Bay Of Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.21

Fresh floods sweep twin Midnapores

A depression over the Bay of Bengal triggered heavy downpour across coastal Bengal since early Monday, including East and West Midnapore districts, and inundated new areas in a region already battling...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

5 die as rain flattens homes

Five persons were killed in West Midnapore on Tuesday night amid heavy showers triggered by a low-pressure formation over the Bay of Bengal. While many parts of Bengal were lashed by rain, coastal ar...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.21

Leaving behind a broken planet

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a draft of the first volume of its Sixth Assessment Report. This report focuses exclusively on the latest scientific re...
By Anup Sinha

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.21

First jab for all on one island

The entire population of South 24-Parganas’s Ghoramara — a shrinking island in the Bay of Bengal — was administered with at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine with 840 more eli...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

30 families of sinking island get new land

As a first step to rehabilitate 30 families from Ghoramara Island in South 24-Parganas, where increasing water levels of the Bay of Bengal have endangered their survival, the state government on Satur...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


News  /  Published 25.08.21

Kolkata logs rain deficit in August

August so far has registered a rain deficit of over 40 per cent in Kolkata, despite starting on a rainy note. Between August 1 and 24, the city received around 155mm of rain, compared to its quota of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 24.08.21

Earthquake rocks Bay of Bengal

  A 5.1 magnitude undersea earthquake over 300 km from here in the Bay of Bengal was reported on Tuesday, the National Center for Seismology said. The quake, reported at 12.35 pm, was at a dept...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.21

Bay system triggers rain alert

A fresh cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal triggered a sharp spell of rain in Calcutta on Monday night and early on Tuesday. The system is likely to bring more rain to Calcutta over the next...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.21

Distress alert device a must on boats: Bengal

The Bengal government has made it mandatory for boats and trawlers out for deep-sea fishing to install distress alert transmitters (DATs) so that the vessel operators can alert Chennai’s Maritim...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

City likely to get more rain: Met office

A weather system brewing over the Bay of Bengal is likely to bring a wet spell in south Bengal.  The system was in the form of a cyclonic circulation on Monday. It is expected to turn into a low...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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