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Norwester

News  /  Published 23.05.22

Kolkata loses more than 50 trees to Saturday’s Nor’wester

“Uprooted trees as well as those that lost significant portions to the storm total 50, at least,” said a KMC official. Hundreds of trees fell in the city during Cyclone Amphan in May 2020...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.22

'Didn't know boat was unsinkable'

The cox told us to grab the boat’s sides and flip it back to its original position. The four of us did. But we didn’t climb back into the boat since it was filled with water and we were af...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.05.22

Nor'wester hits Jharkhand

A high-intensity Nor'wester hit  Ranchi, Jamshedpur and several other parts of  Jharkhand on Sunday night with the thunderstorm uprooting trees and disrupting the power supply amid rain....
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 25.04.22

Kolkata sizzles as mercury touches 40-degree mark, districts on the boil

The mercury touched the 40-degree mark in the city and several other districts on Sunday, making it the hottest day of the season. The maximum temperature recorded at Alipore during the day was 39.6 ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.04.22

Met explains unusual dry spell in Kolkata, south of Bengal

A prolonged dry spell, billed “unusual” by a Met official and one that has gripped much of the Indian mainland, has not spared Kolkata. Into the second week of April, the city is still wa...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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