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Punjab monsoon: Panchkula gets 49 mm rainfall in two hours

The night temperature during the Sunday night was 27.9 degrees Celsius, which is 4 degrees Celsius above the normal. The day temperature on Tuesday has been predicted to remain around 35 degrees Celsius.

UP, Bihar worst hit, deficit of rain in 40% districts: Met Dept

According to the Meteorological department’s data, most districts across the five southern states — Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana — have wittnessed a good monsoon run over the last one-and-a-half month.


Torrential rain hits coastal Saurashtra, scores of villages flooded

In Una taluka, Kaneri, Kanakiya and Sanvav villages were surrounded in flash flood and were cut of from rest o the state temporarily. However, district authorities established contact with them later on and moved some people to safer places.

Kerala drowns in heavy monsoon shower, IMD says more rain to come

Close to 30,000 people are currently housed at 242 relief camps with food, water and medicines being provided to them round-the-clock. Over 8000 hectares of agricultural fields have been destroyed in the rain fury.

Floods kill dozens, displace more than a million in India, Bangladesh

Last week, landslides and other mishaps triggered by rains killed at least 12 people in southeast Bangladesh, including two Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar living in camps near the border.

A deluge from history: How Indian monsoon was documented by foreign travellers

The passionate outburst of rain showers that take place in the middle of the year has been extensively chronicled by foreign writers in India, accompanying expressions ranging from horror, awe and alarm to amusement and longing.


Surfers pick: 50 things we love about monsoons

Check out the top 50 buzzwords for Indian monsoon, contributed by our surfers. Also listing the top ten activities that people like to do in monsoon.

With lake levels rising, BMC does away with water supply cuts in city

By October, the city needs a water stock of 14.47 lakh million litres till the onset of the next monsoons.

Pune registers 28 per cent surplus rainfall: Met dept

With some heavy spells of rain recorded in June,July and September,Pune has a 28 per cent surplus of rains.

IITM on ‘monsoon mission’ to give a better weather forecast

The monsoon this year will be better than normal,said Prof. B N Goswami,director at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM),Pune

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Why The Monsoons Are Delayed & Should We Worry?

The Met department has said that the arrival of the monsoon over the coast of Kerala is likely to be delayed by a week, possibly more. The normal date of arrival is June 1. So the Met department’s prediction is that it is likely to arrive on June 7, with the possibility that it could […]