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Indian monsoon


‘Climate change making certain aspects of weather forecasting challenging’

April 18, 2022 3:36 am

Akshay Deoras a doctoral researcher in the Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK explains various aspects of weather forecasting challenges in an interview with Sanjana Bhalerao.

112 dead, 99 missing: Many areas cut off, but water receding as rainfall abates

July 25, 2021 7:26 am

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited Taliye village in Mahad, where a landslide had buried homes. Forty-two bodies have been recovered from the site and 39 people are still missing.

Five yummy low calorie snack options for the monsoon season

July 20, 2021 1:08 pm

Vidhi Chawla, a dietitian, says that though it is difficult to resist a plate of fried foods, they are "oily and fried and, therefore, not suitable for a weight loss diet"

Rains halted, sowing of almost all major kharif crops takes a big hit

July 10, 2021 12:07 pm

The All India Crop Situation report issued by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare shows sowing in over 499.87 lakh hectares (lh), against 558.11 lh last year, with area under almost all major crops, including moong, soyabean, paddy and cotton, reporting a dip.

What is La Nina - how it impacts India's monsoon?

September 07, 2020 5:49 pm

These deviations from the normal surface temperatures in Pacific Ocean can potentially have a large-scale impact on the global weather conditions, and the monsoon climate of the Indian subcontinent also gets affected with these temperature fluctuations.

Explained: With better monsoon, what is the outlook for India's farm sector?

August 25, 2020 4:11 pm

More and better-distributed rainfall this year is likely to result in higher sowing, higher production, productivity and profitability for the agriculture sector.

Monsoon diet: Eat right with these three immunity boosting foods

June 25, 2020 9:08 pm

Avoid falling sick this monsoon by making sure to include immunity boosters in your daily diet.

From June this year, revised monsoon calendar for India

April 15, 2020 9:23 pm

The monsoon onset and withdrawal dates have been updated for 11 states.

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.


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.