Tag: Monsoon

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 91

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 91

Landslides and floods have claimed 91 lives in Nepal till now, with 38 people still missing affecting as many as six million people. Nepal Ministry of Home Affairs said 2,847 houses were completely damaged in the disaster, reported India.com. “A committee was formed under the coordination of Home Minister Janardan[Read More…]

24% of monsoon kills 32 in Gujarat

24% of monsoon kills 32 in Gujarat

With the dawn of the monsoon over India, the state of Gujarat recorded a total of 23.82% rainfall till Monday. As the monsoon hit Gujarat last week, it caused many flood-like situations, the meteorological department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall across Gujarat on Tuesday as well. The monsoon[Read More…]

'Good monsoon for central region, low in east, northeast and south'

India will see normal monsoon this year: IMD

Monsoon will be normal this year, predicted the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday. The development comes despite lingering likelihoods of the unruly El Nino weather pattern that led to consecutive drought in 2014 and 2015. “India is in for a normal monsoon which will be good for agriculture and[Read More…]

Southwest monsoon withdrawal commences on Wednesday: IMD

Heavy rainfall declared in 6 states; NDRF alerted and on standby

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains and issued a red alert in Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha and Rajasthan at different times for the next two days. National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams are on standby in these states. Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh are expected to receive heavy[Read More…]

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