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Southwest Monsoon Withdrawal Begins, Second Most Delayed Since 1975

Oct 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Southwest Monsoon has receded from some parts of West Rajasthan and adjoining Gujarat. The wind system is expected to retreat from Delhi in three to four days.

Monsoon Withdrawal From NW India Likely To Start On Wednesday: IMD

Oct 05, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

This is the second-most delayed withdrawal of the Southwest Monsoon since 1960.

Delayed Monsoon Yields Highest Rainfall In Delhi In 18 Years

The national capital has received 1,005.3 mm rain so far. This is the first time since 2010 that monsoon rainfall in Delhi breached the 1,000 mm mark.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Slams Opposition Leaders For Their Conduct In Parliament

Aug 03, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Opposition leaders for allegedly making derogatory remarks and for tearing official documents in Parliament

IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall During August and September

The IMD has stated that the rainfall in these two months is likely to be ‘on the higher side of normal’

31 July, 2021

Kinnaur: New Himalayan Hotspot For Man-Made Disasters?

Ashwani Sharma

Kinnaur is already identified as a high landslide and disaster-prone zone. And yet it is the hub of intense construction activity like hydropower and massive land-use changes.

30 July, 2021

Beware! These Monsoon Maladies Are Deadlier Than Covid-19

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Every year, the onset of monsoons brings with itself a host of diseases. A little carelessness about the symptoms of some of them proves to be life-threatening.

29 July, 2021

Maharashtra Monsoon Fury: 213 Dead In Rain Related Incidents

Outlook Web Desk

Heavy rains triggered massive floods and landslides in many parts of Maharashtra, especially in the coastal Konkan and the western districts, since July 20.

26 July, 2021

Maharashtra Monsoon Fury: Death Toll Due To Rain-Related Incidents Rises To 164, 100 Missing

Outlook Web Bureau

So far, 2,29,074 persons have been evacuated from various rain-affected areas across the state, the Maharashtra government said

26 July, 2021

Maharashtra Rains: Death Toll Rises To 149, IMD Predicts Heavy Showers In Several States Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that a relief package will be announced soon — and a separate force on the lines of the NDRF will be set up in vulnerable districts to ensure a quicker response during natural disasters.

25 July, 2021

Maharashtra Landslides: NDRF Recovers 72 Bodies, 47 People Missing

Outlook Web Bureau

Taliye village under Mahad tehsil of Raigad district, has been one of the worst-affected villages due to landslides with NDRF recovering as many as 44 bodies from the area


25 July, 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Bus With 50 People Onboard Skids Off Bridge Amid Heavy Rains

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident occurred on Saturday evening in Madhya Pradesh’s Sheopur district, officials said adding that all passengers were rescued following the accident.

25 July, 2021

Maharashtra: As Torrential Rain Intensity Reduces, Rescue Teams Intensify Search Operations

Outlook Web Bureau

Six teams of the NDRF and a column of the Army are carrying out rescue operations in the flood-hit areas of the state

25 July, 2021

Maharashtra Floods: Over One Lakh People Evacuated, 112 Dead In Rain-Related Incidents

Outlook Web Bureau

The India Meteorology Department has said that the rainfall intensity along the west coast is expected to decrease over the next 24 hours.

24 July, 2021

Floods In Maharashtra Claim 138 Lives, 84,452 People Shifted To Safer Places

Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday called Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and expressed his concern over the loss of life and property in the state due to rains and floods.

24 July, 2021

Monsoon Mayhem: 129 Die In Rain-related Incidents In Maharashtra, Orange Alert Issued For Pune

Outlook Web Bureau

About 84,000 people under the Pune division were evacuated on Friday, officials said

23 July, 2021

Maharashtra Rains: 2 Missing In Landslide, Villages Cut Off Due To Floods

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray about the situation and assured him of all possible support from the Centre.


20 July, 2021

Monsoon: Delhi Reports Two Incidents Of Wall Collapse; Low-lying Areas Inundated

Outlook Web Bureau

About 12 tree-fall incidents were reported in South Delhi, officials said.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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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