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Active monsoon brings steady rain, Pune city records 19.4mm in 24-hours

July 22, 2021 10:37 am

Some intense spells were recorded during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday over Pune.

Explained: Are frequent extreme weather events being fuelled by climate change?

July 22, 2021 8:26 am

A look at some of the extreme weather events across the world in 2021, and whether they are being caused by climate change.

Weather Forecast Today Highlights: Three feared drowned in Raigad; IMD issues red alert for Mumbai, Konkan region

July 21, 2021 8:59 am

Weather Forecast Today Highlights: In Mumbai, at least 32 people died and eight others were injured in separate incidents caused by intense rainfall in the early hours of Sunday. The heavy downpour also left most parts of the city flooded, with water entering houses and damaging properties.

Parts of Mumbai receive rain since morning, IMD predicts strong winds

July 17, 2021 11:22 am

Officials of BMC's Disaster Management Cell said that no waterlogging was reported and road and rail traffic were running normal.

No respite from floodwater at Gandhi Market, BMC to build trench to improve efficacy of mini-pumping station

July 16, 2021 10:01 pm

In five hours from 4 am, Gandhi market, which is in the F/north ward area, received 116.9 mm rainfall, categorised as very heavy rainfall by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Explained: As monsoon advances, how Doppler radars help track and forecast weather

July 16, 2021 8:40 am

Observing the time required for the beam to be transmitted and returned to the radar allows weather forecasting departments to "see" raindrops in the atmosphere, and measure their distance from the radar.

After 40 days, southwest monsoon covers entire country

July 14, 2021 10:00 am

The monsoon onset over Delhi this year has seen a 15-day delay from normal. The 2021 monsoon onset over Delhi is the second most delayed since 2002, IMD officials said.

After taking its own sweet time, rain arrives

July 14, 2021 8:31 am

The usual date set for the arrival of monsoons in Delhi is June 27. This is the first time in almost two decades that it has been delayed by 15 days.

Monsoon Highlights: IMD puts Goa, Maharashtra on red alert

July 13, 2021 9:51 am

There is a possibility of rainfall across the nation which include two low pressure systems — north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coast in the Bay of Bengal and south Gujarat along the northeast Arabian Sea. Low pressure systems allow good amount of rainfall.

IMD gets it wrong again as monsoon continues to elude Delhi

July 12, 2021 7:36 am

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has given several different dates for the monsoon to reach the parched city, most recently Saturday, July 10, but the winds carrying moisture continued to give the city a miss.


Heavy rains, waterlogging mark arrival of monsoon in Mumbai

June 09, 2021 8:52 pm

Southwest monsoon has arrived in Mumbai two days earlier than its onset date.

Colours of rain: Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

June 10, 2019 10:06 am

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.