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Toll jumps to 22 in Philippine monsoon landslide

Dozens were still missing after part of a massive hillside collapsed Thursday on several rural communities near Naga on the tourist island of Cebu. The rescue effort came as the nation was still reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut, which killed 88, mostly in a massive landslide in the country’s mountainous north. ... Read More »

Mud from the deep sea reveals clues about ancient monsoon

Analyzing traces of leaf waxes from land plants that over millennia accumulated in deep sea sediments, a team of researchers led by the University of Arizona reconstructed the history of monsoon activity in northern Mexico. Their results, published online on Sept. 3 in the journal Nature Geoscience, help settle a ... Read More »

Monsoon session of Parliament ends

15th session of the 16th Lok Sabha came to an end on Friday. The monsoon session began on July 18. Government accomplished most of its legislative business, however the anti- triple talaq bill could not be passed due to opposition disruptions.  During the 18 day session the Lok Sabha and Rajya ... Read More »

NDA leaders discuss strategy for monsoon session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Party President Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Ravi Shankar Prasad and several senior BJP leaders participated in the meet.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, LJP’s Ram Vilas Paswan, Anu Priya Patel of Apna ... Read More »

Govt lists substantive legislative business for Monsoon session

The monsoon session begins on 18th July and concludes on 10th August. It will have 18 sittings. The issues outlined by the opposition for the session include, reservation in the appointment of teachers to universities, reservation in jobs, farmers issues, price rise, situation in jammu and kashmir, atrocities on Dalits, ... Read More »

Monsoon wrath continues across India; MeT forecasts more rainfall

The season’s biggest high tide was seen in Mumbai on Monday. Following MeT office warning, BMC, Mumbai Police and Naval Coast Guard have been put on alert. Fishermen and people have been advised not to venture into the sea. In the national capital Delhi, Monday afternoon brought the mercury down. MeT office ... Read More »

Monsoon session of Parliament to commence from July 18

The monsoon session of Parliament 2018 to be held from 18th July till 10th August.  It will comprise of 18 working days. In the session Government will push for Constitutional status for National Commission for OBC. Other important bills including Triple Talaq, Transgender Bill, among others to be brought in ... Read More »

Monsoon session from July 18

New Delhi : The Monsoon session of Parliament will commence from July 18 and end on August 10, the Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs recommended today. The CCPA, chaired by Home Minister Rajanth Singh, met here today to recommend the dates. The President will now formally convene the session. The session ... Read More »

Monsoon likely to enter Rajasthan by Tuesday

JAIPUR/Udaipur: Here is good news for the people eying on monsoon. The Jaipur Met office on Sunday said that conditions are favourable for the onset of south west monsoon in the next 48 hours. Following good rainfall in southern Rajasthan which is considered as gate for the south west monsoon on Sunday, ... Read More »

Delhi Monsoon Alert! IMD revived monsoon activity over the weekend

It has advanced to Gujarat’s Saurashtra (region), Veraval, Ahemdabad, and Maharashtra’s Amravati. On the eastern side, it has covered the entire Assam, reached Jalpaiguri in north West Bengal and Midnapore in south West Bengal. The North Indians plains will receive pre-monsoon thunder showers on June 27. In the next 48 ... Read More »

Heavy rains lash parts of Maharashtra as SW monsoon advances

The Mumbai metropolis received heavy rainfall following the onset of the southwest monsoon, leading to a slight delay in the running of suburban trains. The Met office declared the onset of the monsoon over Mumbai, the adjoining Thane-Konkan areas, Ahmednagar, Parbhani and other parts of Maharashtra. Flight and local train services ... Read More »

Monsoon arrives in Mumbai; suburban trains running late

Trains are running with 10-15 minutes delay on harbour and main line. It’s continuously raining and IMD has predicted heavy and nonstop rain till 4pm and beyond. City’s civic body, BMC senior officials, including deputy municipal commissioners, assistant commissioners and heads of departments will continue to work over the weekend. ... Read More »

Southwest monsoon hits Kerala: IMD

The onset of monsoon over the southern state marks the commencement of the four-month long rainy season in the country. June 1 is the official onset date for arrival of monsoon in the country and it takes more than a month-and-half to cover the entire country. The IMD has made ... Read More »

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala today

The Indian Meteorological department confirmed that activities over the coast are favourable for onset of monsoon within the forecast period. With monsoon advancing, fairly widespread rainfall is expected over Lakshdweep, Kerala, coastal Karnataka, south-interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman and Nicobar Islands in next 24 hours. Read More »

Monsoon to reach Kerala by 29 May

The monsoon, the lifeblood of the country’s $2 trillion economy, delivers nearly 70% of rains that India needs to water farms and recharge reservoirs and aquifers. Nearly half of India’s farmland, without any irrigation cover, depends on annual June-September rains to grow a number of crops. Read More »

Monsoon arrives in Udaipur

Udaipur : The south-west monsoon today marked its arrival in parts of Rajasthan, with Dabok and Barmer districts getting good spell of rains providing respite from the scorching heat. The monsoon is likely to cover the entire state in the next few days, the weather department here said. Dabok, Barmer, Churu, Sawaimadhopur, ... Read More »