As temperatures rise, pre-monsoon rainfall records 27 pc dip: IMD

As temperatures rise, pre-monsoon rainfall records 27 pc dip: IMD

NEW DELHI: Pre-monsoon rainfall from March to April, a phenomenon critical to agriculture in some parts of the country, has recorded 27 per cent deficiency, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The IMD recorded 43.3 millimetres of rainfall across the country from March 1 to April 24 as against the normal precipitation of 59.6 […]

Let up in rains predicted, dry weather ahead says Met

Let up in rains predicted, dry weather ahead says Met

SRINAGAR: While rains lashed most parts of the Kashmir valley on Wednesday, the weatherman forecast “mainly dry” weather from Thursday. Sonum Lotus, head of the Meteorological (Met) Department of Jammu and Kashmir, told Kashmir Reader that the weather will remain dry for the coming days. An airport oficial said that all flights took off at […]

15 killed in unseasonal rain, lightning

15 killed in unseasonal rain, lightning

Bhopal: Unseasonal rain accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning hit various parts of Madhya Pradesh, leaving 15 people dead and injuring some others, officials said on Wednesday. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath expressed grief over the deaths and took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his tweet on unseasonal rains, charging he was […]