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Half of the world's rainfall comes down in a narrow span of just 12 days: Study
science

Half of the world's rainfall comes down in a narrow span of just 12 days: Study

The findings are very significant for agriculture, which relies heavily on an even spread of rain.

Andheri bridge collapse updates: Mumbai motorman who averted major tragedy gets Rs 5 lakh reward
India

Andheri bridge collapse updates: Mumbai motorman who averted major tragedy gets Rs 5 lakh reward

Western Railway said that the Andheri bridge which collapsed on Tuesday was not under the jurisdiction of the BMC and not the Railways. Meanwhile, BMC PRO Vijay Khabale said that the corporation will clarify its stand during a press conference at 4 pm.

Six dead in Lahore as heavy monsoon rains lash Pakistan; people take to social media to lambast govt's poor preparation
World

Six dead in Lahore as heavy monsoon rains lash Pakistan; people take to social media to lambast govt's poor preparation

Heavy monsoon rains continued to lash Lahore on Tuesday, as the Pakistan city received a total of 252 millimetres of rain in the last 24 hours.

Parts of Maharashtra, eastern UP to witness increase in rainfall over next 48 hours, says IMD; monsoon in Delhi by 29 June
India

Parts of Maharashtra, eastern UP to witness increase in rainfall over next 48 hours, says IMD; monsoon in Delhi by 29 June

An India Meteorological Department said that less than 25 percent of the country received normal or excess rains but rainfall will increase steadily

Erratic monsoon patterns worsening India's water crisis and conflicts, says study; Shimla-like dry spells could recur
India

Erratic monsoon patterns worsening India's water crisis and conflicts, says study; Shimla-like dry spells could recur

Not just Himachal Pradesh, many Indian states are facing acute water shortages due to shifting monsoon patterns of in the country caused by climate change.

Monsoon arrives on Kerala coast today, says Skymet; early rains expected to boost agriculture this year
India

Monsoon arrives on Kerala coast today, says Skymet; early rains expected to boost agriculture this year

Crop-nourishing monsoon rains are likely to hit the Kerala coast in India’s southwest on Tuesday, a source from the weather office said, in the earliest start to the rains since 2011, which should boost agriculture in the world’s fastest growing major economy.

Marathwada Diary: With farm returns falling, farmers brave health risks, low wages to toil as labourers in sugarcane fields
India

Marathwada Diary: With farm returns falling, farmers brave health risks, low wages to toil as labourers in sugarcane fields

Marathwada's farmers are now working as labourers in sugarcane fields, despite health risks, low wages, and the loss of their children's education.

India vs Australia: Kolkata weather improves with spells of sunshine ahead of 2nd ODI
First Cricket News

India vs Australia: Kolkata weather improves with spells of sunshine ahead of 2nd ODI

After a couple of days of dull, gloomy weather, there is finally some sunshine in Kolkata, right on time for the second ODI of the series between India and Australia

Indian scientists develop technology for dew harvesting; plant set up in Kothara in the Kutch region
News & Analysis

Indian scientists develop technology for dew harvesting; plant set up in Kothara in the Kutch region

A group of Indian scientists, working with experts from France, have developed technology for harvesting dew or atmospheric moisture for drinking water purposes

Flood-controlling measures of Mumbai have not improved in years, observes Bombay High Court
India

Flood-controlling measures of Mumbai have not improved in years, observes Bombay High Court

The Bombay High Court has said we cannot control nature but the situation in the city of Mumbai which has been facing floods during monsoons regularly has not improved in the past few years.

Marathwada Diary: Mandatory online crop insurance premium payments adds to farmers' despair
India

Marathwada Diary: Mandatory online crop insurance premium payments adds to farmers' despair

Parth MN is travelling across Maharashtra's Marathwada province on a People's Archive of Rural India fellowship to chronicle agrarian issues in the region, over a period of 6-8 months.

Cauvery issue: For Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, there's no option of sharing the water
India

Cauvery issue: For Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, there's no option of sharing the water

Tamil Nadu and Karnataka’s Cauvery basin reservoirs are half as full as they should be, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of reservoir data in both states, even as the Supreme Court modified its week-old order and allowed Karnataka to release 20% less water–12,000 cubic feet per second, or cusecs, per day for the next eight days.

Flood-like situation in Rajasthan: NDRF, Army deployed as over 70 airlifted from affected areas
India

Flood-like situation in Rajasthan: NDRF, Army deployed as over 70 airlifted from affected areas

Torrential rains triggered by the Southwest monsoon have created flood-like situation in four districts of Rajasthan where six people have reportedly died and more than 70 airlifted, officials said on Sunday.

5 Monsoon car care tips we all should know
Life

5 Monsoon car care tips we all should know

A few simple measures will go a long way in keeping your car clean and fresh in the monsoon.

Dust storm followed by light showers in Delhi brings relief to city dwellers: Met forecast more rains
India

Dust storm followed by light showers in Delhi brings relief to city dwellers: Met forecast more rains

A dust storm accompanied by light rains swept the national capital on Monday bringing much-awaited respite to Delhiites from the oppressive heat as the maximum temperature dropped to settle at 40.9 degrees Celsius.

Horrid monsoons: 10 reasons why Mumbai has to suffer every single year
Mumbai

Horrid monsoons: 10 reasons why Mumbai has to suffer every single year

One does not need to opt for a PhD thesis to unravel why this horrid experience visits upon the city of Mumbai. The real reasons are as follows, best provided in bullet points for easy understanding.

Mumbai rains: Railways extend help to stranded passengers as trains halt midway
Mumbai

Mumbai rains: Railways extend help to stranded passengers as trains halt midway

The Central Railway (CR) authorities are helping passengers who are stranded in 20 incoming long distance trains on Friday following incessant rains.

Arun Jaitley plays down monsoon fears, says govt has food stocks
India

Arun Jaitley plays down monsoon fears, says govt has food stocks

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday sought to allay fears over predictions of deficient monsoon saying conclusions on that basis either on inflation

Heavy downpour in Mumbai brings relief from heat
Mumbai

Heavy downpour in Mumbai brings relief from heat

Heavy rains, coupled with thunderstorm, lashed the city on Tuesday evening, bringing the soaring temperatures down and giving respite to the citizens from the sweltering heat.