rains

Several parts of Uttar Pradesh received light to moderate rains and thundershowers in the last 24 hours, the MeT office said on Wednesday.

The Maharashtra government has taken a serious view of the crop loss suffered by farmers due to unseasonal rains and central help will be sought to mitigate their hardship, said Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday.

 As many as 2,155 people lost their lives and another 45 were reported missing this monsoon season in rains and floods, which affected more than 26 lakh people in 22 states, Union Home Ministry officials said on Friday.

This is not for the first time that people are seeking to invoke gods for rain by organising special prayers in temples in Jammu.

So, keeping in mind the changing moods of the weather it is advisable not to pack away your woolens yet as another bout of the winter chill is on its way. ​Moisture-laden winds are likely to bring back the chill early morning and in the late evening, as per the reports.

Shimla: Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh on Monday claimed eight lives and hundreds, including school students, were stranded in the state as incessant rainfall for the third straight day triggered landslides and snapped over 200 road links, officials said. The Chandigarh-Manali highway beyond Mandi town and the Pathankot-Chamba highway were hit. Manali, Chamba and Dalhousie towns …

Washington: The death toll from tropical storm Florence that made landfall in the US east coast, has increased to 13, with authorities warning of continued rains and flooding. Of the 13 victims, nine died on Friday night, while the rest were killed on Saturday, according to the officials. Florence crashed ashore Friday morning in North Carolina …

Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains again hit Kerala on Wednesday killing four more people and taking the death toll to 43 since August 8. It has been raining heavily in several parts of the state since Tuesday evening. The authorities were forced to open 33 dams across Kerala. Those reported dead on Wednesday were a couple in Malappuram …