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PAL Express cancels Batanes flights due to bad weather.

Philippine Airlines Express flights from Manila to Basco, Batanes and back on Friday were cancelled due to bad weather brought by the southwest monsoon and enhanced by Severe Tropical Storm Gorio' . The post PAL Express cancels Batanes flights due to bad weather appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

'Gorio' intensifies, continues to enhance monsoon rains.

Rains will continue in most parts of Luzon on Friday due to the southwest monsoon enhanced by Severe Tropical Storm Gorio . The post 'Gorio' intensifies, continues to enhance monsoon rains appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

City, state get just quarter of average rain.

Close to two months after the onset of the monsoon, Bengaluru has not received even one fourth of the average monsoon rains.On an average, Bengaluru gets 549.6 mm rain during the four-month monsoon season . This year, the city has received just 60.5 mm rain in the first two months as against 401 mm in 2016 and 179 mm in ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Monsoon rains cause seasonal floods and displacement in Myanmar.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Myanmar As of 25 July, the cumulative number of people who had been temporarily displaced/evacuated in flood-affected states and regions was reported to be almost 140,000.Situation Overview Monsoon rains and increased water levels in major rivers have ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

How habagat rains enhanced by Gorio affected provinces.

Some provinces were affected by the monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Storm Gorio on Thursday.

- GMA News - PH

How QC residents dealt with floods after habagat rains.

Monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Storm Gorio caused high-reaching floods in different parts of the National Capital Region on Thursday.

- GMA News - PH

Nitish govt to seek trust vote tomorrow.

The new Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar will seek trust vote in the state assembly tommorow."A one-day special session of the Bihar Assembly has been convened tomorrow in which the new government will seek trust vote," Principal Secretary, Cabinet Coordination Department, Brajesh Mehrotra told reporters.Mehrotra ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Poe reminds NDRRMC, telcos to send mobile alerts as 'Gorio' draws monsoon rains.

Senator Grace Poe on Thursday reminded the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and the telecommunication companies to comply with the law mandating the sending of free mobile alerts to the public.

- GMA News - PH

Some roads in Metro Manila now passable -MMDA.

Some roads previously flooded due to monsoon rains enhanced by Tropical Storm Gorio are now passable to all vehicles, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority said Thursday.

- GMA News - PH

`Monsoon strengthened north central India in last 15 years`.

The researchers note that starting in 2002, nearly the entire Indian subcontinent has experienced very strong warming, reaching between 0.1 and 1 degree Celsius per year.  

- Zee News - IN

Heavy rainfall continues to lash Shimla, normal life disrupted.

Heavy rains continued to wreck havoc in Shimla on Wednesday, causing inconvenience to commuters and pedestrians. Little traffic was observed on roads as rains made slopes slippery while pedestrians were seen walking with umbrellas to shield themselves from rain. Shimla, a popular tourist spot, has been receiving incessant ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Upper, central parts of country expected to receive downpour: MET

Photo: FileThe Pakistan Meteorological Department on Thursday said monsoon currents continue to penetrate upper and central parts of the country. A westerly wave is affecting upper parts of Pakistan and likely to persist during the next few days.Rain and thunderstorm are expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

House, Supreme Court suspend work because of habagat

The House of Representatives suspended work at 12 noon on Thursday due to heavy rain brought by the southwest monsoon, House Secretary General Cesar Pareja said. The post House, Supreme Court suspend work because of habagat appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Monsoon rains kill 48 in western India

At least 48 people have been killed as large parts of western India have been lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week, officials said on Wednesday. In Rajasthan, home to a number of popular tourist destinations, the streets of at least four districts have been turned into virtual rivers, trapping tens ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Habagat cancels flights, Pasig ferry service

Skyjet flights to and from Siargao and the Pasig River ferry service were cancelled Thursday morning due to heavy rain brought by the southwest monsoon and enhanced by Tropical Storm Gorio.' The post Habagat cancels flights, Pasig ferry service appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

CM writes to Modi opposing revision of drought manual

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying the revised 'Manual for Drought Management-2016' brought out by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare will adversely affect the state's interest in getting central aid for drought relief. The revised manual and its consequences were ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Rainfall activity likely to decrease, predicts IMD

The southwest monsoon is set to enter into a break phase from Thursday onwards in most parts of the country, except the foothills in north India, the India Meteorological Department has forecast."The break period in which rainfall would be substantially less is likely to continue for about a week," M Rajeevan, secretary in ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Monsoon rains kill 48 in western India

At least 48 people have been killed as large swaths of western India have been lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week, officials said on Wednesday. In Rajasthan, home to a number of popular tourist destinations, the streets of at least four districts have been turned into virtual rivers, trapping tens ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

48 dead as heavy monsoon rains lash western India

NEW DELHI - At least 48 people have been killed as large swaths of western India have been lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week, officials said Wednesday.

- BangkokPost - TH

No more waterlogging next year: LGRD minister

LGRD Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain has promised that Dhaka residents will not be subjected to “the unusual waterlogging” next monsoon.

- BDNews24 - BD

Habagat rains pulled by Gorio cause floods throughout PHL

Rain pulled from the habagat southwest monsoon by Tropical Storm Gorio caused flooding throughout the Philippines on Wednesday as the storm intensified on its way through the Philippine Area of Responsibility.  

- GMA News - PH

A 50-year Indian dry spell has reversed, with more rain to come

Boston MA Jul 25, 2017 An MIT study published in Nature Climate Change finds that the Indian summer monsoons, which bring rainfall to the country each year between June and September, have strengthened in the last 15 years over north central India. This heightened monsoon activity has reversed a 50-year drying period during ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Study: Indian monsoons have strengthened over past 15 years

An MIT study published today in Nature Climate Change finds that the Indian summer monsoons, which bring rainfall to the country each year between June and September, have strengthened in the last 15 years over north central India. This heightened monsoon activity has reversed a 50-year drying period during which the ...

- WebWire - US

Metro Manila, nearby provinces get heavy rainfall warning

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administraion issued a yellow, or heavy rainfall, warning at 7 p.m. Wednesday over Metro Manila and nine Luzon provinces due to the southwest monsoon. The post Metro Manila, nearby provinces get heavy rainfall warning appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

No more waterlogging next year: LGRD Minister

LGRD Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain has promised that Dhaka residents will not be subjected to “the unusual waterlogging” next monsoon.

- BDNews24 - BD

Gujarat rain havoc: 25, including 14 of family, found dead in Banaskantha

At least 25 persons, including 14 of a family, were found dead today in two villages of Banaskantha district due to floods following torrential rains in Gujarat, the police said.According to the State Emergency Operation Centre, the death toll due to heavy rains and floods across the state in the current monsoon season ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

48 dead as heavy monsoon rains lash western India

AT least 48 people have been killed as large swathes of western India are lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week. InRajasthan, home to a number of popular tourist destinations, the streets of at least four districts have been turned into virtual rivers trapping tens of thousands of people on the ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Samdrupcholing-Dewathang road to be blacktopped after monsoon

Motorists plying along the 67kms Samdrupcholing-Dewathang highway are worried about the worsening road condition every day.

- Kuensel Newspaper - BT

Nitish has never sought Tejashwi's resignation: Lalu

Amid growing clamour from the BJP-led Opposition, gunning for Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav's scalp, the RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday made it clear that his son won't resign from the Nitish Cabinet.Hours before he left for Ranchi where he has to appear before court in fodder scam cases, Lalu said, "The question ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

48 dead as heavy monsoon rains lash western India

At least 48 people have been killed as large swathes of western India are lashed by heavy monsoon rains and flooding over the last week.

- FOX News - US

The moment a Buddhist temple got completely washed away in a flood in Myanmar

A Buddhist temple in Myanmar has been swallowed by floodwaters in the wake of heavy monsoon rains. Footage shows the pagoda slowly sinking into floodwaters, before eventually disappearing completely into the Irrawaddy River , the country's largest that flows from north to south. SEE ALSO: Five-storey building falls into ...

- Mashable! - US

WATCH: Kayakers take advantage of flooded streets in Arizona

People went kayaking through the flooded streets of Tucson, Arizona, after a monsoon caused flash flooding in the area.

- ABC News - US

Upper, central parts of country likely to receive monsoon showers: MET

Photo: AP fileMonsoon currents are penetrating upper and central parts of the country on Wednesday, the Pakistan Meteorological Department said. A westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist during the next few days.Rain and thunderstorm are expected at scattered places in Rawalpindi, ...

- Geo.tv - PK

'Habagat' brings heavy rains to Metro Manila, nearby areas


A yellow rainfall warning was raised over Metro Manila and nearby provinces midday Wednesday due to rains brought by the southwest monsoon . The post 'Habagat' brings heavy rains to Metro Manila, nearby areas
 appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

BJP to up the ante in Bihar

The Bharatiya Janata Party threatened to paralyse the functioning of the Bihar Assembly in the ensuing Monsoon session — slated to start from July 28 — if Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav does not resign by July 27."Either Tejashwi quits before the Monsoon session begins or the BJP won't allow the House to ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Cong workers demand release of water into canals

Demanding release of water into canals in the KRS command area, Congress workers staged a protest and laid siege to the Cauvery Neeravari Nigam's office at KRS in the taluk on Tuesday.Hundreds of workers, led by district convenor M Puttegowda, urged the officials to release water into the canals. He said that the canals ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

No 'bluff', Gaganachukki regains its glory

After three years of deficit rains and drought, the Gaganachukki Falls near Shivanasamudra , is in its full splendour this year thanks to copious rains in Kodagu region over the past few days.The Gaganachukki Falls, which was a crowd puller during monsoon, had lost its attraction due to insufficient rains in the Cauvery ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Eight more dead in India's worsening monsoon floods

AHMEDABAD, July 25 —Worsening floods killed another eight people in 24 hours in India's Gujarat state as rescue teams raced today to reach hundreds of people marooned in stricken towns and villages. With scores now dead in monsoon floods...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Indian monsoon has recovered from 50-year dry spell: Scientists

New York, July 25 The monsoon season in India has in the last 15 years recovered from a 50-year dry spell, during which the northern and central parts of the country received relatively lesser rain, a study led by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has claimed. The findings showed that since 2002, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Narendra Modi govt insensitive to farmers' plight, says Congress in Rajya Sabha

The Congress on Tuesday blamed the government for the agrarian crisis in the country and said that fixing of import-export levies on foodgrain was one of the biggest scams impacting the farmers. The post Monsoon Session of Parliament: Narendra Modi govt insensitive to farmers' plight, says Congress in Rajya Sabha appeared ...

- Firstpost - IN

Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 7: Suspension of Oppn MPs, farmers' crisis dominate proceedings

The seventh day of the Parliament was uneventful with the Lok Sabha unable to get any business done after to adjournments. The post Monsoon Session of Parliament, Day 7: Suspension of Oppn MPs, farmers' crisis dominate proceedings appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Monsoon hope revs up rural car sales

While Maruti leads with 30% volume growth, Hyundai sold 18,337 vehicles in rural markets during April-June

- Rediff.com - IN

Heat wave conditions back in TN

After a brief spell of rainfall due to southwest monsoon, heat wave conditions prevailed in Tamil Nadu for the last two days with weather office predicting that the climate will be continue to be hot during the whole week.The temperature in most of the districts including Chennai, Thiruvallur, Vellur, Trichy, Thanjavur and ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Nifty@10K: Macro indicators augur well, but expect correction soon

Mumbai, July 25 Nifty has touched 10,000, taking only 4.3 months to move from 9,000 points to 10,000. Since inception, the index of the National Stock Exchange has given an annualised return of 11.2 per cent. A day before, on July 24, Nifty 50 was trading at a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.45x and price-to-book value of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Heavy monsoon rains lash western India, killing 16

Officials say heavy monsoon rains are lashing western India, including the desert state of Rajasthan, killing at least 16 people this week, with more than 24,000 villagers evacuated to higher ground

- The Daily Star - LB

Parliament updates Live: House adjourns till 3 pm for swearing-in ceremony of Kovind

The second week of the Monsoon session that began on Monday witnesses a lot of action in both the Houses, with Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended six Congress MPs for their "unruly behaviour"...

- The Hindu - IN

Monsoon Rains Move off to South

The monsoon rains that caused vast damage in Seoul and central parts moved to southern parts on Tuesday. More than 120 mm of rain per hour is expected in inland areas of the Gyeongsang provinces and 30 to 80 mm in other southern parts. The Korea Meteorological Administration forecast that rains will...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

Showers expected in southern, north-eastern parts of country: MET

Pakistani commuters travel on a street during a heavy rain shower in Karachi on June 28, 2017. Photo: AFP  Monsoon currents are penetrating into southern and north eastern parts of the country on Tuesday. A westerly wave is affecting upper and central parts of the country and likely to persist during the next few days ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Video shows golden Buddhist temple collapsing into Myanmar river amid monsoon floods

Two people have died and more than 100,000 displaced amid heavy rainfall, officials say.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Monsoon displaces over 25,000 people in India's Gujarat

Another metre of rain is possible in western India over the next three days.

- Al Jazeera - QA

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