Amit Bhattacharya | TNN | Sep 21, 2017, 02:26 IST
The met office said states that have moderate to high rain deficits are likely to get rain this week
Rainfall brought on by the low-pressure in the past three-four days has reduced the countrywide monsoon deficit from 6.2% to 5.3%
Amit Bhattacharya | TNN | Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 08:30 IST
The monsoon deficit in west UP stands at 37%, highest for any subdivision in the country.
IMD believes the 2nd half of Sept could bring better rains in central India.
Situation in northwest may not change much, there are indications that central India may get some rain in the next couple of weeks.
Subodh Varma | TNN | Sep 6, 2017, 02:40 IST
The immediate issue will be preventing the spread of diseases
Records show this year’s monsoon floods were the worst since 2007, when 4.1 crore people were affected
NEW DELHI: As the monsoon prepares to recede, India faces a mammoth recovery task from the worst floods in a decade.
BENGALURU: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has come up with a Rs 300crore rain relief package under the Nagarotthana Grant to avoid flood, waterlogging and other rain-related problems.
Bengaluru development minister KJ George told reporters here on Sunday: "CM Siddararamaiah is ready to release funds for the city, and I will place the short-term relief work worth Rs 300 crore in the next cabinet meeting for its approval. The work will begin after the formalities are completed."
By Purvaja Sawant
Post the torrential rains on August 29, the city may have bounced back on its feet the very next day. But the woes of many Mumbaikars are far from over. People, especially those who got wet in the rain, waded through flooded streets to get home, or were involved in relief and rescue missions, are experiencing a host of seasonal ailments as an after-effect.