Andaman Sea
News  /  Published 11.05.22

Cyclone Asani: How it matches up against its predecessors since May 2020

Cyclone Asani is tipped to fizzle out before coming near the Bengal coast by May 12. It is the fifth cyclone on Bay of Bengal since 2020. Here's a snapshot of how it fares against its predecessors...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Two sets of clouds behind scattered rain

Two sets of clouds brought thunderstorms to south Bengal on Thursday evening. Clouds from Bangladesh that came via the Sunderbans triggered winds, lightning and rain in parts of Kolkata and some of t...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.05.22

Seeds of depression over Bay of Bengal, cyclone blips on West Bengal radar

A cyclonic circulation that formed over the South Andaman Sea on Wednesday is set to transform into a depression by this weekend. It is still too early to predict if the system will intensify into a ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 05.05.22

Odisha gears up for cyclone

Odisha is on high alert as a cyclonic storm has formed over South Andaman Sea and its neighbouring area. The Odisha government has asked all the district collectors to stay alert considering the poss...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 22.03.22

Depression over Bay of Bengal set to turn into Cyclone Asani

A deep depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining Andaman Sea is tipped to turn into Cyclone Asani and move towards the Myanmar coast, the Met office said on Monday. Around 11.30am on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


News  /  Published 17.03.22

Cyclone Asani brews over Bay of Bengal, state safe as of now

The seeds of another cyclone have emerged over the Bay of Bengal. The Bengal coast appears to be out of its way if the storm follows the expected trajectory, the Met office said on Wednesday evening....
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.12.21

Rain alert for three days: Cyclone Jawad set to head towards Bengal after landfall

“It is likely to move northwestwards and reach west-central Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts by the 4th December morning. It is likely to recurve north-northeastwards a...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.12.21

Cyclone Jawad likely to trigger heavy rain in Kolkata on weekend

By Friday, the system would turn into Cyclone Jawad, having moved to central parts of the Bay of Bengal, according to the Met bulletin. “The system would keep growing in size and strength. Acco...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.12.21

Weekend heavy rain alert for Kolkata and coastal areas over cyclone Jawad

December 4, Saturday ⚫ Heavy to very heavy rain likely in Purba and Paschim Medinipur districts ⚫ Heavy rain likely in Howrah, Jhargram, North and South 24-Parganas ⚫ Gusty wind (speed reachi...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 16.11.21

Tuesday to remain cloudy but with less chances of rain

The city sky is likely to remain clouded on Tuesday as well, the Met office has said. “But the conditions are likely to be not as overcast as they were on Monday. The sun is tipped to come out,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata


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