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  • More rains likely to hit Delhi-NCR today

    New Delhi: It was a cloudy, humid morning in the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.3 degrees Celsius, the season’s average. The National Capital Region received heavy rain fall on Tuesday. There was 12mm of rainfall recorded at Safdarjung Obsevatory in the last 24 hours as the weather office predicted more rains in the later part of the day.

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    Kerala Rains: IMD predicts rainfall likely to diminish over next 5 days, focus shifts to supply of essential items

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There is welcome news: the Indian Meteorological Department has said that rainfall activity over Kerala is likely to diminish over the next five days starting Monday. As the rain fury finally abated on Sunday, 724,649 people remained in 5,645 camps in the state following “one of the worst ever floods” that have left about 370 dead and caused unprecedented destruction.

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    Mumbai seashores on alert, as IMD issues high tide warning for next 6 days

    Mumbai: Mumbai seashores are on alert following a high tide warning issued by the civic body’s disaster management department for the next six days. Citizens have been advised not to venture out into the sea on high tide days. Mumbai’s Indian Meteorological Department has predicted high tide of 4.6 metres and above for the next six days from August 10 till August 15, 2018.

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    Mumbai Rains: IMD predicts heavy rainfall for next 48 hrs

    Mumbai: Several areas in Mumbai were left inundated after heavy rainfall lashed the city on Tuesday. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a similar weather with intermittent rains for the next two days. The weather observatory has also forecasted heavy to very heavy rainfall in various parts of the city for the next 48 hours.

  • IMD cyclone warnings for Guj, Maha

    Mumbai : Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai has issued warnings of cyclonic circulations over the northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast at upper levels and the east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast in a higher level.

  • IMD issues cyclone warnings for Maharashtra, Gujarat

    Mumbai: The Indian Meteorological Department, Mumbai has issued warnings of cyclonic circulations over the northeast Arabian Sea off north Gujarat coast at upper levels and the east-central Arabian Sea off south Maharashtra coast in a higher level.

  • Rain, thunderstorm and to hit western Uttar Pradesh: Indian Meteorological Department

    Lucknow: Thunderstorm and rain accompanied with a dust storm are likely to occur during next two hours in several areas of Western Uttar Pradesh on Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. As per the IMD, the monsoon is hovering over Maharashtra in the west and parts of Odisha, West Bengal and Assam in the east and northeast India.

  • Railways to install automatic rain gauge machines

    “Once these machines are installed it will help in taking precautionary measures, as after every 15 minutes these will provide real time updates which can be accessed on mobile apps or the IMD website,” said an official.

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    Mumbai Rains: IMD removes heavy rainfall warning

    Mumbai: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said that Mumbai is likely to receive “few spells” of rainfall in the next few days.  “Mumbai is likely to receive only a few spells of rainfall and there is no increase in rainfall expected in the next few days. Monsoon current has slightly weakened and we have also removed heavy rainfall warning,” said, India Meteorological Department officer, Ajay Kumar.

  • Disastrous management: MBMC’s 24×7 emergency helpline not reachable

    Bhayandar: It’s as disastrous as it could be. At a time when the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted  heavy to very heavy rainfall along the Maharashtra coast, including Mumbai and adjoining areas, over this weekend, the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation’s (MBMC) preparedness  to prevent and tackle monsoon-related disasters, paints a sordid picture of utter neglect.

  • Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: Heavy traffic from orchard Avenue JVLR towards Jogeshwari till IES

    Heavy rains lashed out in Mumbai yesterday, leaving several areas waterlogged and delaying local trains. But yesterday was just a trailer, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) the city received pre-monsoon showers, and monsoon has reached the Konkan coast. Despite Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) tall claims of preparedness, there were reports of water-logging in many areas.

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    Mumbai Rains Latest Updates: Heavy rains lash city, many areas water-logged; railway services affected

    The Mumbai rains have well and truly arrived. While it was supposed to bring relief from scorching heat, Mumbaikars have already started witnessing flooding-related issues. According to TV reports, water-logging has been reported from Wadala, Hindmata, CSMT, Malad, Dadar, Thane, Mulund, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg and Bandra, while Central Railway is said to be running 15 minutes late.

  • IMD warning about severe storm ‘Mekunu’

    Maharashtra : The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a warning regarding cyclone ‘Mekunu’ for Maharashtra-Goa coast. Mekunu is likely to intensif into a cyclonic storm during next 24 hours and into a severe one in subsequent 24 hours. Cyclone Mekunu neared the Arabian Peninsulay on Friday as after causing damage in Oman. At least 40 people were reported missing on Socotra while some were feared dead as flash floods washed away thousands