Heavy rains

Heavy rain pummels Hyderabad; one dead

Heavy rain pummels Hyderabad; one dead

Heavy downpour, accompanied by a thunderstorm for over three hours in the evening, inundated roads, bringing the traffic to a grinding halt during the peak hours.

Oct 02, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

Flooding kills 18 people in southern Yemen: Officials

Monsoon rains on Tuesday night flooded the al-Maqatra Wadi in Lahij province, south-west of the city of Taiz, sweeping away dozens of cars and vehicles.

Aug 30, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
Mumbai braces for another day of hardship after rain fury

Mumbai braces for another day of hardship after rain fury

Schools and colleges have been asked to remain shut by authorities amid indications of a fresh spell of heavy showers in the megapolis.

Aug 30, 2017, 08:39 AM IST

Meghalaya's South Garo Hills affected by floods

The water level at the Umiam reservoir in Ri- Bhoi district was nearing the danger level and the floodgates of the dam have been opened as a precautionary measure.

Aug 12, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

Three killed as heavy rains trigger landslides in Himachal Pradesh

The local MeT office has warned of heavy rains in mid and lower hills from August 7 to August 9 and predicted wet spell in the region for the next six days.

Aug 05, 2017, 22:21 PM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind condoles deaths due to floods

He had also conducted an aerial survey of the flood affected areas in Gujarat.Several villages in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Assam have been put on red alert. 

Jul 26, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Odisha seeks army, IAF help in flooded areas

The Chief Minister said while the situation is being closely monitored by senior officials, the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force, Central Reserve Police Force and fire services units have been rushed to expedite rescue operations.

Jul 16, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains

Jammu-Srinagar Highway reopens for traffic after 24-hr halt due to landslides, heavy rains

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was on Friday reopened for traffic after remaining closed for a day due to heavy rains in Ramban and Udhampur districts.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:55 PM IST

Heavy rains lash parts of Uttar Pradesh, many rivers in spate

The MeT office has forecast rain/thundershower at a few places in eastern Uttar Pradesh tomorrow.

Jul 13, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Assam flood situation improves, rivers in UP in spate

Over 5,000 people have taken shelter in various relief camps as waters of Imphal, Nambul and other rivers entered various localities of the state capital.
 

Jul 08, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
Slightest increase in global temperatures can lead to extreme weather conditions, say scientists!

Slightest increase in global temperatures can lead to extreme weather conditions, say scientists!

Global warming caused mostly by the burning of fossil fuels began slowly in the early 19th century with the onset of industrialisation, but has accelerated rapidly over the last 50 or 60 years.

Jul 03, 2017, 16:55 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide blocks Manali-Leh NH near Keylong, over 400 people stranded for hours

Nearly 400 people were stranded for several hours today after a landslide triggered by heavy rains blocked the Manali-Leh National Highway near Patseu, around 50 km from Keylong, in Himachal Pradesh.

Jun 28, 2017, 22:04 PM IST
Heavy rains lash Mumbai; disrupt rail, road traffic

Heavy rains lash Mumbai; disrupt rail, road traffic

Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and adjoining areas causing water logging in several low-lying areas here, resulting in slow movement of peak hour rail and vehicular traffic this morning.

Jun 27, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Monsoon hits coastal Maharashtra; heavy downpour in Konkan area, Mumbai

Monsoon hits coastal Maharashtra; heavy downpour in Konkan area, Mumbai

The southwest monsoon, which has become active along the coastline of Maharashtra, has led to a heavy downpour in Mumbai and Konkan area.

Jun 25, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Heavy rainfall, lightning claim 9 lives in West Bengal

Heavy rainfall, lightning claim 9 lives in West Bengal

Bankura recorded the state's highest rainfall since yesterday at 18 cm, while Coochbehar in north Bengal recorded 14 cm rainfall. 

Jun 20, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Heavy rains, hailstorm lash most places in Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rains, hailstorm lash most places in Himachal Pradesh

The Regional Met Office has predicted heavy rains in the hilly regions in the next 24 hours. 

Jun 16, 2017, 19:19 PM IST

Cyclonic storm Mora to intensify; heavy rains likely in Odisha

The Odisha government has sounded alert in four districts and has asked fishermen not to venture into the sea as cyclonic storm 'Mora' is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in some parts of the state on Tuesday.

May 30, 2017, 00:54 AM IST

Four killed due to incessant rain in J&K

 Four persons were killed and five others went missing due to incessant rains in Jammu and Kashmir as authorities declared flood in the valley on Friday.

Apr 07, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day

Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for 3rd day

"The 300-km long highway is closed for vehicular traffic since Friday following snowfall and heavy rains at various places en route," a Traffic Police officer said.

Jan 08, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
Cyclonic storm 'Nada' to cross Tamil Nadu coast on December 2; heavy rainfall expected

Cyclonic storm 'Nada' to cross Tamil Nadu coast on December 2; heavy rainfall expected

A depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm and cross the north Tamil Nadu coast early on December 2, bringing heavy rainfall in its wake, the weather office said on Wednesday.

Nov 30, 2016, 23:42 PM IST