Indian Meteorological Department
Business  /  Published 19.10.21

Rains may disrupt coal supply

The prospect of torrential rains in some of the country’s major coal producing regions is threatening to extend the shortage of stocks at power plants. According to a Indian Meteorological Depa...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Two nights on trees on tiger turf

Nine fishermen from Raidighi in South 24-Parganas spent two sleepless nights on trees inside the tiger reserve of the Sunderbans to protect themselves from tigers after their boat toppled in Bidyadhar...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

Bengal: IMD issues red alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert for very heavy rains in some districts of south Bengal for Tuesday and Wednesday as a low-pressure system has developed over the Bay of Ben...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

News  /  Published 12.09.21

Shower forecast after fresh low pressure

A fresh low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal is likely to bring more rain to south Bengal over the next couple of days. Calcutta is tipped to get a spell of heavy rain on Monday, when the system ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.09.21

September hope to plug rain gap

India is likely to receive above normal rainfall this month that will make up for the current 9 per cent monsoon deficit accumulated over two months of lower than normal rainfall, the India Meteorolog...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.21

Flash floods in Jalpaiguri block

Heavy monsoon downpour led to flash floods in Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri district on Thursday, snapping connectivity between the block headquarters and a number of villages. Sukhani, a stream flow...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Calcutta  /  Published 05.08.21

100mm in just a few hours in Calcutta

The city is likely to get more rain over the next two days, he said. “The system is unlikely to intensify but is likely to persist till Friday. It is close to the Bengal coast and will have an i...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.07.21

Hospitals resemble islands

An engineer of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) said high volume of rain was the primary reason for waterlogging in Mukundpur and elsewhere in the city. “It rained almost continuously s...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

Rain deficit in rainiest month in Calcutta

Calcutta's rainiest month has so far recorded a 23 per cent rain deficit in the city. But after a hot and sultry week, the Met office has finally forecast rain in Calcutta from Wednesday. Calcut...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.07.21

Nitish taken by surprise by early floods

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday expressed surprise over the amount of rainfall and deluge in June and July in the state after undertaking an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas. &l...
By Dev Raj in Patna


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