Calcutta  /  Published 25.08.20

Sunny day ends with rain in Calcutta

Bright and sunny, morning and afternoon; wet and breezy evening — this was most of Tuesday in Calcutta, just like Monday. A spell of heavy rain is in store post Tuesday midnight when a low-pres...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Rains trigger severe traffic jam

Tens of thousands of vehicles were stranded in central Calcutta on Monday — the picture reminiscent of the days before the lockdown when commuting in the heart of the city was often a nightmare....
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Brace for heavy rain later today

Heavy rain is on its way despite a clear sky and bright sun for most of Monday’s first half. A low-pressure area has formed over the north Bay of Bengal and the system is gaining momentum, a Me...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.20

Expect four days of heavy rain

Heavy showers are expected across Jharkhand for the next four days due to the formation of a low-pressure area over the north Bay of Bengal coupled with an associated cyclonic circulation. On Mo...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.20

Rain and flooding alert from today

Rainfall in Calcutta and surrounding areas is likely to increase from Monday because of a low-pressure area that is set to form over the north Bay of Bengal by Monday, Met officials said on Sunday. U...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.08.20

More rain likely in Calcutta till Monday

An already drenched city will have to grapple with “an increase in rainfall” on Sunday and Monday. A low-pressure area is expected to take shape over the Bay of Bengal by Sunday evening, ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.20

NGO appeal to help stray animals in rain

Jamshedpur Red Paws Rescue Foundation (JRPRF) on Saturday made an appeal to the citizens of the steel city to help stray animals during the shower season. The NGO, which works for stray animals, also...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.08.20

Topchanchi Lake is alive again

Shukla said over 5 lakh cusecs of silt had been removed from the lake as a part of the desilting project conducted by the minor irrigation department at a cost of Rs 13.5 crore. The lake starts to ov...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

CESC issues monsoon safety guideline

“A drain on the other side of the lane was overflowing. The entire lane was flooded. Only a small patch around the lamp post was dry as it was situated on a higher level. The men had stepped on ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Shibpur

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Showers and tide threaten waterlogging

Vast portions of the Sunderbans riverine belt were inundated because heavy rain, accompanied by tidal waters, breached earthen embankments in North and South 24-Parganas. The water levels in the Royma...
By Subhajoy Roy, Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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