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  • Bhopal: ‘Building collapse’ a wakeup call for authorities

    Bhopal: Collapse of a dilapidated building in highly congested walled city ahead of monsoon should ring alarm bells for Urban Administration Department. The department’s  focus is on transforming the state capital into smart city, but dilapidated and rickety structures require its urgent attention as monsoon are just around the corner. Nearly 12 people belonging to two families had a close shave when a portion of nearly 100 years old dilapidated house located

  • Mumbai Monsoon: City witnesses severe water-logging due to downpour

    Mumbai: Mumbaikars witnessed severe water-logging on the streets after the city received heavy rainfall on Saturday.
    In this regard, trains on Central Railways suburban are running with a delay of 10-12 minutes, though there is no cancellation at present.

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    15 monsoon quotes that perfectly describe our never-ending love for rain!

    Monsoon! The sweet earthy smell, tiny droplets on the window panes, the cloudy skies, cool wind on the face and falling in love once again. This is the beauty of love. Everything around is bright and beautiful. Rains transport us into a sense of peace and tranquillity. If you are thrilled with the gorgeous season you will truly understand the misty cloud, green surrounding, and splendid waterfalls. If the monsoon is your

  • Bhopal: Cheer up, monsoon to hit Madhya Pradesh in next two days

    Bhopal: Monsoon is all set to enter Madhya Pradesh from South-East side within next 48 hours. Weatherman said that southwest monsoon will hit regions of Balaghat, Jabalpur, Khargone. Weather conditions are favourable for onset of monsoon in the state which is experiencing showers in sundry parts of state.

  • Bhopal: Varied weather continue to prevail in state

    Bhopal: Bhopal sizzled at 42.7 degree Celsius and the night temperature on intervening night of Wednesday-Thursday rose sharply by 2.5 degree Celsius. It recorded a minimum temperature of 31.2 degree Celsius. Many places in MP including Sheopurkalan, Guna, Shajapur and Rajgarh recorded 44 degree Celsius.

  • Mumbai Rains: Heavy rain lashes in city, disrupts local train services

    Mumbai: Heavy rain lashed in Mumbai on Thursday, disrupting local train services on Central and Harbour lines and causing waterlogging in low-lying areas. Commuting was a misery as it rained for nearly three hours and resulted in massive traffic snarls. The city recorded 27mm of rainfall while the eastern and western suburbs recorded 12mm and 21mm, respectively. Officegoers suffered as Central and Harbour line services were delayed by 20 minutes. However, the

  • Thunderstorm, rain very likely in parts of Uttar Pradesh

    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh): Thunderstorm and rain accompanied with squall is very likely to hit various parts of Uttar Pradesh today, according to the Meteorological Centre, Lucknow. Etawah, Auraiya, Mainpuri, Farrukhabad, Kannauj, Firozabad, Jalaun, Kanpur Dehat districts and adjoining areas adjoining are most likely to receive rains and experience thunderstorms.

  • Southwest monsoon to hit Goa on June 7: IMD

    Panaji: The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive in Goa in the next 24 hours with heavy rains being predicted at isolated places in the coastal state, Met department said today.

  • Bhopal: Monsoon expected to reach eastern MP by June 10

    Bhopal: Monsoon is likely to reach eastern MP by June 10 and after gap of a week, it may hit Western region of the state. The state continues to experience varied weather conditions. Rain experienced in Mandla, Sagar, Jabalpur, Umaria districts while heat wave lashed west MP.

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    Mumbai Rains: It is pouring in the city, check out the first visuals

    Though the Meteorological Department predicted for heavy rainfall later this week, Mumbaikars were in for a surprise as it rained in the most parts of the city today. Heavy rains with strong winds brought the much needed relief. Meteorological Department had earlier said monsoon is likely to reach Maharashtra and Goa in the next two days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today, with a private weather forecasting agency predicting sustained heavy rains later

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    Mumbai: Cops ask MMRC to check if barricades, debris at metro construction sites can be removed ahead of monsoon

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Traffic Police has asked the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation to check if barricades and debris at metro construction sites can be removed ahead of the monsoon to ease traffic woes during rain. The matter has acquired a certain urgency as on Saturday the pre-monsoon showers sent the traffic for a toss in the city and suburbs; Metro barricades, which have led to narrowing down of the road creating bottlenecks,

  • Life lessons from an umbrella

    It can be a true reflection of our life and an object worth learning a lesson from

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    Mumbai: BMC to work on pipelines in the city throughout the monsoon

    Mumbai: Apart from flooding and potholes, Mumbaikars have one more reason to worry, as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to continue work on water pipelines. This work will be undertaken across the city in view of its 24-hour water supply project, which has been delayed. This will entail working during the entire monsoon period, which will add to the woes of the citizens.

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    BMC is well prepared for monsoon, assures Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

    Mumbai: Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar felt at home as he entered The Free Press House on Friday evening. With the setting sun as the backdrop, the First Citizen of Mumbai spoke at length with inhouse mediapersons, sharing anecdotes about the Shiv Sena party and recounted his halcyon days. He was visiting to participate in a dialogue, ‘Navshakti Samwad’.

  • Southwest monsoon hits Kerala three days before schedule: IMD

    New Delhi: The southwest monsoon today hit Kerala, three days before its scheduled arrival, says the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The onset of monsoon over the southern state marks the commencement of the four-month-long rainy season in the country.

  • Monsoon expected to hit Kerala in 24 hours

    New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted that the southwest monsoon will hit Kerala in the next 24 hours, three days before the normal onset date. According to Skymet Weather, conditions have been favorable for the further advancement of southwest monsoon, covering parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, parts of the Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours.