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India  /  Published 02.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Massive evacuation operations in Odisha

A massive operation was launched in Odisha on Thursday to evacuate over eight lakh people from low-lying coastal areas as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' moved closer to the eastern coast, ...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.02.20

‘Just like snow’ in Daltonganj

Woollies and blankets were out again as rain and hailstorms brought down the mercury by a few notches, specially in northwest Jharkhand, on Tuesday.Hailstorms lashed several parts of Palamau region, i...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.18

Get ready for a sunny Diwali

If Met department predictions are any indication, the weather won’t play spoilsport this Diwali on Wednesday.Both IMD’s Ranchi and Patna Met centres on Sunday predicted rain-free days in Jharkhan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Weather forecast hope for Darjeeling trips

The India Meteorological Department has decided to set up a part-time observatory in Siliguri, holding out the hope of more accurate weather forecasts for tourists planning trips to Darjeeling. The ob...
By Binita Paul in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.04.20

‘Normal’ monsoon forecast for Jharkhand

The monsoon is expected to be normal in Jharkhand this year, according to a India Meteorological Department (IMD) report. The New Delhi-based IMD, in its first stage long-range forecast issued on Wedn...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.20

Jharkhand weather report: Brace for heavy rain on Friday

Several parts of the state, especially those in the southern and central regions, are expected to witness heavy rainfall (over 64.5mm) on Friday because of the impact of a western disturbance and a cy...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Bihar  /  Published 20.10.18

October sweat rings alarm for warm winter

A sudden spike in daily temperatures has sent residents of the city scurrying to increase the speed of their fans and switch on their air-conditioners to beat the humidity, heat and sweat.The mercury ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Harder to predict than Amphan

The severe cyclonic storm named Nisarga that crossed the Maharashtra coast south of Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon had a shorter life span and a trajectory more difficult to predict than Amphan that ra...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Southwest monsoon hits Kerala

The southwest monsoon has made an onset over Kerala, marking the commencement of the four-month long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said on Monday.'The southwest monsoon has made...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.05.20

Early monsoon in Andamans

The monsoon has arrived in the Andaman and Nicobar islands five days before time because of Cyclone Amphan.But weather scientists said the early arrival over the southernmost tip of India does not mea...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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