LIVE: Normalcy returning to Tamil Nadu as Northeast Monsoon fury abates

Heavy rains have abated in Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai after leaving the city submerged for two days.

Incessant rains in parts of Tamil Nadu, cyclone recedes
Incessant rains in parts of Tamil Nadu, cyclone recedes

 Incessant rains on Monday lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu.

From 'poor' to 'very poor', Delhi chokes as air quality falls

Delhi's air quality took a turn for the worse today with it being recorded as "very poor" as the level of particulate matters spiked across the city thus breaching the safe category by a long distance, a condition expected to persist at least for the coming few days.

Enhanced southwest monsoon to bring good rains: IMD

An "enhanced activity" of the southwest monsoon will bring good rainfall in several parts of the country for the next three-four days, giving breather to many regions reeling under severe water deficiency, the Indian Meteorological Department has said.

Partly cloudy sky in Delhi

Delhiites Thursday woke up to partly cloudy sky with the minimum temperature settling at 27.7 degree Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

'Deficient monsoon puts 4 states, 5 crops at highest risk'

As many as four states, which contribute more than one-third of total foodgrains production, and five crops totals to one-fourth of total output are most hurt by deficient rains this year, a rating agency said on Wednesday.

Monsoon deficit to widen, impact kharif crop, says IMD

A flood alert may have been issued on Monday for the foothills of the Himalayas, but the MeT office has said that the monsoon deficit is likely to worsen and hit the Kharif crop in the coming days, especially in parts of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Flood warning in UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam
Flood warning in UP, Bihar, West Bengal and Assam

A flood warning has been issued to Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam and West Bengal due to possibility of heavy rainfall in the foothills of Himalayas over the next four days.

Heavy rains may spoil gala Independence Day celebration in Meghalaya

Saturday's gala arrangement for Independence Day celebration in Meghalaya might be affected as there is a possibility of very heavy rainfall in the state.

Rains lash parts of Punjab and Haryana today

Rains lashed parts of Punjab and Haryana since last evening, leading to a dip in temperature.

Heavy downpour lashes Delhi, cripples normal life
Heavy downpour lashes Delhi, cripples normal life

The constant downpour in the national capital and its adjoining areas of Gurgaon and Noida crippled normal life and caused traffic snarls as roads were flooded in many areas.

Rainfall in coastal Karnataka

Rain and thundershowers would occur at many places in coastal Karnataka, officials from the meteorological department said on Thursday.

Rainy morning in Delhi; waterlogging leads to traffic disruption
Rainy morning in Delhi; waterlogging leads to traffic disruption

Rains lashed the city on Thursday morning, leading to waterlogging in many areas and traffic disruptions.

Monsoon arrives in Delhi a day ahead of this year's forecast
Monsoon arrives in Delhi a day ahead of this year's forecast

Surprising Delhiites, Monsoon arrived in the national capital a day ahead of its scheduled date on Thursday.

Delhi, North India to see heavy showers in next two days

Heavy showers are expected across north India, including Delhi, in the next two days that will compensate the deficit rainfall so far, the Met Office and private weather forecaster Skymet said on Tuesday.

Mumbai rains: Emergency contact numbers
Mumbai rains: Emergency contact numbers

Round-the-clock helplines have been established to help people affected here following heavy rains and problems related to water logging.

Weak monsoon to be credit negative for India: Moody's

A weak monsoon is likely to be credit negative for India as it is expected to push up food inflation as well as government deficits, global rating agency Moody's said Monday.

Warm Monday morning in Delhi

It was a warm Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season.

Skymet gives hope amid gloom, forecasts normal monsoon

Giving hope amid the gloom, private weather forecasting agency Skymet has predicted "normal" rains after the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast "deficient" monsoon this year, raising the spectre of a drought.

Speculation on poor Monsoon misplaced, no need to panic: Arun Jaitley
Speculation on poor Monsoon misplaced, no need to panic: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday dismissed the ongoing speculation on Monsoon as misplaced and stressed that there is no need to panic.