Articles about Monsoon

Assam: Floods compel 500 families to live on railway tracks

21 May 2022

India
Assam: Floods compel 500 families to live on railway tracks

Floods in Assam have forced more than 500 families to live on the railway tracks with not much support from the government.

Respite from blistering heatwave in sight for north India: IMD

21 May 2022

India
Respite from blistering heatwave in sight for north India: IMD

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), many parts of north India, including Delhi, will experience a respite from the scorching heatwave over the next week.

Southwest monsoon arrives in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: IMD

17 May 2022

India
Southwest monsoon arrives in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: IMD

The southwest monsoon advanced into some parts of the South Bay of Bengal and the entire Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

16 May 2022

India
Heatwave in north, Delhi records 49°C; rainfall in south, east

The temperatures in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh breached the 49 °C mark on Sunday amid an intensive heatwave in north India, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Early monsoon to hit Kerala coast on May 27: IMD

14 May 2022

India
Early monsoon to hit Kerala coast on May 27: IMD

The southwest monsoon (SWM) is all set to make landfall in Kerala as early as May 27, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

12 trekkers dead in Uttarakhand; Air Force continues rescue operation

23 Oct 2021

India
12 trekkers dead in Uttarakhand; Air Force continues rescue operation

At least 12 people from two groups have died and several others are missing since they lost their way while trekking in Uttarakhand earlier this month due to extreme weather and heavy snowfall.

What is leading to heavy rains and flooding across India?

19 Oct 2021

India
What is leading to heavy rains and flooding across India?

Several parts of India continue to receive heavy rainfall even though it has been weeks since the end of the monsoon season.

Red alert sounded as rains batter Uttarakhand; 17 dead

19 Oct 2021

India
Red alert sounded as rains batter Uttarakhand; 17 dead

The Himalayan state of Uttarakhand has been battered by non-stop heavy rains since Sunday night.

Kerala rains: IMD issues orange alert in 9 districts

12 Oct 2021

India
Kerala rains: IMD issues orange alert in 9 districts

Heavy rains continue to lash Kerala, creating a flood-like situation in the state.

Delhi receives moderate rain today; will set new monsoon record

22 Sep 2021

India
Delhi receives moderate rain today; will set new monsoon record

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert in Delhi on Wednesday, forecasting moderate rainfall in parts of the city.

Delhi: Rainfall this season so far highest since 1964

16 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Rainfall this season so far highest since 1964

The bounteous monsoon this year has already dumped 1,159.4 mm of rainfall on Delhi till Thursday afternoon, the highest since 1964 and the third-highest ever, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.

Gujarat: Several villages marooned after heavy rains in Saurashtra

15 Sep 2021

India
Gujarat: Several villages marooned after heavy rains in Saurashtra

Even as the rain intensity reduced in parts of Saurashtra in Gujarat on Wednesday, a number of villages in the region remained cut off from the mainstream as the connecting roads were blocked due to flooding and the power supply was disrupted in some areas, officials said.

Rains batter Rajkot, Jamnagar in Gujarat; over 200 people rescued

14 Sep 2021

India
Rains batter Rajkot, Jamnagar in Gujarat; over 200 people rescued

Extremely heavy rains lashed Rajkot and Jamnagar in Gujarat over the last 24 hours, following which more than 200 people stranded in the floodwaters were rescued and over 7,000 people shifted to safer places in the two districts, officials said.

Delhi: Bus gets trapped at waterlogged underpass, 40 passengers rescued

11 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Bus gets trapped at waterlogged underpass, 40 passengers rescued

The Delhi Fire Services on Saturday rescued 40 passengers of a private bus that was trapped at a waterlogged underpass in Delhi following heavy rains on Saturday morning, officials said.

Delhiites wake up to thundershowers; monsoon rainfall breaches 1,000mm mark

11 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhiites wake up to thundershowers; monsoon rainfall breaches 1,000mm mark

Delhi residents woke up to heavy showers on Saturday morning. Incessant rains lead to a drop in mercury and water-logging in several parts of the city.

Rainfall recorded in August lowest in 19 years: IMD

10 Sep 2021

India
Rainfall recorded in August lowest in 19 years: IMD

Rainfall in August, which recorded 24% deficiency, was the lowest in 19 years, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.

Maharashtra: MeT office forecasts heavy rainfall in Thane, Palghar districts

07 Sep 2021

India
Maharashtra: MeT office forecasts heavy rainfall in Thane, Palghar districts

The Thane and Palghar administrations have asked citizens to remain alert in the wake of heavy rainfall prediction by the Regional Meteorological Center for the Konkan region over the next three days.

Himachal Pradesh: Landslide in Jeori blocks the Shimla-Kinnaur highway

06 Sep 2021

India
Himachal Pradesh: Landslide in Jeori blocks the Shimla-Kinnaur highway

A massive landslide occurred at Jeori in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh this morning, blocking the National Highway 5 (Shimla-Kinnaur highway).

Rains lead to waterlogging woes, traffic disruptions in Delhi

02 Sep 2021

Delhi
Rains lead to waterlogging woes, traffic disruptions in Delhi

Several areas of Delhi witnessed waterlogging and traffic snarls for the second day in a row as the city continued to receive rains on Thursday.

Delhi sees heavy rain today; Traffic Police issues advisory

21 Aug 2021

India
Delhi sees heavy rain today; Traffic Police issues advisory

People in Delhi today woke up to heavy rain showers, bringing respite from the sultry weather seen for the past several days.

Monsoon set to revive in north India from August 19

18 Aug 2021

India
Monsoon set to revive in north India from August 19

After a gap of nearly two weeks, the Southwest Monsoon is set to revive in north India from August 19, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

Parts of Rajasthan faced flood-like situation earlier in August

16 Aug 2021

India
Parts of Rajasthan faced flood-like situation earlier in August

While several districts in eastern Rajasthan faced a flood-like situation due to excessive rains, some in the western part of the state received deficit rains, which may lead to a drought-like situation, the weather office said.

Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll climbs to 25

16 Aug 2021

India
Himachal Pradesh landslide: Death toll climbs to 25

Two more bodies were recovered on Monday from the site of the landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, taking the death toll to 25, a senior official said.

Kinnaur landslide: Six more bodies recovered; toll rises to 23

14 Aug 2021

India
Kinnaur landslide: Six more bodies recovered; toll rises to 23

Six more bodies were recovered from the site of the landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, taking the death toll to 23 on the fourth day of rescue and search operations on Saturday, a senior official said.

UP: Over 1,200 villages hit by floods, rescue efforts underway

12 Aug 2021

India
UP: Over 1,200 villages hit by floods, rescue efforts underway

Over five lakh people in 1,243 villages of Uttar Pradesh have been affected by floods, and relief and rescue teams have been deployed to assist the people, officials said on Wednesday.

Himachal landslide: Death toll reaches 13; search underway for missing

12 Aug 2021

India
Himachal landslide: Death toll reaches 13; search underway for missing

The death toll in the Himachal Pradesh landslide climbed to 13 on Thursday after more dead bodies were recovered early morning.

11 dead, 50 feared trapped in Himachal Pradesh landslide

11 Aug 2021

India
11 dead, 50 feared trapped in Himachal Pradesh landslide

Eleven people have died and 50-60 others are feared trapped after a massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district this afternoon.

Delhi: IMD issues orange alert; warns of major traffic disruptions

28 Jul 2021

Delhi
Delhi: IMD issues orange alert; warns of major traffic disruptions

Another spell of moderate to heavy rain is likely in the national capital on Wednesday with the India Meteorological Department issuing an orange alert, warning of major traffic disruptions and waterlogging in low-lying areas.

Heavy rains cause extensive waterlogging in Delhi

27 Jul 2021

Delhi
Heavy rains cause extensive waterlogging in Delhi

Heavy rains on Tuesday morning led to extensive waterlogging on several road stretches across Delhi, including near Pragati Maidan in central and Dhaula Kuan in the southern part of the city.

IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today

27 Jul 2021

India
IMD forecasts heavy rainfall for these states today

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted extremely heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and west Uttar Pradesh today.

Doctor tweeted this picture moments before dying in Himachal landslide

26 Jul 2021

India
Doctor tweeted this picture moments before dying in Himachal landslide

Deepa Sharma, an Ayurveda doctor from Jaipur, had tweeted a lovely picture from her Himachal Pradesh trip on Sunday afternoon.

Pawar tours flood-hit villages, uses rescue boat to reach out

26 Jul 2021

India
Pawar tours flood-hit villages, uses rescue boat to reach out

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar toured various rain-hit villages in the Sangli district on Monday and used a rescue boat to reach out to flood victims in some areas.

36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

23 Jul 2021

India
36 dead in landslides in Maharashtra, evacuation underway

Thirty-six people have reportedly died in landslide incidents in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, which has been witnessing incessant rainfall over the past few days.

Maharashtra CM holds emergency meeting as heavy rain triggers flood

22 Jul 2021

India
Maharashtra CM holds emergency meeting as heavy rain triggers flood

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday held an emergency meeting to take stock of the flood situation in Ratnagiri and Raigad districts caused due to torrential rains in the last 24 hours.

Monsoon fashion: A foolproof guide to selecting the perfect footwear

18 Jul 2021

Lifestyle
Monsoon fashion: A foolproof guide to selecting the perfect footwear

Monsoons are here and it is time to buy that perfect pair of rain-friendly shoes.

IRCTC brings a 'fishy affair' on banks of Rupnarayan river

17 Jul 2021

India
IRCTC brings a 'fishy affair' on banks of Rupnarayan river

Monsoon ushers in relief from the hot and humid summers everywhere, and for Bengalis it also brings with it a silver lining on their plates in the form of the delectable Hilsa fish, usually savored steamed, smoked, deep-fried, or with mustard paste.

Delhi sees more rain today, a three-day lull from tomorrow

14 Jul 2021

India
Delhi sees more rain today, a three-day lull from tomorrow

Delhi received more rainfall last night and this morning, leading to a further drop in temperature.

Monsoon finally arrives in Delhi; heavy rain in many parts

13 Jul 2021

India
Monsoon finally arrives in Delhi; heavy rain in many parts

Monsoon finally arrived in Delhi today after a long delay and several faulty alerts.

It's finally here! Monsoon rains drench a parched Delhi

13 Jul 2021

Delhi
It's finally here! Monsoon rains drench a parched Delhi

The Southwest Monsoon finally reached Delhi on Tuesday, 16 days behind the usual date of onset, making it the most delayed in 19 years, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Monsoon gives Delhi a miss, reaches last outposts in Rajasthan

12 Jul 2021

India
Monsoon gives Delhi a miss, reaches last outposts in Rajasthan

Southwest Monsoon rains reached the desert district of Jaisalmer and Ganganagar, its last outposts, on Monday, but gave Delhi and parts of Haryana a miss.

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