Rains rally Asia crops in El Nino year, but relief seen short-lived

Surprisingly strong rains in an El Nino year, typically marked by droughts in parts of Asia, have eased concerns of a lower crop output in the region.  

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala within 48 hours, says IMD
Monsoon likely to hit Kerala within 48 hours, says IMD

Monsoon seemed set to hit Kerala within 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

Monsoon to be below normal this year: IMD
Monsoon to be below normal this year: IMD

Releasing the Indian Meteorological Department’s first forecast for 2015, Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan, Wednesday, said that rainfall in the monsoon season from June to September is expected to be below normal.

Monsoon toll reaches 80 in Kerala

At least 80 people lost their lives and 156 houses were completely destroyed in rain related incidents since the South West monsoon became active in Kerala, CM Oommen Chandy said.

Monsoon arrival in Kerala delayed by 24 hours: Met Officials

The arrival of monsoon in the country`s southern coast could be delayed by a day or so, according to the Indian Metrological Department.

Monsoon on schedule, to hit Kerala by June 5

The monsoon is on schedule and is expected to hit Kerela in the next 48 hours, the Met department said on Wednesday.

Indian monsoon strengthened by dust kicked up in Asia

A new analysis of data from satellite has revealed a link between dust in North Africa and West Asia and stronger monsoons in India.

Indian monsoon`s daily variability to increase under global warming: Study

Indian monsoon`s daily variability is likely to increase under future global warming, a new study has revealed.

`India has science, business interests in the Arctic`

India also has a research station in the Arctic, Himadri. Operated by the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research, it was set up in 2008.

Does Arctic climate impact Indian monsoon?

How does climatic change in polar region impact Indian monsoon? To understand this, India is planning a major initiative with 10 other nations.

Country has got 90% rainfall so far: Ashwani Kumar

Union Minister Ashwani Kumar said rainfall received by the country during the current season so far stands at 90 per cent, which is six per cent short of the normal figure.

Monsoon stops in tracks, no advance for 3-4 days

India`s monsoon has stopped and may not advance further for 4 days,weather office said as it reported 26 per cent deficient rainfall this season.

Monsoon to gain strength, heavy rains this week

Monsoon rains are likely to hit the Western region and the peninsular plateau in the coming week.

Will El Nino hit monsoon in second half of 2012?

El Nino and ENSO Neutral conditions have equal likelihood to hit during July, August and September thus raising hope for the agriculture sector.