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Below normal monsoon expected in major parts of India

Below normal monsoon expected in major parts of India

According to private weather forecaster Skymet, the north-west, west, southern peninsula and southern regions of the country would experience deficient rainfall.

India's monsoon likely to escape El Nino unscathed: IMD

India's monsoon likely to escape El Nino unscathed: IMD

India is likely to emerge unscathed from the El Nino weather pattern as it is expected to set in only during the latter part of the four-month monsoon season, a top weather official said, indicating a timely arrival of crop-nourishing rains.

India may face weak monsoon under El Nino effect: Nomura

India may face weak monsoon under El Nino effect: Nomura

Probability of an El Nino formation in 2017 has led to some worries about India's monsoon season.

Government projects record foodgrains output in 2016-17

Government projects record foodgrains output in 2016-17

The government has set a target to achieve a record foodgrains production of 271.98 million tonnes in 2016-17 crop year on back of good monsoon after two consecutive drought years.

Changing rainfall pattern linked to Indian Ocean warming

Groundwater plays a vital role in food and water security in India.

Northeast monsoon sets in Tamil Nadu

Last year, there was heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu in October and December causing heavy floods in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Cuddalore districts.

North East monsoon to begin from October 30: IMD

North East monsoon to begin from October 30: IMD

The much anticipated North East monsoon, which brings the bulk of rainfall in Tamil Nadu and other southern states, is likely to commence by October 30, the India Meteorological Department said today.

North East monsoon to begin from Oct 30: IMD

The much anticipated North East monsoon, which brings the bulk of rainfall in Tamil Nadu and other southern states, is likely to commence by October 30, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.

Good monsoon proved good for market

Good monsoon proved good for market this year. Watch the full segment for more details.

Monsoon to keep India's diesel exports near 3-year highs

Monsoon to keep India's diesel exports near 3-year highs

India`s diesel exports are expected to hover near a three-year high in September, as monsoon rains reduce the need to use the fuel in irrigation pumps, according to traders and refinery sources. 

Kharif foodgrain output seen at record 135 MT, pulses up 57%

Kharif foodgrain output seen at record 135 MT, pulses up 57%

India's foodgrain production is estimated to rise by 9 percent to an all-time high of 135.03 million tonnes in the kharif season (summer sown) of 2016-17 on record output of rice and pulses following a good monsoon.

 

Bettering Monsoon forecasting a gradual process: Govt

With the India Meteorological Department's prediction of "above normal" Monsoon likely to go "wrong", the government on Tuesday said the improvement in forecasting will be gradual.

Monsoon to be 'normal' due to delay in La Nina weather pattern: IMD

Going back on its earlier forecast of "above normal" monsoon, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said the monsoon will be "normal" this year due to delay in La Nina weather pattern.

7th Pay Commission to help revive investment activity in India: D&B

7th Pay Commission to help revive investment activity in India: D&B

Investment cycle is likely to see an improvement in medium-term largely driven by improved rural income due to normal monsoon and rise in consumption owing to the 7th Pay Commission awards, says a report.

India monsoon rains to start withdrawing in 3-4 days: IMD

India monsoon rains to start withdrawing in 3-4 days: IMD

India`s June-September monsoon rains could start withdrawing from the north-western region of the country in the next 3-4 days, the weather department said on Tuesday.

30 killed in rain-related mishaps in Thane this monsoon

30 killed in rain-related mishaps in Thane this monsoon

As many as 30 people have lost their lives and four others were still missing from the district in various mishaps during this monsoon season.

October rate cut 'alive' if August CPI is at 5%: Citigroup

October rate cut 'alive' if August CPI is at 5%: Citigroup

August CPI inflation is likely to fall sharply to 5 percent mainly because of correction in vegetable and pulse prices, which in turn will open up the possibility of a 25 bps rate cut in the upcoming policy review, says a Citigroup report.

Child care during rainy season: Tips every mother should follow!

Here are a few useful tips that mothers can follow to keep their baby healthy during the monsoon.

BJP calls on Centre, Bihar to join hands to resolve flood-linked crisis

Floods in Bihar have claimed 156 lives so far, and affected the lives of lakhs of people in 12 districts. Given the extent of the damage to life, livestock, crops and property, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday appealed to both the Centre and the Bihar government to join hands to provide relief and rehabilitation to the people.