Magnitude 5 earthquake hits parts of Himachal Pradesh

A 5-magnitude earthquake hit parts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. No loss of life or damage to property has been reported so far.

Bihar to be declared drought-hit soon: Jitan Ram Manjhi

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday said the state government was ready to declare the state drought-hit as it has become a stark reality.

Mumbai on alert for `very heavy rainfall`

The Met department has forecast "very heavy rainfall" in the city over the next 48 hours, prompting authorities to stay on alert.

Monsoon revives, rainfall deficit down by 12%

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported a fall in rainfall deficit across the country.

IMD puts monsoon deficit at 43%

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has put the monsoon deficit figure for the country at 43%.

After a month`s delay, monsoon sets in over Gujarat

After a month-long delay, monsoon has finally arrived in Gujarat with many parts of the state receiving moderate rainfall in the last 48 hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

Waterlogging due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai

Heavy rainfall in Mumbai resulted in waterlogging in its Sion locality, thereby creating a problem for local residents.

Possibility of drought high, says private weather forecaster

There is a major possibility of the country facing drought this year, with the chances being as high as 80 per cent in north west India, according to a private weather forecaster Skymet.

Monsoon reaches Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, UP

The Southwest Monsoon knocked on the doors of the national capital on Thursday, bringing much-needed relief to Delhiites from hot and humid conditions.

Heavy monsoon rains bring waterlogging woes for Mumbaikars

The residents of Mumbai enjoyed the very first rainfall of monsoon after suffering from a month-long heat wave.

El Nino likely picks up, may further weaken Monsoon

There`s bad news for India on the weather front - the Australian weather bureau has reported that El Nino may be picking up and may onset earlier than predicted.

Monsoon stalls, stokes drought fears

India is fast staring at drought-like conditions as the country has received 45 per cent less rainfall compared to the average during the first spell of the monsoon.

India to procure NASA aircraft for cyclone prediction

Hit by five cyclones on its eastern coast last year, India is planning to procure a NASA aircraft equipped with a lab to study wind patterns at high altitude for better prediction of such calamities.

Shimla witnesses heavy snowfall

Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla witnessed heavy snowfall, pushing down the mercury by several notches.

Andhra coast faces another cyclone threat

In less than a week, the Andhra Pradesh coast faces second cyclone threat with the met office Monday issuing an alert.

After `Phailin`, `Helen`, Andhra braces up for cyclone `Lehar`

After being hit by cyclones `Phailin` and `Helen`, Andhra Pradesh is likely to be at the receiving end of another cyclone, `Lehar`, by November 28.

Cyclone Helen causes heavy crop damage, six deaths in Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Helen, which crossed Andhra Pradesh coast Friday, has damaged crops on over 1.69 lakh hectares, officials said.

Cyclone Helen hits AP coast; 2 dead, crops damaged

Cyclonic storm Helen hit Andhra Pradesh coast near Machilipatnam on Friday, triggering heavy rains and strong gales, which killed at least seven people and caused massive damage to the crops in the coastal region.

Cyclone Phailin: Focus now on providing relief, says Odisha CM

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday said that his government`s focus has shifted from minimizing damage to ensuring that relief materials reach the victims in the aftermath of Cyclone Phailin.

Monsoon in Delhi this year likely to break 57-year-old record

With more rains predicted in the coming weeks in the national capital and the surrounding region, monsoon this year is likely to surpass the 1956 record.