In the wake of monsoon rains and water-logging, 15,111 medical camps have been set up in Greater Chennai Corporation localities in which over 4,88,000 people have participated.
In IMD parlance, departure means an increase or decrease (here increase) from the average mean temperature/rainfall of the given time period based on 30 years' records.
A depression over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression and crossed the Odisha coast on Monday morning, bringing heavy rains to the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Normally, monsoon reaches Delhi by June 27. It covers the entire country by July 8.
If everything goes well, the monsoon is now expected to hit the national capital by July 12.
The maximum temperature recorded at the Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for the city, stood at 43.1 degrees Celsius, the highest for the month of July in nine years.
The city received 145 mm rainfall since Friday, the highest for this date in a decade
A video of a car sinking into a well has been going viral over social media after the monsoon hits Maharashtra.
It also issued a similar `red alert' for Ratnagiri and Raigad districts in coastal Maharashtra.
The MeT department has issued a red alert in the city warning of more downpour.
Mumbai rains: A high tide of over four metres is expected around noon in the Arabian Sea, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
The southwest monsoon arrived in Maharashtra on Saturday, bringing showers in some coastal parts of the state.
Monsoon explained: After its onset over Kerala, the monsoon spreads over the entire country by July 15.
The monsoon onset over Kerala marks the commencement of the four-month rainfall season in the country.
The LPA of the season rainfall over the country as a whole for the period 1961-2010 is 88 cm.
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Farmers in Punjab and Haryana have been protesting since Thursday against three ordinances that were passed by the central government earlier this year.
The state disaster management cell has reported disruption in half a dozen National Highways, 300 link roads, 4,440 drinking water and irrigation schemes.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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