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Slight relief from cold wave conditions in Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie and Kufri recorded minimum temperatures of 4.2 degrees Celsius and 2.3 degrees Celsius, respectively while Kinnaur's Kalpa recorded a low of minus 5 degrees Celsius.

Bad weather hits rescue operations by choppers

The rescue operation was hit by cloudy weather and moderate rain in Kullu-Manali and parts of Lahaul-Spiti as the helicopters could not fly after 2pm on Friday.


Rain likely to lash Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 36 degrees Celsius and 25 degrees Celsius respectively. The department has also predicted chances of a thunderstorm with lightning at isolated places across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

Uttar Pradesh: 49 killed as heavy rains lash

While six deaths each have been reported from Agra and Meerut, four have died in Mainpuri, three in Kasganj, two each in Bareilly, Baghpat and Bulandshahr.

Heavy rainfall leaves thousands homeless in Northeast, Tripura CM Biplab Deb seeks Army help

Incessant rain in the past 48 hours has wreaked havoc in parts of the northeast, rendering thousands of people homeless in Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura, officials said.

Situation worsens in Manipur as rains continue for third day

Radio service of All India Radio (AIR) Imphal was also suspended as flood hit the office complex.


Kalbaisakhi kills 18 in West Bengal

Sources said 560 houses in Howrah, 52 in Hooghly, 100 in North 24 Parganas, 1,050 in Kolkata were fully damaged, while 2,684 houses were partially damaged across the state.

Torrential rain pummels Mumbai; 108 flights cancelled, train services hit

Mumbai rain: Mumbai airport's air services badly hit with at least 108 flights cancelled and 51 diverted to nearby airports till this morning.

Mumbai rains: A grim reminder of July 26, 2005, the day the city came to a grinding halt

Mumbai rains: Experts blamed unhindered construction on floodplains and coastal areas, along with storm-water drains and clogged waterways by plastic garbage, as reasons for the disaster

Morning downpour paralyses normal life in Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali

Traffic police authorities preferred to shut all traffic lights at important junctions and regulate the traffic manually. In Chandigarh, water entered in the houses situated in government quarters in Sector 33, Sector 40, Sector 46 and even in the quarters of staff members of Punjab Engineering College (PEC).

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Pitter-patter rain drops: 8 things that we love about monsoons

Monsoons leave a wisp of magical ensnare with rain drops! Take a look at these things that make for a perfect rainy day.

Dark heavy clouds hover over Mumbai ahead of monsoon

Dark rain clouds cover the sky over Mumbai.


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Kerala Police on rescue operation at Waynad

Kerala Police adventurous journey to the relief camp.

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Natural calamities killed over a thousand people just between 1 April and 20 June: News in Numbers

Dust storms, floods and thunderstorms along with lightning have killed over one dozen people every single day this year. This kind of weather, particularly across north and east India, has put Uttar Pradesh on top of the list of such deaths.

Respite from heat as rain lashes Delhi, NCR

Heavy rain accompanied by a squall lashed the national capital and adjoining suburbs of Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon on Saturday, bringing relief to people from the intense heat of the past many days but also affecting road traffic and flight movement.