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Rain may play spoiler in last leg of poll campaigns in western Maharashtra

Earlier this week, a rally by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in Pune had to be called off after the city recorded intense shower. It was supposed to be Thackeray’s first rally in the city.

LiveWeather forecast HIGHLIGHTS: More showers likely in Mumbai today

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy rainfall is expected across Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura for the next 24 hours and over south peninsular India during the next 2-3 days.


Most delayed monsoon withdrawal since 1961, finally commences: IMD

Normally, the monsoon withdrawal begins from extreme northwest parts of the country, covering Rajasthan and Punjab, around September 1 and reaches central India states such as Maharashtra by October 1.

LiveWeather today HIGHLIGHTS: Thunderstorm warning in parts of Maharashtra, snowfall in Himachal

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: The monsoon is also likely to begin its retreat from October 10, a delay of more than a month, the IMD said. This is the longest delayed withdrawal of monsoon as usually monsoon starts withdrawing from September 1.

As monsoon withdrawal delayed, IMD predicts rain over Pune till mid-October

With a trough running between Maharashtra and Goa, officials of India Meteorological Department (IMD) have forecast more rainfall over Pune district from October 7 to October 10.

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Nitish Kumar blames climate change for floods in Bihar

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: In some respite for Patna, there was no rainfall activity in the 24 hours ending 8.30 am this morning. The city is likely to experience one or two spells of rain or thundershowers today.


IMD: Wettest monsoon in India in 25 years

Rainfall during September this year was the second heaviest in 102 years, according to the IMD’s 2019 Southwest Monsoon Rainfall report, issued on Monday.

Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: Schools, colleges to remain shut in Varanasi, Prayagraj due to heavy rainfall

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Follow the latest news on weather, temperature and rains in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and other parts of India.

Red alert for Mumbai today: 18 days in, Mumbai breaks 1954 September record with 921.3 mm rainfall

The IMD has issued a red alert for Mumbai on Thursday with forecast of "extremely heavy" rain at isolated places. The Met department has also issued an orange alert for Friday with forecast of "heavy to very heavy rain" at isolated places.

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: 50 villages in Gujarat's Dahod on alert after rain forecast

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: No significant change in maximum temperatures likely over major parts of the country during next 2-3 days.

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Mumbai receives heavy rain, IMD issues red alert

Mumbai Rains, Weather Forecast Today: The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall for Wednesday, as a result of which schools have been asked to remain shut.

Rain fury continues in Kerala as floods wreak havoc in Maharashtra, Gujarat

The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Kerala for the next 24 hours.


Monsoon revives with full force in Mumbai as Delhi reels under sultry weather

The IMD said widespread rain or thundershowers will cover parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh from July 24 to 27.

Monsoon rains on Delhi, residents rejoice respite from prolonged summer

The IMD had predicted generally cloudy skies and very light rain with thundershower in the national capital, a condition that is likely to continue till Thursday.

Mumbai: Heavy rains disrupt traffic, several areas waterlogged

There were water logging complaints in Mazgaon, Sakinaka, Kurla (W) and Ghatkopar among other areas.

Cyclone Vayu changes course overnight, won't make landfall in Gujarat

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.


Colours of rain: Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

The news will augur well for the country as large parts have been witnessing agriculture distress and water levels in reservoirs in west and south India have dipped to low levels in the past few months.

Rain brings relief from scorching heat in Delhi-NCR

The Southwest monsoon is likely to be delayed this year, the IMD officials said, with the onset expected in Kerala on June 6 instead of June 1.

Heavy dust storm hits Delhi-NCR again, IMD issues warning for next four days

This dust storm was the second which hit the national capital and the adjoining region in last four days. Incidents of power cuts, fallen tress, fallen poles were reported from few parts of the national capital.

Thunderstorm alert across North India: Evening schools shut, Delhi metro to exercise caution

On Monday, the IMD issued an amber-coloured alert, signifying the level of caution, that is needed. There are four types of colour codes: green (no action), yellow (situation to be watched), amber (government agencies to be prepared for severe weather) and red (action needed).

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IMD Chief D S Pai Explains Why India Is Likely To Get Good Monsoons

It was a good news the government couldn’t wait to share. Amid prevailing drought and severe drinking water crisis in many parts of the country, the meteorological department Tuesday said this year’s monsoon season was likely to bring very good rainfall.