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Orange alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala as Northeast monsoon arrives

Northeast monsoon sets in: Confirming the development, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted rainfall across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, and in parts of Lakshadweep Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala.

Weather forecast Highlights: South India to receive rainfall; Delhi's air quality 'hazardous'

Weather forecast Today Highlights: Follow our blog through the day for the latest news and updates on the weather in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi and other parts of the country.


Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: Northeast monsoon likely to commence around October 17

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: With the gradual retreat of the Southwest monsoon from northern and central parts of the country, the weather agency has predicted the arrival of the northeast monsoon around October 17.

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Southwest monsoon further withdraws from central India

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Scattered to fairly widespread rainfall and thunderstorms accompanied with lightning with isolated heavy falls likely over south peninsular India is expected during next 24 hours.

Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: Pune battered with heavy rains again; temperature in Delhi dips

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Pune was battered again by incessant rainfall Friday, with fire brigades getting calls of heavy flooding and waterlogging in several areas.

Explained: Why monsoon isn’t over yet

The season officially ended with September, but rainfall has continued in several parts of the country. A look at the trends marking the delayed withdrawal, and other aspects that make this monsoon unusual.


Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Rain lashes parts of Delhi NCR

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: In Uttar Pradesh, six more people died in rain-related incidents, pushing the death toll in the state to 117. The weatherman has predicted light rainfall in parts of the state today. 

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: 20 NDRF teams deployed in Bihar for rescue ops

Bihar Patna Rains, Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Parts of Bihar are likely to witness rainfall on Tuesday, the IMD said. Patna is also likely to receive light showers.

Mumbai: Light showers, partly cloudy sky expected today, says IMD

As monsoon withdrawal is delayed by over a month, humidity levels have increased. IMD Colaba observatory recorded 89 per cent of relative humidity, while the Santacruz observatory recorded 79 per cent on Sunday.

Twelve cities in Maharashtra record more rainfall than their annual quota

Generally, about 75 per cent of the year’s rainfall is received from June to September. Between June and September 29, rainfall recorded in the state was 1,329 mm, a 33 per cent jump from the normal 999.8 mm rain.

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Satellite pictures show why Chennai is facing severe water crisis

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami said that groundwater levels have depleted due to drought and deficient monsoon but claimed the issue was not as big as the media claims.