Monsoon: News

25 Jul 2019


Fashion tips for the monsoon season

The monsoon is here.

21 Jul 2019


Five food items to avoid during monsoon

Although the monsoon is sure to offer some much-needed respite from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

19 Jul 2019


Five health precautions to take during the rainy season

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed respite from the scorching summer heat, it could be a tricky time for your health.

17 Jul 2019

Health & Wellness

#HealthBytes: Six healthy foods for the rainy season

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed relief from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

06 Jul 2019

Health & Wellness

Health Bytes: Six must-have foods during the monsoon season

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed relief from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

05 Jul 2019


Common skin issues in monsoon, and their cure

Although the monsoon season is sure to offer some much-needed relief from the scorching summer heat, it could still be a tricky time for your health.

30 Jun 2019

Manish Sisodia

Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week

Summer vacation for school students in Delhi has been extended by a week in view of the heatwave conditions in the national capital.

24 Jun 2019


Lakes dried up, deficient rainfall: India's water crisis deepens

More than half of India is staring at a drought-like situation and no one seems to be taking concrete steps to ward off this problem.

17 Jun 2019


Tips to protect yourself from mosquito bites this monsoon

The monsoon is almost here!

08 Jun 2019


Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala

After a week's delay, monsoons hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, India Meteorological Department announced. The event marks the official arrival of India's four-month-long monsoon season.

14 May 2019


Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here

India's private weather forecasting agency Skymet on Tuesday predicted that the Southwest Monsoon this year is likely to hit the Southern Kerala coast on 4 June, making a timely onset.

01 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu

NE monsoon hits parts of South, to expand in 24hrs

The northeast monsoon has set in over parts of South India from today and would expand in the next 24 hours, regional weather office said.

24 Sep 2018


Punjab issues red alert in view of heavy rain

Punjab government today issued a "red alert" in the wake of heavy rain in the state and has asked district authorities to maintain vigil, an official said.

22 Sep 2018

Air Quality Index

Delhi's air-quality turns 'good' for second time this year: CPCB

Delhi's air quality turned "good", for the second time this year due to the persistent monsoon that washed away pollutants from the air.

20 Sep 2018


IIT-KGP develops model to predict variability and trends in rainfall

Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have developed a new statistical model which can be used to predict variability and trends in rainfall over different climate regions of India.

04 Sep 2018


Twelve more killed and fourteen injured in Uttar Pradesh rains

Twelve more people were killed and fourteen injured in overnight rain-related incidents in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh, a senior official said on Tuesday.

22 Aug 2018


What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason

NASA has released a video using satellite data that provides an estimate of rainfall and shows the spread of the resulting severe flooding in Kerala.

19 Aug 2018


#KeralaFloods: India Inc extends relief measures to victims through donations

With heavy rains continuing to wreak havoc in Kerala, India Inc has extended relief measures to the victims by offering donations.

19 Aug 2018

West Bengal

Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal

The Met department today warned of heavy rain in the coastal and other southern districts of West Bengal till Tuesday owing to a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

19 Aug 2018


Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

The Center yesterday said Kerala's Kochi Naval Base will be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20, bringing a huge relief to people awaiting the resumption of air service from Kochi.

13 Aug 2018

Himachal Pradesh

Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Himachal Pradesh overnight prompting authorities to close schools in several districts including Shimla, Kangra, and Solan, officials said.

12 Aug 2018


Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today disrupting normal life, even as the Meteorological department forecast more showers in many areas.

12 Aug 2018


Landslides in Manipur are mostly 'anthropogenically' induced: Environment Ministry

Every year, during monsoon, landslides claim a number of lives in Manipur, which has already witnessed six major landslides this year.

12 Aug 2018


Tips to protect your family from dengue and chikungunya

With intermittent rains hitting parts of the country for the past two months, the risk of mosquitoes thriving increases with each passing day.

06 Aug 2018


#TravelBytes: 5 beaches you shouldn't miss this monsoon season

India is a kaleidoscopic country and is home to a wide range of alluring mountains, hills, and stunning beaches.

05 Aug 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly to begin tomorrow

The Monsoon session of Delhi Assembly beginning tomorrow is likely to be a stormy affair with the opposition BJP planning to corner AAP government on the alleged bus procurement scam.

02 Aug 2018

Narendra Modi

Nagaland CM requests PM to grant assistance for rain-hit state

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has requested PM Narendra Modi for granting immediate interim assistance to combat the crisis in the state due to incessant rain for the past few weeks.

31 Jul 2018


Kerala issues alert after Idukki dam water level approaches limits

An Orange alert has been issued along the banks of the Periyar in Kerala as water level in the Idukki dam rose to 2395ft at night yesterday.

30 Jul 2018

Arvind Kejriwal

#YamunaDanger: Low-lying areas' residents complain of inefficiency, Kejriwal promises support

As the water level in Yamuna continues to rise, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tweeted he has asked transport minister Kailash Gehlot to visit the affected areas.

29 Jul 2018


#NorthIndiaRains: 12 killed in UP; Yamuna flowing above danger mark

Torrential rains continued to batter parts of north India today, with worst-hit Uttar Pradesh recording 12 rain-related deaths and waters of the Yamuna flowing above the danger mark in the national capital.

29 Jul 2018


Bailey Road caves in after heavy rain in Bihar

A part of the busy Jawaharlal Nehru Road, commonly known as Bailey Road, in Patna caved in due to heavy rains, officials said today.

23 Jul 2018


#TravelBytes: 5 breathtakingly beautiful Indian trips to take during monsoon

Admit it or not, it's difficult to concentrate on work when the mighty rain gods are vigorously showering little drops of happiness outside.

22 Jul 2018


Rainfall deficiency in eastern India crossed 40% mark: IMD data

With the four-month rainy season almost half over, the rainfall deficiency in the eastern part of India, especially in Bihar and Jharkhand, has crossed the 40% mark, while a quarter of the country has received deficient rainfall, the India Meteorological Department data shows.

22 Jul 2018


Bihar: Diesel subsidy for farmers hiked by Rs. 10/liter

Bihar government today hiked subsidy on diesel by Rs. 10/liter to Rs. 50 that will be given to farmers for irrigation purpose in view of the drought-like situation prevailing in the state.

18 Jul 2018


Parliament Monsoon session: What to expect

The Monsoon session of the Parliament begins today, July 18, and a lot of pending bills are expected to be discussed.

16 Jul 2018

Health & Wellness

Say goodbye to monsoon woes with super easy skincare regime

Monsoon brings relief from the scorching heat of the sun but also invites a lot of problems for the skin. The season loaded with humidity, stickiness, germs, and infections results in acne breakouts, hair fall, and dull and oily skin.

15 Jul 2018


Thane has already received 66% of last year's rainfall

Maharashtra's Thane district has received 11,446.54mm of rainfall this monsoon which is 66% of the rainfall it received during the entire monsoon season last year, district information officer Aniruddha Ashtaputre said today.

13 Jul 2018


Amid sudden rains, flight veers off runway at Kochi airport

A Doha-Kochi Qatar Airways flight with 306 passengers on board went slightly off the runway after it landed at Kochi airport today due to a sudden downpour and strong crosswinds.

13 Jul 2018


Given the hardships, is it worth living in Mumbai/Bombay?

A lot has been said and written about her. Her beauty is all encompassing, her embrace so warm and her selflessness so motherly. People call her Mumbai, I still call her Bombay.

05 Jul 2018


Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi, may continue overnight

Heavy rains lashed parts of national capital this afternoon even as the weatherman has predicted the showers may continue overnight.