Odisha, Bengal brace for heavy rain as depression looms over Bay of Bengal

Odisha and neighbouring West Bengal are likely to receive heavy rainfall over the next two to three days, due to a depression that is set to take shape over the Bay of Bengal, the Met office said. A low pressure area, which formed on Saturday, concentrated into a well-marked system over the … Read more

Karnataka govt releases Rs 200 crore for rain relief, rehabilitation

As torrential rains continue to batter many parts of Karnataka on Saturday, the State government released Rs 200 crore to take up relief and rehabilitation operations, even as Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai instructed constitution of two more State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) contingents. The Chief Minister, who has tested COVID-19 positive, held … Read more

Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, moderate rain, thunderstorm likely

The national capital witnessed a partly cloudy morning Thursday with the minimum temperature of 26.8 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season, the weather office said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderate rains during the day. “There will be generally cloudy sky with possibility of moderate rain … Read more

After the Rain Comes the Heat in Flooded Kentucky Towns

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The rain that unleashed massive floods in Appalachian mountain communities was diminishing on Tuesday, leaving survivors to face a new threat: baking in the heat as they try to recover. “It’s going to get really, really hot. And that is now our new weather challenge,” Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said at … Read more

More Rain in Flooded Areas, Curfews Imposed Due to Looting

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Another round of storms hit disaster areas in eastern Kentucky Monday and the death toll rose to 30 as search and rescue operations continue in communities trying to recover from massive flooding, Gov Andy Beshear said. Hundreds of people remain unaccounted for, Beshear said. More than 12,000 customers remained without power, … Read more

Heavy rain to lash Kerala for four days, IMD issues yellow alert

Kerala is set to receive heavy rain for four days starting from Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, adding that it has issued a yellow alert for Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram districts. According to the IMD, these districts will receive heavy to isolated rain in the four-day … Read more

Central team to assess rain damage meets Telangana Chief secretary

: Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a de-briefing session with the inter-ministerial central team led by Union Home Ministry Joint Secretary Sourav Ray, which toured flood-affected districts of the state during the last two days. An official release issued on Saturday said the team which returned to the … Read more

Delhi records minimum temperature at 25.5 deg C; light rain expected: IMD

The Delhiites woke up to cloudy skies as the minimum temperature on Saturday settled at 25.5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the normal for this time of the year, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin said. The maximum temperature is expected to settle at 33 degrees Celsius, it said. … Read more

Traffic snarls, waterlogging mar Wednesday rain fun for Delhi residents

A good pour on Wednesday brought respite to the residents in Delhi from a long spell of humid heat, but became a bane for the commuters, who across the city were forced to negotiate snarls and waterlogging. According to civic authorities, at least five complaints of tree felling were … Read more