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Apr 03, 2019
Skymet predicts below-normal monsoon this year owing to 'developing' El Nino, says 93% of Long Period Average expectedThe monsoon season delivers about 70 percent of India’s annual rainfall and is key to the success of the farm sector in Asia’s third-biggest economy.
Mar 28, 2019
IMD sees 'robust and healthy' monsoon this year provided there isn't 'surprise' El Nino phenomenonIndia’s 263 million farmers wait for monsoon rains to plant crops such as rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybean because nearly half of the country’s farmland lacks irrigation.
Mar 24, 2019
IMD says Delhi, its adjoining regions, likely to receive rainfall tomorrow; expects fresh western disturbance to hitBesides the Delhi region, several parts of Punjab and Haryana, isolated pockets of north Rajasthan as well as areas scattered over western of Uttar Pradesh are expected to get rain, IMD said.
Mar 08, 2019
Two killed, hundreds evacuated amid severe floods in Indonesia; deluge caused by Citarum river bursting its banksHeavy rain has pounded Indonesia for days, forcing the Citarum river to burst its banks, and causing deadly flash floods in the eastern part of the sprawling Southeast Asian archipelago.
Mar 02, 2019
One way traffic resumes on Jammu-Srinagar highway; thousands of vehicles were stranded on 270-km stretch since five daysThousands of vehicles were stranded after the 270-kilometre strategic highway, the only all-weather road linking Kashmir with rest of the country, was closed on Monday after multiple landslides and sinking of a portion of a road near Ramban town.
Feb 25, 2019
India likely to get normal monsoon this year; probability of excessive rainfall very low: SkymetMonsoon rains in India are expected to be normal in 2019, the country’s only private weather forecasting agency said on Monday, raising prospects of higher farm and economic growth in the $2 trillion economy
Feb 22, 2019
Delhi air quality reaches 'moderate' levels after rains; at least 12 inbound trains delayed due to fogAir quality in Delhi will not upgrade to ‘satisfactory’ levels because rains have subsided in the national capital as a result of the significant weather system moving away.
Jan 23, 2019
Heavy rain over northwest India starting Thursday, predicts IMD; Monday's Delhi showers caused by western disturbanceThe IMD predicted "widespread rain and snow over the Western Himalayan region, and isolated to scattered rainfall activity over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, East Rajasthan and East Madhya Pradesh."
Dec 18, 2018
Cyclone Phethai: 5,602 farmers and 37 houses affected in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari districtTalking about the preparedness of the state administration, Chandrababu Naidu said hourly bulletins were issued to create awareness about cyclone Phethai, assisted by the Andhra Pradesh Weather Forecasting and Early Warning Research Centre (AWARE), with the help of the ISRO.
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.