July 02, 2019 6:50 am
Among the driest states in June were Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala and large parts of the North-East where the actual rainfall was 30% to 60% below normal.
June 20, 2019 1:26 am
Sowing operations in the country’s cotton-cum-groundnut bowl have taken off even without the monsoon’s formal arrival.
June 20, 2019 1:12 am
The initiative was launched in 2003 by then Chief Minister Narendra Modi, targeting 100% school enrollment and female literacy.
June 19, 2019 2:09 am
Showers caused by Vayu don’t make up for deficiency due to delayed monsoon.
June 18, 2019 3:29 pm
Several parts of Saurashtra, Kutch and north Gujarat regions received rainfall in the last 24 hours, Gujarat's emergency response centre said in a release.
June 19, 2019 1:59 am
Weather forecast, Monsoon, Temperature today and Cyclone Vayu HIGHLIGHTS: "The system is very likely to weaken into a Deep Depression during the next 06 hours and into a depression during subsequent 06 hours. The system is very likely to move northeastwards and cross north Gujarat coast by midnight of 17th June 2019 as a Depression," the latest IMD bulletin stated.
June 16, 2019 9:06 pm
On Sunday morning, the cyclone remained centred about 470 km west-southwest of Porbandar, 440 km southwest of Dwarka and 545 km southwest of Bhuj, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a bulletin.
June 16, 2019 2:07 am
Cyclone Vayu was to hit the Gujarat coast on June 13 morning, but it recurved on the night of June 12 and skirted the Gir, Somnath, Porbandar. It is currently moving away from the Gujarat coast, but it will recurve again from Sunday.
June 15, 2019 12:28 pm
The IMD in a statement said that the cyclone is likely to be accompanied by strong winds speed of the order of 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph off Gujarat coast. The sea conditions are likely to remain rough till June 17.
June 15, 2019 2:11 am
A 38-year-old businessman died of grievous head injuries after a branch fell on his head while he was taking shelter from the rain in Malad.
June 13, 2019 1:43 pm
On Thursday, in a massive evacuation drive, around three lakh people were shifted to safer places as the cyclonic storm Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coast. It was expected to make landfall between Dwarka and Veraval this afternoon.