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Monsoon Likely To Reach North India By July 10: IMD

Jul 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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

Heavy Rain In Patna: Bihar Assembly, Deputy CM's House Inundated

Jun 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The city received 145 mm rainfall since Friday, the highest for this date in a decade

Extremely Heavy Showers Expected In Mumbai Region On Sunday, IMD Warns

It also issued a similar `red alert' for Ratnagiri and Raigad districts in coastal Maharashtra.

Mumbai: Heavy Rainfall Causes Waterlogging, Traffic Snarls In Parts Of City; Local Train Services Halted

Jun 09, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Mumbai rains: A high tide of over four metres is expected around noon in the Arabian Sea, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.

Monsoon Arrives In Maharashtra, IMD Says Progressing As Expected

The southwest monsoon arrived in Maharashtra on Saturday, bringing showers in some coastal parts of the state.

04 June, 2021

Explained: Why The Monsoon Has Been Delayed And Is There Anything To Worry About?

Outlook Web Bureau

Monsoon explained: After its onset over Kerala, the monsoon spreads over the entire country by July 15.

03 June, 2021

Southwest Monsoon Makes Onset Over Kerala: IMD

Outlook Web Bureau

The monsoon onset over Kerala marks the commencement of the four-month rainfall season in the country.

01 June, 2021

Monsoon Likely To Be Normal In North And South, Above-Normal In Central India: IMD

Outlook Web Bureau

The LPA of the season rainfall over the country as a whole for the period 1961-2010 is 88 cm.

20 May, 2021

Cyclone Taukate Impact: Delhi Records Highest-Ever 24-Hour Rainfall In May

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

19 May, 2021

Cyclone Tauktae Weakens; Haryana, UP, Delhi Among States Likely To Receive Rain: IMD

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

16 May, 2021

Cyclone Tauktae Intensifies; Mumbai Likely To Receive Heavy Rain Today

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


23 April, 2021

Rainfall In Shimla Breaks 42-Year-Old Record, Untimely Snow Wreaks Havoc On Apple Plantation

Ashwani Sharma

Rainfall and snow in districts including Kotkhai, Jubbal, Rohru, Narkanda, Rampur, Thanedar and Chopal have left the apple plants significantly damaged.

09 February, 2021

Morocco: 28 Garment Workers Killed In Flooded Factory

Associated Press (AP)

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

06 January, 2021

Rain, Hailstorm Lash Parts Of Delhi


The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said parts of South Delhi reported hailstorm around 7:30 am.

05 January, 2021

As Heavy Rains Lash Chennai, Neighbouring Reservoir Surplus Released


The flood gates of the sprawling reservoir were opened on November 25 for the first time in five years following heavy rains

26 November, 2020

Nivar Makes Landfall, Weakens Into Severe Cyclonic Storm


Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed coast near Puducherry, the IMD said.

26 November, 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Once Bitten Twice Shy, Chennai Residents Park Cars On Flyover


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


26 November, 2020

Cyclone Nivar Makes Landfall; Heavy Rain In Chennai, Puducherry


Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed the coast near Puducherry, the IMD 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.

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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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