Monsoon rains

Monsoon rains paralyse air, street traffic in Mumbai

Torrential rains lashed India`s financial hub Mumbai for the second time in weeks on Tuesday, flooding low-lying areas and paralysing traffic at the country`s second busiest airport after a plane overshot the runway.

Sep 20, 2017, 06:32 AM IST
Monsoon to hit Delhi, NCR in next 3-4 days; weather office warns of heavy to very heavy rains

Monsoon to hit Delhi, NCR in next 3-4 days; weather office warns of heavy to very heavy rains

The monsoon is expected to hit Delhi and its neighbouring areas in the next three-four days, the weather office said on Monday. 

Jun 26, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

Heavy rains, landslides kill at least 77 in Bangladesh

Heavy monsoon rains and landslides have killed at least 77 people in southeast Bangladesh, burying many in their homes as they slept, authorities said Tuesday.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Monsoon rains to arrive on southern Kerala coast on May 30, claim IMD sources

Monsoon rains to arrive on southern Kerala coast on May 30, claim IMD sources

India`s monsoon rains are expected to arrive on the southern Kerala coast on May 30, two days ahead of schedule, a weather office source said on Tuesday.

May 16, 2017, 12:43 PM IST
Southwest Monsoon ends with 'normal' rainfall

Southwest Monsoon ends with 'normal' rainfall

M Rajeevaan Nair, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences said monsoon was 97 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA).

Sep 30, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Punjab, Haryana again receive scanty rains this year

Punjab and Haryana, the grain bowl states of the country, received scanty monsoon rains this year for the second consecutive year, with deficit standing at 25 per cent each between June and September.

Sep 21, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

At least 70 dead in monsoon rains in Bihar, UP

At least 70 people have died in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh with nearly 60 perishing in the eastern state alone in lightning strikes and other rain- related incidents in the past two days even as heavy rains continued to lash parts of the country on Wednesday.

Jun 22, 2016, 20:45 PM IST
'India to clock nearly 8% GDP growth in 2016-17'

'India to clock nearly 8% GDP growth in 2016-17'

 India's economy is likely to clock nearly 8 percent growth in the current fiscal on the back of robust private consumption, which has benefited from lower energy prices and higher real incomes, according to PHD Chamber of Commerce.

Apr 24, 2016, 11:29 AM IST
India has potential to do better than 7.5%: FM Jaitley

India has potential to do better than 7.5%: FM Jaitley

India has the potential to grow at a faster pace on the back of healthy monsoon rains, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said.

Apr 14, 2016, 14:52 PM IST

Rains continue in southern states

Monsoon rains continued to lash parts of southern states.

Nov 05, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

Flooding kills 166, displace over one million in Pakistan

MQM, which claims to represent the Urdu-speaking migrants from India, found itself in hot water today following reports that it has sought help from the Indian High Commission to safeguard human rights particularly in Karachi.

Aug 06, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

Myanmar appeals for international assistance for flood relief

Myanmar said on Tuesday it had appealed for international assistance to help provide food, temporary shelter and clothing for more than 210,000 people affected by widespread flooding following weeks of heavy monsoon rains.

Aug 04, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

India retains June-Sept Monsoon rainfall forecast in likely drought year

India has retained its forecast for this year`s monsoon rains at 88 percent of the long-period average, the weather office said on Monday, adding the El Nino weather pattern could strengthen during the rest of the season.

Aug 03, 2015, 17:06 PM IST
Myanmar rescuers race to flood zones as toll mounts

Myanmar rescuers race to flood zones as toll mounts

Rescue workers in Myanmar raced on Monday to help tens of thousands of people in remote areas enduring roof-top high floods, as the death toll climbed to at least 46. 

Aug 03, 2015, 10:27 AM IST
Widespread rains affect normal life in North India

Widespread rains affect normal life in North India

Heavy to very heavy rains considerably brought down temperature in North India even as it led to waterlogging and disruption of road traffic in Delhi and other metros and landslide on several stretches of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.

Jul 11, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

Barclays pegs average CPI inflation at 5% this fiscal

The headline inflation is at "manageable" levels, but risks around food inflation still persist, global financial services major Barclays said, adding that the average CPI inflation for this fiscal is likely to be 5 percent.

Jul 03, 2015, 15:41 PM IST
Monsoon arrives in Delhi a day ahead of this year's forecast

Monsoon arrives in Delhi a day ahead of this year's forecast

Surprising Delhiites, Monsoon arrived in the national capital a day ahead of its scheduled date on Thursday.

Jun 25, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Enough food stocks to keep prices under check: CEA on monsoon

At present, the price situation is much better with CPI inflation down to 5 percent and the WPI remaining in the negative territory for past several months.

May 26, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

Adequate food stocks to help contain inflation: Arvind Subramanian

India's adequate food stocks would help contain inflation, even if summer monsoon rains turn out to be weak, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said on Tuesday.

May 26, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Paddy sowing up 17% so far this Kharif season

Area under coverage for paddy has risen by 17 percent so far in this Kharif season at 2.68 lakh hectares amid forecast that monsoon rains will hit Kerala on May 30, two days ahead of its schedule.

May 22, 2015, 19:08 PM IST