World News | Reuters | Saturday August 29, 2015
Tropical Storm Erika threatened Haiti with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean but showed signs of petering out as it headed toward south Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday August 28, 2015
Just 15 overs were bowled in the 75 minutes of play possible before lunch, during which Sri Lanka grabbed two early wickets after sending India in to bat on a greenish pitch under overcast conditions.
ShubhodeepChakravarty,Jepher ChristopherNickels | Friday August 28, 2015
A wet outfield caused by persistent rain washed out two entire sessions on the opening day of the series-deciding final Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo. Just 75 minutes of play was possible before lunch. Catch all the highlights here.
India News | Press Trust India | Thursday August 27, 2015
Heavy rains and landslides swept away three houses and damaged 70 graves in two cemeteries in Aizawl, officials said today.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands inflash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of theRed Cross said and North Korean media said.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday August 25, 2015
While the farmers in states like Maharashtra and Karnataka are being punished with a drought-like situation, in the Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, it is excessive rain that has destroyed huge swathes of soybean crop.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
Even as fear of drought looms large in some parts of India, more than half of the country has received normal rainfall while some regions in central and southern parts have got deficient rains so far.
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Saturday August 22, 2015
It hits you hard, but it doesn't hurt. From the depressing barren landscape of drought-hit Marathwada in Maharashtra, suddenly bright yellow sunflower fields happily greet the eye. The dramatic change of landscape is not just a visual treat, but yet another proof of the wonders a green cover can do.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 21, 2015
A heavy downpour lashed the national capital and parts of its adjoining suburbs of Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon today resulting in waterlogging and traffic jams at several places.
Ketan Pratap | Friday August 21, 2015
Yahoo also claims that it has overhauled the way it determines and serves forecasts.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from Sanjay Chakraborty) | Friday August 21, 2015
Flash floods and heavy rains have led to lakhs of people being affected in Assam, due to the rising waters of Saralbhanga River and other major tributaries of the Brahmaputra River, as the Indian Army has now launched major relief operations in Assam.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey (with inputs from Sanjay Chakraborty) | Thursday August 20, 2015
Flash floods, triggered by heavy rains in the past few days, have affected nearly two lakh people in seven district of Assam. The Brahmaputra river is flowing above the danger mark in the state's Jorhat and Dibrugarh districts.
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday August 18, 2015
With less than 50 per cent rain this monsoon, the agrarian crisis in the drought-prone Marathwada region of Maharashtra has further deepened. At the heart of the crisis is a spurt in farmer suicides.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Monday August 17, 2015
Farmers in Bihar are staring into the skies, waiting. If it doesn't rain in the coming week, they say, their rice crops would wilt away. The monsoon has brought Bihar only two-thirds the normal level of rain, bringing the state to the brink of agrarian distress.
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.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 16, 2015
Heavy rains lashed the national capital today afternoon, flooding many neighbourhoods and causing traffic jams at several places.
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.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday August 12, 2015
The government will offer subsidies on seeds and diesel to help farmers facing patchy monsoon rains in some key growing states, an official statement said on Wednesday.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 12, 2015
The Delhi government has cancelled its three-day Independence Day celebrations "Swaraj Parv" due to incessant rain, Delhi Home Minister Satyendra Jain said on Tuesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Monsoon rains drenched the national Capital again today keeping the mercury at a comfortable level, even as traffic snarls and waterlogging woes brought discomfort to the citizens.
Siddharth Vishwanathan | Tuesday August 11, 2015
Virat Kohli's Team India has enjoyed themselves so far in Sri Lanka. From seafood to the pristine beaches of Galle, the Indians have had a great time off the field. Come Wednesday, when the first cricket Test starts, all that will matter is batting, bowling and fielding.
NDTVSports | Tuesday August 11, 2015
India and Sri Lanka's first of three Tests faces a massive threat from heavy rain that is lashing the island nation.
AmitojSingh | Monday August 10, 2015
Day 1 of the Indian team at Galle was one to remember, with rain hogging most of the (lime)light, Varun Aaron playing snakes(not ladders) and Murali Vijay's century (that wasn't).
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 9, 2015
Heavy rains lashed the national capital today, leading to severe water logging in low-lying areas and a drop in the minimum temperature which settled at 25 degrees Celsius.