A low pressure area is likely to form over west-central and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts around July 11
The city received 145 mm rainfall since Friday, the highest for this date in a decade
It also issued a similar `red alert' for Ratnagiri and Raigad districts in coastal Maharashtra.
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.
The rainfall in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, northern Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Wednesday was a result of interaction between the remnant of cyclonic storm Tauktae and a western disturbance.
The IMD said that after causing widespread rain in Gujarat, the cyclone is expected to bring showers in many other states also including Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
The IMD has issued an `orange alert' which means heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely over entire Konkan and hilly areas of western Maharashtra.
Rainfall and snow in districts including Kotkhai, Jubbal, Rohru, Narkanda, Rampur, Thanedar and Chopal have left the apple plants significantly damaged.
Firefighters and emergency workers rescued 10 people from the factory, in the basement of a residential villa after heavy rains flooded an illegal garment factory
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said parts of South Delhi reported hailstorm around 7:30 am.
The flood gates of the sprawling reservoir were opened on November 25 for the first time in five years following heavy rains
Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed coast near Puducherry, the IMD said.
In 2015, several cars parked in the city localities like Madipakkam and Kotturpuram were either partially or wholly submerged which depreciated their value to a great extent
Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed the coast near Puducherry, the IMD said.
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
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.