SOUTH WEST MONSOON

  • Monsoon toll reaches 80 in Kerala August 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At least 80 people lost their life and 156 houses were completely destroyed in rain related incidents since the South West monsoon became active in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said. The government has decided to provide an amount of Rs two lakhs each to the family of...
  • Monsoon rains lash North, East India finally August 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Rajasthan remain droughtaffected, the southwest monsoon lashed the Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, West Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh in the past 24 hours. In some relief for the parched north India, Delhi...
  • Monsoon arrives in Kerala June 5, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Finally, relief seems in sight for those suffering under the blistering heat. The monsoon has arrived in Kerala, confirming the Met Department's forecast on Monday. The monsoon is expected to advance up the coast, and reach Mumbai in 7 days, before it spreads out to different parts of the country....
  • Karnataka: Monsoon to bring cheers to parched farmers May 28, 2012

    BANGALORE: The South West Monsoon may bring cheers to Karnataka farmers, which is expected to hit coastal Karnataka by June 2.If agriculture meteorologists predictions are right, the state might receive 5 per cent excess rainfall over the seasonal normal of 805 mm.The SouthWest Monsoon, which is crucial for agricultural operations,...