Bay Of Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.20

Tides flood Digha, 1,000 evacuated

High tides triggered by a low-pressure formation over the Bay of Bengal since Wednesday night, coupled with full moon, triggered inundation of some parts of the Digha-Mandarmani coastal zone and force...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

Calcutta  /  Published 04.08.20

Rain alert after hot and humid days

After a lingering spell of heat and humidity, the city is tipped to get heavy rain on Tuesday. A low-pressure area is expected to form over the north Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, the Met office has said...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.19

What Greta's Nobel nomination really means

Sir — Greta Thunberg had been tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize. As much as I appreciate Thunberg’s efforts and laud her courage, I am forced to borrow her words in this scenario: “This is all...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.19

Rainy Sunday in Calcutta on Met radar

A low-pressure belt over coastal Odisha is tipped to keep Sunday wet for Calcutta. The sky will remain overcast till Tuesday and light to moderate rain is expected over the next two days, the Met offi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.20

Cyclone Amphan to bring relief from swelter

Several districts of Jharkhand are experiencing muggy weather owing to high humidity caused by moisture incursion into the atmosphere, but some relief is on the way.The sweltering heat has upped the d...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Wet spell forecast

The city received a sharp spell of rain on Friday and the weather department said the next 72 hours are likely to see more than one similar spell. A low-pressure area over south Andaman Sea gave filli...
By Debraj Mitra in Alipore

Opinion  /  Published 19.06.19

East and west in maritime India: distinct coastal tales

The Indian Ocean has the character it does only because of the Indian subcontinent as a whole — jutting out, to quote the great Indian historian and diplomat, K.M. Panikkar, “far into the sea for ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Met office issues rain warning

Mahalaya was dark and wet and the run up to Puja is likely to stay that way.A trough of low-pressure extending from Uttar Pradesh to north-eastern Bay of Bengal threatens to bring heavy rain in most p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.05.20

More rain in store

Jharkhand can look forward to more rains as a depression is brewing over the Bay of Bengal, the weatherman said on Wednesday.The state is already witnessing regular thundershower activity owing to fre...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Dry start to monsoon set to continue

The monsoon this year has been a damp… er… a dry squib.Since a delayed arrival on June 21, there has been only a little over 21mm of rain in Calcutta, making this June so far the driest the city h...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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