Normal Rainfall Predicted for Southwest Monsoon 2018

India Meteorological Department (IMD) is issuing the forecast for the southwest monsoon seasonal rainfall (June to September) for the country as a whole in two stages. The first stage forecast is issued in April and the second stage forecast is issued in June. IMD is using state-of-the-art Statistical Ensemble Forecasting system (SEFS) which is critically […]

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Mawsynram and Cherrapunji

Wettest Place in the World: Mawsynram

Mawsynram and Cherrapunji, which place is the wettest ? Records—sports, music, cooking or even rainfall always generates curiosity. But, there is this thing about records—it is almost always broken by a new one. Thus, Cherrapunji’s record as the wettest place in the world has been overturned with Mawsynram figuring as the ‘latest’ wettest place on […]

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Cyclone Komen wrecks havoc; Claims more than 150 lives in India

New Delhi, August 1 (G’nY News Service): Cyclone Komen, that built a depression over Bangladesh, claimed more than 160 lives and affected an estimated 80 lakh people in India hitherto. The worst affected states are West Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha and Manipur. Two days after the cyclone made a landfall in Bangladesh, the east and […]

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