September 30, 2019 1:21 am
Excess rain and the extended season may upset harvest predictions. Government must not artificially suppress prices.
September 12, 2019 7:37 am
According to officials of India Meteorological Department (IMD), the rainfall during the ongoing month will be normal like August and July months, taking the season’s total rainfall to normal.
August 16, 2019 7:05 pm
Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Many parts of the country to witness heavy rainfall over the next few days. Follow the latest news and updates below.
August 16, 2019 4:35 am
Last year, it was alleged that improper dam management aggravated the flood situation in Kerala.
August 14, 2019 7:37 am
Reservoirs exceed normal levels for this stage of the year after heavy rain in Maharashtra and Gujarat, way below normal in rain-hit Kerala and Karnataka.
August 08, 2019 4:34 am
In June, the country as a whole received an area-weighted rainfall of just 112.1 mm, almost a third below the “normal” long period average (LPA) of 166.9 mm for this month. But in July — the southwest monsoon season extends from June to September — the rains were 4.6% above normal.
May 16, 2019 6:39 am
The delay, meteorologists said, is due to the presence of a strong mid-latitude regime which is preventing the otherwise smooth entry of the monsoon currents from over the Bay of Bengal.
April 16, 2019 5:26 am
IMD maintains five rainfall distribution categories on an all-India scale.
May 31, 2018 3:06 am
The IMD noted that anything between 90 and 96 per cent of the LPA is considered “below normal” while rainfall in the range of 96-104 per cent of the LPA is considered “normal”.
April 19, 2018 7:46 am
The main problem for farmers today is not production or having sufficient crop to sell. Instead, it has to do with prices that they are getting for their produce.