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Contrary to deficit prediction, Kerala receives 9 percent excess rainfall
India

Contrary to deficit prediction, Kerala receives 9 percent excess rainfall

Kerala has received nine percent excess rainfall till 10 September, contrary to some earlier weather reports that predicted deficit during this South West monsoon season.

Rainfall deficiency in Punjab, Haryana at 65%; govts seek special package
India

Rainfall deficiency in Punjab, Haryana at 65%; govts seek special package

Punjab and Haryana, the two leading agrarian states of the country, have received scanty monsoon rains so far this year with deficit as high as 65 percent each in the two states.

Govt downgrades rain forecast to deficient, rules out drought
India

Govt downgrades rain forecast to deficient, rules out drought

The government on Tuesday downgraded this season's rain forecast from "below normal" to "deficient" despite monsoon picking up recently but ruled out any possibility of drought.

Rains, landslides obstruct traffic on highways in Uttarakhand
India

Rains, landslides obstruct traffic on highways in Uttarakhand

Light to medium rain in various parts of Uttarakhand and resulting landslides have obstructed vehicular traffic on several roads including national highways on the Char Dham routes in the hill state.

Odisha: Vast stretch of Mahanadi delta zone flooded, death toll at 34
India

Odisha: Vast stretch of Mahanadi delta zone flooded, death toll at 34

Flood waters engulfed vast areas of the delta region of Mahanadi river system in Odisha even as the death toll due to heavy rains and floods in the state climbed to 34.

Govt proposes special package for drought-affected states
India

Govt proposes special package for drought-affected states

In view of shortfall in monsoon, the government on Tuesday said it plans to provide a special assistance package, including higher subsidy on seeds, to areas affected by drought.

Heavy rains lash Ahmedabad; air, rail traffic disrupted
India

Heavy rains lash Ahmedabad; air, rail traffic disrupted

Normal life was thrown out of gear as moderate to heavy rains lashed south and central Gujarat, with the city recording 210 mm rainfall overnight.

Odisha govt prepares for tackling worst possible flood scenario
India

Odisha govt prepares for tackling worst possible flood scenario

With heavy rains lashing several parts of Odisha, the state government on Sunday geared up to deal with any possible flood as more rains accompanied by high-speed wind was forecast for next few days.

Deficit monsoon a cause of worry for farmers in Goa
India

Deficit monsoon a cause of worry for farmers in Goa

Goa's agriculture department is worried as the rain deficit in the first month after arrival of south west monsoon may pose problems for farming activity in the state.

El Nino may impact India's GDP by 1.75%: Assocham report
India

El Nino may impact India's GDP by 1.75%: Assocham report

About five percent deficit rains due to possible El Nino factor could have a bearing on economic growth by 1.75 percent in the 2014-15 fiscal, affecting lakhs of unskilled jobs, an Assocham report said.

Rains throw Delhi traffic out of gear
India

Rains throw Delhi traffic out of gear

Intermittent showers which lashed the national capital since morning caused a sudden decline in temperatures and threw city traffic out of gear.

Rajnath Singh to visit cyclone-hit areas of Odisha next month
India

Rajnath Singh to visit cyclone-hit areas of Odisha next month

BJP president Rajnath Singh is scheduled to visit the cyclone and flood affected districts of Odisha on November 1

Third day of rains in Andhra Pradesh results in 10 casualties
India

Third day of rains in Andhra Pradesh results in 10 casualties

Ten people were killed in various rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh as incessant rains lashed the state for the third consecutive day today

Heavy rains flood Gujarat, 50,000 people displaced
India

Heavy rains flood Gujarat, 50,000 people displaced

Heavy rains which disrupted rail and road traffic, claimed the lives of at least six people in Gujarat, district authorities said.

Most powerful typhoon of year to skirt Taiwan, Philippines
World

Most powerful typhoon of year to skirt Taiwan, Philippines

The most powerful typhoon of the year approached the northern Philippines and southern Taiwan on Friday with ferocious gusts of up to 296 kilometers (184 miles) per hour

India is a buy: Six reasons why economy will strengthen from now
Economy

India is a buy: Six reasons why economy will strengthen from now

The current levels of the INR indicate that negatives will be more prominent but that is obvious.

Met says, monsoons to withdrawal from Sept 9
India

Met says, monsoons to withdrawal from Sept 9

India's monsoon rains usually start retreating from the country's west by mid-September. Summer crops do not need heavy rain at this stage of growth, but just sporadic downpours to aid the maturing process.

Rainfall continues in Uttarakhand, key routes remain blocked
India

Rainfall continues in Uttarakhand, key routes remain blocked

Most parts of Uttarakhand continued to be lashed by rains today, even as major highways remained blocked due to debris brought down by the recurring landslips.

Delhi: Rains lash city, water logging in some areas
Delhi

Delhi: Rains lash city, water logging in some areas

Rains lashed the national capital this morning, bringing respite from sultry weather but leading to problems like water-logging and subsequent traffic snarls in various parts of the city.

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Jammu today after three-day suspension
India

Amarnath Yatra resumes from Jammu today after three-day suspension

The pilgrimage to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath, suspended following communal strife in Kishtwar, resumed from the Jammu base camp today while it was temporarily stopped from Pahalgam and Baltal camps in Kashmir owing to torrential rains