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  • Indore: Winds, rains give relief from heat; weatherman calls it pre-monsoon activity

    Indore: Light rains accompanied by gusty winds provided much needed relief from intense heat and humidity to local residents on Tuesday evening. Weatherman called it a pre-monsoon activity. The day remained sunny and hot till afternoon. At about 3.pm, the clouds appeared. Light rains followed, which lent relief.

  • Indore: Rains bring relief from scorching heat

    Indore: After days of oppressive heat, dark clouds opened up on Thursday evening that turned the weather pleasant and brought down day temperature by four notches. The untimely rains, which began at 2 pm in some parts of the city continued till evening intermittently.

  • Rains lash many places in Punjab, Haryana; farmers worried

    Chandigarh: Rains lashed many places in Punjab and Haryana, including Chandigarh today, increasing the woes of farmers who fear damage to wheat crop. According to the MeT office here, rains lashed Amritsar, Kharar, Muktsar, Kapurthala, Sangrur, Adampur, Pathankot, Talwandi Sabo, Anandpur Sahib, Dhuri, Faridkot and Nangal in Punjab.

  • Bhopal: Light rains likely, temperatures to slide

    Bhopal: Cloudy weather prevailed in the state capital on Thursday as Jabalpur, Sagar and Hoshangabad divisions and parts of Bhopal, Naogaon, Raisen received light rains.

  • Telangana to witness extremely hot summer

    Telangana: Telangana is expected to witness extreme heat this summer season as the local weather office has predicted that temperature could touch 46-47 degree Celsius. “North Telangana’s temperature is expected to touch 46-47 degree Celsius in the coming summer season,” India Meteorological Department (IMD)-Hyderabad official Raja Rao told ANI.

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    Rains, hailstorm paralyse normal life in Bhopal

    Bhopal: A spell of hailstorm coupled with rains and strong winds, which lashed the state capital for just 15 minutes, paralysed normal life on Sunday. Trees were uprooted that disrupted traffic flow at various routes. Many colonies plunged in darkness due to load shedding as twigs fell on power supply lines. However, no causality was reported.

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    Cyclone Ockhi: Engineering exams as per schedule despite rains

    Mumbai: Despite schools and colleges being shut due to rains, engineering examinations in colleges were conducted as per schedule. Students appearing for semester engineering examinations in the morning and afternoon conducted by Mumbai University (MU) were not affected and completed their papers on time from 11 to 2 pm and 3 to 6 pm.

  • Pest attack, rains worsen Maharashtra agriculture crisis

    Nagpur: Factors like the damage caused to various crops in Vidarbha and Marathwada regions due to pest attack, insufficient rains, and suspected pesticide poisoning have “worsened” the agrarian crisis in Maharashtra this year, according to the state-run task force. Task force chairman Kishor Tiwari said the preliminary loss caused to the cotton economy due to multitude of factors is around Rs 10,000 crore.

  • Several schools in Tamil Nadu closed due to rains

    Chennai: Schools in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts were closed for second consecutive day on Wednesday owing to rains, the district administrations said.  Schools in these districts were closed on Tuesday owing to rains on Monday. However, on Tuesday there were no rains during the day.  Nevertheless the district administrations declared holidays due to water logging in the schools.  It rained here early on Wednesday.  The weather department has predicted rain or

  • Mumbai’s temperature rises, but rain expected soon

    Mumbai: The city of dreams, which is going through fluctuating weather as temperatures over the past couple of days has risen and the Mumbaikars are feeling the heat. The monsoon which is in its last phase may surprise with intermittent showers.

  • Indore: Monsoon weakens, now bleak chance for rains

    Indore: There is no sign of rain in this season now as south-west monsoon weakened further over the region and the temperature is set to rise further. Officials of meteorological department said that citizens will have to face trouble due to increase in temperature and will have to manage with below average rainfall as there is no active pressure area close to the region.

  • Indore: Pot holes pull down Smart City with outbreak of diseases

    Indore: As rains started lashing the city, potholes, open areas and drains have become home breading centre for mosquitoes, which are spreading diseases like dengue and chikungunya. With every other person suffering from such diseases, people started raising questions on Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.

  • Mumbai: Rains dampen spirit of Bakri Eid in city

    Mumbai: The Deonar abattoir that is spread across 64 acres in the suburbs of Mumbai, is one of the largest abattoirs in Asia, but has seen a massive reduction in the influx of animals this year. The abattoir is the most congested during Bakri Eid festival wherein there is a huge influx of goats and buffaloes. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) overlooks all security, cleanliness and other related works of this abattoir.

  • Mumbai Rains tragedy: Manhole that Dr Deepak Amrapurkar fell into had bamboo barricades

    August 29 is a day Mumbaikars can never forget. BMC’s alleged negligence led to claiming the life of noted doctor Deepak Amrapurkar (58). Well, his death is still a mystery. He went missing from Elphinstone road in central Mumbai on Tuesday, but his body was recovered from Worli sea face on Thursday.

  • BMC gets down to restoring order in rain-ravaged Mumbai

    Mumbai: A day after copious rains, the civic authorities have moved to clear roads which have become slushy and strewn with garbage, and are also gearing up to tackle rush of patients in municipal hospitals.

  • Rains in Mumbai likely to be lesser today: SDMA

    Mumbai: The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has said rains in the megapolis, which came to a standstill following incessant downpour, are likely to be lesser today.