Monsoon News

25 May 2021. The Indian Express: Southwest Monsoon advances to Maldives-Comorin region. [link]

2 June 2021. Hindustan Times: IMD predicts ‘below normal’ monsoon in Chandigarh. [link]

4 June 2021. Times Now: Low pressure area likely to form over north Bay of Bengal and catalyse advance of southwest monsoon. [link]

4 June 2021. The Indian Express: Monsoon advances, to reach Goa and Maharashtra by early next week: IMD. [link]

5 June 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon may hit Kolkata late next week. [link]

5 June 2021. The New Indian Express: Monsoon hits Karnataka, races till Ballari. [link]

6 June 2021. The Indian Express: Monsoon to further advance into Maharashtra, southern India; likely to hit Odisha, Bengal by June 15. [link]

8 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon to cover all of east India by June 13: IMD. [link]

8 June 2021. Times Now: Southwest monsoon expected to make early onset this year in Bihar. [link]

8 June 2021. Hindustan Times: ‘Monsoon to arrive in Mumbai two days before date of onset’: IMD. [link]

8 June 2021. Times of India: Monsoon to keep its date with Madhya Pradesh. [link]

9 June 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Monsoon signals flooding rains for East, Central India. [link]

10 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon likely to cover all of east, large parts of central India in 2-3 days. [link]

11 June 2021. The Indian Express: Monsoon covers Maharashtra, heavy rains over Konkan and Vidarbha till June 13. [link]

11 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon racing across India after arriving late. [link]

13 June 2021. The Times of India: Delhi may see earliest monsoon in 13 years. [link]

13 June 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon arrives in Kolkata; pockets receive light rain. [link]

14 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon progress over rest of northwest India likely to be slow. [link]

14 June 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon arrives early in Uttarakhand. [link]

15 June 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon turns active in Kodagu. [link]

16 June 2021. The New Indian Express: Monsoon in city unlikely before 7-10 days. [link]

16 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon progress continues to be slow. [link]

17 June 2021. The Indian Express: 10 days since monsoon hit Pune, heavy rain eludes city. [link]

17 June 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon deluge in Madhya Pradesh builds a healthy rain surplus. [link]

19 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon still far but expect rain today in Noida, Ghaziabad, says IMD. [link]

19 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Bihar records 149% surplus rain this month; yellow alert till June 21. [link]

19 June 2021. India Today: Uttarakhand highways blocked due to landslide; heavy rains cause disruption in state. [link]

20 June 2021. The Economic Times: Monsoon over Delhi, neighbouring states likely to be slow: IMD. [link]

20 June 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon covers Gujarat; Ahmedabad gets 4mm rain. [link]

21 June 2021. The Hindu Business Line: After 41 per cent excess rain, monsoon turns slightly indifferent. [link]

21 June 2021. The Times of India: Madhya Pradesh gets 94% surplus rain in June; excess rainfall in 20 districts. [link]

21 June 2021. The Times of India: Bihar receives 176% excess rain in 20 days. [link]

21 June 2021. The Times of India: Assam: Monsoon ‘normal’ in first three weeks. [link]

23 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon unlikely to hit Delhi this month, may weaken in 7 days: IMD. [link]

24 June 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon unlikely to pick up until July. [link]

25 June 2021. The Times of India: Rain likely in Gurugram in next 2 days, but monsoon only in July. [link]

25 June 2021. Hindustan Times: No immediate revival of the monsoon: IMD. [link]

26 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon unlikely to progress for nearly two weeks: IMD. [link]

26 June 2021. The Times of India: Delhi: 34% deficit as monsoon takes rain check. [link]

27 June 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon becomes active in State. [link]

28 June 2021. The Times of India: Bihar embraces monsoon as Delhi’s wait for rains gets longer. [link]

28 June 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon remains weak over Kerala. [link]

29 June 2021. Times Now: ‘Break monsoon’ conditions likely from today; southwest monsoon may revive only after July 6. [link]

29 June 2021. The New Indian Express: Kerala receives 34% less monsoon rain in June. [link]

30 June 2021. Zee News: Mercury soars to year’s highest as wait for monsoon continues in Delhi. [link]

30 June 2021. Hindustan Times: Max temp in Pune 2 deg warmer than normal as monsoon on a break. [link]

1 July 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon unlikely over Delhi, Haryana and Punjab till July 7. [link]

1 July 2021. Hindustan Times: ‘Early’ monsoon may now be ‘most delayed’. [link]

2 July 2021. The Hindu: Normal rainfall likely in July. [link]

4 July 2021. The Times of India: Bhopal: Heat is on as monsoon plays hide & seek. [link]

4 July 2021. The Times of India: After wet June, met dept predicts dry July. [link]

5 July 2021. The Indian Express: Mumbai likely to get rain by end of week, Southwest monsoon to revive across state. [link]

6 July 2021. Hindustan Times: 4% rain deficiency over northwest India, monsoon likely to revive soon: IMD. [link]

6 July 2021. The Times of India: Laziest monsoon in 18 years, may reach Delhi only by July 10. [link]

9 July 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon revives in Karnataka, widespread rains predicted till July 13. [link]

10 July 2021. The Indian express: Southwest monsoon revives; IMD predicts widespread rainfall over northwest India for next four days. [link]

10 July 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon expected to cover parts of north India, including Delhi, in a day, says IMD. [link]

10 July 2021. The Indian Express: As monsoon revives, heavy rain awaits Pune district. [link]

10 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Heatwave subsides in Chandigarh, Sunday may ring in monsoon rain. [link]

10 July 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon to arrive in Jaipur by Monday. [link]

11 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Delhi still waits for monsoon, red alert for heavy rain in Kerala districts. [link]

11 July 2021. The Times of India: With 61% deficit, parched Delhi yearns for monsoon. [link]

11 July 2021. The Indian Express: Monsoon: Delhi, parts of North India parched; heavy showers in Kerala; Guj fishermen asked to stay away from sea. [link]

12 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Rain deficiency looms large as monsoon revival remains sluggish. [link]

13 July 2021. Times of India: Heavy rains wreak havoc in Himachal Pradesh, highways blocked. [link]

13 July 2021. The Indian Express: Monsoon returns with a bang and floods, leaves trails of destruction. [link]

13 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Long wait ends, monsoon finally drenches Chandigarh. [link]

14 July 2021. The Times of India: Finally, monsoon covers all of India. [link]

14 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Delhi-NCR may see ‘normal to slightly below normal’ monsoon this year: IMD. [link]

14 July 2021. The Times of India: Bihar: Monsoon rainfall may revive from Thursday. [link]

14 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Gurugram receives scattered rain of 2mm, monsoon to intensify over weekend. [link]

15 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon malady: Roads flood with just 2 days’ rain. [link]

15 July 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon arrives in UP’s sugar belt, brings relief from intense heat. [link]

15 July 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon gains steam, red alert sounded in parts of Karnataka. [link]

15 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Pune’s rainfall deficient in July. [link]

16 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Truant monsoon leaves Pune with deficient rainfall in July. [link]

17 July 2021. The Times of India. Delhi: As monsoon recovers lost ground, rain deficit more than halvews in just 3 days. [link]

17 July 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon yet to gather speed in Rajasthan: 36.4% less rain than last year. [link]

18 July 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Weather: Intense monsoon activity may prevail over West Coast this. [link]

18 July 2021. Deccan Herald: Southwest Monsoon rains continue to lash Chennai; City reservoirs half-full. [link]

19 July 2021. Business Standard: Monsoon 2021: Heavy rain, waterlogging throw life out of gear in Gurugram. [link]

19 July 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Monsoon may stay strong into next week too, says European agency. [link]

19 July 2021. The Indian Express: Pune: Heavy rain to continue over Konkan, Madhya Maharashtra till Friday. [link]

20 July 2021. The Times of India: Revival of south-west monsoon brings plenty of rain. [link]

20 July 2021. The Times of India: Delhi’s monsoon deficit all but wiped out in matter of days. [link]

21 July 2021. The Times of India: Uttar Pradesh faces monsoon deficit, western region worst hit. [link]

21 July 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Back-to-back low’s to power monsoon into rest of July. [link]

22 July 2021. Hindustan Times: In less than two months, Mumbai receives 90% of monsoon rainfall target. [link]

23 July 2021. The Indian Express:  Heavy rainfall leaves rivers in spate, inundates parts of Maharashtra, Telangana; rescue ops on. [link]

23 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Red alert for Pune district: 801 mm of rain in 33 hours at Mulshi dam. [link]

24 July 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon revival sees rise in extreme rainfall events. [link]

24 July 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon fury throws life out of gear in Karnataka. [link]

24 July 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon quota full, Telangana districts reel under deluge. [link]

24 July 2021. The Times of India: Rajasthan: Monsoon revives, showers in many districts lower mercury. [link]

25 July 2021. The Times of India: Several Gujarat areas see over 100mm rain in 12-hour period; wet spell to remain till Tue. [link]

26 July 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Rain deficit down to 1% under monsoon onslaught. [link]

26 July 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Normal to above normal monsoon for August, September. [link]

26 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Relief from rain likely for Maharashtra today; key highways shut as Army relief ops on. [link]

29 July 2021. The Times of India:  Delhi: After slow start, rain casts heavy spell, monsoon now 30% surplus. [link]

29 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Pune district receives excess rainfall in July. [link]

29 July 2021. The Tribune:  Monsoon 16% deficient in Punjab, surplus in Haryana, Himachal. [link]

30 July 2021. The Times of India: July gets 7% excess rain, more expected. [link]

30 July 2021. The Hindu Business LIne: Rain deficit at 1% as twin ‘lows’ rev up monsoon in North; South under lean patch. [link]

30 July 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon to enter active phase with heavy rains over central, NW India. [link]

1 August 2021. The Times of India: Bihar: MeT predicts widespread rainfall till August 4. [link]

2 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon: Scattered rain to continue in Chandigarh. [link]

2 August 2021. Hindustan Times:  127mm in 3 hours: Parts of Delhi get unusually heavy spell of rain. [link]

3 August 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon 2nd half likely to be normal in good sign for economy. [link]

3 August 2021. The Hindu: IMD predicts rain, cloudy skies till August 8. [link]

4 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Widespread, heavy rain to continue over West MP, east Rajasthan. [link]

6 August 2021. The Times of India: Weather to be hot and humid as monsoon takes a break in Hyderabad. [link]

6 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon on a break till Aug 12 in Pune: IMD. [link]

6 August 2021. The Times of India: Good spell of monsoon rejuvenates reservoirs. [link]

6 August 2021. The Times of India: Badrinath highway blocked, monsoon activity to remain weak in next 48hrs. [link]

7 August 2021. The Hindu: Southwest monsoon | Eight districts in Kerala on yellow alert. [link]

7 August 2021. Times of India: Pitter-patter of rain not ready to go away in Bhopal. [link]

8 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Waterlogging, snarls return as rain ends Delhi’s week-long dry spell. [link]

9 August 2021. The Hindu Business Line:  Monsoon update: MJO wave to bring fresh rain over South Peninsula. [link]

10 August 2021. Hindustan Times: MP, Rajasthan battle floods; monsoon loses steam. [link]

10 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Strong rain likely in Delhi after monsoon break: IMD. [link]

10 August 2021. Indian Today: Extended dry spell in Gujarat worry farmers, govt to release water for irrigation to save crops. [link]

10 August 2021. The Times of India:  With 44% deficit, Gujarat has 2nd highest shortage of rainfall. [link]

11 August 2021. The Indian Express: Till monsoon revival next week, Maharashtra to receive light to moderate rain. [link]

12 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Widespread rain to continue over parts of east, northeast India till August 15. [link]

13 August 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Low pressure area to form in Bay of Bengal next week, to revive monsoon. [link]

13 August 2021. The Indian Express: Warm weather to persist over Delhi for the next seven days: IMD. [link]

14 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Delhi: Rainfall deficit of 54% in August so far. [link]

16 August 2021. The Hindu: Gujarat farmers stare at drought as monsoon deficit soars above 50%. [link]

17 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Mumbai crosses rain target despite deficit in August. [link]

19 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Delhi weather: Monsoon expected to revive from tomorrow night. [link]

19 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon likely to revive over N-W India from today. [link]

23 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon likely to enter partial ‘break’ phase from today: IMD. [link]

24 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Rainfall deficiency prevails in Pune as third monsoon break begins; cloudy weather, light rain likely till August 27. [link]

24 August 2021. Times of India: Monsoon weakens, dry spell ahead for Rajasthan, says Met department. [link]

24 August 2021. Hindustan Times: North Bihar to receive heavy rain till Aug 27. [link]

24 August 2021. The Times of India: Rain brings cheer to farmers in Bihar. [link]

24 August 2021. The Hindu: Monsoon normal in State, but deficit in Cauvery catchment area. [link]

25 August 2021. The Indian Express: Gujarat: Rainfall deficit in MP, low inflow to Sardar Sarovar. [link]

25 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Subdued monsoon likely over NW India at least for next 5 days. [link]

25 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Heavy rainfall wreaks havoc in Dehradun, SDRF rescues trapped people. [link]

25 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Gujarat, western Rajasthan face drought-like conditions: IMD data. [link]

26 August 2021. The Times of India: More rainfall in Uttarakhand in next 48 hours, warns Met office. [link]

26 August 2021. The Indian Express: Weak monsoon spell in August pushes all-India rainfall to 10% below normal. [link]

27 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Subdued rain likely mover NW India till Sunday, says IMD. [link]

27 August 2021. Times Now: Weakest August monsoon faced by Gujarat in five years. [link]

28 August 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon activity picks up in Goa, thundershowers likely. [link]

29 August 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon to revive in Maharashtra; light rain forecast for Pune. [link]

29 August 2021. The Indian Express: August dries up hopes of farmers, monsoon revival key to kharif fortune. [link]

30 August 2021. Hindustan Times: A month of weather fluctuations for Delhi. [link]

31 August 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon shortfall now at 22% in Kerala. [link]

31 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Mumbai’s August rainfall deficit stands at 46%. [link]

31 August 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon in Chandigarh: August was driest in five years. [link]

1 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Pune monsoon break: Second lowest rainfall recorded in August for a decade. [link]

1 September 2021. The Hindu: Rain inundates Delhi, highest in September in 12 years. [link]

1 September 2021. The Times of India:  Heavy rains lash Saurashtra, south Gujarat, bring relief. [link]

1 September 2021. The Hindu:  Tamil Nadu records normal rainfall in August. [link]

1 September 2021. The Times of India:All eyes on September rains as monsoon deficit widen. [link]

2 September 2021. The Times of India: Backed by good rains in September, overall monsoon in India may be figured at lower end of normal, says IMD. [link]

2 September 2021. The Indian Express: Punjab enters last month of monsoon with rain deficit, Haryana in surplus. [link]

3 September 2021. The Times of India: Delhi monsoon 29% in excess, but distribution quite uneven. [link]

5 September 2021. The Indian Express: In its final month, monsoon revival over Maharashtra this week. [link]

5 September 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Active monsoon spell from next week as Bay hosts back-to-back ‘lows’. [link]

6 September 2021. The Hindu: Nine districts in Kerala on yellow alert following heavy rains. [link]

6 September 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Low-pressure area forms signalling monsoon revival. [link]

6 September 2021. The Hindu: More showers in store today. [link]

7 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Wet spell to bring widespread rain to central, west, N-W India this week. [link]

8 September 2021. The Times of India: Pune: Monsoon shortfall may be covered this month, says IMD. [link]

9 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Widespread rain over N-W, central and west India till Sunday: IMD. [link]

10 September 2021. Hindustan Times: At 25.6mm, Chandigarh logs more rain in a day than entire Sept last year. [link]

11 September 2021. The Hindu: Delhi records wettest September in 77 years. [link]

11 September 2021. The Times of India: Delhi: Rainfall so far this monsoon season highest in 46 years; record-breaking spree continues. [link]

11 September 2021. The Times of India: Parts of Maharashtra to get heavy rain from Sunday, says IMD; 6 districts put on ‘orange alert’. [link]

11 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Pune ghat areas on orange alert due to heavy rain forecast. [link]

12 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon likely to withdraw late this year, Met predicts; more rain in store. [link]

13 September 2021. The Times of India:  Monsoon deficit down in Gujarat. [link]

13 September 2021. The Indian Express: Rain lashes several parts of country, Gujarat sees flooding. [link]

13 September 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Heavy rains over West, East regions trim deficit to 6%. [link]

14 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon’s first depression brings heavy rain over central, west India. [link]

15 September 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Heavy rain may lash MP, South UP, Gujarat, North Konkan. [link]

15 September 2021. The Times of India: Monsoon not withdrawing yet, more rain likely: IMD. [link]

16 September 2021. The Hindu Business Line: Rain deficit shrinks to 4% as monsoon stays active. [link]

16 September 2021. The Times of India: Depression over Bay of Bengal favourable for Goa’s monsoon. [link]

17 September 2021. The Times of India:  Raining records: Delhi logs highest monsoon total in 57 years at 1,161mm. [link]

17 September 2021. India Today: Southwest monsoon unlikely to retreat from northwest India by September-end: IMD. [link]

17 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Rain continues to lash UP, 18 districts report above average rainfall. [link]

17 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Lucknow inundated with record 228.6 mm rainfall, more in store. [link]

18 September 2021. The Times of India: Low pressure systems to keep monsoon active till Sept end. [link]

19 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Weather: More rain in store for Chandigarh. [link]

20 September 2021. Hindustan Times: Monsoon normal despite heavy rainfall in September. [link]