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Ministers and bureaucrats reviewed preparedness for the rain to prevent repeat of December 2015 deluge.

TN preps to avoid 2015-flood like situation as northeast monsoon intensifies

By Divya Chandrababu | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 01:07 PM IST
The enhanced rainfall is expected in coastal and south Tamil Nadu from the second week of November until mid- December.
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People deal with rain at Parel in Mumbai, Maharashtra.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
People deal with rain at Parel in Mumbai, Maharashtra.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

‘Monsoon withdrawal from Maharashtra likely to be delayed by another week’: IMD

By Badri Chatterjee | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 11:04 PM IST
This is expected to be one of the most delayed withdrawals for the state in history, the IMD said.
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Several areas in Pune city and the rest of the district was inundated due to flood-like situation created by the rains on Wednesday.(HT Photo/Pratham Gokhale)
Several areas in Pune city and the rest of the district was inundated due to flood-like situation created by the rains on Wednesday.(HT Photo/Pratham Gokhale)

3 drown, 1 missing as canal floods in Pune district

By Shalaka Shinde | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2020 03:45 PM IST
The stream was in spate due to the continuous rains on Wednesday.
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Villagers wade through a flooded road after heavy rainfall, in Hojai district of Assam on September 29.(PTI)
Villagers wade through a flooded road after heavy rainfall, in Hojai district of Assam on September 29.(PTI)

Monsoon likely to withdraw from parts of UP, Rajasthan, MP in next 24 hours: IMD

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sandip Bardhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2020 11:20 AM IST
Widespread and heavy rain is very likely over Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura during October 3 to 6. All of northwest India is likely to record dry weather for the next 5 days, IMD said in its Saturday morning bulletin
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People wade through a waterlogged street after heavy monsoon rain, in Mumbai on September 23.(PTI)
People wade through a waterlogged street after heavy monsoon rain, in Mumbai on September 23.(PTI)

After 61 years, India records two consecutive years of ‘above normal’ rain

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 08:37 AM IST
This and the previous monsoon are the two consecutive years with above normal monsoon rainfall since 1958 and 1959, IMD said in its analysis
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Fishermen pull their boat ashore in Puri earlier in June. Monsoon months extend from June to September.(PTI)
Fishermen pull their boat ashore in Puri earlier in June. Monsoon months extend from June to September.(PTI)

Its season comes to an end but monsoon yet to withdraw from most parts of the country

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 08:23 AM IST
A nationwide break-up shows that the southern peninsular India; central; and east and the north-eastern parts of the country have received 29%, 15%, and 7% excess rainfall, respectively, to date since June 1.
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Toy sellers huddle beneath a tarp to shelter from rain near Statue Circle, in Jaipur, Rajasthan (Photo by Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)
Toy sellers huddle beneath a tarp to shelter from rain near Statue Circle, in Jaipur, Rajasthan (Photo by Himanshu Vyas / Hindustan Times)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Monsoon to begin withdrawal from northwest India next week and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:53 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times
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A water-logged police station in UP’s Mhow after heavy rain on Thursday.(ANI)
A water-logged police station in UP’s Mhow after heavy rain on Thursday.(ANI)

Monsoon begins withdrawing next week, above normal day temperatures likely over NW India

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:14 AM IST
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Monsoon rain over the country is 9% excess as on Thursday.(Representational Photo/HT)
Monsoon rain over the country is 9% excess as on Thursday.(Representational Photo/HT)

Monsoon likely to begin withdrawing from west Rajasthan Monday onwards

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Widespread and heavy rain will continue in parts of Bihar, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and some northeastern states till September 26
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IMD’s new onset dates are based on an analysis of monsoon data from 1961 to 2019 and withdrawal dates are based on data from 1971 to 2019.(Representational Photo/AP)
IMD’s new onset dates are based on an analysis of monsoon data from 1961 to 2019 and withdrawal dates are based on data from 1971 to 2019.(Representational Photo/AP)

Moisture incursion delays monsoon withdrawal, season will end in 9 days

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 09:14 AM IST
The normal date for commencement of monsoon withdrawal from north-west India is September 17 and for complete withdrawal from the country is October 15 as per the new onset and withdrawal dates of the season issued by IMD in April
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North and north-west India normally receives good monsoon rainfall due to oscillation of troughs getting their moisture feed from the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
North and north-west India normally receives good monsoon rainfall due to oscillation of troughs getting their moisture feed from the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Monsoon misses north India in September, hits south and east hard

By Chetan Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The usually warmer weather with temperatures ranging from 32 degree Celsius in hills of Himachal and Uttarakhand to 39 degrees in Delhi, five to eight degrees above normal, has impacted horticulture
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The monsoon trough is lying to the south of its normal position – from Ganganagar in western Rajasthan to the Bay of Bengal. Its eastern end is likely to remain to the south of its normal position until Thursday (September 17).(Representational Photo/AP)
The monsoon trough is lying to the south of its normal position – from Ganganagar in western Rajasthan to the Bay of Bengal. Its eastern end is likely to remain to the south of its normal position until Thursday (September 17).(Representational Photo/AP)

IMD issues heavy rain warning for peninsular India

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 08:26 AM IST
There are no indications of monsoon withdrawal from north-west parts of the country yet
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These marine animal transit-and-treatment units cater to cases of cetaceans and sea turtle strandings, injuries, post-mortems, and rescues.(WCAWA/Mangrove Cell)
These marine animal transit-and-treatment units cater to cases of cetaceans and sea turtle strandings, injuries, post-mortems, and rescues.(WCAWA/Mangrove Cell)

Maharashtra’s coastal districts to have marine animal rescue centres before next monsoon

By Badri Chatterjee | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 08:52 PM IST
While two new centres have been proposed at Rs 20 lakh each at Sindhudurg and Ratnagiri, an existing structure at Alibag will be revamped with various facilities at a cost of Rs 4 lakh.
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Low pressure area has developed off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.(AP Photo)
Low pressure area has developed off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.(AP Photo)

Low pressure area off Andhra coast to bring heavy rain in peninsular India

By HT Correspondent | Posted by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 09:14 AM IST
Monsoon has extended its stay this year, says the weather department.
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IMD had said on Monday that though there were indications that monsoon would begin withdrawing from western parts of Rajasthan in the week ending September 18, the withdrawal would be prolonged this year as intense rains were expected after September 17.(Representational Photo/HT)
IMD had said on Monday that though there were indications that monsoon would begin withdrawing from western parts of Rajasthan in the week ending September 18, the withdrawal would be prolonged this year as intense rains were expected after September 17.(Representational Photo/HT)

Monsoon to pick up over peninsular, west-central India: IMD

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 11:05 AM IST
In the weekly forecast released on Friday, IMD scientists said the withdrawal process was unlikely to begin as the Westerlies continue to be strong
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File photo: Dark rain clouds over the skyline seen from Marine Drive in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
File photo: Dark rain clouds over the skyline seen from Marine Drive in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

Monsoon revival likely over weekend in Mumbai, IMD issues heavy rain alert

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 10:45 PM IST
According to the rainfall forecast for Mumbai, Thane and Palghar, cloudy conditions with the possibility of moderate rain or thundershowers can be expected in the city and suburbs on Friday.
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In September, rainfall is likely to range between normal and above normal, as the four-month-long south-west monsoon prepares for a retreat.(AP)
In September, rainfall is likely to range between normal and above normal, as the four-month-long south-west monsoon prepares for a retreat.(AP)

Heavy to extremely heavy rain warning for Kerala and coastal Karnataka

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 08:24 AM IST
The weather bureau has issued an orange category warning for parts of Karnataka and Kerala, Assam and Meghalaya on Thursday and Friday
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A swarm of locusts around Aliganj and Vikas nagar areas in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, earlier in July.(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)
A swarm of locusts around Aliganj and Vikas nagar areas in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, earlier in July.(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)

New generation of locusts may attack crops in UP after monsoon

By Brajendra K Parashar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2020 04:26 PM IST
A new generation of swarms may attack crops in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan after the monsoon even as the toxic chemicals sprayed to kill them may have adverse environmental and health consequences
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Last year the monsoon started withdrawing on October 9, against the normal date of September 1.(HT file photo)
Last year the monsoon started withdrawing on October 9, against the normal date of September 1.(HT file photo)

Extended monsoon likely this year: IMD

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 12:57 AM IST
Rainfall is likely to be deficient at least until September 13 in most parts of the country, including northwest and central India, before intensifying after September 17, according to the IMD’s extended range forecast.
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In the second week of September, monsoon rain is likely to be deficient in most parts of the country, including northwest and central India. But it is likely to resume after September 17.(AFP)
In the second week of September, monsoon rain is likely to be deficient in most parts of the country, including northwest and central India. But it is likely to resume after September 17.(AFP)

Monsoon likely to continue, more rain from third week of September: IMD

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 04:09 PM IST
The usual date for monsoon to begin withdrawing is September 17
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Ankita Konwar-Milind Soman’s mushy messages(Instagram/ankita_earthy)
Ankita Konwar-Milind Soman’s mushy messages(Instagram/ankita_earthy)

Ankita Konwar-Milind Soman’s mushy messages for each other will make you amp up your romance game this monsoon

By Zarafshan Shiraz | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 02:03 PM IST
Ankita Konwar goes all gaga over hubby Milind Soman this weekend and his equally mushy reply makes us wonder if it’s the monsoon vibe or just Cupid being selectively kind
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The monsoon trough is lying north of its normal position --- from Rajasthan’s Ganganagar to the Bay of Bengal. A low-pressure area is lying over south-east and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea. It is likely to move slightly northwards during the next 48 hours and weaken thereafter.(HT Photo)
The monsoon trough is lying north of its normal position --- from Rajasthan’s Ganganagar to the Bay of Bengal. A low-pressure area is lying over south-east and adjoining east-central Arabian Sea. It is likely to move slightly northwards during the next 48 hours and weaken thereafter.(HT Photo)

IMD predicts heavy rain in south India for next three days

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 09:51 AM IST
Rainfall has been 17% and 21% in excess over central and peninsular India, respectively
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On Saturday evening, Delhi recorded 15.6 mm rainfall, according to the Safdarjung observatory, representative of the city’s weather.(HT Photo)
On Saturday evening, Delhi recorded 15.6 mm rainfall, according to the Safdarjung observatory, representative of the city’s weather.(HT Photo)

Light rain likely in Delhi today, tomorrow

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 08:51 AM IST
Scientists said after September 6 and 7, the city will see less rain
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The researchers also expect rainfall to increase in the Arabian Sea and south-Asian countries, including Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia.(HT photo)
The researchers also expect rainfall to increase in the Arabian Sea and south-Asian countries, including Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia.(HT photo)

Monsoon pattern may see rapid shift

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustab Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 02:03 AM IST
The pattern of monsoon rainfall in India may see a major shift by the end of this century with southern India likely to register the most increase in extreme rainfall , researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, in West Bengal, have found.
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As the Indian monsoon plays a crucial role in agriculture, which engages nearly half of the country’s population a possible shift in the rains, as projected by the IIT study, could have a significant impact on agriculture. (Amal KS/HT Photo)
As the Indian monsoon plays a crucial role in agriculture, which engages nearly half of the country’s population a possible shift in the rains, as projected by the IIT study, could have a significant impact on agriculture. (Amal KS/HT Photo)

South India to witness extreme rainfall by end of this century: IIT study

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 11:18 AM IST
The scientists have also projected that extreme rainfall may increase in the Arabian Sea and south-Asian countries, including Myanmar, Thailand and Malaysia.
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Widespread and heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning is likely at many places over central, north-west and peninsular India.(HT Photo)
Widespread and heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning is likely at many places over central, north-west and peninsular India.(HT Photo)

Heavy rain warning for NW India today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 09:01 AM IST
Monsoon is likely to start retreating from September 17 in line with the new normal onset and withdrawal dates issued by the IMD in April
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IMD data showed that August reported the highest rainfall of the season. This August was also the second-wettest monsoon in 12 years.(HT Photo)
IMD data showed that August reported the highest rainfall of the season. This August was also the second-wettest monsoon in 12 years.(HT Photo)

Delhi wakes up to overcast skies, moderate rain likely today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 09:00 AM IST
IMD also predicted gusty winds across the national capital with a speed of up to 40 kilometres per hour, which is likely to keep the weather pleasant through the day
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August in Mumbai ended with the second highest all-time monthly rainfall at 1,248 mm.(AP)
August in Mumbai ended with the second highest all-time monthly rainfall at 1,248 mm.(AP)

Mumbai receives light showers, rain intensity to remain low throughout this week: IMD

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 01:41 PM IST
The weather bureau said a partly cloudy sky, with the possibility of light to moderate rain, is expected for the rest of Tuesday and very light to light rain has been predicted for Wednesday
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said rains would gradually reduce over flood-affected regions and start picking up over northern plains, north-eastern states and parts of southern peninsula. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said rains would gradually reduce over flood-affected regions and start picking up over northern plains, north-eastern states and parts of southern peninsula. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

August, third month of monsoon, ends with 10% excess rain

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times , New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 07:56 AM IST
A region-wise break-up of the data shows rainfall is 21% and 20% excess over central India and southern peninsula, respectively; 9% deficient over the north-west and 2% excess over east and north-east India.
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Commuters ride a bike on a waterlogged road during heavy rain in Bhopal.(ANI)
Commuters ride a bike on a waterlogged road during heavy rain in Bhopal.(ANI)

Number Theory: How rainfall pattern is changing significantly

By Abhishek Jha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 09:45 AM IST
This trend has been accompanied by rains becoming more skewed; most of the rains fall over a smaller period of time. Rains are also getting more intense, meaning there are fewer episodes of rain, but when it rains, it pours.
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