Heavy rains lash Delhi, NCR; respite from heat, humidity

Reeling under scorching heat, Delhiites heaved a sigh of relief on Sunday as heavy rains hit several parts of the city and its nearby areas.

Monsoon likely to move towards central India after June 25

The South West Monsoon, which hit Kerala on Friday after a delay of four days, will remain "sluggish" and may proceed to central Indian only after June 25, the MET department said.

Extreme rainfall in Central India in past 50 years

Meteorologists have observed a very high rise in the "extreme events of rainfall" in the country in the last 50 years.

Monsoon deficit pegged at 14% in central India

Monsoon rains have been 14 per
cent less than normal this season with almost the entire
central India, considered the oilseed basket of the country,
receiving deficient rains.