Monsoon: News

05 Jun 2023

Travel And Tourism

Planning for monsoon travel in India? Try these places

India's diverse topography will leave you breathless with its stunning sceneries, making your monsoon vacation a memorable experience.

Brace for another spell of rain, thunderstorms in northwest India

After unseasonal showers and thunderstorms lashed northwest India on Saturday, another intense western disturbance is expected to bring similar weather and disrupt normal life in the region on Monday and Tuesday.

Monsoon 'slightly delayed,' may reach Kerala on June 4: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted that the onset of the southwest monsoon over Kerala would likely be around June 4.

India launches contingency plans amid rising 'El Nino' chances

While raising concerns about rainfall deficit in the upcoming monsoon season, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) also predicted a 70-80% probability of an El Nino climate pattern this year.

India likely to witness normal monsoon this year: IMD

Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, the director-general of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), said on Tuesday that India is expected to witness a normal monsoon this year, reported ANI.

06 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu

Cyclone threat looms over Tamil Nadu, IMD forecasts heavy rains

Tamil Nadu will likely witness a spell of heavy rainfall between Wednesday and Friday as the northeast monsoon's first cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal approaches the state.

11 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Heavy rains leave several localities waterlogged; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall lashed Chennai overnight leaving parts of the city waterlogged on Friday, which prompted authorities to shut down schools and colleges in 14 districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

01 Nov 2022


Northeast monsoon: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Chennai, schools shut

Chennai witnessed heavy rainfall followed by thunderstorms on Monday with the onset of the northeast monsoon in southern India.

11 Oct 2022

Air Quality Index

AQI at 44: Delhi breathes cleanest air in two years

While incessant showers have disrupted daily life in Delhi, they brought some respite as the national capital breathed the cleanest air—in two years—when the average air quality index (AQI) was 44 on Monday.

Rains continue to lash Delhi-NCR, UP; Noida, Lucknow schools shut

Torrential rains continued to lash Delhi-NCR and parts of Uttar Pradesh for the third consecutive day on Sunday.

Yellow alert for parts of Maharashtra, incessant rains lash Delhi

October witnesses the retreat of the monsoon but this year after a prolonged dry spell, incessant rains in Delhi and other parts of the country have thrown life off gear.

Rains to continue unabated in Delhi-NCR over weekend, schools closed

A spell of intermittent rains for three days left many parts of Delhi-NCR severely waterlogged and caused traffic congestion while the India Meteorological Department (IMD) sounded a yellow alert for Friday.

17 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh

22 dead in rain-related incidents across UP

At least 22 people died in separate rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh on Friday while India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more showers for the eastern part of the state on Saturday.

06 Sep 2022


Bengaluru rains: Schools go online, flights delayed, water supply hit

After a night of torrential rains on Sunday, Bengaluru witnessed heavy inundation on Monday, leading to water logging and many areas being submerged.

04 Sep 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Woman jumps into canal to rescue drowning man

A woman carrying her infant displayed exemplary courage when she put her 10-month-old on the ground and jumped into a swollen canal to rescue two men from drowning in Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

04 Sep 2022

Pakistan News

Pakistan floods: 1,300 casualties so far with over 5L displaced

Pakistan is dealing with catastrophic floods as one-third of the country is currently submerged.

28 Aug 2022

Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan: 119 killed in 24 hours as floods inundate country

The devastating floods in Pakistan have led to 119 deaths within the last 24 hours, BBC reported.

25 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Incessant rains batter MP, Rajasthan; red alert in Himachal districts

Heavy monsoon rains have thrown life out of gear in several districts of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan where people are facing a flood-like situation.

20 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Monsoon mayhem: Landslide kills 2 in J&K, cloudburst rocks Uttarakhand

The monsoon continues to rage across the country, with floods becoming common in several states.

18 Aug 2022


Monsoon fury: Nearly 5 lakh affected as rains inundate Odisha

Nearly five lakh people have been affected in 10 districts of Odisha as rain induced floods have inundated the state.

15 Aug 2022


5 best monsoon destinations of Rajasthan you must visit

It's that time of the year when the rain gods bless Rajasthan and give it a much-needed respite from the scorching heat.

13 Aug 2022


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why drought is looming over UP, Jharkhand and Bihar

According to the Indian Express, never in the last 122 years have Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar and Jharkhand witnessed such low monsoon rainfall.

08 Aug 2022


Monsoon fury: 14 cars swept away in MP's Khargone river

As monsoon raged on, 14 cars in Khargone were swept away after a sudden rise in river water levels on Sunday.

05 Aug 2022


NTA postpones CUET-UG in Kerala due to heavy rains

The National Testing Agency (NTA) postponed the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) for undergraduate courses in Kerala on Thursday due to excessive rainfall in the state, according to officials.

02 Aug 2022

Fashion Tips

Here's how you can care for leather bags during monsoon

It can be a bit tricky to dress up and flaunt your leather accessories in the rainy season.

27 Jul 2022


IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for several states including Rajasthan

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently issued a severe to very heavy rainfall warning for several states, including Rajasthan.

26 Jul 2022


How to care for your shoes during monsoon

All you sneakerheads out there, we know you love your shoes and that monsoon season stresses you out to no end.

25 Jul 2022

Fashion Tips

5 tips to ace your fashion game this monsoon

Though the monsoon season can give you some respite from the hot and sultry summer, it might be a little tricky to dress up and look pretty during this season as the weather can be humid most of the time.

20 Jul 2022


Monsoon: Red alert in Uttarakhand; Delhi witnesses heavy rains

Amid heavy rainfall, landslides, and flood-like conditions in Uttarakhand on Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert.

20 Jul 2022

Health & Wellness

We all need these homemade immunity boosting drinks, this monsoon

A strong immune system protects our body against disease-causing germs.

16 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: Heavy rains, floods wreck Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Heavy downpour across India has led to the monsoon wreaking havoc in multiple states.

15 Jul 2022


Simple tips to rainproof your makeup this monsoon

All the hard work you put into getting a flawless makeup base can get washed off easily during the monsoon.

14 Jul 2022


Beauty review: Moha's paraben-free Foot Care Cream

Once someone complimented my feet, calling them pretty and saying that it seemed I cared more for my feet than anything else!

13 Jul 2022


Apart from COVID-19, be careful about these monsoon fevers too

While the monsoon rains and pleasant weather give you some relief from the summer heat, it brings along a host of diseases and viral infections.

13 Jul 2022


Do not miss these lip-smacking corn recipes this monsoon

High in water content and rich in vitamin C, carbohydrates, fiber, and starch, corn is an extremely healthy grain that provides you lots of energy.

13 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Monsoon mayhem: Rains claim 18 lives in Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP

As incessant rainfall continued to lash west and central India, as many as 18 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.

12 Jul 2022

Home Decor

Décor tips to get your balcony monsoon-ready

Monsoon is a great time to refurbish your balcony.

12 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: 14 killed in Gujarat, MP; alert in states

As heavy rains lashed parts of west and central India on Monday, 14 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

10 Jul 2022


Rescue operations continue at Amarnath; heavy rains in Maharashtra, Telangana

After flash floods triggered by a cloudburst near the Amarnath shrine in Kashmir killed 16 on Friday, four Mi-17V5 and four Cheetal helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) were deployed for rescue and relief efforts.

09 Jul 2022


Rains continue inundated: IMD issues fresh alert for Maharashtra, Karnataka

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh alert in some parts of the country with the onset of the southwest monsoon.

08 Jul 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Monsoon mayhem: Car washed away in Uttarakhand; landslides in J&K

The monsoon rains are wreaking havoc in the north Indian hills by triggering landslides.

06 July 2022


Who knew khichdi could be made in so many ways!

Nothing soothes the soul more than a warm bowl of khichdi topped with some desi ghee after a long and tiring day.

06 Jul 2022


Do these and never worry about your furniture during monsoon

The monsoon season is almost always a much-desired respite from the sultry summer heat.

06 Jul 2022


Plants need special care during monsoon. These tips can help

Monsoon is here, and just as our skin needs extra attention during this time, our beloved plants also need equal love and pampering.

06 Jul 2022


Heavy rains lash Mumbai; traffic snarls across city

Severe waterlogging was witnessed in several parts of Mumbai as heavy rains lashed the city on Wednesday.

05 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Yellow alert for heavy rain issued amid waterlogging

Several parts of Mumbai were submerged in water on Tuesday as heavy rains continued to lash the financial capital and its surrounding areas.

05 July 2022


Here's how to make your monsoon wedding memorable

Weddings are a once-in-a-lifetime event, and we all want to have a memorable wedding.

02 Jul 2022


Rains lash Mumbai, north India; Manipur landslide toll reaches 21

The southwest monsoon advanced into north India on Thursday with rains lashing parts of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, and Rajasthan.

01 Jul 2022


Rains lash Mumbai, IMD predicts more in next 24 hours

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted "moderate to heavy rainfall" for Mumbai and suburbs on Friday and a possibility of "very heavy to extremely heavy" showers at isolated places in the next 24 hours even as an orange alert was issued in the city.

01 Jul 2022


Monsoon to cover entire country by July 6, says IMD

As the southwest monsoon hit Delhi-NCR, some parts of Punjab, Chandigarh, and Haryana on Thursday bringing much-needed relief from the sweltering heat, the India Meteorological Department said that the monsoon will cover the entire stretch of the country by Wednesday.

30 Jun 2022


5 ways to treat your feet right this monsoon

Apart from your skin and hair, your feet also need equal care and pampering during the monsoon season as they are the most exposed to the wet and humid weather.

30 Jun 2022


Delhi: Monsoon rains lead to traffic chaos, flights canceled

Delhi is experiencing heavy rain with the arrival of the monsoon on Thursday.

30 Jun 2022


5 lip-smacking monsoon snacks for rainy evenings

Can you tell us what, besides the reprieve from the sweltering summer heat, the monsoon season is most known for?

29 Jun 2022


Delhi experiencing unbearable heat; monsoon likely after June 29: IMD

The heat index (HI) or the 'real feel' of temperature in Delhi has reached 53°C on Tuesday as high humidity levels combined with maximum temperature of 40-44°C worsened the weather conditions in the national capital.

22 Jun 2022


5 monsoon skincare tips for healthy and radiant skin

The monsoon season might give you relief from the scorching summer heat. But trust us, it's definitely not a great season for your skin.

17 Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Extreme weather events claimed 231 lives in 3 months: IMD

According to the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) seasonal analysis, extreme weather events, most of which were caused by heavy rainfall, killed 231 people throughout India during the pre-monsoon season.

10 Jun 2022


Monsoon to arrive in Goa, Maharashtra over next 2 days

The southwest monsoon may move into Goa, southern Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh in the next two days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

La-Nina effect: IMD raises monsoon forecast from 99% to 103%

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently increased the forecast for the 2022 southwest monsoon to 103% of the Long Period Average (LPA), up from 99.9%, as La Nina conditions are expected to prevail throughout the four-month monsoon season.

31 May 2022

New Delhi

Has the southwest monsoon set in over India or not?

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) declared the advent of the southwest monsoon on Sunday (May 29), sparking controversy with top government officials questioning whether the set norms for such a declaration were followed, The Hindu Business Line reported.

29 May 2022

Climate Change

Southwest monsoon reaches Kerala, three days ahead of schedule: IMD

According to the weather experts, the southwest monsoon arrived on Sunday over the state of Kerala, three days in advance than its expected date of June 1 (Wednesday).

25 May 2022


Southwest monsoon advancing over Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea: IMD

The southwest monsoon is expected to move over areas of the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea during the next 48 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

21 May 2022


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.

17 May 2022


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.

14 May 2022


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).

19 Oct 2021


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.

19 Oct 2021


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.

12 Oct 2021


Kerala rains: IMD issues orange alert in 9 districts

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

22 Sep 2021


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.

16 Sep 2021


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.

15 Sep 2021


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.

14 Sep 2021


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.

11 Sep 2021


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.

11 Sep 2021


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.

10 Sep 2021


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.

07 Sep 2021


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.

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