50 Uttar Pradesh districts declared drought-hit; revenue realisation suspended

As many as 50 of the 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh were declared drought-hit.

Flash floods affect 4 Leh villages, no casualties reported

Heavy rains in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir caused flash floods, resulting in damage to several residential houses, police said here on Monday.

Normalcy returns to flood affected cities in Rajasthan

The situation in flood affected Jalore and Sirohi districts of Rajasthan was limping back to normalcy, even as Nagaur got the maximum rainfall of 13 cms in the state today, officials said.

Cyclone Komen to make landfall in West Bengal, heavy rains forecast

A deep depression over northeast Bay of Bengal today intensified into cyclonic storm 'Komen', with the MeT department forecasting heavy to very heavy rains with isolated extremely heavy rains in Gangetic West Bengal.

Bright, windy morning in Delhi

Delhiites on Monday woke up to a bright and windy morning with the minimum temperature settling at 24.6 degrees Celsius, which was two notches below the season's average.

Alert in Uttarakhand after downpour

Heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand on Monday, and the Met department forecast more rains in the coming days.

Rain continues to lash UP, school vacations extended

Rains continued to lash most parts of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, bringing relief from the hot and humid temperature of the past week.

Moderate to heavy rains occur in parts of Uttar Pradesh

Moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers occurred at many places over eastern Uttar Pradesh and at a few places in western parts of the state in the last 24 hours.

Moderate to heavy rains lash Uttar Pradesh

Moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers occurred at most places over eastern Uttar Pradesh while rains lashed few areas in the western part in the last 24 hours.

Southwest monsoon covers entire India ahead of schedule
Southwest monsoon covers entire India ahead of schedule

 The southwest monsoon has covered the entire country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its bulletin released on Friday.

Southwest monsoon picks up momentum in Kerala, three killed
Southwest monsoon picks up momentum in Kerala, three killed

 The Southwest monsoon, after a delayed start, picked up momentum in Kerala, bringing heavy rains in most places of the state and Lakshadweep during the last two days, after registering a 26 percent deficit early this month.

Heavy rains wash away vital bridge on way to Kedarnath

Heavy rains washed away a vital bridge over Mandakini river between Sonprayag and Gaurikund on way to Kedarnath in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday evening, official said.

Rains lash few parts of Punjab, Haryana

Rains on Wednesday lashed few parts of Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures remaining far below normal level in most parts of both the states.

Heavy rains in Himachal in next 3 days, warns MeT Dept

Heavy to very heavy rains are likely to lash most parts of Himachal Pradesh including capital Shimla tomorrow onwards and monsoon would enter the state in the next 48 hours, the MeT Department has said.

Western UP witnesses heavy rainfall

Heavy rains lashed parts of western Uttar Pradesh on Saturday with the MeT Department predicting that monsoon may advance into the state in the next four-five days.

Cotton sowing begins in Vidarbha

Cotton is grown in about two lakh hectare of cultivation area here out of a total of 4.75 lakh hectares, she said.

Rainfall five percent above normal till now

 The country has received five per cent more rainfall than the normal limit until now even as northwest India, the southern peninsula and Central India have received below normal rainfall, the MET department on Sunday said.

Farmers wait for monsoon in rain-fed areas to begin sowing

As per the Union Agriculture Ministry data, sowing so far in this kharif season is higher in case of paddy and oilseeds, but the area is lagging behind in pulses, coarse cereals, cotton and jute.

Delhi weather: Met Department chief expects temperatures to drop further

The Met Department on Saturday said that it expected temperatures to drop further in the coming days.

Southwest monsoon covers entire Karnataka: Met office

Rain and thundershowers are likely to occur at most places in Karnataka as the south-west monsoon advanced further into the remaining parts of north interior Karnataka and covered the entire state, the Met office said on Saturday.