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Monsoon makes grand entry in Mumbai, causes severe water-logging, delays in flights

Mumbai:  Monsoon made a grand entry in Mumbai and surrounding areas on Friday, hitting normal life with the usual woes of water-logging, delays in flights, road and train traffic. The lifelines of the city – the Central Railway (CR), Western Railway (WR) and the main roads and Eastern Express Highway (EEH) and Western Express Highway […]

Nagpur: Parched land at the drought affected Vena Dam off Amravati Road, 25km from Nagpur, on May 14, 2019. Around 21,000 villages in 151 tehsils across Maharashtra are in the grip of drought, covering almost half the geographical area of the state. (Photo: IANS)

Below normal rainfall expected in monsoon, 15% chance of drought: Skymet

New Delhi:  In bad news for the farm sector, India is expected to receive below normal rainfall during the upcoming Monsoon which is likely to arrive in Kerala on June 4 and there is a 15 per cent chance of drought, private weather forecaster Skymet said on Tuesday. Besides arriving late by about 4 days […]