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Met Department
Calcutta  /  Published 07.06.21

Afternoon relief from heat and humidity

A sultry day gave way to a round of thundershowers in the afternoon in parts of Calcutta and its adjoining areas on Sunday. The spell of rain was short but sharp, accompanied by streaks of lightning ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

Rain brings temperature down

Parts of Calcutta received a sharp spell of rain in the afternoon on Monday. In some areas, the showers were accompanied by hailstorms. The rain came from localised clouds, formed because of the pent...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.21

State spared a cold wave this time

Frequent western disturbances across the northern parts of the country, coupled with changing wind patterns, have ensured that Jharkhand did not have to endure a cold wave this winter. “Frequen...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

Day after squall, Met spies rain till Sunday

Roars of thundercloud jolted many Calcuttans out of their beds early on Thursday. An overcast sky and a persistent drizzle greeted them. The fan at full speed seemed too cold.They had gone to bed witn...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 05.12.18

Kashmir freezes in sub-zero temperatures

Cold wave conditions continued in the Kashmir Valley as all weather stations recorded sub-zero temperatures Tuesday night.Srinagar recorded its lowest night temperature in 24 hours as the mercury dipp...
By PTI in Srinagar

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West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.19

Rain plays spoilsport for Diwali business

The city was caught in a persistent drizzle during the major part of Thursday with the intensity of the rain increasing late in the evening. A low pressure that threatened to bring the downpour was mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Rainy spell ahead, but not too heavy

A sharp spell of rain lashed the city early on Sunday but the rest of the day saw only intermittent light rain.The sky cleared up around noon.Though sporadic rain is expected in Calcutta and its adjoi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 24.07.19

Assam braces for flood rerun

The flood scenario in several lower Assam districts worsened on Wednesday following heavy overnight rainfall. The meteorological department has sounded an alert for heavy rain over the next five days....
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Sky casts Diwali dampener

A trough of low pressure over south Bengal led to an overcast sky on Diwali and a few spells of rain in the morning.Met department officials said the rain might dry up on Thursday but the sky could re...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.02.19

Cold wave returns to Kashmir

Minimum temperatures in Kashmir plunged several degrees below freezing point on Friday night, as cold wave conditions returned to the Valley.It resulted in the formation of black ice on roads, hamperi...
By PTI in Srinagar


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