The entire Himachal Pradesh on Sunday saw light to moderate intermittent showers, leading to the maximum temperature dipping by four to five degrees.Sep 20, 2015, 19:17 PM IST
Ending the prolonged dry spell, rains today lashed few places in Punjab and neighbouring Haryana, the two leading agrarian states which are facing around 40 per cent deficit monsoon rains each this year.Sep 20, 2015, 18:24 PM IST
The monsoon is also the main determining factor for consumer spending in rural areas where around two-thirds of India`s population of 1.2 billion live.Aug 28, 2014, 18:50 PM IST
This indicates that the country is expected to receive "deficient" rainfall,.Aug 12, 2014, 18:30 PM IST
Unseasonal rains accompanied by severe hailstorms have left at least 28 people dead and over 100 others injured across Maharashtra in the past 10 days.Mar 13, 2014, 00:35 AM IST
Deep in India’s northeast, villagers use grass to sound-proof their huts from rain and a sign tells visitors they are in “wettest place on earth.”Jul 29, 2013, 18:53 PM IST
Incessant rains in the past few days have caused flood in at least three districts of Arunachal Pradesh.Sep 20, 2012, 19:49 PM IST
Parts of North India on Thursday received moderate to heavy rainfall which left some cities water-logged.Aug 30, 2012, 22:20 PM IST
North India received heavy to
moderate rainfall as parts of the region, including capital Delhi, faced disruptions in normal life.
The South-West monsoon is again likely to be vigorously active in parts of Rajasthan for which the Met department on Sunday issued a fresh warning.Aug 26, 2012, 20:51 PM IST
Heavy rains lashed parts of central Kerala on Friday claiming four lives, including that of a woman.Aug 18, 2012, 00:20 AM IST
The mercury rose across North India on Thursday even as some states like Uttar Pradesh received rains over a few places.Jul 19, 2012, 21:38 PM IST
India received 30 percent less rains in the first week of June since the onset of south-west monsoon on Tuesday, the weather office said Thursday.Jun 07, 2012, 21:13 PM IST
Heavy rains lashed Delhi in
which one person died of apparent electrocution and crippled
the city inundating several low-lying areas, causing massive
Does the fragrance of wet earth remind you of days gone by spent sipping tea and munching pakoras?Jul 24, 2009, 17:41 PM IST
Heavy showers lashed parts of
Maharashtra and Gujarat today as eleven persons died in
rain-related incidents in Madhya Pradesh, while rain god
smiled on north India also, causing temporary suspension of Amarnath Yatra.
Deficient monsoon has prompted
financial major Citigroup India to revise its growth forecast
for the country from 6.8 per cent to 5.2 per cent.
Monsoon rain in the country was
24 per cent below normal as of last week with maximum deficit
of 44 per cent in the north-west region but a top Agriculture
scientist said today the situation is not alarming.