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IMD Announces Withdrawal Of Monsoon; India Receives 7% Excess Rain In Oct

IMD has announced that India received 7% excess rainfall during October 1-28 and is now witnessing a withdrawal of the monsoon. Reportedly, the monsoon withdrawal that usually happens by October 15 has seen a delay this year, and withdrew on October 28. However, IMD has noticed a cyclonic-circulation in Bay of Bengal and has warned of scattered rains in few states including Kerala and… read-more

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 11:33 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: India, Indian Monsoon, rainfall, IMD

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Rains Monsoon

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IMD Warns of Heavy Rains in Few States; Monsoon Withdrawal Delayed Till Oct 20

According to IMD, a depression in the Bay of Bengal could go deep by October 13, causing heavy rains to many states including Maharashtra and Karnataka till October 14. The department has also asserted that the withdrawal of monsoon could be delayed up to October 20, as opposed to the normal October 15 date. Experts opine that this delay could possibly damage crops in Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Madhya… read-more

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 - 11:54 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: rainfall, Indian Monsoon, Bay of Bengal, IMD

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Flood in Nagpur badly affected the farmers, severely damaging crops

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Nagpur Floods Badly Affect Farmers: "A Flood Like Never Before"

The farmers in Nagpur are badly affected due to the recent floods. In a few areas, floodwater entered the fields and damaged the crops. The locals claimed that they have never seen a "flood like this before". Rohit Sawant, a local, said that when the floodwaters entered their village, the people abandoned their homes and rushed towards safety. He further stated that the severity of the floods were higher than the stories from the past.

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 08:56 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Nagpur, Maharashtra , Indian Farmers, Floods, Indian Monsoon

Courtesy: ANI News

Heavy Rains in India after 44 years

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Indian Reservoirs' Storage Level Reached at 77% of Capacity: Barclays' Report

A recent Barclays' report has indicated that the storage level of 123 main reservoirs in India has increased to 102% of the previous year. It also stated that the storage level has touched 77% of the total capacity. Reportedly, the storage level on August 27 stood at 131.2 billion cubic meters. Besides, the report suggested the monsoon impacted agriculture positively as atleast 13 of 36 geographical areas received excessive rainfall.

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 04:07 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Agriculture, India, Indian Monsoon, Reservoirs

Courtesy: The Indian Express