Cold winters return back to North India

North India has again got colder. There are chances of rainfall in some days according to the weather forecast.

Torrential rains, flooding kill at least 10 in South America

The epic rainfall also has driven 160,000 people from their homes in Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay, said officials.

Puducherry pounded by 83.4 cm rainfall in November alone

Union Territory of Puducherry, which would normally receive an average 76.7 cms of rainfall during north east monsoon (October to December), recorded as much as 83.4 cm rains in the month of November.

Rains likely to continue in Tamil Nadu for next few days: MeT dept

The current wet spell in southern states under the influence of active North East Monsoon would continue with the Met office today forecasting rain or thundershower in several parts of southern states, especially coastal Tamil Nadu in the next few days.

14 percent deficient rainfall caused drought in Odisha

Odisha this monsoon received 14 per cent deficit rainfall leading to a drought situation.

Here`s when global warming first appeared

Here`s when global warming first appeared

A team of researchers has revealed about the first time global warming became clearly evident in the temperature record.

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Odisha

In major respite for drought prone Odisha, the IMD has predicted heavy rainfall accompanied by gusty surface wind in several places of the state in the wake of well marked low pressure over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas.

Nearly half of India rain-deficient: IMD

Close to half the country is experiencing deficient rains and the shorage for the figure has gone up to 16 per cent.

Food production will be higher this year: FM Jaitley

Buoyed by reports of 'reasonably good sowing', Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday expressed confidence that the country's food production this year would be much more than last year's despite less than normal rainfall.

Marathwada reels under severe drought, farm suicides on rise

Marathwada reels under severe drought, farm suicides on rise

Marathwada is reeling under the worst drought in recent years, pushing scores of locals to migrate to cities in search of livelihood, with Beed witnessing a steep rise in farmer suicides accounting for 105 cases in August itself.

Weak monsoon pushes Delhi's air quality into downward plummet

Weak monsoon pushes Delhi's air quality into downward plummet

Due to weak monsoons and the rains letting up early this year, the pollution quotient seems to have gone up, thus sending Delhi's air quality into the “poor” zone.

Heavy rainfall forecast for Odisha

Heavy rainfall fanned by gusty surface wind is likely to lash several areas of Odisha under the influence of a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, the IMD said on Wednesday.

More than half the country has received normal rainfall: IMD

 Even as fear of drought looms large in some parts of the country, more than half of India has received normal rainfall while some regions in central and southern parts have got deficient rains so far.

Only 8% water left in Marathwada dams

Due to an erratic rains, the water situation in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra is grim with only eight percent of water in its reservoirs.

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Govt orders 2-day shutdown of schools in WGH Meghalaya district

The Meghalaya government on Wednesday asked all schools in West Garo Hills district to remain shut for the next 48 hours for the safety of school going children as heavy rainfall has triggered flood and landslips in the state.

Heavy rainfall forecast in Bihar

Heavy rainfall is expected in many districts of Bihar in the next two days, the weather office said on Tuesday.

Bhadarwah-Doda road remains closed for 15 days; locals suffer

The locals and tourists in the mountainous town of Bhadarwah continue to face inconvenience as the authorities fail to fully restore Bhadarwah-Doda road closed for the past 15 days due to landslides triggered by heavy rainfall.

Ignoring looming drought in Bihar, politicians fight for ''pride'' and ''change''

A drought-like situation in Bihar is a serious issue for millions of farmers, but not for the politicians, including the main contenders in the electoral stakes -- Janata Dal-United (JDU), Rashtriya Janada Dal (RJD), Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance(NDA).

Downpour in Lucknow brings respite from humid weather

Many parts of Uttar Pradesh, including the state capital, received heavy rainfall on Tuesday, bringing a respite from the humid weather.