IMD says monsoon has started retreating from parts of Rajasthan, Punjab, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chandigarh
However, states like Tamil Nadu and Odisha are likely to receive heavy rainfall, thunderstorm and lightning in the next few days, IMD added
Rain-related incidents leave two dead in UP, one in Bihar; Delhi receives heaviest downpour this season
Fairly widespread rainfall is likely over parts of north India — Himachal, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, east Rajasthan — during the next two days
Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials
Barpeta remains the worst-hit district in Assam with over 6.33 lakh people affected by the flood, the the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily bulletin
Erratic rain pattern despite a strong monsoon spells trouble for agro-economy, but farmers hopeful about abundant winter crop
While crops in the ground have been damaged by the monsoon, the rains have replenished reservoirs and groundwater reserves, which augurs well for India’s rural economy in 2020.
Southwest Monsoon withdraws one month after the normal date: Roundup on devastating floods and its impact on economy
The Southwest Monsoon started its retreat on Wednesday, marking the longest recorded delay in withdrawal of the four-month-long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said.
India to receive rain till mid-October as withdrawal of monsoon gets delayed by a month; seasonal precipitation in 2019 highest in 25 years
The extended southwest monsoon rain over the Indian subcontinent has not only caused devastation at several places in the country, but has also broken some old records and set new ones.
Toll due to rains in north India rises to 42 as floods continue to cripple normal life; IAF, NDRF deployed for rescue operations
India witnessed heavy rainfall, leading to floods, in various parts of the country over the past week. The death toll in the recent rain that triggered landslides in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand and floods in Punjab and Haryana rose to 42 with four more bodies being retrieved in Uttarkashi. AP.
July ends with above normal rainfall bringing overall monsoon deficiency in India down to -9%; IMD predicts heavy rains in next two weeks
July recorded 298.3 millimetres of rainfall as against the normal precipitation of 285.3 millimetres, Mritunjay Mohapatra, the IMD director-general said.
Delay in onset of monsoon to affect farmers as ongoing heatwave dries up reservoirs across India, IMD says ‘average’ rainfall expected
The annual monsoon, which delivers about 70 percent of the country’s rainfall, officially arrived on the coast of Kerala on Saturday, the weather office said, a week later than usual.
Monsoon hits Kerala marking official start of rainy season; IMD predicts normal rainfall but June showers to be hit by El-Nino
After a delay of a week, monsoon hit the Kerala coast on Saturday, marking the official commencement of the four-month rainfall season in the country.
Four Kerala districts on orange alert for 10 June as monsoon onset likely over weekend; rainfall over state to intensify from today
Even as several parts of the country reel under a heatwave showed no signs of letting up, the Kerala State Disaster Management Authority has issued an Orange alert in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha and Ernakulam districts for 10 June
Pre-monsoon rainfall 22% lower than usual across India, says IMD; highest deficiency recorded in all 4 southern states at 46%
Pre-monsoon rainfall from March to May, which is a phenomenon vital to agriculture in several parts of the country, has recorded a deficiency of 22 percent, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.
Three days into retreat of monsoon, India left with driest September in 17 years; unexpected heavy rain damaged crores worth of kharif crops
The dry spell, and now the heavy rainfall, raised concerns over the production of kharif, or summer-sown crops, especially in north and central India
Monsoon covers India: Rain, thundershowers likely in Delhi, Bihar today; flood alert sounded in Jammu and Kashmir
The IMD has forecast rain and thundershowers in Delhi and Bihar on Saturday, and it expects the situation to improve in Jammu and Kashmir.
Low-lying areas in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura flooded after city gets record 98 mm rainfall in 24 hrs; one killed
Owing to the record 98 mm rain received in the last 24 hours, the low-lying areas of Mathura in Uttar Pradesh were inundated.
According to IMD, Delhi will see respite from heat waves like conditions from 30 May, while parts of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh will continue suffering till 31 May.
With the southwest monsoon officially withdrawing this week, water available in 91 reservoirs nationwide is 25 percent more than the amount available in October 2015, according to Central Water Commission data, except in Karnataka and Gujarat, which face more than 20 percent deficit in seasonal rainfall.
After heavy and long spells of rain in Mumbai and adjoining areas, four of the seven reservoirs, which supply water to the city are overflowing, bringing relief to citizens and civic authorities.
The weather office will give its outlook on the likely impact of El Nino on the monsoon in mid-April, but the impact of the weather pattern is unlikely to be as severe as 2009.