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Cyclone Vayu: Flights update-Mumbai, Pune, Vadodara, Goa - check if your flight has been delayed or cancelled
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
Latest predictions of both Skymet and IMD reveal that Cyclone Vayu has changed its course from Gujarat. However, it will skirt Saurashtra Coast and regions surrounding it.
Monsoon might reach late at some places: Skymet
Thu, Jun 06, 2019
While speaking to ANI, Samar Chaudhary, Meteorologist at Skymet, on Thursday said, “Normal rainfall for pre-monsoon is 131.5 mm and recorded rainfall is 99 mm. This is the second time that normal rain is less an in 2012 we have recorded 31% less rainfall than normal. Data says it is the driest year in the past 65 years. Normal dates for monsoon in Delhi and nearby regions are last week of June but it may delay by 10-15 days to reach there.” He further added, “Monsoon might reach late at some places by few days”.
Monsoon expected in Kerala first on June 4, likely to be "Below normal": Skymet
Tue, May 14, 2019
Skymet claimed that Monsoon expected in Kerala first on June 4, likely to be "Below normal" Watch this video to know more.
Skymet: Monsoon rains seen below normal this year
Wed, Apr 03, 2019
Monsoon rains in India are expected to be below normal this year, the country's only private weather forecasting agency said on Wednesday, dampening prospects of higher farm and economic growth in the $2.6 trillion economy.
Monsoon outcome has been closer to IMD forecast, as against more bearish expectations of Skymet
Thu, Sep 06, 2018
Rainfall activity has been in a deficit in all the three months of the season, so far. In the past 20 years, there have been only two instances (2004 and 2009) when rainfall was consistently in deficit over the first three months of the season. Additionally, in both these years, rainfall remained in deficit in the month of September also.
IMD forecast boost: Monsoon in India yet to arrive, but rain linked stocks skyrocket
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
A good monsoon augurs well for the rural economy and sales, so smart investors are already accumulating such stocks in hopes of bigger gains, experts said. While a monsoon linked broad-based rally is yet to kick in, there are already encouraging signs of pockets of growth.
Possible El Nino unlikely to impact food prices in India
Thu, Apr 20, 2017
A poor monsoon may adversely impact food inflation. However, if one looks at the data from past ten years, food inflation has not spiked following poor monsoon.
Monsoon seen normal this year, IMD says; bonds cut losses
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Last year, in April IMD had forecasted above normal monsoon this year, of 106% of the long period average with a model error of 5%.
Below normal monsoon may impact your EMIs, economy in more ways than one
Fri, Mar 31, 2017
On March 27, Skymet Weather predicted for India this year a below normal monsoon at 95% of the long period average (LPA) of 887 mm (89 cm) for the four-month period from June - September.
2017 monsoons to be below normal, Skymet says
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Monsoons are important for Indian economy as agriculture still largely is dependent on the weather phenomenon.
Mumbai gets maximum rains so far this monsoon; see list
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
Southwest Monsoon has remained active over East Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh, East and Northeast India along with some parts of South Peninsular India.
Three forecasters, three monsoon predictions: Who will be right?
Wed, Jun 01, 2016
Why forecasters have different dates for the monsoon?
It may not rain before June 7 in India, says IMD
Sun, May 15, 2016
IMD, in its release, said that this delay will affect other parts of the country too.
Respite from the heat: Pre-monsoon showers likely in the next two days
Tue, May 03, 2016
The weatherman has not issued any heatwave warning for May 4 and 5.