southwest monsoon

Monsoon reaches Delhi early; advances to most parts of country; heavy rain alert in Bihar

Heavy rainfall, along with strong winds lashed several parts of the city and surrounding area. Delhi has been witnessing cloudy days and even received light rainfall on Wednesday.

Jun 26, 2020, 07:12 AM IST

Monsoon advances in Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, neighboring places

Earlier today in the morning, Thunderstorm with rain occurred over and adjoining areas of Delhi, Ghaziabad, Loni-Dehat and Noida.

Jun 24, 2020, 15:42 PM IST

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi-NCR, mercury dips

 Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of the national capital on Monday morning bringing the much-needed relief from the hot weather. The weather today will continue to remain cloudy with light rain for the next few days, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Jun 22, 2020, 07:07 AM IST

Monsoon to hit Mumbai in next 24 hours, says IMD

As the Southwest monsoon is moving towards South India at its own pace, it has advanced into some more parts of Maharashtra on Saturday (June 13, 2020). According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Southwest monsoon is the onset line now from 18°N AS, Harnai, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Gondia, Champa, Ranchi. 

Jun 13, 2020, 14:18 PM IST

Southwest monsoon sets in major parts of North Bengal, Sikkim

The Southwest Monsoon set in major parts of North Bengal, Sikkim and major portion of Gangetic West Bengal on Friday (June 12, 2020) with several parts of the state receiving heavy rainfall including Kolkata, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Kolkata said. 

Jun 12, 2020, 11:56 AM IST

Southwest monsoon arrives in Odisha, rain lashes several parts of state

The prediction of IMD that the monsoon is likely to be normal this year has brought relief to the state, especially to the farming community.

Jun 11, 2020, 16:23 PM IST

North India to get 'above normal' rainfall, 'normal' for central India, southern peninsula, predicts IMD

The country receives 75 per cent of its rainfall from the southwest monsoon from June to September.

Jun 01, 2020, 20:07 PM IST

Southwest monsoon to hit Kerala on June 1, Maharashtra on June 8, forecasts IMD

State-owned India Meteorological Department; however, stated that conditions are not yet ripe for the declaration of monsoon in the southern state.

May 30, 2020, 17:16 PM IST

IMD forecasts favourable conditions for Southwest Monsoon as rain lashes Delhi-NCR

The IMD said,  "Conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of south Arabian Sea, Maldives-Comorin area, southwest and the southeast Bay of Bengal during next 48 hours." 

May 29, 2020, 22:11 PM IST

Southwest monsoon retreats on happy note, India records highest rainfall in 25 years

After 1994 (110 per cent of Long Period Average), rainfall received in 2019 (110 per cent of LPA) is the highest season rainfall received by the country as a whole. After 1931, this is the first time, the seasonal rainfall is more than LPA even after the June rainfall deficiency was more than 30 per cent of LPA.

Sep 30, 2019, 23:50 PM IST

IMD forecast warns of 'very heavy rainfall' across several states

A low-pressure area is likely to develop over the northeast Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours and is likely to become more marked later, the IMD said.

Aug 05, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Mumbai rains live: Passengers rescued from Mahalaxmi Express brought to Kolhapur via special train

After two days of incessant rainfall which threw normal life out of gear, Mumbai is all set to receive another bout of heavy rainfall on Sunday. A red alert has been issued by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) for Sunday, signifying further spell of downpour in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, and Raigad districts of Maharashtra for July 27 to July 28. 

Jul 28, 2019, 06:26 AM IST

Kerala rains: Red alert issued in Kasargod, Kozhikode, Wayanad; shutters of Idukki dam opened

News agency ANI reported that with the strengthening of the southwest monsoon continuous heavy rains in Idukki district and the catchment area of the Periyar river, the dam was opened to release excess water.

Jul 20, 2019, 10:13 AM IST

Red alert issued in Kerala, extremely heavy rains predicted

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert in six districts of Kerala from July 18, predicting very heavy to extremely heavy rains in the state.

Jul 16, 2019, 22:52 PM IST

Heavy rain lashes Goa, IMD issues 'Orange' alert for next 24 hours

Heavy rain accompanied with strong winds lashed parts of  Goa on Thursday even as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours.

Jul 11, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms likely as monsoon reaches northern India

 Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are likely over several states including Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana as southwest monsoon arrived in northern India on Saturday.

Jul 06, 2019, 18:41 PM IST

Monsoon hits Mumbai, to cover entire Maharashtra in 24 hours

The monsoons also progressed into the central and western parts of the country. 


Jun 25, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

Relief from intense heatwave as monsoon arrives in Bihar, triggers rainfall

After triggering rainfall in Bihar's Purnia, the monsoon is expected to arrive in Patna tomorrow.

Jun 22, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Southwest monsoon to further advance in next 72 hours

The IMD department also predicted widespread rainfall over Andaman & Nicobar and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal.

May 28, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

As southwest monsoon advances, IMD issues heavy rains warning for Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal

The overall flood situation in Assam improved further on Tuesday with all the major rivers in the state flowing below the danger level.

Jun 26, 2018, 22:14 PM IST