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  • Southwest monsoon withdraws from country, northeast monsoon commences: IMD Oct 28, 2020 10:07 PM IST

    Southwest monsoon withdraws from country, northeast monsoon commences: IMD

    Dry weather is expected over the rest of the country during the next four to five days.

  • Low pressure over Maharashtra to move over Arabian sea, intensify in next 48 hours: IMD Oct 15, 2020 06:56 PM IST

    Low pressure over Maharashtra to move over Arabian sea, intensify in next 48 hours: IMD

    Western Maharashtra and coastal districts have been receiving heavy rains since Wednesday resulting in damage to property and lives.

  • Heavy overnight rain in Mumbai; waterlogging in some areas Oct 15, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    Heavy overnight rain in Mumbai; waterlogging in some areas

    The island city received 106.01 mm rain in the 24-hour period ending at 8 am on Thursday, followed by 69.18 mm rain in eastern suburbs and 58.36 mm in western suburbs during the same period, a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said.

  • Monsoon to withdraw from north India in 2 days; rainy season to end on above-normal note Sep 27, 2020 04:34 PM IST

    Monsoon to withdraw from north India in 2 days; rainy season to end on above-normal note

    Overall, the country has received 9 percent more rainfall than normal until September 26, according to data.

  • Monsoon likely to start withdrawing from west Rajasthan from September 28 onwards: IMD Sep 23, 2020 09:54 PM IST

    Monsoon likely to start withdrawing from west Rajasthan from September 28 onwards: IMD

    The northwest meteorological division of IMD comprises Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana and the Union territories of Chandigarh, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Almost all states have recorded a large deficiency from September 1-23.

  • Rain in Mumbai today: IMD issues warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall Sep 22, 2020 10:37 AM IST

    Rain in Mumbai today: IMD issues warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall

    IMD rain forecast Mumbai: An orange alert has been issued and IMD expects intensity of rainfall in Mumbai and Thane to decrease from September 23.

  • Southwest Monsoon withdrawal likely to begin next week: IMD Sep 18, 2020 08:12 PM IST

    Southwest Monsoon withdrawal likely to begin next week: IMD

    Several parts of central and south India are likely to receive heavy rainfall in the next two days. The IMD has also issued orange warning for Kerala, Goa and parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra on Saturday.

  • India's monsoon rains turn patchy, to pick up later this month Sep 07, 2020 07:24 PM IST

    India's monsoon rains turn patchy, to pick up later this month

    The IMD defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96 percent and 104 percent of a 50-year average of 88 cm for the entire four-month season beginning in June.

  • August receives 27% more rainfall, fourth highest in 120 years: IMD Sep 01, 2020 11:25 AM IST

    August receives 27% more rainfall, fourth highest in 120 years: IMD

    The overall rainfall recorded in India from June 1 to August 31 was 10 percent more than normal, the IMD said on Monday.

  • Several areas in MP, UP hit by floods; water level of Yamuna in Delhi expected to recede Aug 29, 2020 09:15 PM IST

    Several areas in MP, UP hit by floods; water level of Yamuna in Delhi expected to recede

    The country has received the highest rainfall in the month of August in the last 44 years, according to data of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), which has issued a red alert forecasting more extremely heavy rains in many areas of Madhya Pradesh.

  • August receives 25% more rainfall; highest in 44 years: IMD Aug 29, 2020 12:41 PM IST

    August receives 25% more rainfall; highest in 44 years: IMD

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) data shows that in August 1976, the country had recorded a 28.4-percent excess rainfall.

  • Intense rainfall activity expected over north, central and east India during next 4-5 days: IMD Aug 25, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    Intense rainfall activity expected over north, central and east India during next 4-5 days: IMD

    IMD said a low pressure area (cyclonic circulation) over north Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood is very likely to move west-northwestwards during the next four-five days.

  • Indian monsoon 24% above average in August, heavy rain to continue Aug 25, 2020 05:41 PM IST

    Indian monsoon 24% above average in August, heavy rain to continue

    Of the 36 meteorological subdivisions in India, monsoon rains have been either average or above average in 32 so far this year, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, director general of the IMD said.

  • IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for Mumbai, Konkan Aug 21, 2020 07:02 PM IST

    IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for Mumbai, Konkan

    The orange alert implies that authorities should be ready to handle situations arising out of severe weather.

  • Heavy rains to hit parts of Mumbai, neighbouring districts Aug 12, 2020 04:25 PM IST

    Heavy rains to hit parts of Mumbai, neighbouring districts

    Isolated places in Mumbai are likely to receive heavy rains, while neighbouring districts of Thane, Raigad and Ratnagiri will witness more intense showers for the next 24 hours, the official said.

  • IMD warns of heavy to very heavy rainfall likely in parts of Maharashtra Aug 09, 2020 04:18 PM IST

    IMD warns of heavy to very heavy rainfall likely in parts of Maharashtra

    Heavy rainfall is likely at some places in the Western Ghat sections of Madhya (central) Maharashtra and coastal region of the state starting Sunday, the official said.

  • IMD issues red alert, extremely heavy rain likely in Mumbai Aug 03, 2020 04:03 PM IST

    IMD issues red alert, extremely heavy rain likely in Mumbai

    An IMD official on Monday said the "extremely heavy" forecast means Mumbai, Raigad, Thane, Pune and Ratnagiri may get more than 204.5 millimetres of rain in a period of 24 hours.

  • Intense rainfall activity over north, northeast India from July 26 to 29: IMD Jul 23, 2020 10:38 PM IST

    Intense rainfall activity over north, northeast India from July 26 to 29: IMD

    The intensity and distribution of rainfall is very likely to increase over sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh with widespread rainfall activity along with isolated heavy to extremely heavy rainfall during July 26-29.

  • India Meteorological Department warns of heavy rains at isolated places in Delhi Jul 20, 2020 08:46 PM IST

    India Meteorological Department warns of heavy rains at isolated places in Delhi

    The convergence of moist easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal and southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea is likely to continue over northwest India for another two-three days, weather experts said.

  • Heavy rains lash parts of India; IMD issues red alert issued for Gujarat, coastal Maharashtra Jul 16, 2020 03:11 PM IST

    Heavy rains lash parts of India; IMD issues red alert issued for Gujarat, coastal Maharashtra

    "Increased rainfall activity expected for next three-to-five days along the coastal areas," IMD said.

  • IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, coastal districts, yellow for others Jul 14, 2020 06:50 PM IST

    IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, coastal districts, yellow for others

    The orange alert by the IMD's Mumbai centre is also for coastal districts like Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg as well as Pune in western Maharashtra.

  • Heavy rains lash Mumbai, more in store on Saturday: IMD Jul 03, 2020 10:01 PM IST

    Heavy rains lash Mumbai, more in store on Saturday: IMD

    According to India Meteorological Department's Mumbai centre, the Colaba weather bureau reported 161.4 mm rainfall between 8:30 am and 8:30 pm on Friday.

  • India sees above average monsoon rainfall in June, accelerating crop sowing Jun 30, 2020 07:32 PM IST

    India sees above average monsoon rainfall in June, accelerating crop sowing

    A good start to the June-September monsoon season has accelerated planting of summer-sown crops, with farmers sowing crops on 31.56 million hectares as of June 26, doubling from 2019, when the monsoon arrived late.

  • Monsoon covers entire country nearly two weeks early: IMD Jun 26, 2020 02:15 PM IST

    Monsoon covers entire country nearly two weeks early: IMD

    The monsoon usually sets over Kerala on June 1 and it takes 45 days to reach Sriganganagar in west Rajasthan, its last outpost in the country.

  • Monsoon likely to reach Delhi by June 22-23, says IMD Jun 17, 2020 08:52 PM IST

    Monsoon likely to reach Delhi by June 22-23, says IMD

    The IMD has predicted normal rainfall (103 per cent) for northwest India this year.

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