Jharkhand  /  Published 05.07.20

Palamau tops monsoon chart so far

This monsoon, the rain God seems to have been extra generous on Palamau that has already notched surplus showers of 103 per cent, a record in last 10 years. Against a normal of 165.8 mm, Palamau...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.20

10 wards in Alipurduar submerged

Ten wards of Alipurduar were inundated after the town received over 300mm rain in 24 hours till Thursday morning. Around 10,000 people were affected by the inundation and many of them were stuck at h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.20

Monsoon first month exceeds quota

Monsoon’s first month — June — ended with a 30 per cent surplus rain in the city, despite just a couple of days of heavy showers. The month recorded around 390mm of rain, compared w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.06.20

Heavy rain forecast in Jharkhand

An active southwest monsoon resulted in rain at most places across Jharkhand during the last 24 hours.Moreover, weathermen on Sunday predicted more rain and extended the heavy rain forecast over Jhark...
By Pinaki Majumdar in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.20

First monsoon rain brings landslides

A family in Muldara here had a narrow escape when the first monsoon rain on Saturday triggered landslides in the hills, damaging houses and roads.Sabita Thapa, the resident of Muldara, a few kilometre...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.20

Hopes rise for pre-monsoon showers in Jharkhand

Several districts of Jharkhand are feeling the humidity as the discomfort index went up as a result of sultry weather that is likely to continue for at least another 24 hours, warned weathermen.Howeve...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpdur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.06.20

Nor’wester drenches state

The season's eleventh Nor'wester and this month's second, hit Jamshedpur and several other places resulting in widespread lightning and thundershowers.Two storms originated from the Chhotanagpur plate...
By Pinaki Majumdar in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.20

Conditions that trigger north storms

A low pressure trough over sub-Himayalan Bengal, coupled with an incursion of moisture from the Bay of Bengal, has been causing consistent rain and sudden bouts of gusty winds in north Bengal and Sikk...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.05.20

Heatwave to fry us till Friday

Several districts in Jharkhand continued to wilt under a heatwave on Wednesday, the weatherman predicting the condition will prevail for another 24 hours before some respite kicks in.Districts in the ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.20

Drain-clean fiat before rains

Civic bodies must ensure drains are cleaned by June first week, urban development and housing department secretary Vinay Kumar Choubey said on Tuesday.Choubey, in his directive to all civic body heads...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


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