West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.21

Cyclone alert for fishermen

The state fisheries department has directed officials in coastal districts to ensure that no fisherman stays overnight on boats anchored to river banks, in a bid to avoid accidents during the upcoming...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta/Tamluk

India  /  Published 03.12.21

Cyclone Jawad to hit Puri on Dec 5

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has earmarked a total of 64 teams to tackle the situation arising out of the impending cyclonic storm 'Jawad' that is expected to affect the states ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.12.21

Cyclone Jawad may bring ‘very heavy rain’ to Kolkata, Bengal coast on Sunday

On Saturday, “heavy to very heavy” rain is expected in Purba Medinipur, Paschim Medinipur, North and South 24-Parganas, Jhargram and Howrah are likely to get “heavy” rain. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.21

Nabanna alert on Cyclone Jawad

The state government has alerted Bengal’s three coastal districts and 12 others, on “maximum preparedness” in the run-up to possible “intense low-pressure” formations ass...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in Calcutta/Tamluk

India  /  Published 02.12.21

PM chairs meet on Cyclone situation

With the IMD forecast of a cyclonic storm reaching Odisha coast on December 4, the state government on Wednesday had asked collectors of 13 districts to prepare for the evacuation of the people and ha...
By Our Bureau, PTI


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

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.21

Rs 1,000-crore loan for Bengal power sector

The World Bank has approved a $135 million loan to improve electricity distribution and grid modernisation infrastructure in Bengal in view of the state’s rapid economic growth and the damage ca...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.11.21

India should be prepared for floods, droughts: IMD

Extreme sea-level events are on the rise along the Indian Ocean, according to meteorologists. A very severe cyclone, Yaas, which crossed the northern Odisha coast on May 26 recorded extremely high sea...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.10.21

China, India worst hit by extreme weather

India is estimated to have suffered an average annual loss of about 87 billion dollars from extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, a report by the United Nations weathe...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.10.21

Low-pressure system brewing in Bay

After a short breather, Bay of Bengal is getting ready to host another low-pressure hub later this week. Weathermen at IMD's Ranchi Meteorological Centre said on Tuesday that a cyclonic circulati...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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