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Dec 16, 2018
Odisha Met department says Cyclone Phethai likely to trigger heavy rainfall today, advises fishermen not to venture into seaThe Odisha government has already asked district collectors to take steps to protect paddy from the unseasonal rain. Farmers have been advised to reap the paddy in their field and bring it to a safe place.
Dec 12, 2018
India's sugar output likely to drop next year as drought cuts cane planting; exports to be hitA drop in production would slash exports from the world’s second-biggest sugar producer and support global prices that have fallen 15 percent so far in 2018.
Nov 20, 2018
Half of the world's rainfall comes down in a narrow span of just 12 days: StudyThe findings are very significant for agriculture, which relies heavily on an even spread of rain.
Nov 18, 2018
Sugarcane emerges as likely culprit in drought-hit Marathwada; growing cultivation of cash crop depleted groundwaterSugarcane requires 2,500mm of water and rainfall in Marathwada is between 500-700mm. The remaining 80 percent of water has been pumped out of groundwater for years now, causing a depletion of groundwater level so much that there is no water left to pump out, say experts
Nov 12, 2018
Cyclone Gaja to make landfall between Chennai, Nagapattinam on Thursday; fishermen advised not to venture out until thenThe director of IMD, Chennai on Monday said that cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is expected to cross between Chennai and Nagapattinam during forenoon on 15 November. He advised the fishermen not to venture out to sea till 15 November as the sea would be very rough.
Nov 11, 2018
Cyclone Gaja to intensify in next 24 hours in north Tamil Nadu, south Andhra Pradesh, warns regional weather officeThe cyclone, christened Gaja, reaching 80-90 kms per hour was likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh.
Oct 12, 2018
Cyclone Titli: Over 60 lakh affected by heavy rainfall, flood in Odisha; state govt speeds up rescue and relief opsThe flood situation in three south Odisha districts – Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada is grim as the water levels in major rivers have crossed danger marks.
Sep 29, 2018
Typhoon Trami batters Okinawa: Nine injured, over 600 people shifted to shelters; storm progresses towards Japan mainlandA powerful typhoon pummelled Japan's southern island of Okinawa Saturday, injuring at least nine.
Sep 25, 2018
Monsoon rainfall drops by 9%, endangers summer crops; low output could spoil Modi's efforts to raise farmers' incomeIndia’s monsoon has produced 9 percent less rain than usual, raising concerns over production of the country’s summer-sown crops as rainfall in many key grains producing states has been nearly a quarter lower than normal levels.
Sep 04, 2018
Daily Bulletin: IMD predicts heavy rains in north India, Bengal; Rupee worst-performing currency in Asia; Serena Williams in US open; day's top storiesOver 1,400 people, including 488 in Kerala, have lost their lives due to rains, floods and landslides in 10 states so far in the monsoon season.