New Delhi: Even as the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Rajasthan remain drought-affected, 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 too got rains for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.
The city received 15.6 mm of rains till 8:30 am in the morning while the minimum temperature was recorded at 26.6 degree Celsius, normal for this time of the year.
Till August 3, the Indian Meteorology Department (IMD) has forecast rain/thundershowers at many places over western Himalayan region, Haryana, Delhi, east Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, central and east India, many places over west coast, northeastern states and Andaman and Nicobar Islands....more
11:36 AM, Aug 01, 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. The welcome news comes at a time when many parts of the country are reeling under a severe heat...
02:03 PM, Jun 05, 2012