Rainfall: News

19 Mar 2024


How to keep your dog safe while walking in rain

Rainy days may put a damper on our outdoor plans, but for our canine companions, a little precipitation can mean a world of excitement and exploration.

05 Feb 2024


Delhi's wettest February in 10 years improves air quality

Delhi has logged 29.9 millimeters of rainfall during the first four days of this month, already making it the wettest February in the last 10 years.

Delhi-NCR experiences light showers, IMD predicts rainfall in several states

Delhi and its nearby National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to light rainfall on Sunday morning, with the minimum temperature settling at around 10 degrees Celsius.

18 Dec 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: 500 passengers stranded, rain washes away rail tracks

Nearly 500 passengers are stuck at the Srivaikuntam Railway Station in the Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu, which continued to witness heavy rainfall on Monday.

08 Dec 2023


Cyclone Michaung: 20 dead in Chennai; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall triggered by Cyclone Michaung has flooded Chennai and resulted in at least 20 deaths.

04 Dec 2023


Cyclone Michaung: Heavy rain floods runway at Chennai airport

Ahead of Cyclone Michaung's expected landfall on Tuesday, heavy rains lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu and flooded the Chennai International Airport on Monday.

27 Nov 2023


Lightning strikes kill 20 as 'unseasonal' rain pounds Gujarat

At least 20 people reportedly lost their lives in lightning strikes across Gujarat on Sunday as the state experienced the wrath of unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms over the weekend.

09 Nov 2023


Cloud seeding: A technique Delhi may adopt to improve AQI

Amidst the alarming concerns regarding Delhi's rising air pollution, the Delhi government is likely to consider a proposal to practice cloud seeding to improve the city's air quality index (AQI).

07 Nov 2023


Torrential rains pound Bengaluru, disrupting traffic and flooding roads 

Heavy rainfall pummeled Bengaluru on Monday as the northeast monsoon strengthened in South Interior Karnataka (SIK), resulting in widespread waterlogging and hampering rush-hour traffic throughout the city.

04 Nov 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu rains: Schools shut, IMD issues 'orange alert'

Amid heavy downpours due to the onset of the northeast monsoon in Tamil Nadu, schools have been shut on Saturday in nine districts of the state.

25 Oct 2023


Why sugar prices have climbed 40% in a year

Sugar prices have skyrocketed nearly 40% this year, reaching a 12-year high, as tight supplies persist in India and worldwide.

16 Oct 2023


Kerala: Flood-like situation in Thiruvananthapuram after heavy rains, schools shut

Heavy rainfall has reportedly disrupted normal life in Kerala, leading to waterlogging in several regions, especially the southernmost districts.

18 Sep 2023


Gujarat rains: Rivers in spate, 9,600 rescued amid flood alert

Gujarat is under flood alert after heavy rainfall lashed the state.

Heavy rain lashes Madhya Pradesh, IMD issues alert

Madhya Pradesh received substantial downpours in the past 24 hours, with the state's Bhimpur village receiving a record-breaking 445mm of rain. This surpasses Chaurai town's previous record of 410mm of rainfall in 2020.

29 Aug 2023


Uttarakhand: Triggered by monsoon flooding, dengue cases cross 600 mark

After braving heavy monsoon rains, Uttarakhand is now gripped by the dengue virus, as the number of cases has crossed 600 in the state.

25 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Hundreds stranded on damaged Kullu-Mandi Highway

Himachal Pradesh, which has been experiencing relentless rain for days, received more showers on Thursday, intensifying fears of flash floods and landslides.

21 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: IMD sounds rain alert, 10 rescued from Koldam

No immediate respite is in sight for Himachal Pradesh as more heavy rainfall is predicted in the hill state this week.

18 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Monsoon menace: Death toll climbs to 74 in Himachal

The death toll from rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh rose to 74 on Thursday, with two deaths in the Chamba district.

17 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Monsoon fury in Himachal hikes apple prices

Heavy rainfall and flooding in Himachal Pradesh have led to a significant shortage of apple supply in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) markets, causing prices to skyrocket.

17 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Why rains are ravaging Himachal, Uttarakhand

Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand has led to devastating landslides, flash floods, and widespread destruction.

17 Aug 2023


Monsoon mayhem: Death toll rises to 82 in Himachal, Uttarakhand

The death toll from rain-related incidents in Himachal Pradesh rose to 72, with 13 people still missing. Whereas in neighboring Uttarakhand, the death toll climbed to 10 on Wednesday.

14 Aug 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Cloudburst, landslide at temple kill 16 people

As many as seven individuals reportedly lost their lives, while several remain missing after a cloudburst incident at Jadon village in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday night.

Weather update: Uttarakhand on alert as IMD predicts heavy rainfall

In its latest weather alert, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that very heavy to heavy rains will persist over Uttarakhand for five days and over Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim for the next two days.

Heavy rainfall predicted in Uttarakhand, UP; light showers in Delhi

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to extremely heavy rainfall across Uttarakhand, northern Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and parts of Northeast India for the next four-five days.

Weather update: IMD issues red alert in Uttarakhand, Himachal, Mumbai

In its latest weather forecast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reportedly predicted light to moderate rains in Mumbai for the coming four days.

23 Jul 2023


Delhi on high alert as Yamuna breaches danger mark again

The water level of the Yamuna River in Delhi once again breached the danger mark on Sunday after a surge in discharge from Haryana's Hathni Kund Barrage into the river amid heavy downpours in parts of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Weather update: Orange alert in Himachal, cloudburst reported in Uttarakhand

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an "orange" alert for Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and predicted heavy to very heavy rains in some parts of the state.

21 Jul 2023


Effective tips to keep your kitchen ant-free this monsoon

Ants, just like us, need shelter and food to survive. When it rains, ants face the risk of drowning.

Andhra, Maharashtra under alert; heavy rain predicted in Gujarat, Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a fresh warning for the next five days, predicting varying amounts of rainfall in several states.

Delhi: More rain forecasted today, Yamuna remains over 'danger' mark

To add to the current flood woes, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that Delhi will likely receive light to moderate rains and thundershowers on Sunday.

15 Jul 2023


Delhi floods: Thousands left homeless, grappling with uncertain future 

Following the recent floods that wrecked devastation in several parts of the national capital, Delhi, a grim reality has surfaced.

Delhi floods: IMD predicts heavy rain in North India

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted further rainfall in parts of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Himachal Pradesh, which could deteriorate the flood-like situation in the national capital.

13 Jul 2023


Stay stylish and dry: Must-have men's footwear for monsoon

Nobody likes the experience of water seeping and splattering into their footwear, leaving their feet cold and drenched. But monsoon brings you just that.

12 Jul 2023


How to be precautious during a landslide 

The likelihood of landslides, which can happen suddenly and pose serious risks to both life and property, may increase as a result of heavy rainfall.

12 Jul 2023


Delhi stares at flood: Yamuna water level nears all-time high

The likelihood of a flood in Delhi increased as the water level of the Yamuna River at the Old Railway Bridge reached 207.18m in the early hours of Wednesday.

12 Jul 2023


Guide for asthma patients to survive this monsoon

During monsoon, people with asthma face an increased risk due to various harmful bacteria and viruses floating in the air.

11 Jul 2023

Himachal Pradesh

Mohit Chauhan expresses concern over 'heartbreaking' situation in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is currently witnessing unprecedented heavy rainfall, leading to widespread property damage and loss of lives across the region.

11 Jul 2023


Monsoon: Here's what green, yellow, orange, red alerts mean

Several parts of India—including Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh—are currently witnessing torrential rains and consequent floods or flood-like situations, leading to huge loss of life and property.

10 Jul 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Why North India is facing sudden surge of rainfall

After a 10% deficiency in overall rainfall across India till the end of June, excessive rainfall activity in the west coast and northern states over the last week reportedly resulted in a 2% excess rainfall on Sunday.

10 Jul 2023


Delhi under flood alert, heavy rainfall kills 22 across states

Following incessant rainfall in northwest India over the weekend, the Delhi government issued a flood alert on Sunday after Haryana released over one lakh cusecs of water in the Yamuna River.

09 Jul 2023


Schools shut, over dozen dead as rains batter North India

Several states of North India have been experiencing heavy rainfall for the last few days, triggering flood-like situations and landslides in many areas.

06 Jul 2023


Kerala rains: 6 districts on orange alert; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall would continue to lash Kerala for the next three days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest release.

03 Jul 2023


Tomato prices reach Rs. 140/kg in Delhi-NCR

Burning holes in the pockets of the common people for a week, retail tomato prices have now reached Rs. 140 per kg in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) due to supply disruption.

Heavy rainfall predicted in these states over next 5 days

Southern peninsular India could witness heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

02 Jul 2023


Weather update: 9 dead as Gujarat faces flood-like situation

Heavy rains continued to lash several parts of Gujarat on Saturday and submerged low-lying areas, reportedly creating a flood-like situation, an official said.

Heavy rainfall forecast in UP, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reportedly predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in several states for the next five days.

28 Jun 2023


Raining outside? Stuck at home? Try these creative indoor activities

Is it raining outside and you are stuck at home? Don't worry!