Monsoon

Northeast reels under floods, thousands rendered homeless; IMD predicts more showers till June 15

Northeast reels under floods, thousands rendered homeless; IMD predicts more showers till June 15

Incessant rains lashing several parts of Kerala claimed two more lives on Wednesday, taking the toll in rain related incidents to 23.

Jun 13, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
IMD issues fresh warning of heavy rains in Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal

IMD issues fresh warning of heavy rains in Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal

Heavy rains and gusty winds lashed many parts of Karnataka on Monday, disrupting normal life, as southwest monsoon advanced vigorously.

Jun 11, 2018, 18:47 PM IST
13 die in rain-related incidents in Kerala in two days

13 die in rain-related incidents in Kerala in two days

As the South-West monsoon remains active, most parts of Kerala have been receiving rains in the past few days.

Jun 10, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
Mumbai gears up for a weekend of 'very heavy rain', BMC on alert

Mumbai gears up for a weekend of 'very heavy rain', BMC on alert

The weekly offs of BMC officers have been cancelled due to the rain warning.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:31 AM IST
Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon becomes active

Heavy rains lash Kerala as southwest monsoon becomes active

The Southwest Monsoon hit the state on May 28, marking the arrival of the rainy season in the country, private weather forecasting agency Skymet had said.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
Mumbai comes to a halt due to heavy rains, BMC to work overtime in view of waterlogging

Mumbai comes to a halt due to heavy rains, BMC to work overtime in view of waterlogging

Heavy rains lashed Mumbai since Thursday morning bringing the city to a standstill. Many low lying areas have reported waterlogging. Parts of Khar, Sion and Worli are the worst hit with people seen walking in knee-deep water.

Jun 07, 2018, 13:58 PM IST
Monsoon expected to reach Maharashtra, surrounding areas by Wednesday

Monsoon expected to reach Maharashtra, surrounding areas by Wednesday

On Monday, the maximum temperatures were above normal (5.1°C or more) at many places with the highest maximum temperature of 47.6°C being recorded at Phalodi (West Rajasthan) over plains of the country.

Jun 05, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
Pre-monsoon rains lash Mumbai again; flights hit, local trains disrupted

Pre-monsoon rains lash Mumbai again; flights hit, local trains disrupted

Rains poured over south Mumbai, eastern and western suburbs and in many areas of adjoining Raigad, Thane, Ratnagiri and Palghar districts on Sunday.

Jun 04, 2018, 22:30 PM IST
Met department warns of very heavy rain in Coastal Karnataka, heat wave to continue over Rajasthan, MP

Met department warns of very heavy rain in Coastal Karnataka, heat wave to continue over Rajasthan, MP

Fisherman around Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep area have been advised not to venture into the sea. 

May 30, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
Airport in Port Blair flooded with rainwater, at least nine flights delayed

Airport in Port Blair flooded with rainwater, at least nine flights delayed

Ankle-deep rainwater filled the baggage screening and collection areas affecting operations.

May 30, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
PM Modi asks officials to ensure assistance to rain-affected areas in Karnataka

PM Modi asks officials to ensure assistance to rain-affected areas in Karnataka

Heavy downpour lashed the twin coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi for the third day on Tuesday, inundating low-lying areas and flooding roads, disrupting traffic and throwing life out of gear.

May 29, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
Heavy rains lash Mangalore, Udupi; schools to remain closed on Wednesday

Heavy rains lash Mangalore, Udupi; schools to remain closed on Wednesday

The IMD on Tuesday announced that the south-west monsoon had hit Kerala, three days before its scheduled arrival.

May 29, 2018, 20:14 PM IST
Southwest monsoon hits Kerala three days ahead of schedule

Southwest monsoon hits Kerala three days ahead of schedule

In 2017, monsoon rains were 95 percent of the long-term average compared to forecasts of 98 percent. 

May 29, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
IMD predicts monsoon to hit Kerala on May 29, three days ahead of schedule

IMD predicts monsoon to hit Kerala on May 29, three days ahead of schedule

"The southwest monsoon is expected to set over Kerala on May 29 with a modelled error of plus or minus four days," the IMD has said.

May 18, 2018, 19:53 PM IST
Thunderstorm warning issued for nine districts in Odisha

Thunderstorm warning issued for nine districts in Odisha

Locals have been advised not to venture out and fishermen in coastal areas are advised not to venture out to sea. 

May 11, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Criticised for 'triggering panic', Met department says wind speeds were within range of its forecast

Criticised for 'triggering panic', Met department says wind speeds were within range of its forecast

IMD had issued weather-related warnings for several states but barely any of its predictions came true.

May 09, 2018, 23:04 PM IST
Thundershowers bring cheer in Delhi, chaos and carnage in Uttar Pradesh

Thundershowers bring cheer in Delhi, chaos and carnage in Uttar Pradesh

Even as NCR saw a significant dip in temperatures, reports of loss of life and damage to property due to heavy rain emerged from several parts of UP.

May 03, 2018, 06:37 AM IST
Why the monsoon is important for India, PM Narendra Modi

Why the monsoon is important for India, PM Narendra Modi

Rainfall below 90 percent of the average would be classified as a drought. 

Apr 17, 2018, 16:20 PM IST
Monsoon 2018 will be normal, expect rainfall at 97% of average: Met Department

Monsoon 2018 will be normal, expect rainfall at 97% of average: Met Department

India's weather office defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96 percent and 104 percent of a 50-year average of 89 cms for the entire four-month season beginning June.

Apr 16, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
To battle water shortage, China building gigantic rain-making network

To battle water shortage, China building gigantic rain-making network

The rain-making systems being placed high on Tibetan mountains could bring rainfall to an area roughly three times the size of Spain.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:07 AM IST

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