Monsoon active in western Rajasthan

 In relief from heat wave conditions, monsoon remained active in western Rajasthan with Jodhpur receiving the maximum rainfall of 7.6 mm. Mercury plummeted by one to three degree Celsius in many places including Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Barmer, and Churu. The maximum temperature varied between 33 and 39 degrees Celsius at most places in these districts, a Met report said.

India, UK scientists team up for South Asian monsoon research
India, UK scientists team up for South Asian monsoon research

Indian and British scientists will collaborate to improve forecast of South Asian monsoon, especially by using atmospheric research aircraft and ocean gliders to gather fresh data in the region.

Odisha likely to experience heavy rainfall: IMD

Odisha's southern and coastal districts are likely to experience heavy rainfall in view of a low pressure being created in the Bay of Bengal, a Met office bulletin said here Wednesday.

Gujarat suffers rainfall deficit, Kutch may face scarcity

Gujarat faces a rainfall deficit due to late onset of monsoon and shortfall of rains in many parts of the state until mid-August, which may ensure that water reservoirs are empty before next summer said.

No respite from hot, humid conditions in Delhi

There was no respite from hot and humid conditions for the Delhiites as the mercury continue to remain above 38 degrees Celsius mark on Saturday.

Light rains at few places in Rajasthan

Light to moderate rains occurred at isolated places in Kota and Udaipur divisions of the state today whereas the weather remained mainly dry in rest of the Rajasthan.

Incessant rains trigger flash floods, landslides in Arunachal

Incessant rains and an unprecedented rise in the water level of the Subansiri have triggered landslides and flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh with the swirling river water leaving a trail of destruction.

Rain deficit in Kerala narrowed down to minus five per cent

With monsoon becoming active again after a lull, rain deficit in Kerala has narrowed down to five per cent less for the season.

UP flood toll touches 89; rain eludes north

Flood situation remained grave in Uttar Pradesh where the toll rose to 89 today as other parts of north India reeled under sultry weather in the absence of rains.

South West Monsoon in `break` mode, north to get `subdued rain`

The South West Monsoon has gone into a "break" and the situation is likely to continue for at least another week, a private weather forecasting agency Thursday said.

UP flood toll touches 82; weather mostly dry in north

The death toll from flood-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh touched 82 today though water level in major rivers started receding in the absence of rains as Southwest Monsoon significantly weakened over northern region.

Rains, calamities claimed 31 lives during monsoon in HP

Heavy rains, flash floods and landslides wreaked havoc in the most parts of Himachal Pradesh which claimed lives of 31 persons and at least 633 cattle during the current monsoon season, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Tuesday.

29 storage dams operating at below normal capacity: CEA

Water level at storage dams across the country has gone down due to scanty monsoon adversely impacting irrigation and hydel generation.

Flood fury affects lakhs in Uttarakahand, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar; many killed

Heavy rains have caused caused landslides and floods in many parts of India with Uttarakahand, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar being worst affected.

Monsoon floods hit Uttar Pradesh, 1,500 villages under water

Floods triggered by heavy rains in the Himalayas have inundated nearly 1,500 villages in Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 28 people and leaving thousands homeless, officials said on Sunday.

Mercury rises, humidity eases in Delhi

Temperatures rose slightly in the national capital while humidity levels were lower on Sunday as compared to yesterday.

Monsoon leads to spurt in water-borne diseases in Mumbai

Though the monsoon brings cheers by filling up parched lakes and dams and boosting up farming, it also leads to a spurt in water-borne diseases, say experts.

Himachal rivers in spate as heavy rain continues

All major rivers and their tributaries in Himachal Pradesh are in spate as moderate to heavy rain continues to lash the hills in the state, said officials.

57 people killed in rain related accidents in Rajasthan

A total of 57 people were killed in rain related incidents in current spell of Monsoon since June in Rajasthan, relief department officials said.

Incessant rain continues in Arunachal; one dies

One person died in a landslide as incessant rains for the past couple of days have wrecked havoc in several parts of Arunachal Pradesh.