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Schools, colleges shut in rain-hit coastal Karnataka

Bengaluru :  Schools and colleges have been shut in the coastal districts of Karnataka on Saturday due to heavy monsoon rains lashing the region, officials said. The coastal districts of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada, Uttara Kannada and south interior districts of Kodagu, Shivamogga and Chikkamagaluru have been receiving heavy rainfall over the last few days due […]

Dadar Railway Station In Mumbai (Photo Credit : Gaurav Ojha)

Monsoon fury lashes Mumbai; flights, trains, road traffic hit

Mumbai :  The monsoon officially arrived in Mumbai on Saturday and hit the city and other parts of Maharashtra with full fury, disrupting flights, the suburban train system and road traffic, besides claiming two lives, officials said. The Indian Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains with thundershowers in the city and suburbs over the next […]

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Southwest monsoon sets in Karnataka with widespread rainfall

Bengaluru :  The much-awaited southwest monsoon has finally set in Karnataka, with widespread rains in the state’s coastal region and southern area, said a Met official on Monday. “The southwest monsoon has set in the state on Monday with rains in the coastal and southern interior regions,” India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Director-incharge C.S. Patil told […]

Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram :  The much-awaited southwest monsoon set in over Kerala on Tuesday – three days ahead of schedule – said the IMD, signalling monsoon’s arrival over the Indian subcontinent and beginning of rainy season in the region. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) report issued here on Tuesday stated that the southwest monsoon has further advanced […]