Indian Meteorological Department
Opinion  /  Published 25.10.21

Kerala faces nature’s wrath due to human errors

‘God’s Own Country’ is certainly Kerala’s grandiose moniker coined by its vibrant tourism industry. The state’s picturesque landscape, salubrious climate, and relative im...
By M.G. Radhakrishnan

News  /  Published 24.10.21

Monsoon withdraws from Bengal

Monsoon has retreated from all of Bengal for this year, the Met office said on Saturday. “Southwest monsoon withdrew from entire Bengal on Saturday,” said a Met bulletin. The normal date...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

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


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