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Aug 21, 2018
Centre proposes to set up cyclone warning facility in Thiruvananthapuram, aims to complete project in one monthThe IMD came under severe criticism after the allegations that the Met Department did not give adequate warning for Cyclone Ockhi, which killed 93 people.
Aug 18, 2018
IMD predicts relief for Kerala: Rains to ease from Monday; heavy showers expected only in isolated placesAn IMD official said most places in Kerala will have only moderate rains on Sunday, bringing great news for the flood-ravaged state.
Aug 03, 2018
Monsoon likely to be normal in August and September, says IMD; forecast raises hopes for kharif farmingMonsoon rains is considered normal in the range of 96-104 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA). The 90-96 percent of the LPA range is considered "below normal".
Jul 30, 2018
IMD predicts heavy rain, thundershowers in Odisha; state government rules out possibility of floodsThe Special Relief Commissioner's office eased tensions about flooding in Odisha, saying that the water level in all the rivers are below danger level.
Jul 29, 2018
Monsoon in India: Country-wide deficiency stands at 5 percent; east India to get more rainfall this weekThe rainfall deficiency over east and North east India has come down in last one week, according to IMD data.
Jul 22, 2018
Three dead as heavy rain lashes parts of Odisha; Naveen Patnaik takes stock of situation, orders relief measuresThree people were killed after heavy rain lashed parts of Odisha for the second day on Saturday.
Jul 18, 2018
Govt taking steps to improve IMD's prediction accuracy, expert group to study thunderstorms says Harsh VardhanVardhan noted that the absolute error of the IMD's monsoon forecast for seasonal rainfall has shown a significant decrease after the implementation of the new statistical ensemble forecasting system in 2007 compared to previous years.
Jul 16, 2018
Mumbai rains: For citizens, this year's monsoon has been a tale of traffic jams, waterlogging and cracking bridgesThis year, the monsoon in Mumbai has been marred by several mishaps including pothole accidents, bridge collapse and frequent reports of severe waterlogging in many areas.
Jul 09, 2018
Mumbai rains: Dadar, Kurla, Sion face severe waterlogging; IMD says season's heaviest showers in a dayHeavy monsoon rains lashed the megapolis and its neighbouring areas, flooding streets, rail tracks and crippling life in the city. Around 300 people were stuck at their homes in Vasai town of the adjoining Palghar district due to waterlogging in the area.
Jul 02, 2018
IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall till Friday countrywide, warns of extremely heavy showers in UP, UttarakhandThe warning comes after the IMD said last week that the monsoon had covered the entire country, 17 days ahead of its normal onset date.