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Indian monsoon


Explained: What new monsoon dates mean

January 18, 2020 8:04 am

The monsoon is supposed to begin on June 1, and withdraw fully by September 30. Over the past many years, however, significant changes have been seen in precipitation patterns. So, the ‘normals’ are now set to shift.

August push: Monsoon recovery spurs nutrient sales

August 29, 2019 7:00 am

Monsoon rains have recharged the groundwater and filled up reservoirs. That, along with companies reducing prices, should help prop fertiliser demand.

Simple ways pregnant women can boost immunity during monsoon

August 03, 2019 10:44 am

Since the main source of nourishment for the foetus depends on the food consumed by the mother, consumption of fresh, healthy and wholesome food is of prime importance.

Simple ways to protect different types of jewellery this monsoon

July 30, 2019 3:17 pm

Owing to its properties, silver is highly susceptible to oxidisation and tarnishing, thereby turning black. The metal also tends to become prone to corrosion during monsoon.

Simple tips to protect yourself from Hepatitis E this monsoon

July 19, 2019 10:05 am

Hepatitis E can be dangerous for pregnant women or anyone with weak immune systems, including children, the elderly or people who are ill.

From applying creamy concealers to using non-waterproof mascara: Are you making these monsoon make-up mistakes?

July 12, 2019 5:24 pm

While rains are fun and romantic if you stay in, they can turn into a nightmare the moment you step out wearing the wrong make-up.

The Karnataka farmer who runs a museum to preserve traditional seeds

June 30, 2019 5:15 am

A farmer in rural Karnataka tries to combat agricultural distress through seed conservation.

Rain check: What held the monsoon back, what is the forecast ahead?

June 27, 2019 9:26 am

The delayed monsoon has finally picked up and covered large parts of the country, but rainfall is still 36% short of normal for this time. What factors held it back, what is the forecast for the rest of the season?

Fact Check: Why late monsoon is not related to total seasonal rainfall

June 10, 2019 10:20 am

Though an important marker for the season, the timing of the onset does not have any bearing on the quality or amount of rainfall during the season. It is just an event during the progress of the monsoon.

Monsoon delayed: Heat to intensify, no respite for Vidarbha

May 18, 2019 12:29 am

Scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD) have maintained that till the monsoon arrives, temperature will remain high across the state, particularly over Vidarbha, which has been reeling under heatwave conditions for most of the summer.


Beautiful monsoon destinations in India that are easy on the pocket

July 26, 2018 12:33 pm

For those of you who don't want to burn a hole in your pocket, we have listed some of the most beautiful monsoon destinations in India that you can visit.