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Explained: How scanty rainfall could raise food inflation

A report published by Care Ratings on 29th July states that the number of meteorological subdivisions recording “scanty or deficient” rainfall is at a five-year high, the last time this occurred being in 2014. How will this affect agriculture?

Monsoon arrives in Delhi, light showers expected today: IMD

On Friday, the minimum temperature in the capital city was recorded at 26.9 degrees Celsius after a brief spell of rain in the last 24 hours.


Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Southwest Monsoon moves closer to north India, heavy rains expected in Rajasthan

Weather forecast Today, Mumbai Rains News Today India HIGHLIGHTS: Monsoon, weather and temperature today in Mumbai, Noida, Kerala, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Lucknow, Kolkata and other regions.

Weather forecast today HIGHLIGHTS: Rains to lash northeast; cloudy morning in Delhi

HIGHLIGHTS on the monsoon, weather and temperature today in Noida, Kerala, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Lucknow, Kolkata and more.

Weather forecast today highlights: Southwest monsoon advances into Andaman, pre-monsoon rainfall deficit drops to 22%

Weather forecast today highlights: Maharashtra will observe a slight relief from the ongoing dry weather around May 24. This is because an upper air Trough is expected to develop along the Konkan coast around May 22. However, a heat wave is likely to prevail over Vidarbha for the next few days.

Monsoon to hit Kerala on June 6, to be delayed by 5 days, says IMD

In 2017, the onset over Kerala happened two days in advance (May 30) whereas in 2018, the onset was realised on May 29, which was three days proceeding the normal onset date over Kerala.


Explained: What delay in onset of southwest monsoon means

The onset of the southwest monsoon marks the beginning of the four-month, June-September monsoon season over India, which brings over 70 per cent of the country's annual rainfall.

Southwest Monsoon to completely withdraw from country by October 20

The Southwest Monsoon officially starts on June 1 and ends on September 30. Its withdrawal starts from western Rajasthan from September 1.

Heavy rain likely in Vidarbha, Marathwada over weekend: IMD

IMD scientists attributed this to cyclonic storm Daye, which on Friday evening, was close to Raipur in Chhattisgarh.

Monsoon withdrawal still a week away: IMD

Among the atmospheric conditions required for announcing the monsoon withdrawal by the IMD are reduced rainfall for five consecutive days, complete absence of moisture and formation of anti-cyclone in the lower troposphere over the region on the extreme western parts of the country.

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Colours of rain: Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

The news will augur well for the country as large parts have been witnessing agriculture distress and water levels in reservoirs in west and south India have dipped to low levels in the past few months.