In the first week of April, when children across Maharashtra were busy studying for their school final exams, children from drought affected areas were helping their parents get water and fodder fo

The monsoon's north-ward progress, after hitting the southern tip on time, will be delayed by about a week and central India will not get monsoon rains till June 20, the Indian Institute of Tropica

In the light of rural distress caused by the drought and unseasonal rains, Maharashtra government has appealed to the seed companies to reduce price of Bt cotton seeds by `.

Now, IMD Arm Warns of Poor Rains
April-June to be wetter and July drier, says Regional Climate Centre

India should brace for a weak monsoon season as El Nino conditions are likely to develop, but before rains dry up, the ongoing wet spell will continue until June, weather scientists have forecast, casting a shadow on the rabi harvest and the planting of summer crops such as paddy.

The problem of piracy in the Indian ocean is hampering the collection of accurate water surface temperatures by international weather forecasting agencies that indirectly affects India’s long-range

In a country where about a third of farmland is drought-prone, farmers have started adopting technologies that help mitigate the impact of water scarcity and maximise output with minimum inputs.