After driest August, India could receive average rains in September
The monsoon, vital for the US$3 trillion economy, delivers nearly 70% of the rain India needs to water farms and refill reservoirs and aquifers.
India likely to receive below-average monsoon rains in August
The monsoon, vital for India's US$3 trillion economy, delivers nearly 70% of the rain needed to water its farms and refill reservoirs and aquifers.
Vegetables in India to cost more for longer on erratic monsoon
Prices usually ease from August, when the harvest makes its way to the market, but this year, traders expect costs to remain high until October as supplies stay tight.
Pakistan expects heavy monsoon rain raising risk of floods
Large swathes of the South Asian country were submerged due to monsoon rains and melting glaciers, a phenomenon linked to climate change that damaged crops and infrastructure and killed at least 1,700 people.
India's monsoon rains cover entire country, still lower than average
Bountiful monsoon rains in July would ease concerns about the output of summer crops, promising higher incomes in the countryside where most Indians live.
19 dead, thousands seek shelter in South Asia monsoon floods
Floods are common and cause widespread devastation during the treacherous monsoon season, but experts say climate change is increasing their frequency, ferocity and unpredictability.
India likely to receive normal monsoon rains despite El Nino
The monsoon is the lifeblood of the country's US$3 trillion economy, Asia's third-largest, and delivers nearly 70% of the rain it needs to water farms and recharge reservoirs and aquifers.
India expected to see normal monsoon rains, to boost crop output
A spell of good rains could lift farm and wider economic growth and help bring down food price inflation, which jumped in recent months and prompted the central bank to raise lending rates.
India likely to get 'below normal' monsoon rains in 2023, reports say
Nearly half of India's farmland, which has no irrigation cover, depends on annual June-September rains to grow crops such as rice, corn, cane, cotton and soybeans.
Catching the monsoon waves
While the rest of the country worries about rain and the possibility of floods, this small community of surfers takes full advantage of the weather conditions.
RM111.95 million flood losses recorded in agriculture, agrofood sectors
Agriculture and Food Security Minister Mohamad Sabu says the country's food supply is nevertheless still intact.
Monsoon storms expected to continue until Dec 24
This could bring strong winds and waves and persistent rainfall in the northern and east coast states of the peninsula and east of Sabah.
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