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Mumbai airport’s main runway to remain closed till 4 July; 203 flights cancelled, 350 delayed as work continues to remove stuck aircraft
India

Mumbai airport’s main runway to remain closed till 4 July; 203 flights cancelled, 350 delayed as work continues to remove stuck aircraft

The main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday

Mumbai rains updates: Airport's main runway likely to be operational by Thursday; DGCA issues safety circular for airlines
India

Mumbai rains updates: Airport's main runway likely to be operational by Thursday; DGCA issues safety circular for airlines

Mumbai rains LIVE updates: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an air safety circular for airlines in wake of the monsoon season. Meanwhile, the main runway of the Mumbai airport is likely to remain closed for flight operations till Thursday as it will take more time to remove the SpiceJet plane that was stuck partially on the runway on Monday.

Producing coarse grains can help mitigate climate change effects on food supply
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Producing coarse grains can help mitigate climate change effects on food supply

As compared to rice, alternative grains are less sensitive to climate variability and their yields are not as affected.

Pune rains kill 15 in wall collapse, 3 dead in Mumbai; heavy downpour expected to abate by Sunday, says IMD
India

Pune rains kill 15 in wall collapse, 3 dead in Mumbai; heavy downpour expected to abate by Sunday, says IMD

Pune received its entire monthly average worth of rains between Thursday and Friday alone. Pune received 73.1 millimetres of rain in the past 24 hours, the second highest rainfall in June since 2010. Total rainfall for June currently stands at 134.3 mm, IMD said.

Heavy rains lash Mumbai: Three killed due to electrocution; three others injured in Dadar wall collapse
India

Heavy rains lash Mumbai: Three killed due to electrocution; three others injured in Dadar wall collapse

After a delay of several days, the first spell of heavy rains lashed Mumbai and its outskirts on Friday morning.

Two killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra's Nashik, as heavy rains continue to lash district for 4th consecutive day
India

Two killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra's Nashik, as heavy rains continue to lash district for 4th consecutive day

Two people, including a teenage girl, were killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra's Nashik district which was lashed by heavy showers for the fourth consecutive day, disrupting normal life, said officials

Delay in monsoon raises concerns about possible drought, but late onset does not necessarily mean lower rainfall
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Delay in monsoon raises concerns about possible drought, but late onset does not necessarily mean lower rainfall

In 2016, the monsoon landed in Kerala on 8 June but, covered the entire country by 13 July and delivered average rainfall. Other times, rainfall deficits in June were fully offset by a week of raining in July.

Cyclone Vayu weakens, crosses Kutch coast in Gujarat, advisory for fishermen continues till Wednesday morning
India

Cyclone Vayu weakens, crosses Kutch coast in Gujarat, advisory for fishermen continues till Wednesday morning

'Cyclone Vayu has weakened and crossed Gujarat's Kutch district on Tuesday morning, causing rainfall at some places in the state,' a MeT official said. 'Rains are likely to continue till Wednesday in Kutch, Saurashtra and north Gujarat regions because of its impact', she added.

Heat wave claims 76 lives in Bihar, two dead after being struck by lightning in Jammu and Kashmir; light rains bring relief in Delhi
India

Heat wave claims 76 lives in Bihar, two dead after being struck by lightning in Jammu and Kashmir; light rains bring relief in Delhi

Light rains brought some relief in parts of northern and western India on Monday, though heatwave conditions persisted in several states, including Bihar, where the death toll rose to 76

'Weakened' Cyclone Vayu likely to hit coasts of Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch by tomorrow evening, says IMD
India

'Weakened' Cyclone Vayu likely to hit coasts of Gujarat's Saurashtra and Kutch by tomorrow evening, says IMD

In a tweet, Gujarat Additional Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar had said the rainfall activity due to Cyclone Vayu is set to decrease along the coast and the interior parts of the state, while the western parts will continue to receive light to moderate rains.

IMD says Cyclone Vayu unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat due to change in course; storm will cause heavy rains along coast
India

IMD says Cyclone Vayu unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat due to change in course; storm will cause heavy rains along coast

Even though Cyclone Vayu is unlikely to make landfall in Gujarat, all precautionary restrictions are to remain in place in the coastal districts of the state.

Heavy rainfall warning issued in parts of Gujarat; state Met department says depression in Arabian Sea may turn into cyclonic storm
India

Heavy rainfall warning issued in parts of Gujarat; state Met department says depression in Arabian Sea may turn into cyclonic storm

Gujarat is at present reeling under severe heat wave as the maximum temperature in major cities, including Ahmedabad, has been over 43 degrees Celsius since last week of May.

Monsoon advances in Kerala, depression over Arabian Sea likely to intensify into cyclone over next 48 hours
India

Monsoon advances in Kerala, depression over Arabian Sea likely to intensify into cyclone over next 48 hours

Several parts of Kerala received moderate rainfall on Sunday, a day after the southwest monsoon set in over the state, even as a low pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea

Monsoon to reach Kerala in next 48 hours, rains in Delhi likely to be delayed by 10-15 days
India

Monsoon to reach Kerala in next 48 hours, rains in Delhi likely to be delayed by 10-15 days

Monsoon will reach Kerala in next 48 hours, while people in the national capital region will have to wait for some more days for the monsoon rain

Eight dead, six injured after being struck by thunderstorm, lightning in Odisha; several districts see pre-monsoon rains
India

Eight dead, six injured after being struck by thunderstorm, lightning in Odisha; several districts see pre-monsoon rains

The monsoon will reach Odisha five-six days late this time, said Indian Meteorological Department's (MeT) local office here on Monday as the pre-monsoon showers were reported from parts of the state

A Land Parched of Proper Ideas
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A Land Parched of Proper Ideas

As India scrambles to tackle a poor monsoon, it can learn from missteps of Maharashtra in its attempt to become drought-free

Climate change: Indian forests resilient to large shifts in rainfall, new study suggests
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Climate change: Indian forests resilient to large shifts in rainfall, new study suggests

Research shows that most forests in India are highly resilient to the impacts of climate change. However, contrary to government claims, forest cover continues to decline due to human activity.

Southwest monsoon to regain pulse in two days; IMD predicts strong winds, increasing rain over Andaman and Nicobar Islands
India

Southwest monsoon to regain pulse in two days; IMD predicts strong winds, increasing rain over Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Suggestive of strengthening of winds and increasing rain over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the IMD has warned off rough seas over the region until Friday.

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on 4 June; India to receive less than normal rainfall this season, predicts Skymet
India

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala on 4 June; India to receive less than normal rainfall this season, predicts Skymet

Monsoon is likely to arrive in Kerala on 4 June, marking the official commencement of the rainy season in the country

Jal Sahelis: How women across Bundelkhand are reviving water harvesting techniques
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Jal Sahelis: How women across Bundelkhand are reviving water harvesting techniques

700 Jal Sahelis have changed the fate of over 200 villages with their efforts related to water awareness and availability, by reviving water harvesting structures and traditional water bodies through community participation.