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Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

26 Jul 2019

Heavy rains batter Mumbai: Flights delayed; waterlogging, traffic jams reported

Heavy rainfall has once again brought life to a standstill in Mumbai where massive waterlogging and traffic snarls due to the downpour were reported from across the city.

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

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.

Red, orange alerts sounded as monsoon hits Kerala

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.

Monsoon to hit Kerala coast on 4 June: Details here

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.

#CycloneFani: How to stay safe during a cyclone?

03 May 2019

#CycloneFani: How to stay safe during a cyclone?

Cyclone Fani made landfall in the Puri district of Odisha this morning.

Heavy rain, storm in Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Manipur; 35 dead

17 Apr 2019

Heavy rain, storm in Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Manipur; 35 dead

Unseasonal rain and dust storm on Tuesday claimed at least 35 lives in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur and several other parts of the country.

Delhiites wake up to cloudy morning, hailstorm likely at places

03 Mar 2019

Delhiites wake up to cloudy morning, hailstorm likely at places

Delhiites woke up to a cloudy morning today as the minimum temperature was recorded at 11 degrees Celsius with the possibility of a hailstorm at isolated pockets of the city, the Meteorological (MeT) Department said.

Delhi: Minimum temperature reaches 8C, light rainfall predicted for day

23 Jan 2019

Delhi: Minimum temperature reaches 8C, light rainfall predicted for day

It was a cold morning in Delhi today with rains in the past 24 hours bringing down the minimum temperature to 8 degree Celsius.

#HealthBytes: How to protect yourself from winter rains

22 Jan 2019

#HealthBytes: How to protect yourself from winter rains

As if the chilly winter in itself wasn't enough, the unseasonal rains in various parts of the country, in the last two days have made the weather freezing cold.

Heavy rains, hailstorm lash Delhi; disrupts traffic, washes away pollution

22 Jan 2019

Heavy rains, hailstorm lash Delhi; disrupts traffic, washes away pollution

On Tuesday morning, heavy rains and hailstorms lashed Delhi, severely disrupting rush hour traffic in the national capital.

Rainfall brings pollution level to year's lowest in Delhi

06 Jan 2019

Rainfall brings pollution level to year's lowest in Delhi

Delhi recorded its lowest pollution level of the year today after a spell of rain but the air quality remained in the very poor category.

TN: Heavy rains may lash coastal districts in 48 hours

04 Dec 2018

TN: Heavy rains may lash coastal districts in 48 hours

Heavy rains are likely to lash parts of coastal districts of Tamil Nadu in the next two days, following a trough of low over the Bay of Bengal, the regional weather office said today.

Delhi: Artificial-rain likely this week to clear air of pollutants

20 Nov 2018

Delhi: Artificial-rain likely this week to clear air of pollutants

In the wake of rising pollution level in Delhi, authorities might seed clouds to induce artificial rain this week to wash away toxic pollutants in the air.

After short relief, Delhi's air-quality slips to 'very poor'

16 Nov 2018

After short relief, Delhi's air-quality slips to 'very poor'

After a brief respite, Delhi's air quality deteriorated again to 'very poor' category today as the dispersion of pollutants slowed down.

Himachal: Snow, rainfall predicted in state; Kullu on high alert

11 Nov 2018

Himachal: Snow, rainfall predicted in state; Kullu on high alert

Snow and rain may occur at some places in Himachal Pradesh from November 11-14, the Meteorological Department said.

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry hit by incessant rains; normal life jeopardized

05 Oct 2018

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry hit by incessant rains; normal life jeopardized

Rains continued to lash parts of Tamil Nadu and neighboring Puducherry for a second day today, prompting officials to declare a holiday for educational institutions in the southern state.

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

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.

Rains bring relief to Delhiites after a humid morning

04 Sep 2018

Rains bring relief to Delhiites after a humid morning

Rains lashed parts of the national capital today, bringing relief to people of Delhi after a humid morning.

Delhi wakes up to pleasant morning; temperature falls after rains

02 Sep 2018

Delhi wakes up to pleasant morning; temperature falls after rains

Delhiites woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning after light rains lashed several parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

Assam: Rainwater pours through ceiling of Guwahati airport's passenger lounge

28 Aug 2018

Assam: Rainwater pours through ceiling of Guwahati airport's passenger lounge

Rainwater gushed through the ceiling inside the passenger lounge area of Guwahati airport in Assam following heavy showers yesterday but no flight operations were affected, an airport official said today.

Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR; waterlogging disrupts traffic in Gurugram

28 Aug 2018

Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR; waterlogging disrupts traffic in Gurugram

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Delhi-NCR through the night with waterlogging disrupting road traffic movement at many places in the national capital and Gurugram.

Heavy rains hit Odisha; more showers in next 2 days

26 Aug 2018

Heavy rains hit Odisha; more showers in next 2 days

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal with the Meteorological Center in Bhubaneswar forecasting more showers for the next 48 hours.

Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

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.

Kerala hit by worst-ever flood, death toll rises to 72

16 Aug 2018

Kerala hit by worst-ever flood, death toll rises to 72

Kerala is witnessing its worst-ever flood- 72 people have lost their lives, operations have been suspended at Kochi Airport till August 18, and trains cancelled on the Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil route.

UP: 4 dead, 196 buildings damaged in rain-related incidents

15 Aug 2018

UP: 4 dead, 196 buildings damaged in rain-related incidents

Four people were killed and nearly 196 houses damaged in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh over the last 24 hours, officials said today.

Kerala Floods: State on red alert, Kochi Airport shut

15 Aug 2018

Kerala Floods: State on red alert, Kochi Airport shut

Since August 8, Kerala's situation has been constantly deteriorating. On Independence Day, the state sounded the red alert for flooding in all 14 districts and shut down the Kochi Airport till Saturday.

Incessant rains, landslides continue to create havoc in Kerala

14 Aug 2018

Incessant rains, landslides continue to create havoc in Kerala

Rains continued to wreak havoc in many parts of Kerala with northern district of Wayanad experiencing widespread landslides and flooding overnight, forcing thousands of people to take shelter at relief camps.

Heavy rains lash several parts of Himachal Pradesh, schools closed

13 Aug 2018

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.

40 people dead in Kerala rains, but troubles to continue

13 Aug 2018

40 people dead in Kerala rains, but troubles to continue

Kerala has been ravaged by "the worst disaster in its history," leaving not just scores of people dead and thousands displaced, but tearing apart lives and wrecking infrastructure.

Heavy rains lash Odisha, throwing life out of gear

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.

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

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.

These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week

12 Aug 2018

These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week

The National Disaster Management Authority on Saturday said that in the next two days, 16 states may get heavy to very heavy rainfall.

Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting

10 Aug 2018

Kerala: Death toll rises to 26, CM calls emergency meeting

As the death toll in Kerala rains increased to 26, CM Pinarayi Vijayan called an emergency meeting this morning to discuss the "very grim" situation.

Kerala: 20 dead in rain-related incidents, Kochi Airport suspends operations

09 Aug 2018

Kerala: 20 dead in rain-related incidents, Kochi Airport suspends operations

At least 20 people have died in the last 24 hours in Kerala, which has been lashed by heavy rains.

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

02 Aug 2018

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.

Patna: Nalanda Hospital flooded with rainwater, fish swim inside ICU

30 Jul 2018

Patna: Nalanda Hospital flooded with rainwater, fish swim inside ICU

The patients undergoing treatment at Patna's Nalanda Medical College Hospital were given company by fishes, after ICU and general wards got flooded by rainwater.

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

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.

Bailey Road caves in after heavy rain in Bihar

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.

UP: 3 killed, 4 injured in rain-related incidents in one-day

29 Jul 2018

UP: 3 killed, 4 injured in rain-related incidents in one-day

As rains continued to lash Uttar Pradesh, three people, including a minor, were killed and four others injured in rain-related incidents in the state yesterday, the police said.

Delhi rains: Traffic disrupted, power supply affected, road caves in

26 Jul 2018

Delhi rains: Traffic disrupted, power supply affected, road caves in

Heavy rains lashed the national capital this morning, throwing life out of gear and bringing traffic to a standstill.