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Tracking Monsoon

Questioning the monsoon

First it didnít arrive. Then it didnít leave. And we donít understand why

Hundreds of people have been rescued from 29 flood-hit villages.
Floods: Western UP declared disaster-hit zone

Thursday , 23 September '10

A farmer was washed away on Wednesday while Chief Minister Mayawati got an aerial view of the region.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi inspects flood-affected areas of Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.
14 more die due to floods in western UP; toll 270

Wednesday , 22 September '10

A total of 1,032 villages have been affected by the flood of which 47 have been marooned.
Hope for sunshine: monsoon will begin retreat tomorrow

Wednesday , 22 September '10

The unusually prolonged monsoon season this year is finally coming to an end.
Rain system in Uttarakhand starts weakening

Monday , 20 September '10

In some relief to the rain-battered Uttarakhand, the system that had created heavy rains in the hill state during the past few days has finally started weakening.
Yamuna flowing above danger mark in Delhi

Monday , 20 September '10

Haryana today released 7.44 lakh cusecs of water into Yamuna, the highest in a single day in the past 60 years...
ITBP officials dig to search for trapped villagers during rescue work after a cloudburst at Deoli in Uttrakhan...
Landslides, monsoon floods kill 47 in north India

Monday , 20 September '10

The rainfall recorded September 1 to 15 was 22 per cent above the average for the period.
Dehradun breaks its rain record

Thursday , 16 September '10

The city has so far received 2678 mm of rainfall since June 1 and is just short of 85 mm from the 1971's record.
Monsoon rains to start withdrawing end-Sept: Met

Tuesday , 14 September '10

India's monsoon rains are likely to start withdrawing by end-September.
A flooded street after a heavy downpour in New Delhi.
North very very wet, East stares at drought

Thursday , 12 August '10

Monsoon showers in the last few days have almost completely wiped out the overall rainfall deficit of this season.
Blow hotter, blow colder

Friday , 6 August '10

The year 2010 has seen strange weather anomalies, with countries the world over experiencing extreme weather conditions. While India recorded its hottest summer in many years, many European countries have been battling an abnormal heatwave and floods. East Asia is one of the regions to have experienced unusually hot weather even as South American countries grappled with a severe cold wave....
Heavy rains in Delhi, more showers expected

Sunday , 1 August '10

Overnight rains brought the maximum temperature to 29.6 degree Celsius.
India's monsoon rains turn normal in July

Tuesday , 27 July '10

In south where rice, cane and corn are grown, rainfall has been a quarter above average in recent days.
The rains which continued till morning led to waterlogging in some parts of east Delhi.
Overnight rains bring down mercury level in Delhi

Tuesday , 20 July '10

Overnight rains brought down the temperature in the national capital to a comfortable level.
Heavy rains lash Uttarakhand, three feared drowned

Monday , 19 July '10

Three persons were feared drowned when a gush of water flooded a causeway near Rajaji Park as heavy rains lashed the district and other parts of Uttarakhand.
A man waits on the median for the water to subside on waterlogged road, near ITO. IE photo: Oinam Anand
Waterlogging, traffic jams in Delhi after rains

Tuesday , 13 July '10

Vehicular movement in some parts of the capital was affected for the second day due to waterlogging.
The fresh breaches in Hansi Butana canal and Ghaggar had further compounded problems.
Situation worsens in flood-hit Punjab, Haryana

Friday , 9 July '10

Situation in flood ravaged districts of Punjab and Haryana worsened as fresh breaches left villages marooned even authorities tried to plug breaches.
Monsoon covers entire country ahead of schedule

Wednesday , 7 July '10

India's south-west monsoon crucial for the country's farm output and healthy GDP growth has covered the entire country, almost 10 days ahead of schedule, the latest report from India Meteorological Department showed.
Large areas flooded in Ambala, Kurukshetra

Wednesday , 7 July '10

Army help was sought Tuesday in Ambala and Kurukshetra districts of Haryana...
An ambulance shifting a patient to hospital in an inundated street during heavy rains in Ambala.
Monsoon starts slow, reserve water level low but hope floats

Wednesday , 7 July '10

Erratic June rainfall means water level in most reservoirs is slightly below average.