra Pradesh are believed to have died in Uttarakhand.