Bangalore Rains

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Bangalore Rains: Schools & Colleges Shut Due To Heavy Downpour

A holiday has been declared to schools and colleges in Karnataka’s Bangalore amid heavy downpour, on August 30. The rains have caused several trees to be uprooted, and water-logging at various locations of the city. With this, daily commute has been impacted for thousands. On August 29, CM Basavaraj Bommai visited flood-hit areas of Ramnagar district, and inspected the large-scale damage to the crops. 

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 10:27 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Karnataka, Bangalore, rain, Flood, school holiday

Courtesy: ANI

Afghanistan Floods

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Afghanistan Flash Floods: Downpour Continues, 32 Dead & 20 Injured

In Afghanistan's Parwan province, as many as 32 people have lost their lives and over 20 other were injured due to flooding in Shinwari and Sia Gard districts. Heavy downpour and flash floods have wrecked havoc in Afghanistan, which have also damaged at least over a 100 houses. Also, the rains hage caused damages to thousands of acres of farming fields and dozens of gardens.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Afghanistan, Kabul, rain, Parwan, Shinwari

Courtesy: ANI

Pakistan Floods

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Heavy Rains Continue To Lash Over Balochistan; 10 Dead In 3 Days

The rain situation has worsened in Pakistan's Balochistan, with ten more deaths having been recorded in the past three days, on August 15. The heavy downpour has wrecked havoc to infrastructure including houses, bridges and roads. Flash floods have damaged over 200 houses in Qila Abdullah, informed Geo News. The recent rains induced by the Monsoon season has destroyed over 1000 houses in Balochistan.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 06:50 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, Balochistan, rain, flash floods, MONSOON

Courtesy: ANI

Rice Production

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Global Rice Trade In Threat Amid Lack Of Rainfall In India

Amid the lack of rainfall in India, the world food-supply is facing serious consequences, across the world. The biggest exporter of rice, India faced scarcity of rain in many regions, which has caused food supply to other nations. In addition, in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh's 13% area for rice production, declined, especially when India is facing price rises and inflation. Notably, India is responsible for 40% of the global rice trade.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 06:47 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: India, Rice Production, rain, Food Supply, trade deals

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Rajkot Rain

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Flood-Like Situation In Gujarat's Rajkot Due To Incessant Rains; 1 Dead

In Gujarat's Rajkot, flood-like situation has been caused incessant rainfall, which has claimed at least one life, on July 12. An alert has been issued to residents living in the lower reaches. Meanwhile, two National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been deployed in the area, and schools were closed. "We have around 500 backup ambulances and over 400 tractors and dumpers, said Rajkot Collector Arun Mahesh Babu.

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 03:41 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Gujarat, Rajkot, Flood, MONSOON, rain

Courtesy: ANI


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Monsoon To Hit Entire India By July 6: IMD Forecast

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that monsoon will cover the whole of India by July 6. Notably, monsoon is yet to arrive in some parts including Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana. By June 30, monsoon had advanced into entire northwest India including Delhi. According to the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, "above-normal" rains will be witnessed across the country till July 7.

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 01:13 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: IMD, MONSOON, rain, summer, Agriculture

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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Thunderstorms, Lightning Storms Kill 16 People In Bihar; Heavy Rain Forecast: IMD

16 people died in seven districts of Bihar on June 28 as a result of lightning strikes and thunderstorms. East Champaran had four lightning-related fatalities, Bhojpur had three, Saran had three, West Champaran had two, Araria had two, Banka had one, and Muzaffarpur had one. India Meteorological Department forecasted heavy rain in Bihar on June 29 and 30. However, moderate rain is expected throughout Bihar on July 1 and 2. 

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 03:23 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Bihar, weather forecast, rain, IMD, thunderstorms

Courtesy: India Today

Delhi Rains

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IMD Forecasts Minor Chance Of Rain & Thunder Throughout Week: Delhi

Delhi experienced overnight rainfall and strong winds on May 24. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts gloomy skies with a minor chance of precipitation and thunder in the week. "The heat will return once the impact of this Western Disturbance is over," stated a senior IMD scientist. After more than two months, Delhi experienced moderate to heavy rains on May 23. 

Wed, 25 May 2022 - 01:18 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: rain, thunderstorms, Delhi, IMD, IMD Forecast


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Delhi, UP & Several Parts Of North-India To Receive Rainfall: IMD

As per the reports of IMD, Delhi and its adjoining areas to witness light rainfall on February 22. Further, states such as Punjab, Chandigarh, West UP, and Rajasthan will receive a wet spell on February 22 and 23 due to approaching Western Disturbance. Regions like Jammu, Ladakh, and Gilgit will experience isolated heavy rainfall/snowfall. Moreover, moderate rainfall is predicted over Bihar, Odisha, and West Bengal.


Tue, 22 Feb 2022 - 02:00 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: IMD Forecast, rain, snowfall, north region, Western Disturbance

Courtesy: Zee News

Delhi Witnessed Light Rain

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Light Rain Lashes Delhi; Air Quality Remains 'Very Poor'

Delhi-NCR witnessed light showers in the morning on January 22. An 'Orange alert' has been issued for 19 districts of Madhya Pradesh and thunderstorms accompanied by lightning and hail. "Light intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi-NCR", IMD tweeted. Meanwhile, AQI of Delhi remained in the 'very poor' category, with an AQI of 342. The minimum temperature in the national capital will rise 2-3 degrees Celsius.

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 10:25 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: IMD, rain, Delhi, orange alert, SAFAR

Courtesy: India Today