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Dec 26, 2019
Over 80 dead, lakhs displaced after unprecedented downpour pounds several districts across Western MaharashtraWhile the monsoon season is always welcomed for bringing respite from the summer heat and replenishing parched reservoirs, this year it wrecked havoc in parts of western Maharashtra where over 80 people lost their lives and lakhs got displaced after unprecedented rains
Dec 04, 2019
India's diesel demand growth likely to be in low gear until mid-2020; fuel exports may rise in FY 2019-20Diesel accounts for about two-fifths of refined fuel demand in India, which has grown by its slowest pace since fiscal year 2014 this year amid tight credit markets, contracting auto sales and slowing rail and air traffic.
Oct 03, 2019
Bihar floods: IMD sounds orange alert in Patna, Vaishali, Begusarai and Khagaria districts for 3-4 Oct; rescue ops in full swingPatna was brought to a standstill for the past several days after many areas in the city submerged in chest-deep water. "It has been ten days since there has been waterlogging in our area. Municipal Corporation is working to drain out water," Arun Kumar Singh, a resident said.
Sep 01, 2019
Nearly half of India received excess rainfall in August, says IMD; predicts normal rainfall for SeptemberThe south India peninsula and central India divisions of the IMD saw 56 and 39 percent more rainfall than normal respectively
Aug 13, 2019
Maharashtra floods: 43 dead, three missing in Pune division following incessant rains; over four lakh evacuated from at least 584 villagesTo cater the people who were rescued from Inundated Pune division, officials have set up 596 temporary shelter camps.
Aug 09, 2019
Mahabaleshwar may replace Cherrapunji as the 'wettest place on Earth': Weather ChannelMahabaleshwar is one of many regions in Maharashtra have witnessed unusually-high rainfall this season.
Aug 08, 2019
Daily Bulletin: Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India, shuts airspace; IMD Issues Red Alert in three Kerala districts; day's top storiesDaily Bulletin: After downgrading diplomatic ties with India over Article 370, Pakistan partially closes airspace; Kerala to receive heavy rains today; IMD issues red alert in three districts; day's top stories
Aug 05, 2019
Tamil Nadu's Pilloor reservoir to discharge surplus water; flood alert sounded to people living on banks of Bhavani river in MettupalayamFlood alert to people residing on banks of river Bhavani in Mettupalayam, following likely discharge of surplus water from Pilloor reservoir. The catchment area of the Pilloor dam has been receiving heavy southwest monsoon rains.
Aug 01, 2019
Vadodara rains: Airport shut, trains diverted due to heavy water-logging in Gujarat city after 442 mm rainfall in just 12 hoursVadodara city in central Gujarat received a staggering 442 millimetres of rainfall in just 12 hours on Wednesday, leading to heavy water-logging in the city.
Jul 31, 2019
India received 42% more rainfall than average this week, says IMD; adds it will help growth of summer-sown crops, ease drought concernsIndia’s monsoon rains in the week ending on Wednesday were above average for the second time since the start of the season on 1 June. Monsoon rains are crucial for farm output and economic growth, as about 55 percent of India’s arable land is rain-fed.