Rainfall and other forms of Precipitation

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December 13, 2019 A study highlights the need to scale down the export of rice, maize, buffalo meat and other items to conserve groundwater in India.
A farmer uses a hosepipe to irrigate crops at her farm in Nilgiris mountains, Tamil Nadu (Image: Hamish John Appleby for IWMI, Flickr Commons, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
December 6, 2019 Dr. Aradhana Yaduvanshi, a hydro meteorologist at WOTR, talks to us about what current research on global warming shows, and possible adaptation and coping mechanisms.
Flooding in Mumbai during the monsoons (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
December 4, 2019 The 2015­-2018 drought, the longest, but less severe of droughts experienced by India raises alarm on the negative effects of future droughts on water security in the country.
India will see more droughts in the future. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
December 2, 2019 A study highlights the barriers to harnessing India's potential for wind energy.
Windmills in Karnataka, India. Picture credit: India Water Portal
November 13, 2019 News this week
A cyclonic storm that hit India in 2016. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
November 6, 2019 The number of people vulnerable to floods triggered by climate change by 2050 is triple that of previous estimates, according to a new study.
Aerial view of Chennai during floods 2015 (Image: Veethika, Wikimedia Commons, CC-SA 4.0 International)
15 mins short duration rainfall for Chennai
Anonymous (not verified) posted 3 weeks 4 days ago


I'm looking for some short-duration rainfall data for Chennai region. This is for a Ngo and cannot procure data from IMD. Kindly help me.


Thanks & Regards


Normal Rainfall Data of Uttarakhand
Anonymous (not verified) posted 1 month 1 week ago

Dear Sir,

Previously, meteorological data for every district for the last 100 years was available on your portal. Now, I cannot access that data. In this regard, it is requested to kindly share the link of getting normal rainfall data of Uttarakhand state for assessing the Groundwater Resources Estimation of Uttarakhand. Your kind cooperation is highly appreciated. 

Regarding Hourly Rainfall Data for 27th August 2018 over Gurugram
Anonymous (not verified) posted 1 month 1 week ago

I am a Ph.D. Scholar at IIT Roorkee.

Need data for rainfall rate
Anonymous (not verified) posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

Need rainfall rate of Kerala and Himachal Pradesh from 2015 to 2020.

Need rainfall data
Anonymous (not verified) posted 2 months ago

Dear Sir,

Request you to send or share the link of rainfall data from Oct 2020 to Jan 2021 in Chenagalpattu district, Tamil Nadu.

Precipitation data
Anonymous (not verified) posted 2 months 4 weeks ago

Please help us in getting the long term rainfall data for the Assam districts.

Monthly rainfall data
Anonymous (not verified) posted 3 months 1 week ago

Unable to download MET (rainfall) data.

Rainfall and other forms of precipitation data extraction
Anonymous (not verified) posted 3 months 3 weeks ago

How can I extract the data of rainfall precipitation of Rajasthan districts? 

Rainfall Data
Anonymous (not verified) posted 4 months ago

I need Pakur district rainfall data of past 10 years.

Embankments in Bihar: The inapt and futile defence against floods
Embankments in Bihar have failed miserably against flood protection. Take a look on these frequently asked questions (FAQs) on why they failed and what are the possible solutions to floods in Bihar? Swati Bansal posted 4 months 2 weeks ago

What is the history of floods in Bihar and why is it prone to floods?

An embankment in Madhubani after a week of repairing (Source: Santosh Yadav via IWP Flickr albums)