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Pune: IMD starts forecast of water volume in river basins

The experts at IMD, Pune, are now making use of real-time rainfall data from its own network of rain gauges to issue forecasts for water levels in river basins.

Kerala: IMD sounds red alert in two districts as death toll climbs to 92

Rescue and relief operations continued at the landslide sites in Malappuram and Wayanad districts, but at least 40 people remained buried in the debris, official sources said.


Kerala toll 85, Pune 43; IMD predicts fresh spell of active monsoon

According to the Met Department, five districts, including the worst-affected Malappuram and Wayanad, are likely to get very heavy showers on Wednesday.

Weather Today Highlights: Rains wreak havoc, over 100 dead in Kerala, Karnataka; Amit Shah conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas

Weather forecast Today LIVE News Updates: Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi will be based in his parliamentary constituency for the next few days to assess the situation in Kerala. Home Minister Amit Shah will undertake an aerial survey of Belagavi and other flood-hit areas in Karnataka.

Kerala rains Highlights: 9 bodies retrieved from Kavalappara landslide site near Nilambur, 40 still feared trapped

Kerala rains Highlights: Over one lakh people have been moved to 988 relief camps across the state. In the worst affected Wayanad where heavy rains is continuing, 24,990 persons are in relief camps. 

IMD forecasts few spells of rain in Mumbai, issues orange alert for Thane

The Met department has forecast a few spells of rain in the city and its suburbs for Tuesday. It has, however, issued an orange alert for Thane on Tuesday, with a forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places.


Mumbai rains: Schools, colleges shut doors; FYJC deadline extended

BMC’s disaster management unit declared a holiday for schools and colleges in the second half of the day. The state school education department extended the deadline for the third round of FYJC admissions by a day to August 6.

LiveWeather Forecast Today LIVE Updates: Heavy rains predicted for Punjab and Haryana, flood situation improves in Assam

Weather forecast Today India LIVE News Updates: The weather office said fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is likely over Odisha, south Chhattisgarh, south Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Telangana in next few days.

Rain relief to farmers in Saurashtra, Kutch

Visavdar taluka of Junagadh district recorded 45 mm rainfall, while Bhesan received 23 mm. Light showers were reported in Morbi,

Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Flood fury continues in Assam and Bihar, heavy rains likely in Maharashtra

Weather forecast Today LIVE Updates: The Met department has advised fishermen in Gujarat and Maharashtra against venturing into the sea in the north, west-central and southwest parts of the state till August 1 due to gusty winds.

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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.