Despite increasing probability of El Nino, IMD confident of good monsoon
Met department has also predicted a fairly uniform geographical distribution of monsoon
First drought, then floods: is this an extreme weather event?
After an excruciating drought, several states of India have reported excess rainfall this monsoon. Climate change may have a role to play in …
June of 2014: short by just 0.2 mm rains of being the driest ever
India received a total of 85.8 mm of rain between June 1 and June 28 against the lowest ever 85.7 mm in 2009
IMD forecasts 'below normal' southwest monsoon for 2015
Forecast indicates that El Nino conditions are likely to persist during the southwest monsoon season
Cyclone Helen moves northwards
It might make a landfall near Machillipatnam
Reading the signs
Has the slump in monsoon really ended?
The all India rainfall deficit is down to 25 per cent as of July 23, showing an improvement in the rainfall scenario. But will the 'run rate' of …
2013 to be normal monsoon year: IMD
Monsoon arrival date to be announced on May 15
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Can MGNREGA data serve as real-time index for rural distress?
Four researchers correlated IMD's drought data with the demand for and supply of MGNREGA jobs and created an online interactive map to show areas …
Six-fold increase in forest fires as temperatures rise in many states
The Forest Survey of India’s large forest fires monitoring programme data shows that there are 192 large, active fires in the country today
World seems confused over El Nino
Japan’s weather agency says the phenomenon is prevailing, the IMD says it is neutral
Heavy rains again take Kerala route, alert issued
A yellow alert has been issued by IMD in the state’s five districts
Will the monsoon reach Kerala on time?
Citizens baffled as weather forecasters are divided over monsoon’s onset dates
Alert to heat waves
Even as the IMD has begun issuing city-specific temperature alerts, over 150 people have reportedly died due to heat strokes. Is our health …
Cyclone Ashobaa slows monsoon progress in India
El Nino is expected to cause further disruptions to rainfall patterns this year
With 43% less rains, will this year’s drought surpass that of 2009?
No acknowledgement from government as unofficial drought spells ruination for farmers in central and north-west India
Thunderstorm kills 32 in Bihar after state ignores IMD warning
Locals allege the death toll is expected to be much higher than the numbers reported by the government
Indian weather prediction model outdated, imprecise
Is India heading for a deadly spell of heatwave again?
Amid forecast of a record-breaking warm year, the India Meteorological Department warns of a warmer than normal summer
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Slowing down winds make cyclones like Fani more severe, unpredictable
Here are the least understood aspects of climate science and how wind plays a crucial role in their behaviour
Drought but why: What happened to the promise of a drought-free Maharashtra?
Between October last year and February this year, the state government has declared 151 talukas and 268 revenue circle as drought-hit.