India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 2, 2015
The spectre of a drought looms over large parts of the country with 40 per cent of its land mass receiving "deficient" rainfall.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 31, 2015
The month of August has recorded a monsoon deficiency of 22 per cent, highest in the season so far, India Meteorological Department (IMD) today said even as the overall deficit declined marginally to 11 per cent.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 21, 2015
A humid and overcast Friday morning in Delhi is expected to give way to more rains, predicts the weather department.
Thomson Reuters | Monday August 17, 2015
Monsoon rainfall deficit in the country has widened to 10 per cent as a strengthening El Nino weather pattern trimmed rainfall, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, raising fears of the first drought in six years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 13, 2015
As many as 176 flood forecasting stations have been set up across the country where predictions are made during every monsoon whenever the water level exceeds limits, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said today.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 13, 2015
Today's morning was sultry in New Delhi with the possibility of rain and thunderstorms in some areas in the day, the Meteorological Office said.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
The government will consider a proposal on Wednesday to provide 50 per cent subsidy on diesel to farmers in places that are facing acute rainfall deficit.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Today's morning in New Delhi was sultry as the humidity level was recorded at close to 90 per cent, the Meteorological Office said.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 10, 2015
It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.5 degrees Celsius, the Meteorological Office said.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 8, 2015
It was a cloudy morning in Delhi today, with the possibility of rain in some areas later in the day.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 4, 2015
Retaining its deficient monsoon forecast of 88 per cent of the long period average for the year, the Meteorological Office on Monday said rainfall over the country between August and September is likely to be 84 per cent.
Thomson Reuters | Monday August 3, 2015
The government's weather department has retained its forecast for this year's monsoon rains at 88 per cent of the long-period average as a strengthening El Nino weather pattern is likely to trim rainfall in August-September to 84 per cent, raising fears of the first drought in six years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 3, 2015
India Meteorological Department has stuck to its forecast of "deficient" monsoon as it came out with its prediction for the second half of the season which is likely to witness weak rainfall over the next two months.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 2, 2015
It was a party cloudy morning today in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 29 degrees Celsius, the Meteorological Office said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 31, 2015
Cyclonic storm 'KOMEN' over Bangladesh weakened into a deep depression today even as the Meteorological department forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall coupled with squally surface wind in several places in Odisha.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday July 30, 2015
Heavy rains have been forecast in southern West Bengal by the meteorological department due to the cyclonic storm, Komen, which is likely to make landfall in Bangladesh. Chief Minister Mamata Bannerjee cut short her visit to London and landed in Kolkata at 5pm today to personally oversee relief operations.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
Prospects of summer crops like rice, pulses and oilseeds are "good" in most parts of the country, barring some interior parts of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, chief of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
The country has received only 83 per cent of rainfall in July with the situation in parts of central and southern India remaining particularly grim, even as the weatherman predicted an improvement in the situation in coming days.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 26, 2015
Many parts of India are set to receive heavy to very heavy rains over the next two days, the Indian Meteorological Department said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
The weather department today issued warning of "heavy to very heavy rainfall" in parts of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat over the next 48 hours even as it predicted heavy downpours in Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal on Tuesday and Wednesday.
India News | Friday July 24, 2015
Incessant rainfall in all six hilly districts of Uttarakhand has brought life to a standstill with no signs of relief, according to the Meteorological Department.
Srinagar News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Rains lashed Kashmir Valley early morning today leading to waterlogging in many areas of Srinagar and causing damage to several residential houses.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 22, 2015
It was a hot and humid morning in New Delhi today.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 21, 2015
Today morning in New Delhi was hot with the sun beating down the head.