Monsoon in the range of 96-104 of the Long Period Average (LPA) is considered to be normal and 103 percent of the LPA is on the higher side of the normal range
Cyclone Nisarga presently 430 kms south-southwest of Mumbai; follow Skymet, Windy to track cyclone's path and intensity
Several websites are presently tracking the progress of Cyclone Nisarga through the Arabian Sea.
Cyclone Amphan: Suspension on cargo operations at Kolkata airport ends; flights were called off till 5 am due to severe cyclonic storm
Cargo and evacuation flight operations at the Kolkata airport have been suspended till 5 am of Thursday due to the cyclonic storm 'Amphan', airport officials said. The cyclone is expected to make a landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coast this afternoon or evening.
Cyclone Amphan: Two killed in West Bengal; winds of up to 190 kmph flatten thatched houses, uproot trees
After making landfall at 2.30 p.m. between Digha in West Bengal and and Hatiya island in Bangladesh, Cyclone Amphan raged through the coastal areas.
Cyclone Amphan: First arm touches land along West Bengal coast, storm to reach near Kolkata by evening, says IMD
Cyclone Amphan is currently crossing the West Bengal coast near the Sunderbans and will reach near Kolkata by evening, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said on Wednesday as the storm was making landfall
Cyclone Amphan: Heavy downpour along coastal Odisha, West Bengal as govt evacuates over 4 lakh people; cyclonic storm to make landfall near Sunderbans
Extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' hurtled towards Indian shores on Wednesday, triggering downpour in coastal Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal, uprooting trees, flattening fragile dwellings and forcing the evacuation of over four lakh people, officials said.
Super Cyclone Amphan weakens into extremely severe cyclonic storm; rains lash several parts of Odisha
Super cyclone ‘Amphan’ weakened into an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday as it moved closer to the coast, triggering rainfall in several parts of Odisha, where the state government stepped up efforts to evacuate people in vulnerable areas.
Cyclone Amphan to make landfall today; West Bengal evacuates over 3 lakh people from three coastal districts
West Bengal on Tuesday mounted one of its biggest evacuation exercises by moving more than three lakh people to safer places as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' roared towards the coastal areas of the state, officials said.
Cyclone Amphan likely to hit West Bengal tomorrow: Why do we name catastrophes and how cyclonic storms get their names
For tropical cyclones developing in the North Indian Ocean, countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan and Thailand send their names to the regional tropical cyclone committee
Food prices may spike, warn experts as coronavirus lockdown adds to woes of farmers fearing poor produce due to untimely rains
Food prices in India are likely to rise soon, warn experts, as farmers in the country face the double whammy of erratic rainfall and coronavirus lockdown
Parents slam NGO Prayas for exposing school children to toxic air as Delhi's AQI remains in 'severe' category
An outdoor activity organised in Delhi on Children’s Day by NGO Prayas on Thursday has attracted severe criticism on social media for exposing kids to severe air pollution
Erratic rain pattern despite a strong monsoon spells trouble for agro-economy, but farmers hopeful about abundant winter crop
While crops in the ground have been damaged by the monsoon, the rains have replenished reservoirs and groundwater reserves, which augurs well for India’s rural economy in 2020.
Southwest Monsoon withdraws one month after the normal date: Roundup on devastating floods and its impact on economy
The Southwest Monsoon started its retreat on Wednesday, marking the longest recorded delay in withdrawal of the four-month-long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said.
Monsoon delays withdrawal till second week of October; abundant rainfall in Gujarat, Central India, deficit shrinks in East
Bihar and the adjoining regions of East Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand which has been receiving some heavy rains this past week will experience some respite from the intense monsoon activity.
IMD predicts heavy rains in Goa over next 2-3 days; strong winds likely over west-central, southwest Arabian Sea
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said that Goa is likely to receive heavy rainfall for the next two to three days
Monsoon withdrawal to begin around 20 September; Central India to surpass surplus by greater margin, North East records deficit
While extremely heavy rains will recede from Madhya Pradesh, the monsoon activity is likely to be more intense over the eastern parts of the state.
Daily Bulletin: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370; Toll rises to 11 in AP boat accident; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: SC to hear pleas against abrogation of Article 370 provisions, curbs in Jammu and Kashmir today; IMD issues heavy rain alert in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh; and more
Flood-like situation in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan as IMD predicts heavy rains for next 2 days; 13,000 evacuated from Mandsaur, Neemuch after downpour hits districts
At least seven states are likely to experience heavy rainfall and thundershowers over Sunday and Monday, among which Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh have been facing a flood-like situation since Saturday, reports said.
Skymet predicts more rain for Mumbai over next 2-3 days; temperatures between 24 and 32 degree Celsius
The financial capital of India- Mumbai has observed rainfall in some parts during the last 24 hours
India received 782 mm of rain against monsoon average of 764.5 mm till date; Central region gets 19% surplus, while East, North East face 20% deficiency
According to the rainfall data available with Skymet from 1 June - 8 September, the country has so far received 782 mm of rainfall against the normal of 764.5 mm.