Maharashtra legislature: Monsoon session to start on September 7, not August 3
"The monsoon session of the state legislature will now be held from September 7. It was to start from August 3. The decision to hold it from September 7 was taken due to the coronavirus outbreak," he said.
Decision on monsoon session of Parliament soon: Pralhad Joshi
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said a decision will be take...
Monsoon bounces back with 45% more rains; cheers up oilseed and coarse grain farmers
Torrential rain and strong winds have lashed many region...
Southwest monsoon skips Mumbai and Delhi
The monsoon did arrive in Mumbai on June 14 but rainfall has been 19% below normal this month, while Delhi has got barely half the usual rain it gets in June. The monsoon had reached Delhi on June 25, two days ahead of its normal date.
Southwest monsoon to intensify in western India; IMD issues a red alert in Mumbai
The southwest monsoon has been in a strong phase over the Konkan region throughout July. Mumbai surpassed its July rainfall quota halfway through the month, after covering the city two weeks earlier than its usual date. Orange alerts have also been issued for interior Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, and Kerala. The low-pressure area is also expected to bring heavy rain to Odisha, Chhattisgarh, and Madhya Pradesh as well.
Under the shadow of COVID-19: Truncated, day-long monsoon session for Bihar legislature on Monday
In a notification issued last week, Governor Fagu Chauhan permitted holding of the session at the modern, spick and span 'Gyan Bhavan' complex, which is a stone's throw from the historic Gandhi Maidan.
Monsoon: July ends with 10% deficiency, rainfall likely to be normal in second half of season
"Quantitatively, the rainfall over the country as a whole during the second half of the season is likely to be 104 per cent of LPA with a model error of plus/minus 8 per cent," the IMD said. The Long Period Average (LPA) rainfall over the country as a whole for the period 1961-2010 is 88 centimetres.
Monsoon covers entire Maharashtra
Four days after hitting coastal Maharashtra, the southwest monsoon made a steady progress and has now covered the entire state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.
La Nina likely, boost for southwest monsoon this year
This news will cheer farmers and policymakers as it raises prospects of another record harvest and will further enhance agricultural growth amid gloom in other sectors of the economy, which have been beaten down by the pandemic. Good monsoon boosts rural income and the demand for consumer goods, automobiles, and gold.
Two labour codes finalised by labour ministry may be tabled in monsoon session
Sources told ET that the code on occupational safety, health and working conditions (OSH&WC Code) and the industrial relations code (IR Code) would give autonomy to states to amend labour laws to suit their industrial needs and attract investments through labour reforms.
IMD declares monsoon onset over Delhi
According to weather experts, the earlier than usual arrival of the monsoon in Delhi can be attributed to a cyclonic circulation which moved towards southwest Uttar Pradesh on June 19 and June 20, helping monsoon advance further.
Monsoon in Mumbai creates havoc: NDRF rescues passengers; water enters JJ Hospital
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Wednesday evening rescued some 150 passengers from a local train stranded between Masjid Bund...
Centre plans 2-week Monsoon session
The Centre would need to call the next session by September 23. Sources said the government is planning to hold a two-week session with sittings on alternate days.
Monsoon in Delhi likely to arrive by June 25: IMD
The scientist at India Meteorological Department, Naresh Kumar informed that they are expecting heavy monsoon in Delhi by June 25. “There is...