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How wet is the ground after rain? for first time, India gets soil moisture map

This forecast, following a joint exercise by IIT Gandhinagar and the India Meteorological Department (IMD), for the first time, provides a country-wide soil moisture forecast at seven and 30-day lead times.

Simply Put: Northeast deficit hits India rainfall

Northeast short by over 20% for only 5th monsoon in 116 years, deficiency in other regions marginal. Season of wide variations ends with 9% deficit in country, reservoirs 3/4ths full.


Explained: Why September is drier than usual

Express Explained: Monsoon set to close with driest Sept since 2001. A look at the causes, and what it means to overall season.

Weakening monsoon may be due to El Nino

Meteorologists at India Meteorological Department (IMD) have suggested a strong of a possibility of El Nino developing soon after the monsoon.

A normal monsoon — in election year as El Nino threat recedes

As things stand, 2018 is set to be yet another year, when the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has got its forecast right.

India experience deficient rainfall in July, August

The monsoon activity saw a dip in August as the month began at a deficient note. Two consecutive weeks of the month remained poor across the country.


Simply Put: South dams aflush, north drier

Countrywide storage close to average for halfway stage of SW monsoon, east reservoirs too doing well. Out of the 91 reservoirs, 65 currently have more than 80% of normal storage and 26 have below 80%.

India weather highlights: Delhi may witness light rainfall with gusty winds today

India weather highlights: Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and western Uttar Pradesh are also likely to witness squalls accompanied by gusty winds, the IMD has predicted, pointing to western disturbance and cyclonic circulations in the lower levels of the atmosphere.

IMD: After sluggish week, rains to revive from June 24

Officials at India Meteorological Department (IMD) Tuesday said the monsoon will improve with conditions favouring its revival, developing towards this weekend.

In Pics: Heavy rain inundates Mangaluru, schools remain closed today

Heavy downpour lashed the twin coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi for the third day today, inundating low-lying areas and flooding roads, disrupting traffic and throwing life out of gear.

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Heavy rain lashes Delhi, NCR, leads to water-logging, traffic snarls

Rainfall brought down the maximum temperature to 28-degrees Celsius. The city and the National Capital Region saw traffic snarls as heavy rain led to waterlogging in various parts.

Heavy rain lashes Mumbai, hits rail services

Water logging due to heavy rains caused major traffic snarls, disrupted train services but people enjoyed.


Monsoon rains bring respite from sweltering heat

Heavy rains on Wednesday lashed the metropolis, severely disrupting road, rail and suburban train services.