Light to heavy rains lashed several parts of north India intensifying cold wave conditions in the region as snowfall in higher reaches brought down day temperature considreably in Delhi and neighbouring states.
Heavy rains and hailstorms in North Maharashtra for the last three days have made immediate preparation of 'panch-namas' (site inspection reports) of the damage to crops difficult, Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse said on Saturday.
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Various rain-related incidents in the state after the onset of the northeast monsoon has left 30 persons dead, the Tamil Nadu government said Tuesday as it assured people that it was prepared to tackle any kind of situation arising out of the heavy downpour.
Ten persons, belonging to two families, marooned following heavy rains near Palani in Tamil Nadu's Dindigul district, were today rescued by an Air Force helicopter and National Disaster Response Force personnel.
The North East Monsoon today set in over South India, bringing its first spell of rains and the MeT department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala in the next 24 hours.
Fall out of cyclone Hudhud which caused havoc in Andhra Pradesh has brought unusual rains in Rajasthan causing the night temperature to dip by one to three degree in areas across the state, the MET department has said.