Uttarakhand govt sounds alert, warns of heavy rains along Chardham Yatra route
Uttarakhand govt sounds alert, warns of heavy rains along Chardham Yatra route

The Uttarakhand government has sounded an alert following the weather department's warning of heavy rains in several areas, including the routes of the Chardham Yatra.

Monsoon will be normal in July; sticking to our forecast: Skymet

Even as India Meteorological Department predicted deficient rainfall in July, Skymet, a private weather agency, on Thursday stuck to its forecast of "normal" monsoon in the month.

Darjeeling landslide: Army deployed in rescue work

The Indian Army has deployed two medical and engineers task forces to carry out relief and rescue work in the landslide-hit Darjeeling hills of West Bengal where at least 30 people were killed and another dozen were reported missing, an official said on Thursday.

Darjeeling landslide due to poor roads: Expert

Ill-planned roads and neglect of indigenous erosion-control measures in hilly areas like in Darjeeling in West Bengal cause landslides in India, an expert said on Thursday.

Floods wash away 14,600 hectares of farmland in Gujarat

 Heavy rains followed by floods in several parts of Gujarat washed away more than 14,600 hectares of farmland last week and severely damaged crops, according to a primary estimate by the state government.

June witnessed 16 percent more than normal rainfall: IMD

The country received 16 percent more rainfall than its normal limit in June, the India Meteorological Department on Tuesday said.

South-west monsoon weakens over Karnataka

With the southwest monsoon weakening over Karnataka, rainfall would occur in only a few places in the state, a meteorological department official said on Tuesday.

Moderate to heavy rains lash Uttar Pradesh

Moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers occurred at most places over eastern Uttar Pradesh while rains lashed few areas in the western part in the last 24 hours.

Gujarat govt examines situation in rain-hit areas

 Gujarat government on Sunday took stock of the situation in rain-hit areas as state minister Vijay Rupani assessed the damages caused due to flooding of Shetrunji river in Amreli and Bhavanagar districts.

IMD forecasts less than normal rainfall in July, August
IMD forecasts less than normal rainfall in July, August

 Notwithstanding the plentiful rainfall in June, the weatherman has forecast less than normal precipitation over the next two months and advised the Agriculture Ministry to keep ready a contingency plan.

Four killed in Nepal floods

 Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the past three days have killed at least four people and submerged over two thousand houses in three districts of western Nepal.

Monsoon becomes weak in UP after initial heavy rainfall

Monsoon has become weak in Uttar Pradesh after initial heavy rainfall though there was possibility of it gaining momentum in the coming days.

Southwest monsoon covers entire India ahead of schedule
Southwest monsoon covers entire India ahead of schedule

 The southwest monsoon has covered the entire country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its bulletin released on Friday.

Southwest monsoon picks up momentum in Kerala, three killed
Southwest monsoon picks up momentum in Kerala, three killed

 The Southwest monsoon, after a delayed start, picked up momentum in Kerala, bringing heavy rains in most places of the state and Lakshadweep during the last two days, after registering a 26 percent deficit early this month.

Monsoon covers entire country, way ahead of schedule

Moving at a brisk pace, the Southwest Monsoon on Friday covered the entire length and breadth of the country, way ahead of schedule in a year in which there is a deficit rainfall forecast for India.

Many places in Karnataka record heavy rainfall

The whole of Karnataka, now covered by the southwest monsoon, will continue to get heavy rainfall, the meteorological department said on Friday.

One killed, seven injured in wall collapse incident

A man was killed while seven others were injured when wall of their houses collapsed on them after a heavy shower in two separate places here.

Monsoon active in Rajasthan, Dhambola records 16 cm rainfall

Southwest monsoon lashed north- eastern parts of Rajasthan as Dhambola in Dungarpur recorded the maximum rainfall of 16 cms in last 24 hours, a MeT report said on Thursday.

Monsoon hits Himachal Pradesh

 The southwest monsoon reached Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday, with most of the areas of the hill state experiencing rainfall, the meteorological office here said.

Rainfall in June crosses average mark in Vidarbha

Contrary to the forecast by the Meteorological Department about deficit rainfall this monsoon, most districts in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra have received showers crossing the average mark well before the end of this month.