Cyclonic Circulations
West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.21

South Bengal braces for heavy rains

Shortly after West Bengal breathed easy having learnt that a developing cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal is expected to give the region a miss, the IMD on Saturday predicted the formation of a new lo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

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

Calcutta  /  Published 22.07.20

Calcutta sees less rain in rainiest month

July, usually the rainiest monsoon month, has so far registered a deficit in Calcutta. Between July 1 and 20, the city received 192mm of rain compared to the usual quota of 240.8mm in the same period...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Bay system boost for showers

The sky was overcast throughout Sunday and the city received uniform rain in the first half under the impact of a cyclonic circulation off the Andhra coast that led to the formation of a low-pressure ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

Met sounds Nor’wester alert

The weatherman on Sunday issued a rain and Norwester alert for the state in the next 48 hours.Officials at both Ranchi and Patna IMD offices issued a special bulletin, attributing the predictions to a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.20

Brace for rainy days in Jharkhand

As earlier predicted by the meteorological department, several parts of the state are likely to witness light to moderate rain and thundershowers for the next three to four days.A fresh western distur...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.20

Rainy and windy weather may stay

Calcuttans woke up to a dark sky and gusts of wind on Monday, followed by intermittent showers through the first half of the day.The sun came out briefly in the late afternoon before giving way to clo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.19

Hail rolls out white carpet in Darjeeling hills

Darjeeling was swathed in a white carpet on Saturday, not with snow but ice left behind after a 30-minute hailstorm.The cover lasted hours and started melting when it rained after the hailstorm. The t...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.18

Clouds rob Calcutta of chill

The sky remained gloomy in Calcutta all Friday as a cyclonic circulation formed over the Bay of Bengal. The dull weather is likely to linger over the weekend even though the weather system is likely t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Alipore


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