West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.20

Rain helps in lockdown

Three farmers died at Runia village under Raiganj police station of North Dinajpur and eight others got injured as they were struck by lightning on Friday afternoon. Sources said all of them were plan...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.20

Tea price up, glare on lockdown & rain

Halt in work induced by the lockdown and incessant rain later have come as blessings in disguise for the tea industry in north Bengal as the dip in the production has led to a steep rise in the prices...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Photos  /  Published 08.07.20

Monsoon 2020

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By PTI in

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


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