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Heavy rain hits harvest, Maharashtra faces crop loss of Rs 5,000 crore in 30 districts

November 01, 2019 8:00 am

In many areas, farmers had harvested their crop but did not get time to shift the produce to a dry location as the rain caught them unawares.

Maharashtra: Rain destroys standing crop, grape production may fall by 40 per cent

October 28, 2019 6:48 am

The state has received heavy rainfall for weeks, first during the withdrawal of monsoon and later due to the impact of Cyclone Kyarr.

Weather Today Highlights: Heavy rains inundate Kerala on polling day, normal life disrupted

October 22, 2019 9:02 am

Weather Today Highlights: Rains and overcast conditions in several parts of Maharashtra threaten to play spoilsport on Monday when voters are expected to decide the fate of 288 constituencies.

As Maharashtra records excess rain, some villages await first heavy shower

August 23, 2019 9:52 am

Chaklamba’s villagers have repeatedly undertaken relay hunger strikes to press for a sub-canal from Jayakwadi to their villages, where the average rainfall in the 2018 monsoon was just about 300 mm.

Cloudy skies with light rain over Maharashtra this week : IMD

August 19, 2019 4:13 am

The continuing lull comes after many parts of western and southern Maharashtra faced a deluge following extreme rainfall.

Maharashtra flood toll rises to 43, govt pegs losses at Rs 6,814 crore

August 14, 2019 12:46 am

A staggering 4.06 lakh hectare farm area under kharif cultivation has been ravaged, inflicting losses to over 8.7 lakh farmers.

Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil ‘snaps’ at flood-affected people in Shirol

August 13, 2019 4:51 am

The alleged incident took place when Patil, who is also the Guardian Minister of Pune and Kolhapur, was addressing a group in Shirol. Kolhapur and Sangli in western Maharashtra are the worst flood-hit districts.

Kerala toll 85, Pune 43; IMD predicts fresh spell of active monsoon

August 13, 2019 6:54 am

According to the Met Department, five districts, including the worst-affected Malappuram and Wayanad, are likely to get very heavy showers on Wednesday.

Heard at a relief camp in Maharashtra's Sangli: ‘What if it again rains like this’

August 11, 2019 12:06 pm

While 3.7 lakh people have been rescued in these districts, local residents now hope that it doesn’t rain heavily in the next 72 hours to allow water levels to recede completely.

Pay cash relief to flood-hit people: Congress to Fadnavis

August 11, 2019 9:08 am

Sachin Sawant, general secretary and spokesperson of Congress, said the affected people would not get the financial assistance on time as the flood situation is serious and the banks have holidays for a few days.