Narendra Modi reviews flood situation in six states, calls for innovative technology for forecast system
The prime minister appealed for better coordination between Central and state agencies as part of a permanent system to predict floods
Monsoon advances further, likely onset in Mumbai by weekend, say reports; mercury rises in north India
The monsoon is expected to arrive in Mumbai by end of this week, reports said, as conditions become favourable for the advancement of the southwest monsoon
Southwest Monsoon sets in over Kerala, says India Meteorological Department; heavy rainfall warning issued for nine districts in state
The Southwest Monsoon has set in over Kerala marking the commencement of the four-month long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday.
Low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by 16 May, warns IMD
A low pressure area, the first step in the formation of a cyclone, was formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea on Wednesday morning, the IMD said.
Expect moderate rain in Mumbai on Sunday afternoon, predicts IMD; coastal Andhra, Karnataka likely to receive heavy rainfall over isolated places
Southwest monsoon has withdrawn from parts of north Arabian Sea, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar and parts of West Bengal
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.
India to receive rain till mid-October as withdrawal of monsoon gets delayed by a month; seasonal precipitation in 2019 highest in 25 years
The extended southwest monsoon rain over the Indian subcontinent has not only caused devastation at several places in the country, but has also broken some old records and set new ones.
July ends with above normal rainfall bringing overall monsoon deficiency in India down to -9%; IMD predicts heavy rains in next two weeks
July recorded 298.3 millimetres of rainfall as against the normal precipitation of 285.3 millimetres, Mritunjay Mohapatra, the IMD director-general said.
Recurrent water crisis forces Mawasis in MP to migrate to cities for livelihood as parched forests run dry of produce
Recurrent drought in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh has turned the once all-providing summer months into a nightmare for Mawasi tribals, forcing the youth to migrate for livelihood while women walk at least 16 kilometres daily for water
Heavy rainfall predicted in Kerala; IMD issues red alert in Kannur, Kasargod districts today; govt shuts schools, colleges as precaution
All educational institutions including schools and professional colleges have been closed in Kannur, Kasargod and Malappuram districts on Tuesday in view of the IMD warning.
Southwest Monsoon takes a break across India; revival only expected later in July, kharif sowing likely to be hit
Rains across the country are expected to fizzle out during the 'break monsoon'. With almost-dry conditions prevailing across the country, soybean sowing may take a hit.
Heavy rainfall likely over Delhi, Haryana; IMD predicts seasonal trough across northern plains to remain active in coming days
Rainfall in the region will bring respite to locals, who have been reeling under severe heat wave conditions in the past few days, with temperatures in Delhi and surrounding regions constantly being above 40 degrees Celsius.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the temperature in Delhi is expected to be between 29 and 39 degrees Celsius with a prediction of very light rain on 4 July,
IMD declares onset of Southwest Monsoon for Mumbai, but prospect of water cut in city continues to loom large
The monsoon, which generally arrives in Mumbai on 10 June every year, is behind schedule by more than two weeks, which is the longest such delay in the last ten years.
Southwest Monsoon set to arrive in Maharashtra on Friday; Pune likely to get light rains, says IMD official
As the effect of Cyclone Vayu on the southern peninsula has got over, the delayed Southwest Monsoon is now expected to arrive in Maharashtra by 21 June.
Pre-monsoon showers bring short-term relief from heat: A look at India's southwest monsoon types, expected time of arrival
A small guide that explains the pre-monsoon, post-monsoon and Southwest Monsoon showers in India
India weather updates: Vidarbha, Marathwada sweat as mercury crosses 45°C; heatwave to persist over the week
A delayed monsoon has left most parts of India sizzling, with temperatures soaring above 40°C across several cities in central and northern India, crossing 45°C at several places.
India's 2018 monsoon rainfall below average and forecast: Fifth straight year weather office overestimated rains
Rainfall in India’s annual monsoon season was below average and less than forecast, with key crop-growing northern states among areas that received less rain than needed, weather office said on Sunday.
Monsoon likely to be normal in August and September, says IMD; forecast raises hopes for kharif farming
Monsoon rains is considered normal in the range of 96-104 percent of the Long Period Average (LPA). The 90-96 percent of the LPA range is considered "below normal".