Heavy rains

Lucknow: Only few hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced several development schemes in Lucknow including  some urban development projects, the (In)efficiency of civic authorities has been exposed miserably. The first real monsoon rains in the state capital made mockery of the tall claims of the PM and UP CM Yogi Adityanath who even bragged to …

Jammu/Srinagar: Night temperatures increased throughout Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday due to a partial overnight cloud cover. The weather office has forecast heavy rains and snowfall between December 11 and 15. Sonam Lotus, Director of the MET department said, “A western disturbance is most likely to become active in Jammu and Kashmir from December 11 onwards. …

Chennai: Prime Minster Narendra Modi has urged the press of the nation to use editorial freedom in public interest. The Prime Minister, on Monday, requested the newspapers to devote space to increase awareness about climate change. Speaking at the 75th anniversary celebrations of Tamil newspaper Daily Thanthi at the Madras University Centenary Auditorium, Modi said lot …

Lucknow: Overnight heavy rainfalls left the Uttar Pradesh capital inundated and waterlogged at many places on Monday due to which normal life was disrupted. Heavy rains lashed the city and neighbouring regions for the third consecutive day. It had rained the whole day on Sunday. The MeT recorded 55.4 mm of rain here in the past …

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh capital and many nearby areas woke up to heavy rains on Saturday, bringing some respite from the humid weather. The Met Office said that rains would continue with higher intensity at some places till Sunday morning. Met director J.P. Gupta said that it would remain overcast in the city through the day …

Lucknow: At least two persons were killed and two others washed away in a deluge induced by heavy rains in Maharajganj on Monday even as monsoon torrents and water released by neighbouring Nepal continued to cause havoc in the eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh. The Jharahi river continued to be in spate and an embankment …

Dehradun: Heavy rains have disrupted the annual Badrinath and Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in Uttarakhand as routes have been blocked at many places due to landslides, an official said on Saturday. The Badrinath highway has been shut at the Lambagad area in Chamoli district. The 14th group of pilgrims to the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has been held …

Patna: All public and private schools here were closed on Friday after heavy rains lashed the Bihar capital, inundating most of the low lying areas and leaving roads waterlogged, officials said. “Patna district Magistrate Sanjay Agrawal has ordered closure of all schools on August 4 to provide relief to children in view of heavy rains since …