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News  /  Published 17.09.22

Fresh wet spell in Kolkata on radar middle of next week

A system over the Bay of Bengal could bring another wet spell to Kolkata in the middle of next week. With Durga Puja less than two weeks away, any rain, mid-week or weekend, is likely to affect ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.08.22

Heavy rain alert for Kolkata till Friday night, gusty wind warning for coast

However, the RealFeel was around 46 degrees because of the high moisture content. Occasional streaks of lightning lit up the evening sky but there was no rain till around 8pm. The conditions in Kolka...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.08.22

Hint of a Bay system, heavy rain unlikely in Kolkata

Another low-pressure system is expected to take shape over the Bay of Bengal by Friday, said a Met official. But the system, like the two recent ones, is unlikely to trigger heavy rain in Kolkata. &l...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.08.22

Met office discounts possibility of heavy rain in Kolkata

A low pressure system active over Bay of Bengal is unlikely to trigger heavy rain in Kolkata even after gaining steam and entering land. The city is expected to get enhanced rainfall activity between...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.08.22

Heavy rain warning for Kolkata next week

The season’s first spell of uniform heavy rain is expected in Kolkata next week. A low-pressure system expected to take shape over the Bay of Bengal on Saturday is tipped to be the catalyst...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 02.07.22

Light to moderate rain in Kolkata in next 2 days, predicts Met office

The trough of low pressure that was passing over the foothills of the Himalayas, triggering incessant rain in the districts of north Bengal, has come down, said the Met office. “The trough now ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.05.22

Cyclone Asani: How it matches up against its predecessors since May 2020

Cyclone Asani is tipped to fizzle out before coming near the Bengal coast by May 12. It is the fifth cyclone on Bay of Bengal since 2020. Here's a snapshot of how it fares against its predecessors...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.11.21

Celsius at season’s lowest in Kolkata but high for November

The Celsius dipped to 17.7 degrees in the city on Sunday, the lowest this season but still a notch over what is usual for the fag end of November. A Met official ruled out a dip in the night temperat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 29.09.21

Cyclone alert for Gujarat in next 48 hours: IMD

A well-marked low-pressure area over south Gujarat was likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm, the IMD said on Wednesday, and asked fishermen not to venture into the Arabian Sea off the state coast...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ahmedabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.09.21

Expect heavy rain in some pockets

An associated cyclonic circulation was extending upto 7.6km above mean sea level. "The impact of the low-pressure would remain for the next 24 hours or so as it is likely to move northwest wards...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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