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Monsoon Reaches Andaman & Nicobar Islands Six Days Ahead Of Schedule

Monsoon Reaches Andaman & Nicobar Islands Six Days Ahead Of Schedule

This signals the start of the four-month seasonal rains that are crucial to the largely agri-dependent economy.

16 May 2022
Delhi Heatwave To Peak On Sunday, Dust Storm Expected On Monday

Delhi Heatwave To Peak On Sunday, Dust Storm Expected On Monday

Cloudy skies and thunder may provide some relief from the intense heat in the upcoming week.

15 May 2022

What Causes An Early Monsoon And What Does It Mean For Indian Heatwave?

The south-west monsoon is predicted to reach Andaman and Nicobar islands on May 15 and Kerala on May 27 ahead of schedule.

Monsoon To Hit Kerala On May 27, Five Days Early: IMD

Monsoon To Hit Kerala On May 27, Five Days Early: IMD

"This year, the onset of southwest monsoon over Kerala is likely to be earlier than the normal date of onset. The monsoon onset over Kerala is likely to be on...

13 May 2022

The Perfect Storm: Travels With Kolkata Cloud Chasers

We met this motley group of folks who travel across West Bengal chasing spectacular cloud formations and perfect storms. With Bengal's fierce summer storms the...

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18 March 2022
Sisodia Reviews Preparations Ahead Of Monsoon Season In Delhi

Sisodia Reviews Preparations Ahead Of Monsoon Season In Delhi

According to an official statement, a sump of 7.5 lakh litres capacity and a 600 horsepower permanent pump house is being constructed at Pul Prahladpur...


06 October 2021
Southwest Monsoon Withdrawal Begins, Second Most Delayed Since 1975

Southwest Monsoon Withdrawal Begins, Second Most Delayed Since 1975

Southwest Monsoon has receded from some parts of West Rajasthan and adjoining Gujarat. The wind system is expected to retreat from Delhi in three to four days.


05 October 2021
Monsoon Withdrawal From NW India Likely To Start On Wednesday: IMD

Monsoon Withdrawal From NW India Likely To Start On Wednesday: IMD

This is the second-most delayed withdrawal of the Southwest Monsoon since 1960.


17 September 2021
Ups And Lows Of India’s Economic Recovery Curve

Ups And Lows Of India’s Economic Recovery Curve

The Covid-hit Indian economy is showing signs of recovery. But is it good enough to spark a boom?


11 September 2021
Delayed Monsoon Yields Highest Rainfall In Delhi In 18 Years

Delayed Monsoon Yields Highest Rainfall In Delhi In 18 Years

The national capital has received 1,005.3 mm rain so far. This is the first time since 2010 that monsoon rainfall in Delhi breached the 1,000 mm mark.


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14 September 2021
Keep Off The Grass: Don’t Kill Our Grasslands

Keep Off The Grass: Don’t Kill Our Grasslands

The grasslands are the most productive ecosystems, but they are the responsibility of none, they belong to all, neglected by all, controlled by none, and have...


03 August 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Slams Opposition Leaders For Their Conduct In Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Slams Opposition Leaders For Their Conduct In Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Opposition leaders for allegedly making derogatory remarks and for tearing official documents in Parliament


02 August 2021
IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall During August and September

IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall During August and September

The IMD has stated that the rainfall in these two months is likely to be ‘on the higher side of normal’


31 July 2021
Kinnaur: New Himalayan Hotspot For Man-Made Disasters?

Kinnaur: New Himalayan Hotspot For Man-Made Disasters?

Kinnaur is already identified as a high landslide and disaster-prone zone. And yet it is the hub of intense construction activity like hydropower and massive...


30 July 2021
Beware! These Monsoon Maladies Are Deadlier Than Covid-19

Beware! These Monsoon Maladies Are Deadlier Than Covid-19

Every year, the onset of monsoons brings with itself a host of diseases. A little carelessness about the symptoms of some of them proves to be life-threatening.


29 July 2021
Maharashtra Monsoon Fury: 213 Dead In Rain Related Incidents

Maharashtra Monsoon Fury: 213 Dead In Rain Related Incidents

Heavy rains triggered massive floods and landslides in many parts of Maharashtra, especially in the coastal Konkan and the western districts, since July 20.


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26 July 2021
Maharashtra Monsoon Fury: Death Toll Due To Rain-Related Incidents Rises To 164, 100 Missing

Maharashtra Monsoon Fury: Death Toll Due To Rain-Related Incidents Rises To 164, 100 Missing

So far, 2,29,074 persons have been evacuated from various rain-affected areas across the state, the Maharashtra government said


26 July 2021
Maharashtra Rains: Death Toll Rises To 149, IMD Predicts Heavy Showers In Several States Today

Maharashtra Rains: Death Toll Rises To 149, IMD Predicts Heavy Showers In Several States Today

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that a relief package will be announced soon — and a separate force on the lines of the NDRF will be set up in...


25 July 2021
Maharashtra Landslides: NDRF Recovers 72 Bodies, 47 People Missing

Maharashtra Landslides: NDRF Recovers 72 Bodies, 47 People Missing

Taliye village under Mahad tehsil of Raigad district, has been one of the worst-affected villages due to landslides with NDRF recovering as many as 44 bodies...


25 July 2021
Madhya Pradesh: Bus With 50 People Onboard Skids Off Bridge Amid Heavy Rains

Madhya Pradesh: Bus With 50 People Onboard Skids Off Bridge Amid Heavy Rains

The incident occurred on Saturday evening in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district, officials said adding that all passengers were rescued following the...


25 July 2021
Maharashtra: As Torrential Rain Intensity Reduces, Rescue Teams Intensify Search Operations

Maharashtra: As Torrential Rain Intensity Reduces, Rescue Teams Intensify Search Operations

Six teams of the NDRF and a column of the Army are carrying out rescue operations in the flood-hit areas of the state


25 July 2021
Maharashtra Floods: Over One Lakh People Evacuated, 112 Dead In Rain-Related Incidents

Maharashtra Floods: Over One Lakh People Evacuated, 112 Dead In Rain-Related Incidents

The India Meteorology Department has said that the rainfall intensity along the west coast is expected to decrease over the next 24 hours.


24 July 2021
Floods In Maharashtra Claim 138 Lives, 84,452 People Shifted To Safer Places

Floods In Maharashtra Claim 138 Lives, 84,452 People Shifted To Safer Places

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and expressed his concern over the loss of life and property in the...


24 July 2021
Monsoon Mayhem: 129 Die In Rain-related Incidents In Maharashtra, Orange Alert Issued For Pune

Monsoon Mayhem: 129 Die In Rain-related Incidents In Maharashtra, Orange Alert Issued For Pune

About 84,000 people under the Pune division were evacuated on Friday, officials said


23 July 2021
Maharashtra Rains: 2 Missing In Landslide, Villages Cut Off Due To Floods

Maharashtra Rains: 2 Missing In Landslide, Villages Cut Off Due To Floods

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray about the situation and assured him of all possible support from the Centre.


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