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With 66% rainfall deficit, Maharashtra among driest states in pre-monsoon months

May 30, 2022 5:07 pm

Seven districts received no rainfall between March and May, according to the India Meteorological Department.

Clouding, rainfall over Maharashtra likely to end by mid-week

November 22, 2021 8:51 am

Officials of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that prevailing clouding and rainfall activity over parts of Maharashtra, including Pune, will dissipate this week.

Southwest monsoon withdraws from Mumbai; IMD predicts clear skies, rise in temperatures

October 15, 2021 6:57 am

The monsoon withdrawal in the state began from the easternmost tip of Vidarbha region between October 9 and 11, subsequently progressed over parts of Marathwada and then Madhya Maharashtra.

Rain lashes Mumbai suburbs, heavy showers likely in Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan

September 29, 2021 6:52 am

Under the influence of depression (remnant of Cyclone Gulab) that weakened into a well-marked low pressure area over western Vidarbha and its neighbourhood on Tuesday, heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy showers is very likely at isolated places in north Madhya Maharashtra and north Konkan on Wednesday.

Rainfall activity over Maharashtra set to take a break this week; water stock in reservoirs remains lower than 2020

August 23, 2021 10:05 am

With the likely northward shifting of the monsoon trough expected from Monday, the IMD has said that rainfall activity, mainly over northwest India, including Maharashtra, will decrease this week.

Heavy rainfall at Konkan, western Maharashtra from Friday, IMD warns

July 28, 2021 7:44 am

Rainfall is likely to increase in Mumbai, with a yellow alert being issued for the city, Thane and Palghar on Friday and Saturday.

Water level in western Maharashtra dams rise by 31 per cent

July 28, 2021 7:52 am

The level in these dams, which come under Pune division, stands at 64.2 per cent compared to 33 per cent on July 27 last year. Of their total storage capacity of 15,199,000 million litres, the dams currently have 97,583,60 million litres.

Relief efforts in flood-hit areas can be fast-tracked if political tourism stops: Shiv Sena

July 28, 2021 7:59 am

“The political tourism has started in the flood-hit areas of the state and the relief and rehabilitation work can be fast-tracked if it is stopped,” said the editorial.

Maharashtra govt proposes RCC wall along rivers in Mahad and Chiplun

July 27, 2021 9:37 am

Vijay Kumar Gautam, the officer on special duty in the irrigation department, said the plan was prepared by the department six years back and was put on a back-burner then.

‘She screamed saying a big part of the hill had crashed. Then phone got disconnected’

July 25, 2021 7:21 pm

In one of the worst tragedies of the rainfall lashing the state for the past three days, the village lost at least 42 people, with 39 still missing as of Saturday evening. Six of the injured are in hospital.