India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 13, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud's effect resulted in continuous rains in Chhattisgarh as average rainfall of over 27 mm was recorded in the state during the last 24 hours.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday October 13, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud has reportedly killed at least seven people in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and left Visakhapatnam battered, knocking down electricity and telephone poles, damaging buildings and uprooting trees with winds gusting at almost 200 km per hou...
India | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday October 10, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud is expected to intensify in the next few hours, bringing heavy rain and gusting winds of about 100-110 km/hour as it inches closer to the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
Agriculture activities have picked up in Andhra Pradesh during the last one week following receipt of monsoon rains, though there is a 33 per cent shortage in rainfall during the current kharif season.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Tuesday July 1, 2014
The first month of monsoon has turned out to be the worst in years for farmers, especially in coastal Andhra Pradesh that has had very little rain because of a truant southwest monsoon.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Monday June 30, 2014
A 35-year-old woman was among two people rescued alive from debris this morning, 39 hours after a multi-storey building under construction in Chennai collapsed during heavy rain on Saturday, killing at least 18 people. About 40 people are still feare...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
A depression over the Bay of Bengal would intensify into a deep depression and bring rain or thundershowers under its influence in coastal Andhra Pradesh from November 21, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in Chennai today.
South | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday November 9, 2013
Andhra Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy is expected to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today to seek a Rs 6400 crore package following widespread damage to crops due to torrential rains in the state.
South | Uma Sudhir | Tuesday October 29, 2013
A total of 53 people have died in the state so far, with at least three farmers committing suicide in the state after the rains submerged thousands of acres of land, destroying standing crops worth crores.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 27, 2013
Incessant rains lashing Andhra Pradesh for the last five days have claimed 42 lives so far in various rain-related incidents like wall collapse and inundated crops in about eight lakh hectares, official sources said today.
South | Uma Sudhir | Sunday October 27, 2013
At least 42 people have died in Andhra Pradesh, which has been receiving non-stop rain for the past six days.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar (with agency inputs) | Saturday October 26, 2013
The flood situation in India's east coast turned grim on Saturday with at least 42 people having lost their lives and thousands evacuated in the last four days in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. After Cyclone Phailin, now a cyclonic storm that turned into...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 26, 2013
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy reviewed the situation caused due to heavy rains at a high-level meeting in Hyderabad yesterday and directed the administration to carry out relief works on a war-footing.
South | Uma Sudhir | Saturday October 26, 2013
A cyclonic storm that turned into a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has caused incessant rains in several parts of Andhra Pradesh. At least 18 people have died due to the rains over the last four days.
South | Uma Sudhir | Friday October 25, 2013
Low pressure over the Bay of Bengal has resulted in incessant showers in several areas of Andhra Pradesh, with more than 20 rain-related deaths reported so far.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 23, 2013
One person was killed and crops in 87,896 hectares were badly affected as heavy rains lashed several parts of Andhra Pradesh today.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Sunday October 13, 2013
"Very severe" cyclonic storm Phailin made landfall near Gopalpur in Odisha on Saturday night with wind speed of around 200 kilometres per hour, causing very heavy rain in most parts of the state. While the cyclone has affected communication lines and...
India | Reuters | Saturday October 12, 2013
Rain and wind lashed India's east coast on Saturday, forcing more than 400,000 people to flee to storm shelters as one of the country's largest cyclones closed in, threatening to cut a wide swathe of devastation through farmland and fishing hamlets.
India | Associated Press | Saturday October 12, 2013
Strong winds and heavy rains pounded India's eastern coastline Saturday, as authorities rushed to move tens of thousands of people away from a massive, powerful cyclone expected to reach land in a few hours.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 25, 2013
The unseasonal rains that lashed Andhra Pradesh over the last four days have claimed 25 lives and damaged crops over 70,000 hectares, officials said on Wednesday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Slight morning showers brought some respite to the residents of Chennai from the soaring mercury for the past few days.
India | Reuters | Wednesday April 24, 2013
India may be heading for another bumper grain harvest, if the first forecast for this year's monsoon proves correct, but the rain may be too little - and too late - for southern and western states already parched by the worst drought in four decades.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Thursday February 21, 2013
Appa Rao, defeated year after year by the rains, had nothing left that he could sell. The 30-year-old former farmer from the Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh lifts his red-checked shirt to show the long, thin scar on his abdomen, a signpost for the ...
South | Reported by Uma Sudhir; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday November 5, 2012
The already-flooded regions of coastal Andhra Pradesh - districts like Vizianagaram and Srikakulam - will continue to be beaten by heavy rain over the next 24 hours, says the MeT department. More than 20 people have died in the last five days, the sa...