Monsoon

Heavy rain, thunderstorm over several parts of country from April 26-30, predicts IMD

The India Meteorological Department on Monday (April 26) predicted a wet spell over several parts of the country, including central, south and northeast India, from April 26 to 30. As per IMD's predictions, thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds are very likely at isolated places over Telangana, Kerala and Mahe from April 26 onwards.

Apr 26, 2021, 19:12 PM IST

Monsoon to be normal this year, rainfall to be below normal in UP, Odisha, Jharkhand

This is the first time the IMD has made a specific forecast on spatial distribution. Rajeevan said the IMD will also issue month-wise forecasts during the next four months and also for the homogenous regions of the country.

Apr 16, 2021, 17:13 PM IST

Monsoon withdraws from some parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, says IMD

India has received 9 per cent more rainfall than the normal until September 27.

Sep 28, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

Monsoon to withdraw from north India in 2 days; Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir record deficient rain

Nine states have received excess rainfall, while 20 states have recorded normal precipitation, a data shows.

Sep 27, 2020, 19:10 PM IST

IMD predicts very heavy rainfall in West Bengal, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar over next few days

A low-pressure area lies over central parts of west Madhya Pradesh and neighbourhood with associated cyclonic circulation extending up to mid-tropospheric levels.

Sep 23, 2020, 16:54 PM IST

Indian monsoon can be predicted better after volcanic eruptions, says Indo-German research team

The findings can also help further developing climate models and could in fact also help to assess the regional implications of geoengineering experiments. 

Sep 19, 2020, 15:47 PM IST

IMD predicts widespread rainfall over southern states, Maharashtra and Goa for next two days

Heavy to very heavy falls is also likely over Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa and Marathawada on Friday.

Sep 18, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

Bills to reduce salary, allowances of MPs, Ministers by 30 per cent moved in Rajya Sabha

Union Ministers G Kishan Reddy and Pralhad Joshi moved the Salaries and Allowances of Ministers (Amendment) Bill, 2020 and the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Bill, 2020 in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Sep 18, 2020, 13:45 PM IST

Heavy rains likely over parts of south, northeast India in next 4-5 days, says IMD

An off-shore trough at mean sea level runs from south Maharashtra coast to north Kerala coast and a cyclonic circulation lies over the east-central Arabian Sea off Karnataka coast, the IMD said.

Sep 10, 2020, 01:59 AM IST

India has so far received 7% excess rainfall; IMD predicts more rain from third week of September

"The IMD’s accuracy in forecasting heavy rainfall has improved to over 80 %," expressed M Mohapatra, Director General of the IMD.

Sep 07, 2020, 21:19 PM IST

IMD predicts heavy rainfall, thunderstorm over eastern and southern India till September 8

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, and Chhattisgarh.

Sep 05, 2020, 01:17 AM IST

August receives 27% more rainfall, fourth highest in 120 years

The overall rainfall recorded in India from June 1 to August 31 was 10 per cent more than normal, the IMD said on Monday.

Sep 02, 2020, 00:18 AM IST

Heavy rainfall, thunderstorm likely in Gilgit-Baltistan, southern and eastern parts of India in next few days: IMD

Heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

Sep 01, 2020, 15:59 PM IST

MeT predicts heavy rains and thunderstorms in Jammu and Kashmir till August 28 evening

A MeT department official said, "Moderate rain and thunderstorms across Jammu and Kashmir will continue till Friday evening with heavy rains likely in upper reaches."

Aug 27, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

Heavy rainfall likely in north India; orange alert issued for Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand

The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall activity over several parts of north India in the next four days.

Aug 27, 2020, 07:45 AM IST

Heavy rainfall likely over east and northwest India till August 28: IMD

Under the influence of this system, widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls are very likely over Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand till August 28.

Aug 25, 2020, 19:35 PM IST

Heavy rain likely in southern districts of West Bengal till August 27: MeT

Issuing an orange warning, the MeT department said that the low-pressure system is likely to intensify in the next couple of days. 

Aug 24, 2020, 20:17 PM IST

Know how wheatgrass can help you manage monsoon illnesses

For many of us, monsoon is probably the most-awaited season of the year. Sure enough, the first drops of rains are rejuvenating, and provide us the much-sought relief from scorching summer heat. However, the onset of monsoon also means that your risk of catching a number of seasonal infections or diseases has increased considerably.

Aug 24, 2020, 14:24 PM IST

LIVE: Vehicles stranded at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway due to landslide

Most parts of India witnessed heavy rains on Thursday bringing normal life to a stand still and led to worsening of the flood situation in several states with most rivers overflowing.  

Aug 21, 2020, 08:01 AM IST

IMD predicts very heavy rainfall for next four days for Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

On Friday, heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places is very likely over West Madhya Pradesh.

Aug 20, 2020, 23:44 PM IST