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A game of chance

August 19, 2019 2:13 am

Monsoon’s increasing unpredictability calls for greater efficiency in rainwater storage and use.

Rain batters Northern India, Punjab put on alert

August 18, 2019 4:30 am

With water levels receding, 28 villages in Sangli district that were cut off due to the floods are now reachable by road, officials said. In neighbouring Kolhapur, one of the worst-hit districts, three of 18 villages that were cut off, are still inaccessible.

Punjab monsoon: Panchkula gets 49 mm rainfall in two hours

July 24, 2018 3:01 am

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

July 22, 2018 1:56 am

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

July 16, 2018 8:49 pm

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

July 16, 2018 3:04 pm

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

June 19, 2018 5:37 pm

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

June 25, 2017 3:20 pm

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.

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

August 13, 2014 1:02 am

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

Surfers pick: 50 things we love about monsoons

September 17, 2014 10:35 am

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.