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Nearly half of India is rain-deficient!

Close to half the country is experiencing deficient rains and the shortage for the figure has gone up to 16 per cent. As of today, 44 per cent of the country has received "deficient" rainfall and......

Find out how much rainfall your area has received

The India Meteorological Department has stuck to its forecast of "deficient" monsoon. "The season (June to September) rainfall over the country as a whole is likely to be 88 per cent of the long......

Most parts of Kolkata submerged; water, power & traffic services hit

Heavy rainfall lashed south Bengal districts and disrupted normal life in state capital Kolkata, throwing road and rail traffic out of gear since early Saturday morning as most parts of the city......

Dust storm, thundershowers bring relief to Delhi

A sudden change in weather brought respite to the residents of national capital New Delhi as gusts of wind carrying thick dust blew across the region on Saturday afternoon. There were reports of......

Cyclone Ashobaa intensifies; rains, 100 kmph winds to lash Maharashtra, K'taka

Strong winds would prevail along and off Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra coasts. Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Reuters The deep depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into cyclonic storm......

Skymet forecasts wet July but IMD sticks to 'dry'

The India Meteorological Department and private weather forecaster Skymet are diverging on July rainfall, after having differed over this year’s monsoon prediction. Both agree there will be a......

Skymet vs IMD: Who will get the monsoon forecast right?

The official India Meteorological Department (IMD) and the private Skymet Weather Services have made widely divergent monsoon forecasts. The IMD has said rainfall could be below normal at 93 per......

IMD or Skymet: Who will get El Nino's impact on monsoon right?

A critical differentiating factor seems to be the interpretation of El Nino and its impact during the four-month southwest monsoon that starts from June, notes Sanjeeb Mukherjee The India......

Skymet lowers monsoon forecast; odds of a drought at 60%

India now faced a higher likelihood of a drought in some parts, as monsoon rain would be less than predicted in April, private weather forecaster Skymet said on Friday. It said the probability of a......

North India more vulnerable to El Nino, says Skymet chief

India’s northern states are more vulnerable than the rest to a deficiency of rain in the next monsoon season due to the El Nino threat. “South India has got the ocean on both sides, so......
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Lightning kills 41 in 15 days

41 persons lost their lives due to lightning strike in various parts of Maharashtra during the last fortnight, an official said. Almost half the... ...
Lightning kills at least 25 people in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is facing one of its most severe droughts in recent times. The prolonged dry spell over Maharashtra came to an end after... ...
Dry run

Even in a dry, arid country like India, back-to-back droughts are a relative rarity. In the last 100 years, it has occurred exactly three times —... ...

North and central India will mostly remain dry, the east and northeastern regions will see some showers, while southern India will continue to... ...
Monsoon season ends with lowest rainfall in 6 years

PUNE: The monsoon season ended on Wednesday with a 14% deficit, making it the weakest monsoon since 2009. In terms of average countrywide rainfall... ...

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