Acute dryness in 125 districts, up from 33 in 2023, says IMD

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on April 18, 2024
According to IMD data from March 14-April 10, 2024, around 125 districts across 23 states and UTs in India are facing drought-like conditions, marking a significant increase from previous years. Some of the worst-affected states include Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir,...

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India Meteorological Department

Meteorological agency of the Government of India
On Saturday, Delhi recorded its hottest day of the season with temperatures soaring to 43.7 degrees Celsius. A "red alert" has been issued for the city, warning..
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IMD has warned about the formation of a low-pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal around May 22. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG of meteorology, said: "The..
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On Saturday, Delhi witnessed its highest temperature of the season, reaching a scorching 43.7 degrees Celsius, as reported by the India Meteorological Department..
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The Meteorological Department indicates a wet spell with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall expected to persist over South Peninsular India.
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Gujarat

State in western India
Enforcement agencies have seized Rs 8,889 crore worth of cash, liquor, drugs, precious metals, and 'freebies' since the announcement of Lok Sabha poll dates,..
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Navinchandra Nakum, a computer operator from Morkanda village in Jamnagar, was arrested for taking a Rs 5 bribe to issue government revenue documents to farmers..
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In a notable judgment today, the Supreme Court has affirmed the procedure to be followed while determining "merit-cum-seniority" principle stipulated by the High..
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Sharad Pawar responds to PM Modi's criticism over farmers' issues, highlighting past assistance to Modi during an agricultural crisis in Gujarat. Modi, as..
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PM Narendra Modi accuses Congress of planning to allocate 15% of the Union Budget exclusively for Muslims, aiming to divide it into 'Muslim budget' and 'Hindu..
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Haryana

State in northern India
PM Narendra Modi, in a Haryana rally, criticized Pakistan's economic crisis, praised India's growth, highlighted the abrogation of Article 370 for J&K..
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Addressing a rally in Haryana's Ambala, "When there is a 'dhakad' government in the country, enemies also think 100 times before doing anything. Pakistan had..
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The incident occurred around 2 am on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway.
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Jammu and Kashmir (union territory)

Region administered by India
Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah's 'Sher-e-Kashmir' legacy shapes the intense election narrative in Baramulla, with references to unity, secularism, and political..
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Retired SP arrested under Official Secrets Act in Jammu for publishing 'sensitive information' in his book containing FIR copies. Mohammad Aslam Sheikh, who..
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Two terrorist attacks in J&K target Tabrez and Farha in Yannar near Pahalgam, Anantnag district. The couple is hospitalized; details undisclosed. Third attack on..
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Anti-Corruption Bureau in Jammu & Kashmir registers case against retired tehsildar Balwant Singh, former patwari Mohd Rafiq, and beneficiaries Kanwal Singh,..
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Tamil Nadu

State in southern India
Light to moderate rainfall, thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Puducherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Lakshadweep..
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BJP state president K Annamalai criticizes Tamil Nadu govt for awarding Rs 1,000 crore contract to Keltron for smart classrooms. He questions the absence of..
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Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party president K Annamalai on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the work he has done in Varanasi and said that the..
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"Raj Bhavan, Tamil Nadu has been receiving anxious inquiries from the public for the last two days regarding news circulating in media that the Governor of Tamil..
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Uttarakhand

State in northern India
A man died in a wildfire near Khai Katti village in Almora. The forest department found Mahendra Singh's charred body. The toll from forest fires in Uttarakhand..
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has moved rapidly towards becoming..
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In a big decision, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami directed that all VIP darshans to Char Dham Yatra be postponed till May 31. The decision comes..
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SC asked Uttarakhand govt to report on forest fire status, fund allocation, vacancies in foresters and forest guard posts, non-payment of wages to workers,..
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The top court was hearing a plea on raging forest fires in Uttarakhand.
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Maharashtra

State in Western India
Addressing a rally in Malegaon town in Maharashtra's Nashik district, he said the BJP is contesting elections not merely for power but to build a developed..
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The event is expected to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, and..
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Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar's close aide Chhagan Bhujbal faced delays in being announced as the candidate for Nashik. CM Eknath Shinde's push..
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