August records monsoon deficiency of 22 percent

The month of August has recorded a monsoon deficiency of 22 per cent, highest in the season so far, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said even as the overall deficit declined marginally to 11 per cent.

Heavy rains likely in Odisha due to depression
Heavy rains likely in Odisha due to depression

Heavy to very heavy rains coupled with strong surface winds are likely to pound several places of Odisha till tomorrow under the influence of a depression over the Bay of Bengal.

Monsoon hits Kerala, IMD says conditions favourable for further advance
Monsoon hits Kerala, IMD says conditions favourable for further advance

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has declared the onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala on Friday.

Monsoon expected to be normal this year: Arvind Subramanian

This year's monsoon rains are expected to be normal, the finance ministry's Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said on Thursday.

12 percent rain deficit for India as Southwest monsoon winds up officially

As India marks the official end of Southwest Monsoon Tuesday, it is left with a -12 per cent rain shortfall after a third of its territory witnessed deficient precipitation during the wet season.

Govt allays apprehension about drought-like situation

With monsoon picking up momentum, government allayed apprehensions about deficit in rainfall, saying things are looking a "little more optimistic" and a drought-like situation is unlikely.

Monsoon continues in north India

Monsoon showers continued to lash several parts of north India bringing down temperatures significantly even as rivers in Uttar Pradesh flowed in spate at a few places.

Vidarbha farmers, widows to fast tomorrow on delayed rain woes

Farmers and widows of suicide affected families in Vidarbha would be observing a day-long fast tomorrow at Pandharkawada in Yavatmal district, to draw the attention of authorities to the distress due to delayed rains in the region.

High tide causes water-logging in parts of Mumbai

With just days left for the monsoon to hit the western metropolis, high tidal waves have led to water-logging in low lying areas of Mumbai on Thursday.

El Nino may strike again, could reduce monsoon in India

The El Nino weather pattern - the Spanish word for boy - is likely to return this year causing drought in some areas and flooding in others.

More rains likely to lash Odisha

More heavy rains accompanied by high speed surface wind are likely to lash some places in Odisha in the next two days.

South West monsoon accounted for 98 percent rains between June, August

The south West monsoon is expected to continue the momentum this month as it enters its last phase.

Assam reels under floods; Majuli and Kaziranga affected

At least 10 districts of Assam were reeling under flood water.

Sunny day in Delhi, Thursday to be similar

The capital experienced a sunny and humid on Wednesday.

Hot, humid north sweats in absence of rain

Sultry conditions seemed to have returned to trouble the north on Tuesday.

Fresh landslips in Chamoli, road clearance work on

With the weather permitting, Border Road Organisation men on Tuesday fast-tracked their efforts to clear various roads in Uttarakhand.

Sunny Sunday in Delhi, rains likely

It was a sunny Sunday morning in the capital as the minimum temperature settled a notch above average at 26.7 degree Celsius.

Heavy rains in several parts of Himachal

Several areas of Himachal Pradesh were on Thursday lashed by heavy rains with the mercury dropping by few notches in the hilly state.