Monsoon this year may have brought bountiful rain for Maharashtra, but owing to climate change and other water usage, there is an increasing variability noticed in the rainfall and resulting water availability in the state in the last few years.
Due to delayed withdrawal of monsoon from major parts of Maharashtra — which normally starts by October 1 — rainfall along with thunder and lightning have continued over Pune, Ahmednagar, Nashik and some districts in Konkan.
“The monsoon continues to be in the active phase. There will be widespread rain over Pune, Nashik, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Nagpur, Amravati, Akola and some parts of Marathwada till September 21,” said an official from IMD, Pune.
Weather forecast Highlights: Eight people were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike in Jharkhand's Garhwa district on Thursday. Apart from this, parts Himachal Pradesh received light rainfall while MeT predicted heavy rains in 22 of Odisha's 30 districts till Saturday due to a cyclonic circulation.
At least 20 people have been killed and several others critically injured after a compound wall collapsed on hutments due to heavy rainfall at Kurar village, Pimparipada-Malad East, Mumbai. The rains have completely disrupted the city's normalcy.
IMD has said heatwave to severe heatwave conditions are very likely to prevail over Rajasthan, Vidarbha and Madhya Pradesh during the next five days and over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and south Uttar Pradesh during the next three days.
The Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to heavy showers on Thursday morning. The Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Delhi NCR and heavy rains at isolated places across northern India over the next five days.
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South-west monsoon hit the southern cities of Madurai, Guntur and Vijayawada on early Thursday morning. Heavy rains lashed these cities and the regions experienced water logging also. The monsoon, which marks the beginning of the rainy season in the country, is crucial for India’s farmers, especially with several states grappling with drought-related conditions.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted that no thundershowers is expected in Delhi for the next two-three days and humidity to continue in the national capital. IMD Director, B.P Yadav also said that there is no heat wave in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh but temperature is about 40 degrees Celsius and so […]
Heavy rains lashed Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday providing much-needed relief to the farmers and residents. Although roads were waterlogged, locals enjoyed the pre-monsoon showers. According to scientists, the pre-monsoon rain would immensely help agricultural activities.
The MET department on Thursday retained its monsoon forecast for this year at above normal, from 104 to 110 percent, boosting hopes of better farming and economic growth after two consecutive years of drought cut rural incomes and agricultural output. The annual June-September monsoon hits the Kerala coast today before progressing to other parts of […]
It was a good news the government couldn’t wait to share. Amid prevailing drought and severe drinking water crisis in many parts of the country, the meteorological department Tuesday said this year’s monsoon season was likely to bring very good rainfall. In its first forecast for this monsoon season, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said […]