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Apr 16, 2018
Why the monsoon is so crucial for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inflation and RBI policyThe monsoon delivers about 70 percent of India’s annual rainfall and determines the yield of key crops such as rice, wheat, sugarcane and oilseeds such as soybeans.
Sep 15, 2017
Monsoon stock taking: As drought, floods ravage areas, picture not too rosy; watch out for inflation spikeWhile there are marginal shortfalls in case of rice and coarse cereals sowing after erratic monsoon, the two areas of concern are pulses and oilseeds
Aug 12, 2017
Kerala braces for water scarcity as deficit monsoon worries Pinarayi Vijayan govtThe monsoon is barely over but a poor southwest rainfall has caused worry amongst the authorities who are scrambling for a solution.
May 17, 2017
Southwest Monsoon to make landfall on 30 May in Kerala, normal rainfall predicted: IMDThe IMD, which has predicted a normal rainfall this year, said the Southwest Monsoon has advanced over the Andaman Sea.
May 16, 2017
Sensex hits all-time high in record-setting spree on hopes of bountiful rainsIT stocks were the top gainers with Tata Consultancy Services rising as much as 2.2 percent and Wipro 1.3 percent
May 14, 2017
Southwest Monsoon arrives in India, covers Andaman & Nicobar Islands three days before predicted dateThe Southwest Monsoon has covered the Nicobar Islands and the entire south Andaman Sea, three days ahead of its normal onset date, the IMD said on Sunday.
Apr 20, 2017
South India's Drought Part 1: Five states face severe water crisis made worse by the onset of summerSouth India is parched — Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are already reeling under severe drought, and Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are on the brink — now the blistering heat waves will put more pressure on the existing water resources.
Mar 28, 2017
Skymet sees below normal south-west monsoon as another El Nino is in the makingIf El Nino indeed returns this year, it could be an unusual event
Dec 26, 2016
Kerala stares at worst drought in 115 years: State may impose water rationing systemIt is the worst drought to have hit the state in 115 years. If the forecast of the State Meteorological Department is read along with the reports coming from the groundwater authorities, Kerala is on the verge of a crisis of unprecedented proportions.
Nov 01, 2016
Kerala govt declares state drought-hit, cites extreme water shortage in all 14 districtsState Revenue Minister E Chandrasekheran on Monday announced in the state assembly that Kerala has been declared a drought-hit state as all the 14 districts are facing extreme drought-like situations.