Heavy Rain
Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.21

Heavy rain alert on Sunday

The Ranchi Met centre has forecast  heavy rain over Jharkhand on Sunday and Monday (September 12 and 13) due to the impact of a low-pressure system brewing over the Bay of Bengal, expected to int...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.07.21

Bokaro: heavy rain disrupts life, 1 missing

Meanwhile, Ijri and Gawai, the two subsidiary rivers of Damodar are also flooded. The district administration sounded alert to the residents residing in the areas close to the rivers. “Six rad...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.21

Rain hits Haldia and Kharagpur

Continuous, heavy rainfall over the past few days has disrupted life and livelihoods in at least half a dozen south Bengal districts and rendered thousands of people homeless. Large parts of Haldia a...
By Anshuman Phadikar, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

50-km-wide cloud mass triggers rain

An intense spell of thunderstorm hit the city on Wednesday afternoon, triggering heavy rain that flooded several areas. The downpour continued from 2pm to 4pm. Before it started raining, darkness des...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.21

Many areas flooded, vehicles break down

A few metres away, at the Golpark crossing, around one foot of water accumulated on the road. In Park Circus, Suhrawardy Avenue was under waist-deep water in front of Lady Brabourne College. By late ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.21

IMD issues alert of heavy rain in north Bengal

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an alert of heavy to very heavy rain in north Bengal from June 27 to July 3.  A weatherman explained the shift of a low-pressure trough and ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 17.06.21

Heavy rain heralds flood in Bihar

Heavy rainfall in Bihar and neighbouring Nepal for the last two days has made rivers swell and unleashed flood fury in northwestern parts of the state on Wednesday. Discharge of a high volume of wate...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

Farmers: loss of Rs 138cr

A report by the agriculture department has revealed that heavy rainfall that lashed 226 mouzas spread across three subdivisions in West Midnapore over a period of 10 days in August caused irreparable ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Ghatal

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Overnight downpour, gusty wind hamper Amphan relief work

An overnight downpour, coupled with gusty winds, claimed at least two lives and dealt a fresh blow to the city and other south Bengal districts on Thursday, a week after cyclone Amphan battered the st...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.19

Flight lands and skids at Calcutta airport

A SpiceJet flight carrying 160 passengers veered off the centre line and smashed runway edge lights at Calcutta airport before the pilot managed to steer the aircraft back to path amidst heavy showers...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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