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Explained: Is there a crisis in rice?

July 19, 2022 8:14 am

While overall crop coverage has risen since last year, that of rice is down. Deficient rainfall in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar is among the reasons. But adequate stocks and cultivation over a wider area suggest there should be no cause for worry.

Several states on alert as IMD warns of heavy rainfall for next four days

July 06, 2022 6:09 am

As per IMD’s latest weather forecasts, Konkan and Madhya Maharashtra remain on ‘red’ alert (take action) till July 8.

Normal rainfall over India in July, says IMD

July 01, 2022 3:37 pm

However, Odisha, West Bengal, northeast India, Kerala, coastal Karnataka and Vidarbha regions will experience below normal rainfall during this month.

Monsoon’s increasing unpredictability is cause for concern, poses a challenge that policymakers must step up to

June 20, 2022 8:55 am

Excess rainfall after a long dry spell last year along with the hit to wheat yields from the sudden rise in temperatures after mid-March, was the clearest evidence of the challenges posed by climate change: To policymakers, breeders and, of course, farmers.

Monsoon so far: heavy rainfall in parts of Northeast, hardly any elsewhere

June 18, 2022 10:10 am

While a majority of India awaits rain, Assam and Meghalaya have been submerged in record rainfall of 1,000mm in the last 24 hours.

Southwest monsoon likely to cover Northwest India from June 23 to 29; relief from heatwave expected in Delhi

June 16, 2022 10:07 pm

Over the week from June 16 to 22, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall is likely over Delhi, Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

Mumbai: IMD forecasts season’s first heavy rainfall Sunday, issues yellow alert

June 16, 2022 8:34 pm

In the last 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Thursday, 12 mm rainfall was recorded at the IMDs Santacruz observatory, which represents the entire city.

Brace for intense rainfall in Maharashtra this weekend, says IMD

June 17, 2022 8:00 am

Since the onset of monsoon last week, rainfall over Maharashtra and Goa has largely remained subdued.

Southwest Monsoon arrives in Odisha

June 16, 2022 6:24 pm

Conditions are favourable for the advance of monsoon into some more parts of Odisha during the next 2-3 days, according to IMDB weather reports.

Monsoon likely to advance into Gangetic West Bengal by Friday, as per IMD

June 16, 2022 12:39 pm

Purulia recorded 30 mm rainfall in 24 hours till 8.30 am on Thursday as other parts of Gangetic West Bengal largely remained dry, the Met said.


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.