Calcutta  /  Published 08.06.20

Relief and notice on monsoon

A hot and sultry day gave way to pre-monsoon showers on Monday afternoon, the second consecutive day the city received rain.The rain, which started around 3pm, was scattered. While Cossipore received ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 25.04.19

Temperature soars, so do fruit prices

Seasonal fruits and juices such as watermelons, coconut water and lemonades are in great demand as the temperature soars. On Thursday, Guwahati recorded a maximum temperature of 36.7 degree Celsius.Wi...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.03.19

RMC working on tackling water scarcity

Municipal authorities in Ranchi have decided to set up a number of rain water harvesting structures to tackle acute water crisis that is a usual phenomenon across the capital in the summer months.Acco...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 02.10.19

Bihar rain: Death toll rises to 42

At least 42 people have died in rain-related incidents in Bihar following a torrential spell that took place between September 27 and 30, authorities said.The state continued to trudge towards normalc...
By PTI in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.12.19

Rain threat on New Year

Gloomy weather and rain might play party pooper on the first day of 2020. The Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Sunday issued a forecast of generally cloudy sky with possibility of light to moderate rai...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


West Bengal  /  Published 16.08.19

Darkness at noon, downpour follows in Calcutta

The city was battered by nearly 100mm of rain in three hours on Thursday, the heaviest this season, because of a cyclonic circulation over Bangladesh that was on its way to Gangetic Bengal.Several par...
By Debraj Mitra and Samyabrata Das in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.19

Areas in Calcutta get share of heavy rain

A cloak of cloud and intermittent showers marked Independence Day, after heavy overnight rain. A weather tracking website of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation showed parts of the city, such as Chowba...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.19

Finally, some rain and a cool feel in Calcutta

 Long spells of heavy rain were missing but a cloud cover and showers here and there cooled the city on Friday like it has not known for a long time.Eighty-three days, to be precise.The maximum t...
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

India  /  Published 08.07.19

Mumbai airport operations briefly suspended due to heavy rain

Operations at Mumbai airport were suspended briefly on Monday morning due to heavy rains, which also forced the aerodrome operator to divert some flights to nearby airports, an official said. However,...
By PTI in Mumbai


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