Indian Meteorological Department
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


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


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