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India  /  Published 19.08.22

Odisha on high flood alert

The Odisha government on Friday put the coastal districts on high alert as the low-pressure area intensified into a depression, causing heavy rainfall in several parts of the state, a senior official ...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 19.08.22

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

A low-pressure zone took shape over the Bay of Bengal on Thursday and it is likely to trigger heavy rain in Kolkata over the next 24 hours. While it is the third such system over the Bay in August, i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 18.08.22

Joy of nano-satellite to cultural programmes keep Kolkata schools busy

Students of Purushottam Bhagchandka Academic School celebrated World Heritage Day to recognise the efforts of various organisations working towards preserving the heritage. The celebrations took plac...
By Chandreyee Ghose and Sana Nawaz

India  /  Published 17.08.22

Heavy rain causes flood levels to rise

Heavy rainfall has caused flood levels in rivers to rise across the country on Wednesday.  The Yamuna crossed the warning mark of 204.5 metres in Delhi again with Haryana releasing more water fr...
By PTI in New Delhi, Amravati

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

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News  /  Published 16.08.22

Clear rain water to prevent spread of dengue in Kolkata, say experts

A KMC official said each ward had about 25 field workers who are divided into groups to visit the wards. Their task is to look for mosquito breedings, and clear and spray larvaecides.  Mayor Fir...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.08.22

Current spell of rain set to damage Kolkata roads more

Amitabha Sengupta, engineer-in-chief of the PWD, which maintains the road, said: “I will try to ensure temporary restoration of the road surface.” A stretch of Karl Marx Sarani, under the ...
By Subhajoy Roy

News  /  Published 15.08.22

Heavy rain unlikely in Kolkata on Independence Day, says Met

The weather is likely to start improving from the second half of Monday and the sky could clear up on Tuesday, said an official of the Met office.  “The depression lay centred around 10km ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 14.08.22

Flood warning for Odisha's Mahanadi

Odisha, which has been pummelled by heavy rainfall over the past week, is bracing for a medium flood in the Mahanadi river system with the formation of another depression over the Bay of Bengal, the M...
By PTI in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.22

Heavy rainfall warning

The Meteorological department warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall in several districts in the southern part of West Bengal, owing to a depression over the northwest Bay of Bengal on Sunday. "...
By PTI in Calcutta


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