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84 per cent of IMD's subdivisions record deficient rainfall

According to the Central Water Commission data, 59 out of the 91 major reservoirs in the country have storage below normal. Of these, 11 have zero per cent storage, making the water crisis acute.

Weather report today Highlights: Severe heatwave conditions to persist in several parts of country

Weather forecast and Temperature today India Highlights: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected in northeastern states of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya.


IMD warns of heavy downpour in South India, red alert issued in Kerala

In places where it had already begun pouring Wednesday evening, educational institutions remained closed Thursday whereas various areas have been waterlogged due to incessant showers

One-third of state gets below average rainfall

Pune got the most rainfall above its threshold among all districts in Maharashtra — 17 per cent in excess of its seasonal normal — but Pune city remained 21 per cent short of the normal mark as on September 30

Chandigarh: 18 students miss half-yearly exam as water rises in Ghaggar due to rain

Residents of 59 villages of three-gram panchayats in Morni block — Rajji Tikri, Bhoj Kothi and Thandog — have been waiting for a bridge over Ghaggar river for decades.

No heavy rains in city for next week: IMD

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), while Santacruz recorded 0.5 mm rainfall until Saturday evening, Colaba recorded 1.8 mm of rains.


95% of monsoon rain falls in only a few days, show IMD data

In 22 cities of sizeable population, 95 per cent of monsoon precipitation occurs over three days to 27 days on average, according to an analysis of rainfall data provided to The Sunday Express by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

India weather: Rains batter North Kerala; heavy rains in Himachal unlikely in next 5 days

Weather highlights: South Konkan and Goa is also likely to receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall on Tuesday, according to the India Meteorological Department.

Emergency crisis in Gujarat: With rainfall deficit, Kharif sowing falls

Only three-quarters of land sown as compared to last year; officials blame uneven distribution of rainfall.

India weather HIGHLIGHTS: Here's why the monsoon has not reached north India yet

The Southwest Monsoon is likely to further advance over remaining parts of Assam, some more parts of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, West Bengal and some parts of Jharkhand, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh between June 23-25.

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