Indian Meteorological Department
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

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.21

Strong showers swell north Bengal rivers

Strong showers continued to pound north Bengal on Wednesday, swelling rivers, submerging low-lying areas and snapping connectivity. “Water levels of most rivers increased. We have already issue...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

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 11.06.21

Monsoon hits Odisha, imminent flood threat

The southwest monsoon has finally hit Odisha with several districts such as Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur. Kalahandi, Naygarh, Khurda and Puri witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall on Thursday. He...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Monsoon: date with city set

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal is tipped to propel the monsoon into Calcutta around June 11, the Met office said on Friday. “A low-pressure area is likely to form over north Bay of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.06.21

Monsoon arrives in Kerala, officially

The southwest monsoon made an onset over Kerala on Thursday after a delay of two days, marking the commencement of the four-month rainy season in the country, the India Meteorological Department (IMD)...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.21

Hard rain hits Calcutta day after Cyclone Yaas

By Debraj Mitra, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.21

Lessons learnt from the storm

The city may have escaped the brunt of Cyclone Yaas but the preparations made by various agencies fearing widespread damage can serve as a template for future storms. The Telegraph spoke to experts f...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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